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Which Four Broadway Theatres Are Named After Women? PhotoWhich Four Broadway Theatres Are Named After Women?
by Taylor Brethauer-Hamling - March 26, 2021

We're looking into the history of each of these theatres, plus their namesakes Ethel Barrymore, Vivian Beaumont Allen, Lynn Fontanne, and Helen Hayes.
Celebrating Women's History Month: Women in Theatre Through the Decades: 2000s-2010s PhotoCelebrating Women's History Month: Women in Theatre Through the Decades: 2000s-2010s
by Chloe Rabinowitz - March 22, 2021

This week, Through our Women in Theatre Through the Decades features, we are be highlighting the impact of women in theatre such as Sutton Foster, Kelli O'Hara, Kathleen Marshall, Lynn Nottage and more!
VIDEO: Watch Highlights from Disney on Broadway's WOMEN'S DAY ON BROADWAY 2021 PhotoVIDEO: Watch Highlights from Disney on Broadway's WOMEN'S DAY ON BROADWAY 2021
by Nicole Rosky - March 17, 2021

Just last week, in celebration of International Women's Day, Disney on Broadway presented the 4th annual 'Women's Day on Broadway.' Now we're taking you inside the big day!
Meet the Speakers of Disney on Broadway's WOMEN'S DAY ON BROADWAY 2021 with Stage Mag PhotoMeet the Speakers of Disney on Broadway's WOMEN'S DAY ON BROADWAY 2021 with Stage Mag!
by Nicole Rosky - March 12, 2021

Today's the day! In celebration of International Women's Day, Disney on Broadway will present the 4th annual 'Women's Day on Broadway.' The virtual event will take place today, March 12, 2021, beginning at 1 pm EST. Get to know this year's speakers and study up on the schedule of events with BroadwayWorld's Stage Mag!
Kathryn Gallagher Writes About Being 'Paulette's Granddaughter' PhotoKathryn Gallagher Writes About Being 'Paulette's Granddaughter'
by Taylor Brethauer-Hamling - March 8, 2021

BroadwayWorld is celebrating Women's History Month and International Women's Day by asking the question, 'what does being a woman in theatre mean to you?' Jagged Little Pill's Kathryn Gallagher is sharing the story of her role model, her grandmother, and how her advice stays with her to this day.
Celebrating Women's History Month: Women in Theatre Through the Decades: 1980s-1990s PhotoCelebrating Women's History Month: Women in Theatre Through the Decades: 1980s-1990s
by Stephi Wild - March 15, 2021

With Women in Theatre Through the Decades, we will be highlighting the vital role that women have played in theatre history, showcasing those who paved the way and who continue to make history today. This week, we are highlighting the accomplishments of women in theatre throughout the 1980s and the 1990s!
Our 11 Favorite Performances by Women in Movie Musicals PhotoOur 11 Favorite Performances by Women in Movie Musicals
by Sarah Jae Leiber - March 7, 2021

Happy Women’s History Month! To celebrate, BroadwayWorld put together a list of some of the best performances by women in movie musicals.
Laura Benanti, Karen Olivo & More Join Festivites for Women's Day on Broadway PhotoLaura Benanti, Karen Olivo & More Join Festivites for Women's Day on Broadway
by Nicole Rosky - March 3, 2021

In celebration of International Women's Day, Disney on Broadway announces free registration, programming, and participants for the 4th annual 'Women's Day on Broadway' virtual event on Friday, March 12, 2021, beginning at 1 pm EST. 
Celebrating Women's History Month: Women in Theatre Through the Decades: 1960s-1970s PhotoCelebrating Women's History Month: Women in Theatre Through the Decades: 1960s-1970s
by Alexa Criscitiello - March 8, 2021

With Women in Theatre Through the Decades, we will be highlighting the vital role that women have played in theatre history, showcasing those who paved the way and who continue to make history today. This week, we are highlighting the accomplishments of women in theatre throughout the 1960s and the 1970s!
From Evita to Tina: Broadway Characters Based on Real Women in History PhotoFrom Evita to Tina: Broadway Characters Based on Real Women in History
by Stephi Wild - March 6, 2021

In honor of Women's History Month, we're taking a look at some iconic real-life women who have been portrayed on stage in musicals!
BWW Exclusive: What Does It Mean to Be a Woman in Theatre? PhotoBWW Exclusive: What Does It Mean to Be a Woman in Theatre?
by Taylor Brethauer-Hamling - March 8, 2021

BroadwayWorld is celebrating Women's History Month and International Women's Day by asking the question, 'what does being a woman in theatre mean to you?'
Celebrating Women's History Month: Women in Theatre Through the Decades: 1940s-1950s PhotoCelebrating Women's History Month: Women in Theatre Through the Decades: 1940s-1950s
by Chloe Rabinowitz - March 2, 2021

Through our Women in Theatre Through the Decades features, we will be highlighting the vital role that women have played in theatre history, showcasing those who paved the way and who continue to make history today.