If you would like more information specifically about producing one of our plays, please email 365womenayear@gmail.com with the historical woman and the playwright in the body of the email.

***Our plays are loosely based on their historical counterparts.***

Women are listed in the century they were BORN. 


Abigail Alcott (1840-1879)/Playwright: Donna Latham

Ada Lovelace (1815-1852)/Playwright: Sara Cowley

Adelaide Herrmann (1853–1932)/Playwright: Pauline David-Sax

Adeline Hornbek (1833-1905)/Playwright: Jason Rainey

Agatha Christie (1890-1976)/Playwright: Jennifer O’Grady

Aimee Semple McPherson (1890-1944)/ Playwright: Lyndol Michael

A’Lelia Walker (1885-1931)/Playwright: A’Lelia Bundles

Alexandra Kollontai (1872-1952)/ Playwright: Barbara Corrado Pope

Alexandra David-Neel (1868-1969)/Playwright: Deborah Magid

Alexandra Feodorovna, ( 1872-1918)/Playwright: R. Johns

Alexandrine Tinné (1835-1869)/Playwright:Karin Diann Williams

Alice Austen (1866-1952)/Playwright: Robin Rice

Alice Cary (1820-1871) / Playwright: Michele Aldin Kushner

Alice Hamilton (1869)/Playwright: Heide Arbitter

Alice Liddell (1852-1934)/Playwright: Allie Costa

Alice Roosevelt Longworth (1884-1980)/Playwright: Kitty Felde

Alice Paul (1885-1977)/Playwright: Thea Iberall

Alice Huyler Ramsey (1886 -1983)/Playwright: Uma Incrocci

Alice B. Toklas (1877-1967)/Playwright: Lynne S Brandon

Alice Woods (1899-1991) Playwright: Benjamin Peel

Alla Nazimova (1879-1945)/Playwright: Barbara Kahn

Alma Mahler-Werfel (1879-1964)/Playwright: Connie Bennett

Alma Woodsey Thomas (1891 – 1978) / Playwright: Amy Gijsbers van Wijk

Alva Vanderbilt (1853-1933)//Playwright: Beth Blatt

Amanda DeCuis (1800s)/Playwright: Connie Bennett

Amelia Earhart (1897-1939)/Playwright: Kathleen Warnock

Ana Roque De Duprey (1853-1933)/Playwright: Karina Richardson

Angelina Weld Grimkè (1880-1958)/Playwright: Asia Nichols

Angustias de la Guerra (1815-1890)/Playwright: Jennie Webb

Anita Loos (1889-1981)/Playwright: Sheree Bradford-Lea

Anita Pollitzer (1894-1975)/Playwright: Susan Shafer

Anna Akhmatova (1889-1966)/Playwright: Lynda Crawford

Anna Alcott (1831-1893)/Playwright: Donna Latham

Anna Fischer (Late 19th Century)/Playwright: Suzanne Logan

Anna Elizabeth Dickinson (1842-1942)/Playwright: Gabrielle Sinclair

Anna Coleman Ladd (Sculptor)/Playwright: Patti Cassidy

Anna Christina Olson (1893-1968)/Playwright: Allie Costa

Anna Pavlova (1881-1931)/Playwright: Allie Costa

Anne Bronte (1820-1849)/Playwright: N.G. McCLernan

Anne Sullivan (1866-1936)/Playwright: Julie Riggs

Annie Besant (1847-1933) Playwright Susan Merson

Annie Jump Cannon (1863-1941)/Playwright: Lisa Jayne

Annie Turnbo Malone (1869-1957)/Playwright: Asia Nichols

Annie E. A. Walker – (1855-1929)/playwright: Michael angel Johnson

