MTC's Lisa McNulty Named New Producing Artistic Director of Women's Project Theater
by BWW News Desk - Jul 23, 2014

Women's Project Theater today announced the appointment of Lisa McNulty to become the Off-Broadway theatre's new Producing Artistic Director. Ms. McNulty, who has been Artistic Line Producer at Manhattan Theatre Club since 2006, will assume her new position as of August 11, 2014. (more...)

Supporters Rise Up Behind Women's Project Theater Following Artistic Director's Departure
by BWW News Desk - Jul 17, 2014

Though Women's Project Theater may have lost its Artistic Director, support for the New York-based company continues to grow. (more...)

Women's Project Theater Begins Nationwide Hunt for New Artistic Director
by BWW News Desk - Jun 26, 2014

As BroadwayWorld previously reported, Women's Project Theater is going through some major changes. A national search has begun for a new Artistic Director to lead the company for the coming 2014-15 season and beyond. The new Artistic Director will succeed Julie Crosby, who recently departed the company as Producing Artistic Director, a position she held since 2006. During her tenure, Ms. Crosby led and nurtured the institution immeasurably, producing more than 25 plays by women playwrights and directors, and championing the careers of its alumnae lab artists. (more...)


by BWW News Desk - Jun 26, 2014


Julie Crosby Leaves Women's Project Theatre; Additional Board Members Also Depart?
by BWW News Desk - Jun 26, 2014

Women's Project Theater is going through some major changes. A recent blog by Howard Sherman indicates that Artistic Director Julie Crosby is now missing from the masthead and staff list on the theater's official website. According to Sherman, Crosby was not fired, but 'did not depart voluntarily.' Additionally, some other advisory board members have also resigned. (more...)

Previews for Women's Project Theater's THE MOST DESERVING with Veanne Cox & More Begin 3/30
by BWW News Desk - Mar 28, 2014

Catherine Trieschmann's tart, satirical skewering of small town cultural wars, The Most Deserving, begins previews Sunday, March 30, at 2:30pm at New York City Center Stage II, 131 West 55th Street. (more...)

Photo Flash: Arianna Huffington, Sharon Bush & Joan Vail Thorne Honored at Women's Project Theater's Women of Achievement Gala
by BWW News Desk - Mar 14, 2014

Sharon Bush, Philanthropist & Founder/Chief Executive Officer of Teddy Share, Arianna Huffington, Chair, President & Editor-in-Chief of the Huffington Post Media Group, and Joan Vail Thorne, playwright and director, were Women's Project Theater's 2014 Women of Achievement, who were inducted at its 29th Annual Gala Celebration at the Mandarin Oriental, 80 Columbus Circle, on Monday, March 10. Veanne Cox and Doug Wamble lead a musical tribute to lyricist Dorothy Fields. Also on hand throughout the evening were presenters David Hyde Pierce and Stanley Zareff. Check out a look back below! (more...)

Arianna Huffington, Sharon Bush & Joan Vail Thorne Named 2014 'Women of Achievement' by Women's Project Theater
by BWW News Desk - Feb 21, 2014

Sharon Bush, Philanthropist & Founder/Chief Executive Officer of Teddy Share, Arianna Huffington, Chair, President & Editor-in-Chief of the Huffington Post Media Group, and Joan Vail Thorne, playwright and director, are Women's Project Theater's 2014 Women of Achievement who will be inducted at its 29th Annual Gala Celebration at the Mandarin Oriental, 80 Columbus Circle, Monday, March 10, at 6:00pm. (more...)

Women's Project Theater's ROW AFTER ROW Begins Previews 1/15
by BWW News Desk - Jan 10, 2014

Rosie Benton (Stick Fly, Accent on Youth), Erik Lochtefeld, and P.J. Sosko play three Civil War re-enactors in the world premiere of Jessica Dickey's dark comedy, Row After Row, directed by Daniella Topol, Women's Project Theater's Producing Artistic Director Julie Crosby announced. Row After Row, which marks the 36th season of Women's Project Theater, begins previews Wednesday, January 15, at 7:30 for an opening Thursday, January 23, at 6:30pm at Women's Project Theater's home, New York City Center Stage II, 131 West 55th Street. (more...)

ENCORES! OFF-CENTER Will Return to New York City Center in Summer 2014
by BWW News Desk - Jan 09, 2014

New York City Center's 2013-14 season continues with a lineup of dance, theater and music, featuring Tony Award-winning actors, world-class dance, and world premiere theater. (more...)

Rosie Benton to Star in Women's Project's ROW AFTER ROW, Begin. 1/15
by BWW News Desk - Dec 10, 2013

Rosie Benton (Stick Fly, Accent on Youth), Erik Lochtefeld, and P.J. Sosko will play three Civil War re-enactors in the world premiere of Jessica Dickey's dark comedy, Row After Row, directed by Daniella Topol, Women's Project Theater's Producing Artistic Director Julie Crosby announced. Row After Row, which marks the 36th season of Women's Project Theater, begins previews January 15 for an opening January 23 at Women's Project Theater's home, New York City Center Stage II, 131 West 55th Street. (more...)

