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Parity Productions Releases February List of Qualifying Productions

Theatre Production Company Parity Productions has released its monthly list of Qualifying Productions for February -their popular directory of New York City shows in which the individual creative teams have 50% of the positions filled with cis women and/or trans and gender nonconforming (TGNC) artists (directors, designers, and playwrights).

Parity Productions is New York's theatre company that is dedicated to developing and producing new work and committed to filling a minimum of 50% of the creative roles on their productions with cis women and/or trans and gender nonconforming (TGNC) artists (playwrights, directors, and designers). In addition, part of their mission is to provide substantial promotional support to any full productions industry-wide that meet the 50% hiring standard in the form of social media, email blasts, PR support, and placement in their Qualifying Productions Directory. "In 2018 the program served 165 Qualifying Productions, 134 NYC theatre companies, and over 780 theatre artists. There are so many theatre companies that need and deserve support. We applaud those that practice a 50% hiring standard," says Artistic Director and Founder Ludovica Villar-Hauser.

2019 marks the second year of Parity Productions' partnership with Show-Score. The two companies teamed up to create a one-of-a-kind partnership in support of a 50/50 industry hiring standard. If Qualifying Productions have 7 or more performances, they will also be featured on, the largest fan community for New York City theater. The two companies recently announced the next phase of their partnership to provide even more comprehensive marketing and promotional support for Parity's Qualifying Productions.

To submit your production, go to To purchase tickets to Qualifying Productions, go to or directly to the Qualifying Production's own website.

February's Qualifying Productions are:

Addy and Uno

Now through 03/31/19

Theatre Row

Anne of Green Gables

01/24/19 - 02/11/19

Royal Family Productions

Behind the Sheet

01/09/19 - 02/10/19

Ensemble Studio Theatre

Bette Davis Ain't for Sissies

12/12/18 - 03/27/19

The Actors Guild

Between the Threads

Previews being 01/18/19

01/25/19 - 02/10/19

HERE Arts Center

Boesman and Lena

02/05/19 - 03/17/19

Signature Theatre

Bonnie's Last Flight

02/08/19 - 03/02/19

Next Door Series at NYTW

By the Way, Meet Vera Stark

01/29/19 - 03/03/19

Signature Theatre

City of No Illusions

02/08/19 - 02/24/19

Talking Band

Eco Village

Previews begin: 01/15/19

01/22/19 - 02/16/19

Theatre at St. Clement's

Eddie and Dave

01/10/19 - 02/17/19 (extended)

Atlantic Theater Company

Emily Brown and the Thing

01/26/19 - 02/03/19

The New Victory Theater


02/27/19 - 04/14/19

SoHo Playhouse

Generation NYZ

01/24/19 - 02/03/19

La MaMa

The Glass Menagerie

02/13/19 - 02/24/19


Gloria: A Life

Previews begin 10/03/18

10/18/18 - 03/31/19

Daryl Roth Theatre

Good Friday

02/11/19 - 03/18/19

The Flea Theater

Hercules: In Search of a Hero

01/24/19 - 02/10/19

Eclipses Group Theater NY

Hurricane Diane

02/06/19 - 03/10/19

WP Theatre

New York Theatre Workshop

If Pretty Hurts Ugly Must Be a Muhfucka

02/15/19 - 03/31/19

Playwrights Horizons


Imagining Madoff

03/01/19 - 03/23/19

59E59 Theaters


01/12/19 - 02/03/19

Lucy Jackson

In Association with Dutch Kills Theater Company

Next Door Series at New York Theatre Workshop


01/19/19 - 02/16/19

HERE Arts Center


01/16/19 - 02/02/19

Pocket Universe

The Light

01/23/19 - 03/17/19


Medusa Volution

02/08/19 - 02/24/19

Samieva Theater

Marys Seacole

02/09/19 - 03/24/19

Claire Tow Theater, LCT

Odd Day Rain

01/19/19 - 02/24/19

TADA! Youth Theater

The Price of Thomas Scott

01/24/19 - 03/23/19

Mint Theater Company

Puffs, or: Seven Increasingly Eventful Years at a Certain School of Magic & Magic

10/13/16 - 09/29/19 (extended)

New World Stages

A Raisin in the Sun

06/17/17 - 12/22/18 (extended)

Harlem Repertory Theatre

Tato Laviera Theatre

Random Acts

02/24/19 - 03/02/19

Magic Window Productions

Sistas: The Musical

10/23/11 - 06/02/19 (extended)

St. Luke's Theatre

Then She Fell

12/2016 - 05/26/19 (extended)

Third Rail Projects

The Kingsland Ward at St. Johns

The Startup Culture

08/24/18 - 03/14/19

The PIT Loft

This One's for the Girls

10/07/17 - 03/30/19 (extended)

St. Luke's Theatre

The Trial of the Catonsville Nine

01/16/19 - 02/23/19

Transport Group

True West

Previews begin 12/27/18

01/24/19 - 03/17/19

Roundabout Theatre Company


10/27/17 - 05/03/19 (extended)

Repertorio Español


04/24/16 - TBA

Brooks Atkinson Theatre

Wickedest Woman

01/19/19 - 02/02/19

Strang Sun Theater

WP Theater

Criteria to be listed in the Parity Productions Qualifying Productions Directory: 50% of the creative roles on the production-playwrights, directors, and designers-must be filled by cis women and/or TGNC artists; must be full productions (with at least one designer distinct from playwright/director) with a minimum of six performances in a New York City venue.

Parity's Qualifying Productions Program is part of their slate of advocacy programs that includes The Annual Parity Commission, The Women and Transgender Artists Database, and The Parity Store.

Through the generosity of The Sylvia Sleigh Endowment to Parity Productions, a select number of paintings by the renowned Welsh artist Sylvia Sleigh are now available for sale by Parity. The Parity Store funds Parity's programming - including its Annual Parity Commission.

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