Anzia Yezierska (1880-1970)/Playwright: Ellen W. Kaplan

Audrey Munson (1891-1996)/Playwright: L.A. Green

Augusta Savage (1892-1962) Playwright: Michael angel Johnson

Ava Lowle Wiling Astor (1868-1958)/Playwright: Rex McGregor

Beatrice Alexander (1895-1990)/Playwright: K.A. Brokaw

Beatrice Lillie (1894-1989)/Playwright: Sheree Bradford-Lea

Beatrix Potter (1866-1943)/Playwright: D Lee Miller

Begum Hazrat Mahal (1820-1879)/Playwright: Julie Lyn Barber

Belle Starr (1848)/Playwright: Jennifer Bradley

Bertha Honoré Palmer (1849-1918)/Playwright Nancy Gall-Clayton

Bertha Pappenheim (1859-1936)/Playwright: Paul Pasulka

Bertha Von Suttner, (née Countess Kinsky) (1843-1914)/Playwright: Tee Schneider

Berthe Morisot (1841-1895)/Playwright: Deborah Magid

Bessie Coleman (1892-1926)/Playwright: Renee Lucas Wayne

Bessie Smith – (1894-1837)/Playwright: Julie Lyn Barber

Bridget “Biddy” Mason (1818-1891)/Playwright: Monique N. Simpson

Broncia Koller-Pinell (1863-1934)/Playwright: Rex McGregor

Buffalo Calf Road (1850s-1878)/Playwright: Earl T. Roske

C.J. Walker (1867-1919)/Playwright: A’Lelia Bundles

Camille Claudel (1864-1943) Playwright: J.Lois Diamond

Caroline Elizabeth (Thomas) Merrick (1825-1908)/Playwright: Charlene A. Donaghy

Caroline Norton (1808-1877)/ Playwright: KT Parker

Carrie MacDonald (Late 19th Century)/Playwright: Suzanne Logan

Carrie (Carry) Nation (1846-1911)/Playwright: Trish Ayers

Catharine Danenhold Melcher (1817?-1874?)/Playwright: Nancy Gall-Clayton

Cathay Williams (1844-1892)/Playwright: Amina McIntyre

Celia (1836-1855)/Playwright: Cari A. Hopson

Charley Parkhurst (1812 – 1879)/Playwright: Jayne B. Stearns

Charlotte Bronte (1816-1855)/Playwright: N.G. McCLernan

Charlotte Cushman (1816-1878)/Playwright: Jess Eisenberg

Charlotte Forten Grimke (1837-1914)/Playwright: Katherine Brokaw

Christine McKoy (1851-1912)/Playwright: Asia Nichols

Clara Barton (1821-1912)/Playwright: Cindy Cooper

Clara Compoamor (1888-1972)/Playwright: Juana Escabias

Clara Rilke-Westhoff (1878 – 1954)/Playwright: Ian Low

Clara Schumann (1819-1896)/Playwright: Lily Meyer

Clara Smith – (1894-1835)/Playwright: Julie Lyn Barber

Claribel Cone (1864-1929)/Playwright: Jess Eisenberg

Constance Mary Lloyd (1858-1898) /Playwright: Suzanne Lederer

Constance Markievicz (1868 – 1927))/Playwright: Joan Bryans

Cora Millay (1863-1931)/ Playwright: Karen Ackerman

Cornelia “Fly Rod” Crosby (1854-1946)/Playwright: Carolyn Gage

Cornelia Sorabji (1866-1954)/Playwright: Christina Hamlett

Corrie Ten Boom (1892-1983)/Playwright: Linda Evans

Countess Markiewics (1868-1927)/Playwright: Carolyn Gage

Delia Larkin (1878 –1949) /Playwright: Joan Bryans

Dolores Ibarruri (1895-1989)/Playwright: Begonya Plaza

Doña Maria Gertrudis “La Tules” Barceló (1800-1852)/Playwright: Kelly McBurnette-Andronicos

