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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 ...


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, ...

Upcoming Events

Women Hired Off-Broadway 2010-2014


A Discussion: Designers and Directors

Monday, September 29 from 6-8 PM The latest Networking event took place on Monday, ...

League of Professional Theatre Women’s Welcome – 2014

League of Professional Theatre Women’s Welcome – 2014 It’s time to celebrate ...

Recent News



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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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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Circles by Discipline

Dear League Members, We are pleased to announce a new committee: Circles by Discipline. We have all felt the need to want to get to know more intimately who the other League members are in our main focus discipline; to share ideas, network within that specific group, to constructively discuss the joys and frustrations, and to find […]

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International Awards: An Evening with Patricia Ariza

The Society for the Americas partners with the International Committee for a special International Award Week event. An Evening with Patricia Ariza October 28, 2014, 7:00 p.m. Americas Society, 680 Park Avenue, New York, NY View map In this special event, Patricia Ariza, producer, director, actress, playwright and poet, as well as co-founder of the Colombian theater ensemble […]

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