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Birth Place: Philadelphia PA

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Emma Goldman-Sherman believes in the power of theatre to confer healing and agency on audiences. Their plays have been produced on 4 continents. FUKT, Whorticulture, Why Birds Fly and Abraham's Daughters and others have been finalists for BAPF, Henley Rose, Unicorn (3x), Cutting Ball (3x). Campfire, and Bechdel Test Festival. Abraham’s Daughters is available as a podcast at TheParsnipShip.com. They earned an MFA in Theatre from the University of Iowa where they received a Norman Felton Fellowship, the Richard Maibaum Award for plays addressing social justice, and a Jane Chambers from ATHE. Residencies at Millay, Ragdale and WordBridge. Published with Brooklyn Publishers, Next Stage Press, Smith & Kraus, Applause, Smith Scripts (UK), and others. Member: Dramatists Guild, LMDA and Honor Roll! In 2019, Emma created https://www.bravespace.online to support all kinds of creatives. More information is available at https://newplayexchange.org/users/1088/emma-goldman-sherman where FUKT is the 6th most recommended play of thousands.

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WINNERS, A Neuro-divergent Queer Comedy, to be Presented At The Tank

WINNERS, a neuro-divergent queer comedy, will be performed at the Tank. Learn more about the show and see how to purchase tickets.
The Tank Unveils Programming For PRIDEFEST 2024 Featuring Workshops, Performances & More

The Tank revealed the programming for PRIDEFEST 2024, featuring performances, workshops, and events celebrating LGBTQIA+ voices and stories. Learn how to purchase tickets.
Theater Resources Unlimited & CreateTheater Unveils TRU VOICES Annual Play Reading Series' Winners

Theater Resources Unlimited (TRU) announces the winners of the 2024 TRU VOICES Annual Play Reading Series. The selected plays will be presented virtually in February.
Danny Burstein, Martyna Majok, Helen Park and More Join Dramatists Guild BroadwayCon Panels - Full Programming Set

Get exclusive access to Broadway legends Danny Burstein, Martyna Majok, Helen Park, and more as they share their insights and experiences in panels at BroadwayCon. Join in for an inside look at the world of theater and learn from the best in the industry.
Tony-Nominated Writer Laurence O'Keefe Will Moderate New York Theatre Barn's Choreography Lab, March 12

Tony nominated composer/lyricist Laurence O'Keefe (Legally Blonde, Heathers, Bat Boy) will moderate the launch of the 10th season of  New York Theatre Barn's Choreography Lab on Sunday, March 12th, 2023 at 6PM ET. The in-person presentation will also be streamed live from Open Jar Studios (1601 Broadway) in New York City.
TANYA'S LIT CLIT To Perform In New York Theatre Barn's Choreography Lab

Experimental Bitch has announced their partnership with New York Theatre Barn for a presentation of TANYA'S LIT CLIT. The fiscally-sponsored theater company based in New York City that creates, develops, and produces badly-behaved, genre-defying performance by emerging TGNC and women artists is thrilled to present a selection of the new musical, TANYA'S LIT CLIT. 
Creative Team Announced For Experimental Bitch's TANYA'S LIT CLIT at New York Theatre Barn

Experimental Bitch has announced their partnership with New York Theatre Barn for a presentation of TANYA'S LIT CLIT.
10th Season of New York Theatre Barn's Choreography Lab to Launch With Three New Musicals

New York Theatre Barn will launch the 10th season of its Choreography Lab on Sunday, March 12th, 2023 at 6PM ET. The in-person presentation will also be streamed live from Open Jar Studios in New York City.
Six Finalists Announced for the 2023 Jewish Playwriting Contest

The Jewish Plays Project has announced the six finalists for the 2023 Jewish Playwriting Contest, the JPP's 12th annual competition celebrating the best in contemporary Jewish playwriting, with the hopes of seeing these plays find world premier productions.
Experimental Bitch Announces UNSEASONING Campaign

Experimental Bitch has announced their UNSEASONING Campaign. The fiscally-sponsored theater company based in New York City that creates, develops, and produces badly-behaved, genre-defying performances by emerging TGNC and women artists will no longer present their work on a traditional seasonal basis.
Photos: FUKT Begins Live And Streaming Performances At The Tank

FUKT, a new uplifting dark comedy that inspires us to own our past and get on with our lives, written by Emma Goldman-Sherman and directed by Janice L. Goldberg,  runs  October 27 - November 13 at The Tank. Performances are available for both in-person and live streaming viewing. See photos here!
Cast Announced for New Dark Comedy FUKT at the Tank and CyberTank

FUKT, a new uplifting dark comedy that inspires us to own our past and get on with our lives, written by Emma Goldman-Sherman and directed by Janice L. Goldberg, runs in-person at the Tank and live streaming on CyberTank, Thursday, Oct 27 through Sunday, November 13.
Breath Of Fire Latina Theater Ensemble Will Celebrate the Release of 'The Covid Monologues' Book

'The COVID Monologues,' was a video project presented by Breath of Fire Latina Theater Ensemble, that honored people who died from COVID-19.
Experimental Bitch Hires Ezra Brain as Creative Producer

Experimental Bitch has announced the hire of its newest bitch and creative producer, Ezra Brain. Brain will work in close collaboration with Artistic Director, Tatiana Baccari and Executive Director, Wednesday Derrico, to ensure the company creates, develops and produces genre-defying performance from emerging TGNC, queer and women artists.
JEWISH PLAYS PROJECT Announces Finalists for Playwriting Contest

The Jewish Plays Project announced the seven finalists for the 11th National Jewish Playwriting Contest, chosen from over 250 submissions from 30 states and five countries.
Cast And Creative Team Announced for Reading of Experimental Bitch Presents' First Full Play

Casting has been announced for the upcoming reading presented at The Tank on October 24.
The Tank Announces Schedule for City Artist Corps Grantee Performances

The Tank announced today the programming schedule for the City Artist Corps Grantee Performances. From now until October 31st, the Tank is presenting FREE in-person programming highlighting the work of 14 City Artist Corps Grantees.
Experimental Bitch Announces 2021-22 Season

Experimental Bitch Presents has announced its 2021-22 season, marking the third for the feminist arts company committed to developing and producing badly-behaved, genre-defying performance by emerging queer, trans, gender-expansive, and women artists.
Jennifer Westfeldt, Adriane Lenox, Alison Wright and More Join PERIOD PIECE Play Series

Stage and screen stars Jennifer Westfeldt (Kissing Jessica Stein), Alison Wright (“The Americans”), Tony Award-winner Adriane Lenox (Doubt), US Poet Laureate Joy Harjo, Scott Turner Schofield ('The Bold And The Beautiful') and Kimberly Guerrero (August: Osage County) have joined the cast of Period Piece.
Connecticut Chapter of the League of Professional Theatre Women Host PERIOD PIECE Creators For Discussion

A discussion with Creator Susan Cinoman, Producers Tracey Knight Narang, Terry Nardozzi and Playwright Cheryl Davis in discussion about the upcoming Period Piece project.

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