Still Living

If you would like more information specifically about producing one of our plays, please email 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. 

Still Living 

Alicia Alonso (1921)/Playwright: Stephanie Swirksy

Angela Davis (1944)/Playwright: Sandra de Helen

Amma (1953)/Playwright: Yolanda Dorado

Assata Shakur (1947)/Playwright: Renee Rankin

Aung San Suu Kyi (1945)/Playwright: Lani Anderson

Ava DuVernay (1972- )/Playwright: Jessie Salsbury

Billie Jean King (1943)/Playwright: Thea Iberall

Bree Newsome (1985- )/Playwright: Connie Bennett

Buffy Sainte Marie (1941)/Playwright: Catherine Frid

Caster Semenya (1991)/Playwright: Kat Mustatea

Condoleeza Rice (1954)/Playwright: Libby Emmons

Ethel Cook  (1972- )/Playwright: Jessie Salsbury

Gloria Steinem (1934)/Playwright: Thea Iberall

Gretel Bergmann (1914)/Playwright: Cynthia L. Cooper

Haifaa Nour (1974- ) Playwright: Lisa H Jayne

Hillary Rodham Clinton (1947)/Playwright: Thea Iberall

Jackie Joyner-Kersee (1962)/Playwright: Heather Meyer

Jeanne Cordova (1948)/Playwright: Elise J. Geither

Jinith Bedoya- (1974)/Playwright: Margarita Reiz

Judy Chu- (1953)/Playwright: Christine Toy Johnson

Kara Walker- (1969)/Playwright: Tinuade Oyelowo

Katherine Johnson (1918 – )/Playwright: Heather Graham & Eric Church

Kathy (1947)/Playwright: Lisa Nicoll

Kristen Bell (1980- Present)/Playwright: Matthew Weaver

Lila Wallis, Doctor (1921)/Playwright: Anne Flanagan

Lily Ledbetter (1938)/Playwright: Thea Iberall

Madonna (1958)/Playwright: Abby Rosebrock

Mae C. Jemison (1956- )/Playwright: Asia Nichols

Mao Hengfeng (1961- )/Playwright: Rachel Baird Rudisill

Martha Stewart (1941)/Playwright: Robin Rice Lichtig

Mary (1981)/Playwright:Lisa Nicoll

Mary Tyler Moore (1936)/Playwright:Robin Rice

Maxine Hong Kingston (1940)/Playwright: Kaela Mei-Shing Garvin

Michelle Obama (1964)/Playwright: Jessie Salsbury

Ming-Na Wen (1960s)/Playwright: Sarah Bewley

Mo’ne Davis (born 2001) / Playwright: Carol M. Rice

Nichelle Nichols (1932- )/Playwright: Asia Nichols

Octaviana Trujillo (1954)/Playwright: Linda Evans

Oprah Winfrey (1954- )/Playwright: Karina Cochran

P.T. Usha (1964)/Playwright: Hemavathy Guha

Paula Zahn (1956)/Playwright:Robin Rice

Rachel Lehmann-Haupt (1970s)/Playwright: Sheilah Rae

Sandra Day O’Connor (1930)/Playwright: Thea Iberall

Sasha Montenegro (1945)/Playwright: Robin Rice Lichtig

Sonia Sotomayor (1954)/Playwright: Erin Moughon

Sylvia Gassell (1923)/Playwright: Shellen Lubin

Sylvia Beach Whitman (1981)/Playwright: Deb Caperton Ballard

Sylvie Le Bon (1941)/Playwright: Rita Anderson

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