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International Awards Week – October 25 Through November 3

Please join us for a week of amazing events Saturday, October 25 to Monday, November 3 as part of the Gilder/Coigney International Theatre Award, honoring the 2014 awardee Patricia Ariza ...


LPTW Trip 2015 – London and Dublin

New trip for 2015! London and Dublin The Travel Committee has added a special option this year. Travelers can either stay in London for the entire week or choose the ...


Women Hired Off-Broadway 2010-2014

STUDY EXPLORES GENDER PARITY OFF-BROADWAY New York, NY – September 9, 2014: The League of Professional Theatre Women (LPTW), as part of an initiative called Women Count, are pleased to ...

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Julia’s Reading Room: Oct 21 at 7pm

On Octber 21st, Julia’s Reading Room held a reading of: The Slippers ...

League of Professional Theatre Women’s Welcome – 2014

League of Professional Theatre Women’s Welcome – 2014 It’s time to celebrate ...
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International Theatre Award Ceremony Honoring Patricia Ariza – Oct. 27

Please Be Our Guest us for the 2nd Gilder/Coigney International Theatre Award ...

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TONYS Congratulations to the following Tony Award Winners: LPTW Members Daryl Roth, Margot Astrachan, and Erika Mallin. LPTW Awardee Natasha Katz, and LPTW Friend and Award Presenter Audra McDonald. Congratulations to the following Tony Award Nominees: LPTW Member Estelle Parsons, and LPTW Auction Celebrity Chair Tyne Daly LUCILLE LORTEL  Congratulations to LPTW Members Daryl Roth and Pat Flicker Addiss on their Lucille Lortel Award wins for Buyer […]

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Theatre Funding Opportunities Archives: August 2014

Women in the Arts & Media Coalition, League of Professional Theatre Women, and WomenArts present Theatre Funding Opportunities – August 2014 The League of Professional Theatre Women and the Women in the Arts & Media Coalition have teamed up to take over the WomenArts funding newsletters for both Theatre and Film/Video. We’re all very excited to be continuing these fabulous […]

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On Her Shoulders: October 1st at 6:30pm

On Her Shoulders in association with New Perspectives Theatre Company and the New School for Drama presents THE OFFICE By Maria Irene Fornés, Directed by Alice Reagan Wednesday, October 1, 2014 On Her Shoulders is pleased to present a FREE staged reading of The Office (1966) by Maria Irene Fornés, directed by Alice Reagan on […]

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The LPTW ’14-15 Season Kick-Off!

We’ve amplified our annual launch event to feature a look at major projects and the season ahead, including…. Judy Binus and Martha Steketee on their LPTW study Women Hired Off Broadway 2010 – 2014 (read it here first!) A sneak peek at our brand-new website Background on International Award events Committee news and more ways […]

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Oral History Bios: Billie Allen and Phylicia Rashad

BILLE ALLEN  is a highly respected actor/director/philanthropist. After appearing on Broadway as a dancer in Jerome Robbins’s On the Town, many musicals followed.  Elia Kazan spotted her talent and arranged a scholarship to study acting under Lee Strasberg.  Later Billie studied with Lloyd Richards and Harold Clurman.  She appeared in the original Broadway production of […]

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Oral History: Billie Allen Interviewed By Phylicia Rashad

On Monday, September 22, 2014, the League of Professional Theatre Women presented: BILLIE ALLEN interviewed by PHYLICIA RASHAD The event took place at the Bruno Walter Auditorium at the New York Public Library for the Performing Arts at Lincoln Center. Produced by Betty Corwin. This program was made possible by the generous support of Angelina Fiordellisi, Artistic […]

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