The League of Professional Theatre Women boasts many programs that support our goal of promoting visibility and increasing opportunity for women in Professional Theatre. Many of our programs are member initiated.

Listing of upcoming events.

Current Programs:

  • 50/50 in 2020: A broad reaching partnership with the Women’s Project and New Perspectives Theatre to reinforce the need for equal pay and equal opportunity
  • Awards Event: Held annually, this event celebrates women in the field chosen to receive awards for their exemplary work and dedication.
  • Educational Programming: Through Special Programs, Panels and Lectures, the League offers its members and the community educational programming that highlights women theater professionals past and present.
  • Holiday Party: Held annually in December, this evening celebration is a social gathering for members and Friends.
  • Julia’s Reading Room: Julia’s Reading Room, named for Julia Miles, is a program that provides opportunities to League playwrights, librettists, directors, actors, and producers to bring works in progress to be read. Find the dates for Julia’s Reading Room on our calendar of events.
  • Leadership Luncheons: Leadership luncheons bring guests from various fields of theatre together with League members.
  • LPTW Salons: Monthly get-togethers for members and potential members and friends in an informal and fun atmosphere.
  • Networking Mondays Quarterly: Networking Mondays feature structured networking, casual conversation and     short presentations on relevant subjects delivered by industry experts followed by a Q&A.
  • Oral History: Made possible by generous grants from the Edith Meiser Foundation, the New York State Council on the Arts, the Betty R. and Ralph Sheffer Foundation, and private donors. The ongoing Oral History Project chronicles and documents the contributions of significant theatre women in many fields.
  • Workshops & Seminars: The League organizes workshops and seminars where League members and guest experts discuss a variety of topics of interest to League members.
  • Travel: Trips, including an annual theatre visit to London and other countries.

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