1900s

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 subject line.

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

Women are listed in the century they were BORN. 

1900s

Agathe Uwilingiyimana (1953-1994) Playwright: Angela J. Davis

Agnes de Mille (1905-1993)/Playwright: Susan Shafer

Ala Gertner (1912-1945)/Playwright: Arlene Hutton

Alberta Williams King (1904-1974)/Playwright: Rita Anderson

Alice Childress (1912-1994)/Playwright: Loy Webb

Alice Allison Dunnigan (1906-1983)/Playwright: Larissa Brewington

Alice Neel (1900-1984)/Playwright: Lylanne Musselman

Althea Gibson (1927-2003)/Playwright: Cynthia L. Cooper

America Ferrera- (1984-)/Playwright: Jess Eisenberg

Amy Elizabeth Thorpe (1910-1963)/Playwright: Laurel Wetzork

Amy Winehouse (1983-2011)/Playwright: Rita Anderson

Ana Garrido (1966-)/Playwright: Pilar G. Almansa

Ana Mendieta (1948-1985)/Playwright: Diane Alexander

Ana Navarro (1971)/Playwright: Jessie Salsbury

Ana Orantes (1937-1997)/Playwright: María Lourdes Vega Alonso

Anais Nin (1903-1977)/Playwright: Karin Diann Williams

Anastasia Romanov(1901-1984)/Playwright: Carolyn Gage

Andrea Dworkin (1946-2005)/Playwright: Jo Brisbane

Andree Borrell-(1919-1981)/Playwright : Danielle Wirsansky

Ani Pachen (1933-2002)/Playwright: Melissa Nussbaum Freeman
Ann Patchett (1963-present)/Playwright: Sara Cowley

Anna Lively (1900s)/Playwright: Elliot Huxtable

Anna Mae Pictou Aquash (1945-1975)/Playwright: Lucy Wang

Anna Mac Clarke (1919-1944)/Playwright: Nancy Gall-Clayton

Anna Politkovskaya (1958-2006)/Playwright: Victoria Sadler

Anna Sokolow (1910-2000)/Playwright: Cynthia Chapman

Anna May Wong (1905-1961)/Playwright: Karen Rousso

Anne Wiggins Brown (1912-2009)/Playwright: Lisa K. Winkler

Anne Frank (1929-1945)/Playwright: Rita Anderson

Anne Lamott (1954-)/Playwright: Kate M Carey

Anne Sexton (1928-1974)/Playwright: Rita Anderson

Annemarie Schwarzenbach (1908-1942)/Playwright: Germaine Shames

Antonieta Rivas Mercado (1900-1931)/Playwright: Verónica Musalem Moreno

Audrey Hepburn (1929-1993) / Playwright: Allie Costa

Ayaan Hirsi Ali (1969- present 2018)/Playwright: Robert Trophy

Ayn Rand (1905-82) / Playwright: Elliot D Huxtable

Barbara Demick (? b. late 20th century)/Playwright: Glenda Frank

Babe Didrikson (1911-1956)/Playwright: Cynthia L. Cooper

Barbara Newhall Follett (1914-? (last seen 1939))/ Playwright Natalie Osborne

Barbara Grimes (1941-1956)/Playwright: Jess Eisenberg

Barbara Jordan (1936-1996)/Playwright: Linda Britt

Barbara McClintock (1902-1992)/Playwright: Judith Pratt

Bebe Moore Campbell (1950-2006)/Playwright: Meredith L. King

Bella Abzug (1920-1998)/Playwright: Thea Iberall

Berta Cáceres: 20th-21st Century (1971-2015)/Playwright: Sarah Tuft (2016)

