Equality Parade: Thursday, May 8 at 5:30PM

VISIBILITY ~ ADVOCACY ~ EQUALITY March in the Second Annual Women Stage the World Equality Parade Thursday, May 8th Arrival: 5:30 pm, (tunnel at Circle in the Square 50-51st, Bway-8th ...


Networking Monday: May 12 at 6PM

SAVE THE DATE Upcoming LPTW Networking Monday Event Monday, May 12, 2014, 6PM-8PM “Theatre and Other Careers:  Harness The Power of Theatre in Other Careers” Panelists: Stephanie Klapper, Stephanie Klapper ...

Setting the Stage

Oral History: May 5 at 6PM

Oral History: Tony-Award Winning Actress Bebe Neuwirth interviewed by Arts-Journalist Patrick Pacheco Bruno Walter Auditorium, New York Public Library for the Performing Arts at Lincoln Center (65th Street & Amsterdam Ave) Monday, ...

Upcoming Events


ONE-NIGHT ONLY A Gift from Dael to Benefit LPTW: May 6, 2014

ONE-NIGHT ONLY to Benefit LPTW FOREVER written and performed by Dael Orlandersmith ...

The Obie Awards: May 19

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LPTW Salon: April 24 at 7PM

April 24th 7:00 – 8:00 PM Theaterlab 357 West 36th St. 3rd ...

Recent News


The LPTW Online Auction is NOW OPEN!

The 2014 LPTW Online Auction Place Your Bid. Whether you’re looking for something unique for yourself, searching for a gift for a special someone, or looking to add a little adventure to your life, you’re sure to find something in our auction. Every bid helps support our cause. Tell Your Friends. The success of this online auction […]

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Now Accepting Auction Item Donations!

When you donate an item to the LPTW Auction Catalog, you support advocacy, educational outreach, mentoring, preservation of theatrical history, and LPTW’s mission to promote visibility and create opportunities for women in all disciplines of the professional theatre. DONATIONS: Must have a minimum value of $50.00. Categories include Art, books, sports, accessories restaurants, health and […]

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Bistro Awards: Tuesday, March 4

Save the Date! The 29th Annual Bistro Awards will be held on Tuesday, March 4 2014 at the Gotham Comedy Club, NYC

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Petit Salon: February 20 at 7PM

Margaret Croyden’s Petit Salon Reflections on Peter Brook & their longstanding relationship Including readings from his new book The Quality of Mercy Slots are filling up fast for the Margaret Croyden Petit Salon on February 20th.  If you’d like to attend this exciting event be sure to respond by THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 6TH  to reserve your seat! […]

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LPTW Awards Celebration & Big Mingle: March 10 at 6:30PM

THE LEAGUE OF PROFESSIONAL THEATRE WOMEN AWARDS CELEBRATION & BIG MINGLE Monday March 10 6.30 to 10pm at The Irene Diamond Stage The Pershing Square Signature Center 480 West 42nd Street Press Coverage From The Event: http://blogcritics.org/tamara-tunie-audra-mcdonald-zoe-caldwell-and-tyne-daly-at-league-of-professional-theatre-women-awards/ http://www.broadwayworld.com/article/Photo-Coverage-Tyne-Daly-More-Celebrate-Women-at-the-LPTW-Awards-20140311#.UyKpNl7GQiA The League’s new event puts awards center stage! Life Time Achievement Award:  Zoe Caldwell, Actor Audra McDonald […]

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In Memoriam: Honey Waldman

It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of one of the League’s most dedicated and special members: Honey Waldman. She will be greatly missed and her legacy lives on. HONEY WALDMAN was involved with just about every aspect of theatrical activity. Starting with being an apprentice at the Ogunquit Playhouse in Maine, […]

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STAGE-STRUCK: From Kemble to Kate

The Society for the Preservation of Theatrical History presents STAGE-STRUCK: From Kemble to Kate December 12, 2013 (NY, NY) the Society for the Preservation of Theatrical History is pleased to present STAGE STRUCK: From Kemble to Kate, an evening with five legendary actresses from the 19th to the early 20th Century, on Thursday, December 12, […]

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LPTW Salon Holiday Party: December 9 at 6PM