Dorothy Day (1897-1980)/Playwright: Nancy Irene Kelly

Dorothy Canfield Fisher (1879-1958)/Playwright Robert Brophy

Dorothy Parker (1893-1967) Playwright:Elaine Flynn

Dorothy Thompson (1893-1961)/Playwright: Alyson Mead

Dowager Ci’an, Empress (1835-1908)/Playwright: Joy Tomasko

Dowager Cixi, Empress (1837-1881)/Playwright: Joy Tomasko

Edith Brown (1872-1932)/Playwright: Nancy Brewka-Clark

Edith Cavell (1865-1915)/Playwright: Maggie Ollerenshaw

Edith Guerrier (1870-1958)/Playwright: Nancy Brewka-Clark

Edith Hamilton (1867)/Playwright: Heide Arbitter

Edith Head (1897-1981)/Playwright: Christina Hamlett

Edith Stein (October 12, 1891 – August 9, 1942)/Playwright: Susan Hansell

Edith Wharton(1862-1937)/Playwright: Jennifer O’Grady

Edith Wilson (1872 1961)/Playwright: Christina Hamlett

Edmonia “Wildfire” Lewis (1843-1911)/Playwright: Michael Angel Johnson

Edna St. Vincent Millay (1892-1950)/Playwright: Penny Jackson

Effa Manley (1897-1981) / Playwright: Carol M. Rice

Effie Waller Smith (1879-1960)/Playwright: Nancy Gall-Clayton

Eleanor H. Porter(1868-1920)/Playwright: Connie Bennett

Eleanor Roosevelt (1884-1962)/Playwright: Thea Iberall

Eleanor Randolph Sears (1881-1968)/Playwright: Cynthia L. Cooper

Elena Molokhovets (1831-1918)/Playwright: Jane Denitz Smith

Eleonora Duse (1858-1924)/Playwright: Maria Pia Pagani

(Elisa) Rachel Felix (1821-1858)/ Playwright:  Christine Emmert

Eliza Anne Grier (1864-1902) /Playwright: Cesi Davidson

Eliza Johnson (1810 – 1876)/Playwright: Toni Press-Coffman

Eliza Morgan(1800s)/Playwright:Lucy Wang

Elizabeth Garrett Anderson/(1836-1917)/Playwright: Ian Low

Elizabeth Blackwell- (1821-1910)/Playwright: Rosemary Zibart

Elizabeth Bacon Custer (1842-1933)/Playwright:Thomas Millstead

Elizabeth Gaskell (1810-1865)/Playwright: Jennifer O’Grady

Elizabeth Van Lew (1818-1900)/Playwright: Carolyn Gage

Elizabeth Keckley (1818-1907)/Playwright: Donna Latham

Elizabeth Holloway Marston (1893 – 1993)/Playwright: Ashley Lara

Elizabeth Okie Paxton (1877-1971)/Playwright: Rena Tobey

Elizabeth Siddal (1829-1962)/Playwright: Danielle Winston

Elizabeth Oakes Smith (1806-1893)/Playwright: Emily Ball Cicchini

Elizabeth Cady Stanton (1815-1902)/Playwright: Nancy Gall-Clayton (2017)