Beryl Mills (1907 – 1977)/Playwright: Ian Low

Bette Davis (1908-1989)/Playwright: Talia Pura

Bettina Aptheker (1944-present) Playwright: Roberta D’Alois

Betty Friedan (1921-2006)/Playwright: Thea Iberall

Beverly Cleary (1916-)/Playwright: Matthew Weaver

Billie Allen (1/13/1925 – 12/29/2015)/Playwright: Jean Hartley Sidden

Billie Holiday (1915-1959)/Playwright: Julie English-Dixon

Bonnie Stoll (1900s)/Playwright: Lolly Ward

Boski Markus Antheil (1900s)/Playwright: Lolly Ward

Bridget Moran (1923-1999)/Playwright: Sheree Bradford-Lea

Butterfly McQueen (1911-1955)/Playwright: Barbara Kahn

Louise Bourgeois (1911-2010)/Playwright: C.J. Ehrlich

Camille (1917-2012)/Playwright: Lisa Nicoll

Candace Lyle Hogan (1900s)/Playwright: Lolly Ward

Carlota O’Neill (1905-2000)/Playwright: Inmaculada Alvear

Carlotta Monti  (1907-1993)/Playwright: Jennifer O’Grady

Carmen Miranda (1909-1955)/Playwright: camila le-bert

Carlett Angianlee Brown (1927 – unknown death) /Playwright: Kat Mustatea

Carrie Buck (1906-1983)/Playwright: Gina Stevensen

Carrie Fisher (1900s)/Playwright: D. Lee Miller

Carson McCullers (1917-1967)/Playwright: John Barrow

Catharine MacKinnon (b. 1946)/Playwright: Katherine Glover

Cecilia Payne (1900-1979)/Playwright: Lisa Heydenreich Jayne

Celia Cruz (1925-2003)/Playwright: Yani Perez

Charlotte Delbo (1913 – 1985)/Playwright:  Susan Hansell

Charlotte Salomon (1917-1943)/Playwright: Charlotte Ostrow

Christiana Figueres (Born 1956 -)/Playwright: Nancy Hopps

Clara Joseph (1917-????)/Playwright: Jennifer O’Grady

Clare Hollingworth (1911-2017)/Playwright: J.Lois Diamond

Claudette Osborne-Tyo (1987 – 2008?)/Playwright:Trish Ayers

Concepcion’Connie’Picciott(1936-2016)/Playwright:J.Sanders-Nelson

Connie St Louis (1957 – still living)/Playwright: Sarah Tuft

Coreen Thomas (1955 -1976)/Playwright: Sheree Bradford-Lea

Corita Kent (1918 – 1986) / Playwright: Amy Gijsbers van Wijk

Debbie Reynolds (1900s)/Playwright: D. Lee Miller

Deborah Feldman (1986-   )/Playwright: Susan Shafer

Deborah “Debbie” Harry (1945-living)/ Playwright: KT Parker

Deborah Lacks (1959-2009)/Playwright: Jessie Salsbury

Denise Bloch (1916 – 1945)/Playwright:  Libby Mitchell

Diana, Princess of Wales (1961-1997)/Playwright: Gloria Schramm

Diana Nyad (born August 22, 1949)/Playwright: Lolly Ward

Diane Warren (1956- )/Playwright: Erin Moughon

Digna Ochoa (1964-2001) /Playwright:Patricia Davis

Dini Von Mueffling (1900s- )/Playwright: Sarah Tuft

Dora Maar (1907-1997)/Playwright: Robin Baron

Dorothea Tanning (1910-2012)/Playwright: Lylanne Musselman

Dorothy Dandridge (1922-1965)/ Playwright: Laurel A. Lockhart

Dolores Huerta (1930)/Playwright: Jennie Webb

Dorothy Lamour (1914-1996)/Playwright: Karen Rousso

Edith Skinner (1902-1981)/Playwright: Jennifer Schaupp

Edna Lewis (1916-2006)/Playwright: Claudia I. Haas

Eileen Nearne (1921-2010)/Playwright: Danielle Wirsansky

Elaine de Kooning (1918-1989)/Playwright: Glenda Frank

Elisabeth Kubler Ross (1926-2004)/Playwright: Joyce Fontana

Elizabeth Bishop (1911-1979)/Playwright: Catherine Weingarten

Elizabeth Catlett (1915-2012)/Playwright: Chelsea Sutton

Ella Baker (1903-1986)/Playwright: Sandra de Helen

Ella Fitzgerald- (April 25, 1917 – June 15, 1996)/ Playwright- Julie English-Dixon  

