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In Memoriam: Margaret Croyden

Margaret Croyden, distinguished journalist, theater scholar, a long-time Drama Desk voter, and a member of The League of Professional Theatre Women died last night. At the Annual General Drama Desk Meeting on November 12, 2014,  Margret was honored for her contributions to arts, journalism and to The Drama Desk organization. Similarly, as a long time member […]

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Member Spotlight – Jane Dubin

February 2015 Producer and LPTW Member Jane Dubin When I knew I would be in Paris in December to see An American In Paris, I asked Maxine, the Co-President of The LPTW, if anyone from the League might be involved.  Max shared right away that Jane Dubin was a co-producer and put me in touch. […]

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On Her Shoulders – Wednesday, February 18

Wednesday, February 18 Doors open at 6:30pm New Perspectives Studio 458 West 37th Street (at 10th Avenue) On Her Shoulders is pleased to present a FREE staged reading of three short plays from The Suffragists. Dramaturg Barbara Cohen-Stratyner will kick off the evening at 6:45 by introducing The Play in Context, which situates the script […]

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Julia’s Reading Room – Tuesday, February 17

Tuesday, February 17 7pm sharp (doors open to guests at 6:45pm) Upper West Side (Between West 93rd and West End Ave.) Ellen Pereceman – hostess Sponsored by the League of Professional Theatre Women through the Julia Miles’ Reading Room program (supporting LPTW member new play development): Walls by Cindy Cooper Directed by Melanie Sutherland Featuring: […]

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Sign the Petition! Enact Legislation For Equal Opportunities In Government-Funded Arts Organizations

LPTW Member Yvette Heyliger has initiated a petition to enact legislation guaranteeing women equal access and opportunity for employment in government-funded arts organizations. To get an official response from the White House, the petition needs 100,000 signatures by Friday, February 6! Here’s what you can do: 1. Sign the petition if you haven’t already 2. Share it with others via email and/or social media […]

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