Elizabeth Wilkins (1800s)/Playwright: Maggie Ollerenshaw

Ellen Craft (1826-1891)/Playwright: Paula Cizmar

Ellen N. La Motte (1800s Years Unknown)/Playwright: Danielle Wirsansky

Ellen Gates Starr (1859-1940)/Playwright: Rebecca Burroughs

Ellen Wilkinson (1891-1947)/Playwright: Maggie Ollerenshaw

Ellen Wilson (1860 – 1914)/Playwright: Toni Press-Coffman

Emily Bronte (1818-1848)/Playwright: N.G. McClernan

Emily Carr- (December 13, 1871 – March 2, 1945/ Playwright- Julie English-Dixon

Emily Dickinson (1830-1886) / playwright Marilyn Clarke

Emily Pankhurst-(1858-1928)/Playwright : Danielle Wirsansky

Emily Preston (1819-1909)/Playwright: Nancy West

Emily West (aka Emily Morgan) (c.1815-unknown)/Playwright Sarah Lawrence

Emma Calve (1858-1942)/Playwright: Jess Eisenberg

Emma Goldman (1869-1940)/Playwright: Liza Case

Emma Jung (1882-1955)/Playwright: Catherine Frid

Emma Lazarus (1849-1887)/Playwright: Shellen Lubin

Emmeline Pankhurst (1858 – 1928)/Playwright: Ian Low

Empress Elizabeth of Austria (1837-1898)/Playwright: Christina Hamlett

Enid Yandell (1869-1934)/Playwright Nancy Gall-Clayton

Esther Roper (1868-1938)/Playwright: Carolyn Gage

Ethel Smyth (1858 – 1944)/Playwright: Ian Low

Etta Cone (1870-1949)/Playwright: Jess Eisenberg

Eusapia Palladino (1854-1918)/Playwright: Rex McGregor

Eva Gore-Booth (1870-1926)/Playwright: Carolyn Gage

Eva LeGallienne (1899-1991)/Playwright: Carolyn Gage

Eve Adams (1891-1943)/Playwright: Barbara Kahn

Fannie Tuttle (1800s)/Playwright: Marj O’Neill

Fanny Brice (1891 -1951)/Playwright: Kirsten Van Ritzen

Fanny Kaplan (1890-1918)/Playwright: Kat Meads

Florence Elsa Bell (1880-1971)/Playwright: Jan B. Eliot

Florence Kelley (1859-1932)/Playwright Amy Merrill

Florence Mills (1895-1927)/Playwright: Barbara Kahn

Florence Nightingale  (1820 – 1910) Playwright:Mandy Carpenter

Frances Cleveland (1864-1947)/Playwright: Christina Hamlett

Frances Harper (1825-1911)/Playwright: Charissa Menefee

Frances Ann Hale Hunter (1819-?)/Playwright: Emily Ball Cicchini

Frances Perkins (1880-1965)/Playwright: Christina Hamlett

Frances Fuller Victor (1826-1902)/Playwright: Brianna Barrett

Georgia O’Keeffe (1887-1986)/Playwright: Susan Shafer

Georgia E. Mann (1836-1885)/Playwright: Johanna Miller

George Sand (1804 – 1876)/Playwright: Paddy Gillard-Bentley

Gertrude Margaret Lowthian Bell (1868-1926)/Playwright: Jan B. Eliot

Gertrude Lawrence (1898-1952)/Playwright: Kirsten Van Ritzen

Gertrude Stein (1874-1946)/Playwright: Lynne S. Brandon

Golda Meir (1898-1978)/Playwright: Danielle Wirsansky

Grace Coolidge (1879 – 1957)/Playwright: Toni Press-Coffman

Grace V Kelly (19th century))/Playwright: DS Magid

Grace Lyon (Born 1844)/Playwright: Susan Battye

Grace Evelyn Gifford Plunkett (1888-1955)/Playwright: Paddy Gillard-Bentley

Graceanna Lewis (1821-1912)/Playwright: Paula Cizmar

Gracie Allen (1895-1964)/Playwright: Stephanie Satie

Hanna Sheehy Skeffington (1877-1946)/Playwright: Treasa Nealon

Hannah Alexander (1800s-1900s)/Playwright: K.A. Brokaw

Hannah Reynolds-“Mountain Dew” ( either 1805-1865 or 1825-1865)/Playwright: J.Lois Diamond

Helen Osborne Storrow (1864-1944)/: Nancy Brewka-Clark

Harriet Bosse (1878-1961)/Playwright: Talia Pura

Harriett Forten (Purvis)– (1810-1875)/Playwright: Charissa Menefee

Harriet Hosmer (1830-1908)/Playwright: Diane Baia Hale

Harriet Martineau (1802-1876)/Playwright: Sue Blundell

Harriet Powers (1837-1910)/Playwright: Danielle Winston

Harriet Rice (1866-1958)/Playwright: Sara Clifford

Harriet Hanson Robinson (1825-1911)/Playwright: Caroline Turner Cole

Harriet Beecher Stowe (1811-1896)/Playwright: Carolyn Gage

Harriet Tubman (1822-1913)/Playwright: Carolyn Gage

Harriet Quimby (1875-1912)/Playwright: Christina Hamlett

Hattie Hill (1847-1921)/Playwright: Patricia Watkins

Hattie McDaniel (1895-1952)/Playwright: Kristin Hornsby

Helen Boyle (1869-1957)/Playwright: Sam Chittenden

Helen Eaglesome (1821 – 1891)/Playwright: Susan Battye

Helen Shaw Fowler (1875-1957)/Playwright: Kitty Felde

Helen Hunt Jackson (1830-85)/Playwright: Dorothy Velasco

Helen Jewett (1813-1836) /Playwright: LuLu LoLo

Helen Keller (1880-1968)/Playwright: Donna Latham

Helena Petrovna Blavatsky (1831-1891 )/Playwright: Ivan Faute

Helena Molony (1883 – 1967) /Playwright: Joan Bryans (2018)