LPTW SALON HOLIDAY PARTY! Monday December 9 6PM to 8PM Iguana New York 240 W. 54th Street Cash bar * hors d’oeuvres on us! Free to LPTW members Members RSVP:  programs@theatrewomen.org Bring Friends – Make Friends! non-members: $20 at the Door (Cash or Check accepted) OR the party is included if you become a Friend of the League!:  […]

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Networking Monday: The Lowdown on Uptown

LPTW Quarterly Networking Mondays Join your peers, expand your networks, bring a potential new member! Monday, December 2, 2013, 6-8 PM TheaterLab, 357 West 36th Street, 3rd Floor, NYC “The Lowdown On Uptown: Opportunities for Women On and Off Broadway!” Panelists: Jane Dubin Producer, Double Play Connections, LLC 2013 “Ann -The Ann Richards Play” Lincoln […]

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Networking Monday: Crowdfunding

Check out photographs and notes from this fantastic event! Crowdfunding: Get Your Season Started! Fundraise Through Social Media! CLICK HERE TO ACCESS THE NOTES FROM THIS EVENT! This is members only content, so please make sure to log in! PANELISTS Theresa Hubbard Program Associate for Fiscal Sponsorship, Fractured Atlas Mahayana Landowne Co-Founder, Women Stage the […]

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Julia’s Reading Room 2013-2014

JULIA’S READING ROOM 2013-2014 SCHEDULE TUESDAYS, 6:30 – 8:30 Audiences are necessarily limited and attendees must RSVP to the playwright who assumes responsibility for the counting.  TUESDAY, SEPT. 24 – FENGAR GAEL’s play THE LAST LOT: Featured at an auction in rural Georgia is a trunk filled with items from the closure of Alchemy Antiques. […]

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LPTW London Trip 2014

LET’S ALL GO TO LONDON!!! Please join us for the LPTW 2014 trip to London. The dates are January 26 returning on Feb. 2nd (Sunday to Sunday). This really is a wonderful deal and a chance to see lots of theater. Why not download the application now? Click here to download the application! Contact Pamela […]

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Congratulations to LPTW Members!

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Women in Theatre Magazine Online

A New Online Collaboration between HowlRound and the LPTW. Visit WIT Online: http://witonline.org

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Equal Pay Day: April 8, 2014

EQUAL PAY COALITION NYC EQUAL PAY DAY - APRIL 8, 2014 - ACTION ALERT Call for action to close the wage gap now! Join advocates across NYS! NYC Rally with NYC Council Speaker at 12 Noon!  APRIL 8 - NATIONAL EQUAL PAY DAY - is the day in 2014 when women’s salaries catch up to men’s earnings from 2013. That’s […]

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World Theatre Day: March 27, 2014

The League of Professional Theatre Women encourages all who love and appreciate live theatre to celebrate World Theatre Day 2014! World Theatre Day was created in 1961 by the International Theatre Institute (ITI). It is celebrated annually on the 27th March. Each year, a message is written by a theatre luminary. Past messages have been […]

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Theatre Funding Opportunities Archive: March, 2014

PLAYWRIGHT FESTIVALS/CALL FOR ENTRIES McKinney Repertory Theatre New Play Competition (2014-2015 Season, McKinney, TX) – Seeking original, full-length, unproduced and unpublished scripts for eventual full production. No adaptations, translations, musicals, or children’s plays. Plays with casts of eight or fewer preferred. One submission per playwright. NOTE: Electronic submissions only; must be in PDF format and […]

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On Her Shoulders: March 28 at 6:30PM

THE CONVENT OF PLEASURE by Margaret Cavendish directed by Elyse Singer dramaturg: Melissa Conkling assistant director: Whitney Aronson (NY, NY) On Her Shoulders is pleased to present a FREE staged reading of The Convent of Pleasure by Margaret Cavendish, directed by Elyse Singer on Friday, March 28th; doors open at 6:30pm.The Play in Context, which […]

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Thank You For Helping to Make the Auction Huge Success!

Thank you to all who donated and bid on the Auction – It Was a Huge Success!  Dollars Raised: $16,864 Total Bids: 1,287 Special Thanks to Pat Addiss and Mari Lyn Henry, our Auction Chairs!

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