Ellen van der Ploeg (1923-2013)”Comfort Women”(79 pages)/Playwright: Lucy Chau Lai-Tuen

Eloise Williams (?-2007)/Playwright: Amissa Miller

Elsie Ott-(1913-2006)/Playwright: Danielle Wirsansky

Elsie Parmann (1921-2016)/Playwright: Rachael Carnes

Emily Hahn (1905-1997) Playwright:  Christine Emmert

Emma González (1999 –  )/Playwright: Connie Bennett

Ethel Payne (1911-1991)/Playwright: Lolly Ward

Ethel Rosenberg (1915-1953) Playwright: Edward Morris

Ethel Waters (1900s )/Playwright:  Mary Fridley

Etta James (1938-2012)/Playwright: Gina Scanlon

Eva Braun (1912-1945)/ Playwright: James Colgan

Eva Daube (1924-2012) Playwright: Julia Pascal

Eva Peron (1919-1952)/Playwright: Begonya Plaza

Eva Pryor (1900s)/Playwright: Elliot Huxtable

Eva TOREN (born 1928)/Playwright: Luiza Carol

Ewa Rechtman (20th century)/Playwright: Heather L. Lee

Fabulous Moolah (1923-2007)/Playwright: Olga Humphrey

Fannie Lou Hamer (1917-1977)/Playwright: Shellen Lubin

Fanny Brennan (1921-2001)/Playwright: D Lee Miller

Flora Danziger (1927- present)/Playwright: Catherine Frid

Florence Alexander (1900s)/Playwright: K.A. Brokaw

Florynce “Flo” Kennedy (1916-2000)/Playwright: Peggy Jones

Fran Allison (1907-1989)/Playwright: Sheree Bradford-Lea

Frances Kelsey (1914-)/Playwright: Carolyn Gage

Frances Smith (1900s)/Playwright: Elliot Huxtable

Francois Gilot (1921- )/Playwright: Lylanne Musselman

Freddie Oversteegen (1925-)/Playwright: Mora V. Harris

Frida Kahlo (1907-1954)/Playwright: Lylanne Musselman

Frieda Belinfante (1904-1995)/Playwright: Barbara Kahn

Funmilayo Ransome-Kuti (1900-1978)/Playwright: Peggy Jones

Galya Tchaikovskaya (1900s?)/Playwright: Danielle Wirsansky

Gerda Taro (August 1, 1910 – July 26, 1937)/Playwright: Susan Hansell

Gertrude Bell (1900)/Playwright: David Marrs

Gertrude Ederle (1905-2003)/Playwright: Cynthia L. Cooper

Gioconda Belli (1948) / Playwright: Sara Moros

Gisa Peiper Konopka (1910-2003)/Playwright: Cynthia L. Cooper

Gloria Monty (1921-2006)/Playwright: Matthew Weaver

Gloria Von Thurn Und Taxis (1960-present)/Playwright: Natalie Osborne

Grace Hartigan (1922-2008)/Playwright: Rita Kniess Barkey

Grace Hopper (1906-1992)/Playwright: Jennifer O’Grady

Grace Kelly (April 18, 1956 – September 14, 1982)/Playwright: Erin Moughon

Grace Ogot (1930-2015)/Playwright: Jo Hull Brisbane

Grandmother of Grace Ogot (1900s)/Playwright: Jo Hull Brisbane

Greta Garbo (1905-1990)/Playwright: Jaime Mire

Guangkun Liming (1928-?)/Playwright: Glenda Frank

Gwendolyn Brooks (1917-2000)/Playwright: Liza Case