Helene Van Zuylen (1863-1947)/Playwright: Jess Eisenberg

Henrietta Vinton Davis (1860 – 1941)/ Playwright: Carolyn Gage

Henrietta Swan Leavitt (1868-1921)/Playwright: Robert Brophy

Hildegarde Angell (19th century))/Playwright: DS Magid

Hortense Powdermaker (1896-1970)/Playwright: Amina McIntyre

Ida Kaminska (1899-1980)/Playwright: Liz Amadio

Ida McKinley  (1847 – 1907)/Playwright: Toni Press-Coffman

Ida Rubenstein (1883 – 1960)/playwright: Christine Emmert

Ida Tarbell (1857-1944)/Playwright: Shellen Lubin

Ida B. Wells (1862-1931)/Playwright: Leah Halper

Inez Milholland (1886-1916)/Playwright: Jill Maynard

Isabella Stewart Gardner (1840-1924)/: Nancy Brewka-Clark

Isadora Duncan (1877-1927)/Playwright: Aspen Mock

Isadora Elman Lubin (1885-1978)/Playwright: Shellen Lubin

Jane Addams (1860-1935)/Playwright: Rebecca Burroughs

Jane Cannary (1852-1903)/Playwright: Carolyn Gage

Jane Deans (1823-1911)/Playwright: Susan Battye

Jane Gentry (1863-1925)/Playwright: Grace Ellis

Jane Pierce (1806 – 1863)/Playwright: Toni Press-Coffman

Janina Kryezanowska (1885-1944)/Playwright: Heather L. Lee

Jeanette Rankin (1880-1973)/Playwright: Leah Halper

Jennie Hodgers aka Albert D.J. Cashier (1843-1915), Playwright: LuLu LoLo

Jenny Lind (1829-1887)/Playwright: Christina Hamlett

Johanna Bonger van Gogh (1862-1925)/Playwright: Caroline N. Simpson

Josefa “Chipita” Rodriguez (1800-1863)/Playwright: Susan Long Haga

Josepha Hale (1820-1863)/Playwright: Emily Ball Cicchini

Josephine Sarah Marcus Earp (1860 – December 19, 1944) / Playwright: Carol M. Rice

Josephine McCarty (aka Josephine Fagan aka Dr. Mrs. Emma Burleigh aka Virginia Seymour) (1826-?)/Playwright: DS Magid

Juana Briones (1802-1889)/Playwright: Paula Cizmar

Judy Matlack (1898-1982)/Playwright: Deborah Magid

Judy Reed (b. 1826)/Playwright: Rachel Dickson

Julia Arévalo de Roche (1898-1985)/Playwright: Jéssica Martínez

Julia Dent Grant (1826-1902)/Playwright Nancy Gall-Clayton

Julia H. P. Coleman (1873-1950)/Playwright: A’Lelia Bundles

Julia Morgan(1872-1957)/Playwright: Lucy Wang

Julia Tuttle (1848-1898)/Playwright: Marj O’Neill-Butler

Julia Tyler (1820 – 1899)/Playwright: Toni Press-Coffman

Juliette Gordon Low (1860-1927)/Playwright: Susan Shafer

June Weaver (1891-1977)/Playwright: Mary Sue Price

Kaiulani (1875-1899)/Playwright: Christina Hamlett

Kamala Nehru(1899-1936)/Playwright: J. Lois Diamond

Kasturba Gandhi (1869-1944)/Playwright: Hemavathy Guha

Kate Kelly( 1862-1898) Playwright: R.Johns

Kate Rice (1882-1963)/Playwright: Hope McIntyre

Kate Warne (1833-1868)/Playwright: Eva Schegulla

Katharine Lee Bates (1859-1929)/Playwright: Jess Eisenberg

Katharine Angell White (1892-1977)/Playwright: DS Magid

Katherine Louise Bullard (1877)/Playwright: Claire Wittman

Katharine Coman (1857-1915)/Playwright: Jess Eisenberg

Katharine McCormick (1875-1976)/Playwright:Jenny Seidelman

Katharine Szenes (Senesh) (1886-1992)/Playwright: Danielle Wirsansky

Kathleen Brown (1887-19??)/Playwright: Rex McGregor

Kathleen Millay (1896-1943)/ Playwright: Karen Ackerman

Kitty Mills ( 19th Century)/Playwright: Ian Low

L.M. Montgomery (1874-1942)/Playwright: Emily Brauer Rogers

Lady Ottoline Morrell (1873-1938)/Playwright: Deborah Magid

Lakshmi Bai (1828-1858)/Playwright: Cindy Cooper

Laura Cornelius Kellogg (1880-1947 or 1949)

Laurette Taylor (1883-1946)/Playwright: Michael Aman

Lavinia Dickinson (1833-1899) Playwright Tom Noe

Lesya Ukrainka (1871-1913)/Playwright: Irene Zabytko

Lila Morgan (1891-1990) Playwright:J.Lois Diamond

Lili Boulanger (1893-1918)/Playwright: Lily Meyer

Lillian Smith (1897-1966)/Playwright: John Barrow

Liliuokalani, Queen (1838-1917)/Playwright: Carolyn Gage

Linnie Leckrone (1800s Years Unknown)/Playwright: Danielle Wirsansky

Lise Meitner (7 November 1878- 27 October 1968)/Playwright: Erin Moughon

Liu-Wang Liming (1897-1970)/Playwright: Glenda Frank

Lizzie Borden (1860-1927)/Playwright: Carolyn Gage

Lorena Hickok (1893-1968)/Playwright: Rex McGregor

Lotta Crabtree (1847-1924)/Playwright: Dorothy Velasco

Lou Graham (1857-1903)/Playwright: Kate Danley

Lou Salomé – (1861-1937)/Playwright: Rosemary Zibart

Louisa May Alcott (1832-1888)/Playwright: Carolyn Gage

Louisa Lander (1826-1923)/Playwright: Diane Baia Hale

Louise Bryant (1885-1936)/Playwright: Kimberly Patterson

Louise Lovely (1895-1980) Playwright: Laurel A. Lockhart

Louise Mack (1870-1935) /Playwright: Laurel A. Lockhart

Mrs. (James Oscar) “Louise “Mother” Nixon (1857-1947)/Playwright: Charlene A. Donaghy

