Women dramatists, American
Found in 11 Collections and/or Records:
Professor, theater; Actor. Source material and correspondence relating to her book Women in American Theatre; also scripts, ephemera, periodicals, essays, clippings, and correspondence related to women's theatres around the world; and correspondence, printed material, and drafts for the Women in the Performing Arts newsletter.
The collection documents the work of women in the performing arts, especially American actresses, women playwrights, and dancers. There are biographical files on individuals; articles and dissertations; several contemporary plays by women; and printed material on women filmmakers and feminist theater.
Theater company. An innovative women's theatre company, the Theatre of Light and Shadow was dedicated to theatre as both art and communication and to feminism as a lifestyle. Materials include correspondence, publicity, programs, scripts, and photographs.
Tribad Productions was an all-women's theatrical company that produced plays written by women, for women and existed from 1991 to 1995. The records include six plays, including gay and lesbian themes, submitted for a playwriting contest sponsored by Tribad Productions in 1992. Includes related correspondence.
The collection contains financial records, memorabilia, photographs, publicity materials, workshop tapes, correspondence, and meeting notes pertaining to plays the Woman's Collage Theater produced.
Professional organization. Records include correspondence, printed material, audiotapes from national conferences, plays submitted for prizes, newsletters, administrative and financial records, programs, membership lists, and proposals.