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Member News and Events

Show your support for the League of Professional Theatre Women! Our members are making an impact in the theatre community. Take a look below to check out the exciting events happening this month along with some special offers.

Looking to submit your production? Please submit online with THIS FORM.

See you at the theatre!


The Three Musketeers – Submitted by LPTW Member Karen Eterovich

Now – July 13

Soldiers’ and Sailors’ Monument
Intersection of West 89th Street and Riverside Drive
The classic story about young D’Artagnan who goes to Paris to become a Musketeer and falls prey to the plots of Cardinal Richelieu and his deadly assassins which even threaten the lives of the Three Musketeers.
Featuring LPTW Member Karen Eterovich as Queen Anne.

Cushions provided for the first 40 guests. Please arrive by 6:15PM.
No tickets necessary; pay what you can donation after show.

For more information, CLICK HERE


LISTEN! THE RIVER – Submitted by LPTW Member Robin Rice

July 6 – 8

Flamboyán Theater
107 Suffolk St, Ground Floor
Btwn Rivington & Delancy Streets
LISTEN! THE RIVER creeps up and tackles you unaware as you follow the journey of Turbo, a Maine Coon Cat who is a serious catalyst for change in the lives of diverse people. A hit at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival as a one-act, one-actor play, this magical story has grown into a full-length, species-encompassing dark comedy. Produced by Articulate Theatre Company in the Planet Connections Theatre Festivity.
Written by: LPTW Member Robin Rice
Actors: Shetal Shah, Crystal Edn, Sergei Burbank, Diane Terrusa,
Joanne Dorian, and Sean J. Moran.

Director: Tom J. Slot
The production is benefiting an NYC non-profit cat rescue organization.

Tickets: $10
Equity and Dramatist Guild members can get in for free with their
membership cards if there are open seats.

For more information, CLICK HERE

World Views: 2017 Musical Theater Lab at
Prospect Theater Company – Submitted by LPTW Member Teresa Lotz

July 8

The TimesCenter
234 West 44th Street
Btwn 7th & 8th Aves

From Georgia O’Keefe to Marc Chagall, Faith Ringgold to René Magritte…
Nine writing teams come together to create original short musicals inspired by works of visual art on display in NYC museums, each of which offer a window into a unique, imaginative world.

Written by:
Janet Allard & Niko Tsakalakos
EllaRose Chary & Brandon James Gwinn
Seth Christenfeld & James Ballard
Christiana Cole & Rona Siddiqui
Anton Dudley & Faye Chiao
Emily Kaczmarek & Zoe Sarnak
Brandon Michael Lowden & Alexander Sage Oyen
Sarah Rebell & LPTW Member Teresa Lotz
Melvin Tunstall III, Douglas Lyons, & Ethan Pakchar
Director – Dev Bondarin
Music Director – Chris Gurr
Stage Manager – Craig Rosenthal

Tickets: $15 – $35

For more information, CLICK HERE.


She Plays! A Reading in the Catskills – Submitted by LPTW
Member Cindy Cooper

July 18

SUNY at Delhi
Okun Theatre, in Farrell Hall

454 Delhi Dr. (2 Main St on GPS)
Delhi, NY 13753

SHE PLAYS by LPTW Member Cindy Cooper tells the riveting stories of six women from sports history who break barriers and challenge stereotypes. Their struggles and successes, shared by two performers, reveal the inner strength that inspires people to overcome obstacles on any field of endeavor.

Tickets: FREE

For more information, CLICK HERE


Singing Beach – Submitted by LPTW Member Jenny Lyn Bader

July 22 – August 12

HERE Arts Center
145 6th Avenue
Btwn Dominic & Spring Streets

Theatre 167 presents the world premiere of Singing Beach by Tina Howe,
directed by Ari Laura Kreith.

A Category 4 hurricane approaches Singing Beach, but the Sleeper clan is struggling with storms of its own. A play about climate change, aging, and the power of imagination to change the world.

Featuring Erin Beirnard, Devin Haqq, Jackson Demott Hill, John P. Keller,
Tuck Milligan, Elodie Morss, and Naren Weiss

Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays at 8:30pm; Sundays at 4pm.

Join us on Wednesday, July 26th for a reception after our third preview.

$10 off with code 167LPTW (Reg $30-$40)

For tickets, call (866) 811-4111 orCLICK HERE.