Loie Fuller (1862-1928)/Playwright: Dorothy Velasco

Lozen (1840-1890)/Playwright: Carolyn Gage

Lucretia Garfield (1832 – 1918)/Playwright: Toni Press-Coffman

Lucy Adeline Bullard (1870)/Playwright: Claire Wittman

Lucy Ann Shaw aka Lucie-Anne Lillie ( ? – 1957)/Playwright: Kirsten Van Ritzen

Lucy Parsons (ca 1853-1942)/Playwright: Barbara Corrado Pope

Lucy Stone (1818-1893)/Playwright: Nancy West

Luísa Mahin (early 1800s)/Playwright:  Mahasin D. Shamsid-Deen

Lula Hill (1800s/1900s)/Playwright: Renee Rankin

Mabel Loomis Todd (1856-1932) Playwright Tom Noe

Mabel Dodge Luhan (1879-1962)/Playwright: Tina Esper

Mabel Loomis Todd (1856-1932) / playwright Marilyn Clarke

Mabel Walker Willebrandt (1889-1963)/Playwright: Patricia Middleton

Madame Heger (1800s)/Playwright: Jennifer O’Grady

Mae West (1893-1980)/Playwright:Germaine Shames

Maggie Lena Walker (1864-1934)/ Playwright: Rachel Dickson

Mali Spighel (1895-1982)/Playwright: Judy Meiksin

Malwida von Meysenbug – (1816-1903)/playwright: Rosemary Zibart

Mamie Smith (1891-1946)/Playwright: Rachel Dickson

Margaret E. Knight- (1838-1914)/Playwright: Anne Flanagan

Margaret Lyon (Born early 1800’s)/Playwright: Susan Battye

Margaret (“Maggie”) Maher (1841-1924)/Playwright: Jennifer O’Grady

Margaret Sanger (1879-1966)/Playwright: Jenny Seidelman

Margaret Chase Smith (1897-1995)/Playwright: Linda Britt

Margaretta Forten– (1806-1875)/Playwright: Charissa Menefee

Maria Blanchard (1881-1932)/Playwright: Inge Martín San Juan

Maria Gebbie (1814 – 1894)/Playwright: Susan Battye

Maria Meyn (1800s)/Playwright: Sophia Romma

Maria Mitchell (1818-1889)/Playwright: Melody Cooper

Maria Montessori (1870-1952)/Playwright: Susan Shafer

Maria Nikolaevna ( 1899- 1918)/Playwright: R. Johns

Mariana la Loca (1831-1902)/Playwright: Beth Kander

Mariah Vance (1819-1904)/Playwright: Elizabeth Orndorff

Marie Curie (1867 – 1934)/Playwright: Naomi Elster

Marie Catherine Laveau- (1800-1881)/Playwright: Carolyn Nur Wistrand

Marie Danforth Page (1869-1940)/Playwright: Rena Tobey

Marie Bjelke Petersen (1874-1969) Playwright: Laurel A. Lockhart

Marina Ivanovna Tsvetaeva (1892-1941)/Playwright: Sophia Romma

Marian Anderson (1897-1993)/Playwright: Arden Kass

Marion Davies (1897-1961)/Playwright: Lucy Wang

Marion Harris (1896-1944)/Playwright: Julie Lyn Barber

Marjorie Stoneman Douglas (1890-1998)/Playwright: Robin Rice

Mary Austin (1868-1934)/Playwright: Evelyn Jean Pine

Mary Bensell (1848-1931)/Playwright: Connie Bennett

Mary McLeod Bethune (1895-1955)/Playwright: Lawrence Kessenich

Mary Louise Curtis Bok (1876-1970)/Playwright: Lolly Ward

Mary Boswer (1839-?)/Playwright: Carolyn Gage

Mary Whiton Calkins (1863 – 1930)/Playwright: Sarah Tuft

Mary Ann Shadd Cary (1823-1893)/Playwright: Charissa Menefee

Mary Cassatt  (1844-1926)/Playwright: Patricia Wakely Wolf

Mary Elizabeth Jane Colter (1869-1958)/Playwright: Emily Ball Cicchini

Mary Ann Cotton (1832 – 1873)/Playwright: Lindsay Adams

Mary Anne Duignan aka Chicago May (1871-1929)/Playwright: Joan Bryans

Mary Elizabeth Fairless  (1899 – 1994) Playwright:Mandy Carpenter

Mary Fields (1832-1914)/Playwright: Melody Cooper

