Category Archives: feminism

FEMALE ARTS Present REBELLIOUS ACTS

Female Arts in association with South Street Arts Centre celebrate five years of gender equality activism with ‘Rebellious Acts’ an evening of incendiary new writing on Saturday 14 May at South Street Arts Centre in Reading. (Book here.)  Rebellious Acts features rehearsed readings … Continue reading

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Female Arts’ new Friend Scheme

  Female Arts magazine launched a friend scheme on International Women’s Day, 8 March 2016. The online arts review magazine, headed by Editor-In-Chief Wendy Thomson is based at South Street Arts Centre, Reading and reviews events across the UK. “The … Continue reading

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RED Women’s Theatre Awards launches this Sunday

A new award for female playwrights will be launched at Greenwich Theatre on Sunday, March 6, with rehearsed readings of four one act plays presenting four challenging political voices. The RED Women’s Theatre Award, co-produced by creative online magazine Female Arts, … Continue reading

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Prams In The Hall – children, creativity and chaos

About Prams In The Hall – a theatre company who encourages members to bring their children to rehearsal. Continue reading

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‘We can’t do the house of Bernarda Alba forever…’

100 Great Plays for Women: A valuable resource for teachers, students and theatre-makers. Continue reading

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Guest post – How visible are female playwrights?

Guest post by Lindsey Nicholas on whether there are less plays by women in the regions. Continue reading

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Fabulous show at the Canal Cafe Theatre

Pleased to report that our first showing of She Writes: What’s through the door? on 25 September at the Canal Cafe Theatre went well. Continue reading

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Quietly chipping away at the wall…

Women’s under-representation on stage and how it relates to the lack of women playwrights. Continue reading

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She Wolves: England’s early queens

About She Wolves – BBC4. Continue reading

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‘I am a female playwright’ or ‘I am a playwright’ – discuss

I was asked this question recently by a young woman just starting out as a Stage Director. “If women playwrights insist on not using the terms ‘women/ Female playwrights’ – How can women address the gender bias in favour of men … Continue reading

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