Han Suyin (1916?-2012)/Playwright: Kaela Mei-Shing Garvin

Hannie Schaft (1920-1945)/Playwright: Mora V. Harris

Hannah Arendt (1906-1975)/Playwright: Jenny Lyn Bader

Hannah Stochel (1920-2007)/Playwright: Amy Oestreicher

Hannah Szenes (Senesh) (1921-1944)/Playwright: Danielle Wirsansky

Hao Yuelian (1900s)”Comfort Women”(79 pages)/Playwright: Lucy Chau Lai-Tuen

Hayden Panettiere (1989-)/Playwright: Scott Mullen

Hazel Ying Lee (1912-1944)/Playwright: Annette Lee

Hedy Kiesler (1914 – 2000) Playwright David Belke

Hedy Lamarr (1914 – 2000)/Playwright: Sarah Tuft

Helen Frankenthaler (1928-2011)/Playwright: Lylanne Musselman

Helen Humes (1913-1981)/Playwright: Sharai Bohannon

Helen Jones (1934-1988)/Playwright: Sheree Bradford-Lea

Henrietta Lacks (1920-1951)/Playwright: Jessie Salsbury

Huang Youliang(1926-2017)”Comfort Women”(79 pages)/Playwright: Lucy Chau Lai-Tuen

Huma Abedin (1976- present 2018)/Playwright: Robert Brophy

Ibaado (1920-90)/Playwright: Robert Brophy

Ida Lupino (1918-1995)/Playwright: Danielle Winston

Ida Nudel (1931-)/Playwright: Jess Eisenberg

Ilona Royce Smithkin (1900s)/Playwright: Elliot Huxtable

Imelda Marcos (1929- )/Playwright: Marina Castiñeira Ezquerra

Ina Ray Hutton (1916-1984)/Playwright: Melissa Ritz

Indira Gandhi (1917-1984) Playwright:J.Lois Diamond

Irena Sendler (1910-2008)/Playwright: Heather L. Lee

Irene Mayer Selznick (1907-1990)/Playwright: Pam Munter

Irna Phillps (1901-1973)/Playwright: Matthew Weaver

Iva Toguri D’Aquino (1916-2006)/Playwright: Emily Brauer Rogers

Jackie Mitchell (1913-1987) / Playwright: Carol M. Rice

Jackie Ormes (1911-1985)/Playwright: Sheree Bradford-Lea

Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis(1929-1994)/Playwright: Jennifer O’Grady

Jan Ruth O’Herne January (1923-) “Comfort Women” (79 pages)/Playwright: Lucy Chau Lai-Tuen

Jane Goodall (1934- )/Playwright: Erin Moughon

Jane Mooney (19?-?)/Playwright: Robin Rice

Jane White (10/30/1922 – 7/24/2011) Playwright: Jean Hartley Sidden

Janina Grabowska  (20th century)/Playwright: Heather L. Lee

Janis Joplin (1943-1970)/Playwright: Sarah Tuft

Jean Alexander (1900s)/Playwright: K.A. Brokaw

Jean Devente(1900s)/Playwright:Carol Polcovar

Jiang Qing- (Madame Mao) (1914-1991)/Playwright: Laura Rohrman

Joan Ganz Cooney (1929 –    )/Playwright: Susan Shafer

Joan Mitchell (1925-1992)/Playwright: Rita Kniess Barkey

Joanne Kittel (1900s- )/Playwright: Connie Bennett

Jocelyn Bell Burnell (1943- )/Playwright: Allie Costa

Josephine Baker (African American, entertainer, activist)/Playwright: Asia Nichols