Mary Ann Girling (1827-1886)/Playwright: Benjamin Peel

Mary Todd Lincoln (1818-1882)/Playwright: Donna Latham

Mary Mallon (1869-1938)/Playwright: Carolyn Gage

Mary McIlraith (Born early 1800’s)/Playwright: Susan Battye

Mary Millicent Garretson Miller (1846-1894)/Playwright: Nancy Gall-Clayton

Mary Pickford (1892-1979)/Playwright: Rex McGregor

Mary Kingsbury Simkhovitch (1867-1951)/Playwright: Rex McGregor

Mary Rozet Smith (1868-1934)/Playwright: Carolyn Gage

Mary Tape (1800s)/Playwright: Geralyn “G.L.” Horton

Mary Edwards Walker (1832-1919)/Playwright: Nancy Gall-Clayton

Mary Williams (Born c. 1810)/Playwright: Susan Battye

Mary Wraight (Born 1821)/Playwright: Susan Battye

Mata Hari (1876-1917)/Playwright: Talia Pura

Matilda Joslyn Gage(1826-1898)/Playwright: Carolyn Gage

Maud Karpeles- (1885-1976)/Playwright: Grace Ellis

May Sinclair (1863-1946)/Playwright:  Leslie McMurtry

Memphis Minnie (June 3, 1897)/Playwright: Karen Callwood

Mercedes Jellinek (1880-1929)/Playwright: Karen Jeynes

Mercy Brown (1873-1892)/Playwright: J.S. Puller

Meta Vaux Warrick Fuller (1877-1968)/Playwright: Michael Angel Johnson

Millicent Garrett Fawcett- (1847-1929)/Playwright: Danielle Wirsansky

Millie McKoy (1851-1912)/Playwright: Asia Nichols

Minnie Cox (1869-1933)/Playwright: Rita Anderson

Minnie Harvey Huckel (1871-1943) / Playwright: Micki Shelton

Molly Picon (1898-1992)/Playwright: C.J. Ehrlich

Moms Mabley (1894-1975)/Playwright: Annie Wood

Mother Cabrini (1850-1917) Playwright: Joan Albarella

Mother Amadeus Dunne (1844-1919) Playwright: Jamie Greenblatt

Mother Jones aka Mary Harris Jones (1837-1930)/Playwright: Samantha Vakiener

Muriel Lillie (1892 – 1973)/Playwright: Kirsten Van Ritzen

Nadia Boulanger (1887-1979)/Playwright: Lily Meyer

Nance O’Neill (1874-1965)/Playwright: Carolyn Gage

Nancy Cunard (1896-1965)/Playwright: Germaine Shames

Nancy Elizabeth Prophet (1890-1960)/Playwright: Michael angel Johnson

Natalie Clifford Barney (1876-1972)/Playwright: Jess Eisenberg

Nellie Bly (1864-1922)//Playwright: Grace Ivana Carroll

Nellie T. Bush (1888-1963)/Playwright: James E. Burnside

Nellie McClung (1873-1951)/Playwright: Catherine Frid

NORA BARNACLE JOYCE (1884-1951) playwright Jack Gilhooley

Norma Millay (1893-1986)/ Playwright: Karen Ackerman

Olga Romanova (1895-1918 )/ Playwright: Angela J. Davis

Olivia Soulouque- (1832-1936)/Playwright: Kendra Augustin

Olympia Brown (1835-1926)/Playwright: Nancy West

Paula Mondersohn Becker (1876 – 1907)/Playwright:Ian Low

Paula Snelling (1899-1985)/Playwright: John Barrow

Pauline Cushman (c. 1833 – December 2, 1893)/Playwright: Karen Rousso

Pauline Thompson (Late 19th Century)/Playwright: Suzanne Logan

Peggy Guggenheim (1898-1979)/Playwright: Germaine Shames

Phoebe Cary (1824-1871) / Playwright: Michele Aldin Kushner

Polly Bemis (1853-1933)/Playwright: Geralyn “G.L.” Horton

Princess Iwa (1890-1947)/Playwright: Ilana Turner

Princess Victoria Ka’iulani (1875-1899)/Playwright: Trish Ayers

Rani Lakshmibai (1828-1858)/Playwright: Lauren Ferebee

Rebecca Ord Peshine (1859-1935)/Playwright: Jennie Webb

Réjane (1856 – 1920)/Playwright: ILANA TURNER