CIRCULAR – Submitted by LPTW Member Laura Shamas

July 27

CLARA Studios
2420 N Street
Sacramento, CA 95816

CIRCULAR by LPTW Member Laura Shamas is part of Capital Stage’s 2017 Playwrights’ Revolution. CIRCULAR will be presented with a post-show
discussion to follow.

CIRCULAR is a two-person show about an army psychiatrist on her first tour of Afghanistan who becomes entangled in the world of “The Odyssey.”
Themes: PTSD, The Wounded Healer.

Tickets: $10 suggested donation.

For more information, CLICK HERE.


Coming to America – Submitted by LPTW Member Stephanie Satie

October 22

Theatre Row Studio Theatre
410 West 42nd Street
Btwn 9th and Dyer Aves

Written and performed by LPTW Member Stephanie Satie, directed by Anita Khanzadian. Ten women whose lives have been transformed, first, by extraordinary events in their country of birth, then by their response to America. The women are from Iraq, India, El Salvador, Armenia, Iran, Afghanistan, Russia, Serbia, Cambodia, and Syria.

Stephanie is a United Solo Festival Encore Performer, having appeared there in 2013 and 2014 with SILENT WITNESSES and winning the award for Best Documentary script. Stephanie and Anita were the recipients of an award from WAM Coalition for their collaboration.

Tickets: $37.25 – $70

For more information, CLICK HERE


Horton Foote’s The Traveling Lady – Submitted by LPTW Member Angelina Fiordellisi

Now – July 16

Cherry Lane Theatre
38 Commerce Street
Btwn Hudson Street & 7th Ave South

Spring into summer at our exclusive preview presentation and special benefit reception on Tuesday, June 13th in support of CHERRY LANE THEATRE’s mission and programs.

Directed by Austin Pendleton
Featuring Larry Bull, Lynn Cohen, Angelina Fiordellisi, Jean Lichty, George Morfogen, Ron Piretti, PJ Sosko, Jill Tanner, Korinne Ruth Tetlow, and
Karen Ziemba

Master storyteller Horton Foote tells the unforgettable tale of an intrepid woman journeying to a small town in Texas to reunite with her husband. A poignant story of loss and redemption, The Traveling Lady looks into America’s heart and soul.

$49 through 7/16 with code LPTW
(Reg $65, Premium $95)

For tickets, call 212-989-2020 or CLICK HERE

For more information, visit


SOULPEPPER ON 42nd STREET – Submitted by LPTW Member Amanda Pekoe

Now – July 29

The Pershing Square Signature Center
480 West 42nd Street
Between 9th & 10th Avenues
1 Month, 1 Company, 5 Stages, 10 Remarkable Shows, 65 Canadian Artists

Canada’s most acclaimed theatre company, SOULPEPPER, is making its New York City debut! In celebration of its 20th season and in honor of Canada’s 150th anniversary as a nation, SOULPEPPER ON 42nd STREET presents four exciting weeks of programming now through July 29 at The Pershing Square Signature Center. Featuring a showcase of outstanding plays, musicals, concerts, and cabarets, this rich celebration of Canadian artistry is one of the largest festivals of its kind. Join SOULPEPPER for an unforgettable summer of ground-breaking theatre!

35% Off Tickets with code S42GEN

Kim’s Convenience, Of Human Bondage and Spoon River: $30-$52.50
(reg. $50-$80)
A Brimful of Asha, New York – The Melting Pot: $23 – $42.50 (reg. $35-$65)
(re)Birth and Alligator Pie: $17-$23 (reg. $35)
Cage and CRASH: $20 (reg. $30)

For tickets, CLICK HERE.


INDECENT on Broadway – Submitted by LPTW Member
Frances McGarry

Now – August 6

Cort Theatre
138 West 48th Street
Between 6th & 7th Aves

It’s near-impossible to fully convey the thrumming resonance of INDECENT, the evanescent shimmer of a show that arrived on Broadway. Make haste for the Cort Theatre simply to share the astonishing power of this new play with music about a delicious ancient Broadway scandal that pulses through the decades to
our own time.

“It’s an exhilarating ride you’ll never forget.” – Deadline

“Gripping. Extraordinary. Wonderful.” – Newsday

“FIVE STARS. Captivating and gorgeous, with a wonderful ensemble.”
Time Out NY


Places, The Play – Submitted by LPTW Members
Ludovica Villar-Hauser & Romy Nordlinger

July 21 – July 30

59E59 Theaters
59 East 59th Street
Btwn Park & Madison Aves

Yonder Window Theatre Company and Parity Productions are thrilled to announce that writer/performer Romy Nordlinger’s Places is among the selected performances for this year’s East to Edinburgh festival at 59E59 Theaters.