Judy Blume (1938-)/Playwright:  Scott Mullen

Judy Garland (1922-1969)/Playwright: Jess Eisenberg

Julia McWilliams Child (1912-2004)/Playwright: Carol M. Rice

Juliane Koepcke (1954-     )/Playwright: Rita Anderson

Juliette Hampton Morgan (1914-1957) Playwright: J.Lois Diamond

June Richmond (1915-1962)/Playwright: Michael angel Johnson

Kalpana Chawla (1962-2003)/Playwright: Natalie Osborne

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

Karen Carpenter (1950-1983)/Playwright: Claire McCracken

Kate Bush (1958-) / Playwright: Claire McCracken

Kate Millett (1934-2017) Playwright: Roberta D’Alois

Katharine Graham (1917-2001)/Playwright: Susan Shafer

Katherine Dunham (1909-2006)/Playwright: Irene Donnelly

Kathleen Change (1950-1996)/Playwright: Rosanna Yamagiwa Alfaro

Kathleen Neal Cleaver (1945-Present)/Playwright: Jessie Salsbury

Kathleen Kennedy (1920-1948)/Playwright: James O’Connor

Kathleen Nickerson (1900s)/Playwright: Elliot Huxtable

Kathryn Kuhlman (1907-1976)/ Playwright: Lyndol Michael

Katoucha Niane (1960-2008)/Playwright: LuLu LoLo

Kim Hak-sun (1924 -1997)/Playwright: Lucy Chau Lai-Tuen

Ladybird Johnson (1912 – 2007)/Playwright: Toni Press-Coffman

Lakshmi Pandit (1900-1990) Playwright:J.Lois Diamond

Laura Pitter  (? b. late 20th century)/Playwright: Glenda Frank

Lavern Baker (1929–1997)/Playwright: Lynda Crawford

Lebensborn women (1900s)/Playwright: Teresa Stankiewicz

Lee Krasner (1908-1984)/Playwright: Glenda Frank

Lee Yong-soo(1929-)”Comfort Women”(79 pages)/Playwright: Lucy Chau Lai-Tuen

Leelah Alcorn (1997-2014)/Playwright: Allie Costa

Leni Riefenstahl (1902-2003)/Playwright: Zoe Mavroudi

Leonor Fini (1907-1997)/Playwright: Danielle Winston

Leonora Carrington (1917-2011)/Playwright: Ana Diaz Barriga

Leslie Jones (b. September 7, 1967)/Playwright: Jessie Salsbury

Lidia ZAMENHOF (1904-1942)/Playwright: Luiza Carol

Lilian Rolfe (1914-1945)/Playwright:  Libby Mitchell

Lilly Ledbetter (April 14, 1938)/Playwright Jessica Feder-Birnbaum

Lily Parr (1905-1978) Playwright: Benjamin Peel

Linda Ronstadt(1946-?)/Playwright: Diane Burbano

Linda Tripp (1949- )/Playwright: Sarah Tuft

Lise de Baissac- (1905-2004)/Playwright: Danielle Wirsansky

Lisette Hassani (1900s)/Playwright:Elliot Huxtable

Lizzie Bell Carrithers (1901-1983)/Playwright: Pat Cheshire Jennings

Lois Mailou Jones (1905-1998)/Playwright: Michael angel Johnson

Lora Lubin (1926-2013)/Playwright: Shellen Lubin
Louise Beavers (1902-1962)/Playwright: Jennifer O’Grady

Louise Bourgeois (1911-2010)/Playwright: C.J. Ehrlich

Louise Day Hicks (1916-2003)/Playwright: Nancy Brewka-Clark

Louise Emerson Ronnebeck (1901-1980)/ Playwright: Denise Hinson

Louise L. Serpa (1925-2012)/Playwright: Nikki Harmon

Lotfia El Nadi (1907-2002)/Playwright: Laura Shamas

Lucita Castañón (1900s)/Playwright: Jess Eisenberg

Lucy Grealy (1963-2002)/Playwright: Sara Cowley

Lupe Ontiveros (1942-2012)/Playwright: Jess Eisenberg

Lynda Carter(1951-?)/Playwright: Diane Burbano

Madeleine L’Engle (1918-2007)/Playwright: Charissa Menefee

Madres Plaza de Mayo (1977 al presente.)  Siglo XX/Playwright: Nadia Rosero

Magdalena Abakanowicz (1930-2017)/Playwright: Merridawn Duckler

Mamie ‘Peanut’ Johnson (1935 – )/Playwright: Cindy Cooper

Marcia Lewinsky (1949- )/Playwright: Sarah Tuft

Margaret Bourke-White (1904-1971)/Playwright: Paul Calandrino

Margaret Thatcher (1925-2013)/Playwright: Rex McGregor

Margot Fonteyn (1919-1991)/Playwright: Heather Dunmore

Margot Wölk (1917- )/Playwright: Jaclyn Perlmutter

Marguerite Duras ( Gia-Dinh (Vietnan)1914 – París (Francia 1996)/Playwright: Eva Hibernia

