Cast And Creatives Announced for MIRRORS At Next Door At New York Theatre Workshop. Cast And Creatives Announced for MIRRORS At Next Door At New York Theatre Workshop.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 24, 2020

Parity Productions, the New York based theatre company dedicated to producing new work and filling at least 50% of the creative positions (playwrights, directors, and designers) with women and/or trans and gender nonconforming (TGNC) artists, has announced the full cast and crew for their world premiere production of Mirrors by Azure D. Osborne-Lee, a 2018 Parity Commission Winner, co-produced by India Blake/IB Productions and Cecelia Johnson/Deep End Productions, and directed by Parity's founder and Artistic Director, Ludovica Villar-Hauser, premiering at Next Door @ NYTW this February 29 through March 22. (more...)

Parity Productions Announces The Next Phase Of Its Women And TGNC Artists Database And Calls For Designers For Mirrors Parity Productions Announces The Next Phase Of Its Women And TGNC Artists Database And Calls For Designers For Mirrors
by BWW News Desk - Sep 23, 2019

Parity Productions, the New York-based theatre company dedicated to producing new work and filling at least 50% of the creative positions (playwrights, directors, and designers) with women and/or trans and gender nonconforming (TGNC) artists, is pleased to announce the next phase of its Women and TGNC Artists Database, which will now feature a distinction between union and non-union artists as in an effort to streamline the hiring process.  (more...)

CHARLIE'S WAITING By Melisa Annis Starring Tony Nominee Xanthe Elbrick Opens At TheaterLab CHARLIE'S WAITING By Melisa Annis Starring Tony Nominee Xanthe Elbrick Opens At TheaterLab
by BWW News Desk - Apr 2, 2019

Parity Productions, the New York based theatre company dedicated to producing new work and filling at least 50% of the creative positions (playwrights, directors, and designers) with women and/or trans and gender nonconforming (TCNG) artists, opened Charlie's Waiting by Inaugural Parity Commission Winner Melisa Annis on March 31 at Theaterlab (357 W 36th St, New York, NY 10018) hosted by TLab Shares. Charlie's Waiting is playing an extended run of 21 performances now through April 20. The cast is led by Tony nominee Xanthe Elbrick (Broadway: Coram Boy, Candida), and features Stephanie Heitman (A Snowfall in Berlin), and Amy Scanlon (Balladeers Play to the Moon) and is directed by Parity Productions Artistic Director, Ludovica Villar Hauser.  (more...)

CHARLIE'S WAITING By Mêlisa Annis Starring Tony-Nominee Xanthe CHARLIE'S WAITING By Mêlisa Annis Starring Tony-Nominee Xanthe
by BWW News Desk - Mar 1, 2019

Parity Productions, the New York based theater company dedicated to producing new work and filling at least 50% of the creative positions (playwrights, directors, and designers) with women and/or trans and gender nonconforming (TCNG) artists, has announced the full cast and crew for their world premiere production of Charlie's Waiting by Melisa Annis, Parity's 2017 Commission Winner, as well as an extension of the run. Charlie's Waiting will now play March 28 through April 20 at Theaterlab (357 W 36th St, New York, NY 10018) hosted by TLab Shares. The cast is led by Tony nominee Xanthe Elbrick (Broadway: Coram Boy, Candida), and features Stephanie Heitman (A Snowfall in Berlin), and Amy Scanlon (Balladeers Play to the Moon) and is directed by Parity Productions Artistic Director, Ludovica Villar Hauser.  (more...)

Photo Flash: LPTW Honor Carol Hall, Linda Cho, Liesl Tommy and More at 2017 Awards Celebration
by BWW News Desk - Apr 3, 2017

On Friday, March 31, 2017, The League of Professional Theatre Women (LPTW), a not-for-profit organization committed to promoting visibility and increasing opportunities for women in the professional theatre, is pleased to recognize the talents of six outstanding women: Carol Hall, Linda Cho, Lilieana Blain-Cruz, Liesl Tommy, Jess Chayes and Emily Simoness. (more...)

League of Professional Theatre Women Presents New 'Seal of Approval' to 12 NYC Theaters
by BWW News Desk - Feb 19, 2016

The League of Professional Theatre Women (LPTW), a not-for-profit organization promoting visibility and increased opportunities for women in the field, is pleased to present its new Seal of Approval to 12 of New York City's not-for-profit theaters. (more...)

STAGE STRUCK: Preserving New York's and Women's Forgotten Theatre History
by Marakay Rogers - Dec 22, 2015

Mari Lyn Henry and the Society for the Preservation of Theatre History have embarked on a production and college program highlighting the forgotten greats of the American theatre (more...)

League of Professional Theater Women Releases 2015 Study On The Status Of Women Employed By New York Theatres
by Michael Dale - Nov 3, 2015

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League of Professional Theatre Women Unveils Analysis of Women Working Off-Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Sep 9, 2014

The League of Professional Theatre Women (LPTW), as part of an initiative called Women Count, are pleased to present an analysis of women employed Off-Broadway in the four most recent theatrical seasons. A number of efforts to count, study, analyze and report on the status of women in theatre, in recent years, have focused on playwrights and directors. This new study looks at a broader range of professional roles with a specific focus on Off-Broadway productions. (more...)