Renee Falconetti (1892-1946)/Playwright: Mark Rosati

Renee Vivien (1877-1909)/Playwright: Jess Eisenberg

Roger Arliner Young (1899-1964)/Playwright: Ellen Struve

Rosalie Loveling (1834 – 1875)/Playwright: Ian Low

Rose Kennedy (1890-1995)/Playwright: James O’Connor

Ruth Gordon (1896-1985)/Playwright: David John Preece

Salomé Ureña Henríquez (1850-1897)/Playwright: María Lourdes Vega Alonso

Sarah Forbes Bonetta (1843-1880)/Playwright: Joslyn Housley McLaughlin

Sarah Forten– (1814-1883)/Playwright: Charissa Menefee

Sarah Orne Jewett- (1849-1909)/Playwright: Carolyn Gage

Sarah More (Late 19th Century)/Playwright: Suzanne Logan

Sarah Parker Remond (1826-1894)/Playwright: Charissa Menefee

Sarah Lockwood Winchester (1840-1922)/Playwright: Andrea Markowitz

Sarah Winnemucca (1844-1891)/Playwright: Dorothy Velasco

Sarojini Naidu (1879-1949)/Playwright: Julie Lyn Barber

Sidonie-Gabrielle Colette (1873-1954)/Playwright: Sally Lambert

Sigridur Tomasdottir (1874-1957)/Playwright: Natalie Osborne

Sophia Jex-Blake (1840 – 1912)/ Playwright: Ian Low

Sophia Peabody Hawthorne (1809-1871)/Playwright: Diane Baia Hale

Sophia Tolstoy (1844-1919)/Playwright: Germaine Shames

Sophie Mumford (Late 19th Century)/Playwright: Suzanne Logan

Sophie Taeuber-Arp (1889-1943)/Playwright: Ellen Davis Sullivan

Susan B. Anthony (1820-1906)/Playwright: Jess Eisenberg

Susan Huntington Dickinson (1830-1913) / playwright Marilyn Clarke

Susan Glaspell (1876-1948)/Playwright: Glenda Frank

Susanna Madora Salter (1860-1961)/Playwright: Patricia Middleton

Susannah Way Dodds (1830-1911)/Playwright: Robin Rice

Susie King Taylor (1848-1912)/Playwright: Vickie L. Williams

Suzanne Valadon (1865-1938)/Playwright: June Rachelson-Ospa

Sweet Emma Barrett (1897-1983)/Playwright: Charlene A. Donaghy

Sylvia Beach (1887-1962)/Playwright: Deb Caperton Ballard

Tahirih (1817-1850)/Playwright: Carolyn Nur Wistrand

Tatiana Romanova (1897-1918)/Playwright: Angela J. Davis

Tennessee Claflin (1844-1923)/Playwright: Geralyn Horton

Theda Bara (1885-1955)/Playwright: Diana Burbano

Theresa Dyer AKA “Minnie Myrtle Miller” (1845-1882)/Playwright: Brianna Barrett

Tien Fu Wu (1887- ?)/Playwright: Geralyn “G.L.” Horton

Una Hawthorne (1844-1877)/Playwright: Diane Baia Hale

Valerie Shillito (1877-1901)/Playwright: Jess Eisenberg

Vanessa Bell (1879-1961)/Playwright:Robin Rice

Varina “Winnie” Davis (1864-1898)/Playwright: Monique Hebert

Victoria Woodhull (1838-1937)/Playwright: Gina Scanlon

Violet Gibson (1876-1956)/Playwright: Kat Meads

Virginia Waynescot (1800s)/Playwright: Cari A. Hopson

Virginia Woolf (1882-1941)/Playwright: Robin Rice

Virginie Loveling (1836 – 1923)/Playwright: Ian Low

Vita Sackville-West (1892-1962)/Playwright: Antonia Wolf

Vivienne Haigh Wood (1888-1947)/Playwright: Erin Murray Quinlan

Willa Cather (1873-1947)/Playwright Robert Brophy

Williamina Stevens Fleming (1857-1911)/Playwright: Robert Brophy

Willie Mae Hall (19th (?))/Playwright: Kat Meads

Zitkala Sa (1876-1938)/Playwright: Teresa Stankiewicz

Zora Neale Hurston (1891-1960)/Playwright: Larissa Brewington

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