Maria Luisa Bombal (1910-1980)/Playwright: Begoña Ugalde

María Rosa Luna Henson or “Lola Rosa” (1927–1997) “Comfort Women” (79 pages)/Playwright:Lucy Chau Lai-Tuen

Maria Elena Milagro de Hoyos (1909-1931)/Playwright: Julie Lyn Barber

Maria Tallchief (1925-2013)/Playwright: Merridawn Duckler

Marie Christine Chilver (aka Agent Fifi) (12 September 1920 – 5 November 2007)/Playwright: Carol M. Rice

Marie Colvin (1956-2012)/Playwright: Glenda Frank

Marilyn Monroe (1926-1962)/Playwright: Sandra de Helen

Marlene Dietrich (1901-1992)/Playwright: Talia Pura

Marsha P Johnson (1945-1992)/Playwright: Monique Hebert

Marthe Cohn (April 13, 1920 – present)/Playwright: Susan Hansell

Martine Rothblatt (1954- )/Playwright: Kat Mustatea

Marty Mann (1904 – 1980)/Playwright: Carolyn Gage

Maruja Mallo (1902-1995)/Playwright: Vanesa Sotelo

Mary Kay Ash (1918-2001)/Playwright: Thea Iberall

Mary Astor (1906-1987)/Playwright: Susan Shafer

Mary Marvin Breckinridge (1905-2002)/Playwright: Angelé Sionna

Mary John Sr (1913-2004)/Playwright: Sheree Bradford-Lea

Mary Lou Kownacki (born in 20th century)/Playwright: Nancy Hopps

Mary Kubicek (1900s)/Playwright: Jessie Salsbury

Mary Leakey(1913-1996)/Playwright: Connie Bennett

Mary McGee (19?-?   )/Playwright: Robin Rice

Mary Lou Williams (1910-1981)/Playwright: Mora V. Harris

Marzieh (1924-2010) Playwright:J.Lois Diamond

May Sarton (1912-1955)/Playwright: Deborah Magid

Melania Trump (1969)/Playwright: Diana Burbano

Melba Liston (1926-1999)/Playwright: Jennifer L. Hayes

Melba Roy Mouton (1929-1990)/Playwright: Melody Cooper

Mercedes Cordoba Carles Matter  (1913-2001)/Playwright: Glenda Frank

Merle Oberon (1911-1979)/Playwright: Jess Eisenberg

MFK Fisher (1908-1992)/Playwright: DS Magid

Mildred Bailey (1907-1951)/Playwright: Dorothy Velasco

Mildred Dresselhaus (1930-2017)/Playwright: C.J. Ehrlich

Misty Copeland- (1982)/Playwright:  Lucy Wang

Monica Lewinsky (1973- )/Playwright: Sarah Tuft

Nadia Murad (1963–)/Playwright: Lynda Crawford

Nancy Lane Smith (1964-2005)/Playwright: Lynda Crawford

Nancy Wake (1912-2011)/Playwright: Danielle Wirsansky

Natalia Levi Ginzberg (1916-1991)/Playwright:
Shellen Lubin

Natalia Peshkova (1923-)/Playwright: Danielle Wirsansky

Natalia Ponce de Leòn – (b1981)/Playwright: Diana Burbano

Natalia Revuelta (1925-2015)/Playwright: Stephanie Swirsky

Natalie Wood (1938-1981) / Playwright: Allie Costa

Natalya Meklin (1922-2005)/Playwright: Marlo Kern

NeNe Leakes (1967-present)/Playwright: Nomfanelo Moloi

Nekojiru (Chiyomi Hashiguchi) (1967-1998)/Playwright: Emmy Kuperschmid

Nieves Fernandez (circa 1906 – unknown)/Playwright: Amanda Andrei

Nina Simone (1933-2003) Playwright:J.Lois Diamond

Nina Ulyanenko (1923-2005)/Playwright: Marlo Kern (2017)