Places will play 6 performances in July before traveling to Edinburgh, Scotland for the 2017 Fringe Festival where it will have 25 performances over the month of August (4th – 27th).

Places, a tour-de-force one-actor multimedia show, tells the story of Alla Nazimova, the rule-breaking, lesbian Broadway and Hollywood legend. From a Jewish immigrant fleeing Tsarist Russia to Hollywood’s first female director and producer, Nazimova was a trailblazer who wouldn’t be silenced. Nordlinger’s solo performance reimagines one of the most daring and censored artists of the 20th century who tells it like it was… and still is.

For tickets, more information CLICK HERE


#placestheplay, #allanazimova, #sewingcircle #theatrelegends, #LGBTQ


IN & OF ITSELF – Submitted by LPTW Member Amanda Pekoe

Extended By Popular Demand

Daryl Roth Theatre
101 East 15th Street
At Union Square East
“Derek DelGaudio sets himself apart from the Abracadabra crowd. Beautiful. Tender. Astonishing.” – The New York Times, Critic’s Pick

“Jaw-dropping! Undeniably compelling.” – Entertainment Weekly

“A thoughtful piece of theatre…It will linger in the mind and leave ample room
for wonder.” – The New Yorker

“Nothing short of remarkable.” – HuffPo

“Wildly impressive! Elevates magic to a fine art.” – TheaterMania

A story reveals the illusion of one’s identity in Derek DelGaudio‘s modern allegory, IN & OF ITSELF. New ways of seeing the unseeable are explored, as memories from yesterday, inexplicable events witnessed today, and secrets imagined for tomorrow all blend together, creating a perpetual paradox of a show. The writer and producers of NOTHING TO HIDE reunite with executive producer Neil Patrick Harris to present this theatrical experience, directed by Frank Oz.
No one under the age of 16 will be admitted to this production.
Tickets starting at $55 
For tickets, CLICK HERE.


Avenue Q – Submitted by LPTW Member Amanda Pekoe

Now Playing!

New World Stages
340 West 50th Street (between 8th and 9th Avenues)


– The New York Times, Critics’ Pick

– Entertainment Weekly


Part flesh, part felt and packed with heart, AVENUE Q is still the funniest and freshest show in New York City! Now celebrating its 13th smash year!

Tickets: $75.50 – $97.00

For tickets, CLICK HERE

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Rojo Verde – Submitted by LPTW Member Lynda Crawford

July 6 at 5:30PM

LATEA Theatre
107 Suffolk Street
Btwn Rivington and Delancey Streets

A New Play by Lynda Crawford is to have a staged reading in the 2017 Planet Connections Festivity.

The Barrera family have had a small farm in New Mexico for hundreds of years—when it was native land, when it was Mexican, and now part of the US—producing, among other things, an outstanding native chili pepper, the Rojo Verde. But their livelihood and traditions are now threatened by an invisible drift: GMOs.

For more information, CLICK HERE

For tickets, CLICK HERE



AFTER THE WALL – Submitted by LPTW Member Melba Larose

AFTER THE WALLLPTW Member Melba LaRose’s epic multi-media, multi-disciplinary play that she will also direct, is commencing auditions and interviews in Valencia, Spain this July, 2017. Auditions and production meetings will be in English, German, and Spanish.

If you know any multi-talented performers or production professionals who will be in Valencia, please contact Melba: 

The NYC auditions will take place in October. A 1-2 hour segment of this marathon piece will be produced in Valencia before the end of the year.

To learn more, CLICK HERE
(Information is available in both English and Spanish.)


Ivoryton Playhouse’s Women Playwrights Initiative – Submitted by LPTW Member Jacqueline Hubbard

Photographer: Anne Hudson

The Ivoryton Playhouse is delighted to announce our second annual Women Playwrights’ Initiative.

GREAT NEWS! Deadline extended to August 15 to accommodate summer vacation plans! 

We will be accepting completed manuscripts of plays that run one hour or less by email only until August 15, 2017. Staged readings of selected plays will be in February/March 2018. Writers will be invited to Ivoryton for a week to work on their play and will receive a small stipend.

Interested playwrights should email a completed manuscript and resume to:

Laura Copland, Director of Play Development