Women Are Talking
Sallie Bingham Projects: Caroline R. Hill, Ohio State University, Part I
December 3, 2018
Caroline Hill, along with fellow grad student Aviva Neff, won inaugural Saliie Bingham Grants for their collaboration on the She, Too, Sings America festival they produced to honor women playwrights of the Harlem Renaissance. Here, Caroline shares the beginnings of the project...
Sallie Bingham Projects: Aviva Neff, Ohio State University, Part I
November 9, 2018
Aviva Helena Neff and Caroline Hill each recieved a 2018 Sallie Bingham Grant to apply to their directing projects, which were part of a single evening and a larger celebration in Columbus, Ohio of the Harlem Renaissance. Here is Part 1 of Aviva's account of the experience!
Sallie Bingham Projects: Ksenia Volynkina, CUNY Queensborough Community College
October 12, 2018
We asked the inaugural four recipients of the Sallie Bingham Grant to talk to us about their experiences directing their winning piece. Here is the first in the series...
A production of Lillian Hellman's DAYS TO COME
August 17, 2018
Mint Theater Company presents a rare production of Days to Come by Lillian Hellman,“one of the most important playwrights of the American theater.” (New York Times)
ThInk Blot: Niki Tulk's "Baking and Exhibition and Sacrifice: Theatricalizing Gertrude Stein’s TENDER BUTTONS"
December 13, 2017
We are excited to share some of the fine academic work of our program participants and colleagues in our new "ThInk Blot" series. Niki Tulk presented her paper on Gertrude Stein's Tender Buttons as a part of History Matters/Back to the Future's panel at ATHE 2017: How Dare She?!?!: The Spectacle of Historic Women Playwrights. We are excited to share it with you all here!
We Made a BuzzFeed Quiz!
October 13, 2017
Test your knowledge of the first ladies of playwrighting and their plays!
Thoughts from our 2016 Barlow Prize Recipients
November 7, 2016
In 2016, History Mattesr/Back to the Future awarded the Judith Barlow Prize to Lindsay Adams of Catholic University of America for her play Her Own Devices and the Runner Up Prize went to Aaron Scully of Univeristy of Missouri. To inspire other students we spoke with both of them.