Nola Jane Gentry (1903-1993)/Playwright: Grace Ellis

Norma Lee Dean (1962- 1976)/Playwright: Catherine Frid

Ntozake Shange (1948-present)/Playwright: Amissa Miller

Octavia Estelle Butler (1947-2006)/Playwright: Holli Harms

Olga Watkins Gmoser (1939-2014)/Playwright: Patricia Watkins

Olga Spessitzeva (1905-1997)/Playwright: Christine Emmert

Olive Byrne (1904-1985)/Playwright: Ashley Lara

Dr. Olivia J.Hooker (1915 – present)/Playwright: Nina Howes

Ophelia DeVore (1922 – 2014)/ Playwright: Deneen Reynolds-Knott

Paola Levi-Montalcini (1909-2000)/Playwright: J. Lois Diamond

Parveen Shakir (1952-1994)/Playwright: Melissa Nussbaum Freeman

Patricia Hill Collins  (1948- )/Playwright: Ivan Faute

Patsy Southgate (1928-1998)/Playwright: Lylanne Musselman

Patti Smith (1946- )/Playwright: Sarah Tuft

Patty Jenkins (b. July 24, 1971)/Playwright: Jessie Salsbury

Paula Hernandez (1920-1989)/Playwright: Melissa Nussbaum Freeman

Pauli Murray (1910-1985)/Playwright: Thea Iberall

Pearl Bailey (1918-1990)/Playwright: Sandra de Helen

Pearl Eileen Primus (1919-1994)/Playwright: Cesi Davidson

Peg Holmes (1900s)/Playwright: Lolly Ward

Peggy Lee (1920-2002)/Playwright: Lylanne Musselman

Petra Kelly- (1947-1992/Playwright: Daniel M. Kinch

Phoolan Devi (1963-2001)/Playwright: Sara K Larson

Phyllis Schlafly (1924-2016)/Playwright: Jo Brisbane

Pupul Jayakar (1915-1997) Playwright: J.Lois Diamond

Rachel Carson (1907-1964) / Playwright: Pat Montley

Reba Whittle-(1919-1981)/Playwright: Danielle Wirsansky

Reese Witherspoon (b. March 22, 1976)/Playwright: Jessie Salsbury

Remedios Varo (1908-1963)/Playwright: Estela Garcia

Reyhanah Jabbarti (1988-2014)/Playwright: Michael Tooher

Rita Hayworth (1918-1987)/Playwright: Evelyn Jean Pine

Rita Levi-Montalcini (1909-2012)/Playwright: J. Lois Diamond

Roberta Evelyn Martin (1907-1969)/Playwright: Marina Castiñeira Ezquerra

Rosa Parks (1913-2005)/Playwright: Thea Iberall

Rosalind Franklin (1920 – 1958)/Playwright: Naomi Elster

Rosario Dawson (1979)/Playwright: Jess Eisenberg

Rose Alexander (1900s)/Playwright: K.A. Brokaw

Rosemary Kennedy (1918-2005)/Playwright: James O’Connor

Rosetta LeNoire (8/8/1911 – 3/17/2002) Playwright: Jean Hartley Sidden

Ruby Dee (10/27/1922 – 6/11/2014) Playwright: Jean Hartley Sidden

Ruth Batson (1921-2003)/Playwright: Nancy Brewka-Clark

Ruth Bader Ginsburg (March 15, 1933)/Playwright Jessica Feder-Birnbaum

Ruth Hurmence Green (1915-1981)/Playwright: Jo Brisbane

Ruth Handler (1916-2002)/Playwright: Ellen Davis Sullivan

Ruth Stone (1915-2011)/Playwright: Lylanne Musselman

Sala Garncarz (1924- )/Playwright: Arlene Hutton

Sally Ride (1951-2012)/Playwright: Ashley Lara

Samantha Power (b. 1970)/Playwright: Glenda Frank

Sameera Moussa (1917-1952)/Playwright: Evelyn Jean Pine

Sara Bareilles (born 1979) / Playwright: Allie Costa

Sarah Recktor (1902-1967)/Playwright: Asia Nichols