National Theatre Conference To Honor Nottage, Drury, and Oregon Shakespeare Fest at The Players Club, 12/6
by Stephen Hanks - Dec 02, 2013

The National Theatre Conference (NTC), an organization founded in 1925 that meets annually in New York to discuss relevant issues in today's theatre community and to celebrate outstanding achievement in the American theatre, has named the recipients of its 2013 awards. Playwright Lynn Nottage has been named Person of the Year; the Oregon Shakespeare Festival, under the artistic direction of Bill Rauch, is the recipient of the Theatre of the Year Award; and playwright Jackie Sibblies Drury has been selected as the winner of the Barrie and Bernice Stavis Playwright Award. All three will be honored and presented with their awards and hold discussions with the membership at The Players club during NTC's annual meeting in New York, December 6-8, 2013. (more...)

Photo Coverage: ONE NIGHT Opens at Cherry Lane Theatre
by Walter McBride - Nov 21, 2013

Cherry Lane Theatre Artistic Director Angelina Fiordellisi and Rattlestick Playwrights Theater Artistic Director David Van Asselt and Managing Director Brian Long present the world premiere of Charles Fuller's One Night... directed by Clinton Turner Davis. The production is now scheduled to run through December 15. The show just opened and BroadwayWorld brings you photos from the special night below! (more...)

Photo Flash: Michael Shannon, Jessica Hecht and Cast Celebrate Julie Taymor's A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM Opening
by BWW News Desk - Nov 04, 2013

Theatre for a New Audience's inaugural production of A Midsummer Night's Dream, directed by multiple Tony Award-winner Julie Taymor with original music composed by Academy Award and Golden Globe-winning Elliot Goldenthal, opened on November 2 at the Theatre's newly-named building, Polonsky Shakespeare Center, 262 Ashland Place between Lafayette Avenue and Fulton Street, Brooklyn. BroadwayWorld has photos from the opening night festivities below! (more...)

Women's Project Theater Seeks Female Playwrights, Directors, Producers for 2014-16 Lab; Deadline Today
by BWW News Desk - Nov 04, 2013

Women's Project Theater, the 36-year-old non-profit company dedicated to producing plays written and directed by women, is seeking a few good women for its 2014-2016 Lab of playwrights, directors and producers, underwritten with a generous grant from the Time Warner Foundation. The application deadline is November 4. (more...)

Women's Project Theater Seeks Female Playwrights, Directors, Producers for 2014-16 Lab; Deadline 11/4
by BWW News Desk - Oct 09, 2013

Women's Project Theater, the 36-year-old non-profit company dedicated to producing plays written and directed by women, is seeking a few good women for its 2014-2016 Lab of playwrights, directors and producers, underwritten with a generous grant from the Time Warner Foundation. The application deadline is November 4. (more...)

Jessica Dickey's ROW AFTER ROW, Catherine Trieschmann's THE MOST DESERVING & More Set for Women's Project Theater's 2013-14 Season
by BWW News Desk - Aug 07, 2013

Women's Project Theater, the 36-year-old non-profit company dedicated to producing plays written and directed by women, will present its 2013-2014 season of new plays at New York City Center Stage II, 131 West 55th Street, January 15 to May 4, Julie Crosby, Producing Artistic Director announced. (more...)

Photo Flash: Theresa Rebeck, Julia Jordan & More Present 4th Annual Lilly Awards
by BWW News Desk - Jun 04, 2013

Monday night, Julia Jordan, Theresa Rebeck, Marsha Norman, Tim Sanford and The Committee for Recognizing Women in Theatre presented the 4thAnnual Lilly Awards at Playwrights Horizons. Named for playwright Lillian Hellman, The Lilly Awards were created to recognize the extraordinary contributions made by women to the American Theater. Producers, playwrights, actors, designers, and directors were honored last night for their continued excellence in the theater community. Check out a look back at the ceremony below! (more...)

Theresa Rebeck, Committee for Recognizing Women in Theatre, & More to Present 4th Annual Lilly Awards at Playwrights Horizons, Today
by BWW News Desk - Jun 02, 2013

On June 3, 2013 Julia Jordan, Theresa Rebeck, Marsha Norman, Tim Sanford and The Committee for Recognizing Women in Theatre will present the 4th Annual Lilly Awards at Playwrights Horizons. Named for playwright Lillian Hellman, The Lilly Awards were created to recognize the extraordinary contributions made by women to the American Theater. Producers, playwrights, actors, designers, and directors will be honored for their continued excellence in the theater community. (more...)

Theresa Rebeck, Committee for Recognizing Women in Theatre, & More to Present 4th Annual Lilly Awards at Playwrights Horizons, 6/3
by BWW News Desk - May 30, 2013

On June 3, 2013 Julia Jordan, Theresa Rebeck, Marsha Norman, Tim Sanford and The Committee for Recognizing Women in Theatre will present the 4th Annual Lilly Awards at Playwrights Horizons. Named for playwright Lillian Hellman, The Lilly Awards were created to recognize the extraordinary contributions made by women to the American Theater. Producers, playwrights, actors, designers, and directors will be honored for their continued excellence in the theater community. (more...)

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