Selma Hortense Burke (1900-1995)/Playwright:Christine Hodak

Sharon Jones (1956-2016)Playwright:J.Lois Diamond

Shellen Lubin ( 1953- )/Playwright:  Shellen Lubin

Shirley Temple Black (1928-2014)/Playwright: Erin Moughon

Shirley Chisholm (1924-2005)/Playwright: Olga Humphrey

Shirley Jackson (1916-1965)/Playwright: Donna Hoke

Simin Behbahani (1927-2014) Playwright:J.Lois Diamond

Simone DeBeauvoir (1908-1986)/Playwright: Rita Anderson

Simone Segouin – (1925-)/Playwright: Ian Low

Simone Weil (February 3, 1909 – August 24, 1943)/Playwright: Susan Hansell

Soeur Leonide (1900s) / Playwright: Angela J. Davis

Sonia Henie (1912-1969)/Playwright: Cynthia L. Cooper

Sophilline Cheam Shapiro (1967- ) Playwright: Stephanie Satie

Sophie Scholl (1921-1943)/Playwright: Lisa Jayne

Sophie Thomas (1917-2010)/Playwright: Sheree Bradford-Lea

Stella Adler (1901-1992)/Playwright: Shellen Lubin

Stella Stray (1900s)/Playwright: Susan Shafer

Susan Travers-(1909-2003)/Playwright: Danielle Wirsansky

Suzanne Somers (1946 –   )/Playwright: Lucy Wang

Suzi Gablik (1934- )/Playwright: Rex McGregor

Sylvia Plath (1932-1963)/Playwright: Kendra Augustin

Sylvie Le Bon (1941 – )/Playwright: Tara Goldstein

Talullah Bankhead (1902 – 1968)/Playwright: Kirsten Van Ritzen

Taylor Swift (1989 –   )/Playwright: Lucy Wang

St. Teresa of Calcutta (1910-1997)/Playwright: Gloria Schramm

Tess Ashplund (1974)/Playwright: Jessie Salsbury

Tharon Musser (1925-2009)/Playwright: Shan Ayers

Tilda Swinton (1960- )/Playwright: Gina DeMarco Scanlon

Tina Mion (b. 1960) / Playwright: Micki Shelton

Toni Stone (1921-1996)/Playwright: Andrea Lepcio

Truus Oversteegen (1923-2016)/Playwright: Mora V. Harris

Valaida Snow (c.1906- 1956) Playwright: Michael angel Johnson

Vera Atkins(1908-2000)/Playwright:  Libby Mitchell

Vera Bjelik (1921-1944)/Playwright: Marlo Kern

Vijaya Lakshmi Pandit (Nan) (1900-1990)Playwright:J.Lois Diamond

Viola Davis (1965-Present)/Playwright: Jessie Salsbury

Viola Desmond (1915-1965) Playwright: Andrea Scott

Viola Hyatt (1928-2000)/Playwright: Kelly McBurnette-Andronicos

Violeta Parra (1917-1967)/Playwright: camila le-bert

Violette Leduc (1907-1972) /Playwright: Julie English-Dixon

Violette Szabo (1921-1945) /Playwright:  Libby Mitchell

Virginia Apgar (1909-1974)/Playwright: Susan Shafer

Virginia Hall (1906-1982)/Playwright: Rachel Handler

Vivian Strong (1955-1969)/Playwright: Monica Bauer

Wilhelmina Heintz (19?-?)/Playwright: Robin Rice

Wilma Mankiller (1945-2010)/Playwright: Trish Ayers

Wilma Rudolph (1940-1994)/Playwright: Cynthia L. Cooper

Yang Huanyi (1909-2004)/Playwright: Lynda Crawford

Yevdokia Bershanskaya (1913-1982)/Playwright: Marlo Kern

Yushra Mardini (1998)/Playwright: Jessie Salsbury

Zelda Fitzgerald (1900-1948)/Playwright: Kat Meads

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