Women Are Talking
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.
TRIFLES @ 100
October 5, 2016
On Oct 4th for the 100th anniversary of the play TRIFLES, The Susan Glaspell Society produced a reading of the play at The Metropolitan Playhouse in NYC followed by a panel of Susan Glaspell scholars.
"a masterpiece lost in plain sight"
May 26, 2016
There are currently three incredible productions of historic women's plays on stages across the country:
Funnyhouse of a Negro by Adrienne Kennedy at The Signature Theatre in New York,
The Sign in Sydney Brustein's Window by Lorraine Hansberry at the Goodman in Chicago, &
Trouble in Mind by Alice Childress at the Guthrie in Minneapolis.
The Task of Resurrecting Historic Plays by Women
April 28, 2016
THE INTERVAL: A SMART GIRLS GUIDE TO THEATRICALITY did a feature article on the legacy of historic women playwrights. She spoke to our fouder Joan Vail Thorne and asked others who has inspired them.
Women Without Men @ The Mint
January 29, 2016
The Mint Theatre Company is currently producing Women Without Men by Hazel Ellis (1909 - 1986) Off Broadway. We sat down with The Mint's Artistic Director Jonathan Banks.
Meet Selina Fillinger
December 10, 2015
We sat down with the 2015 Judith Barlow Prize Recipient, Sellina Fillinger to chat about her trip to NYC last Spring and what's coming up for her.
BE INSPIRED BY "THE OTHER CANON"
September 30, 2015
This October, American Theater Magazine is focusing on gender parity. We highly encourage you to read the insightful and inspiring article by theatre scholar Susan Jonas titled "The Other Canon." You'll see History Matters/Back to the Future gets a nice mention.
We're a Washington Post CRITICS' PICK!
August 1, 2012
A feature article was written by DeNeen L. Brown with photos taken by Becky Mezzanotte at our August 1st, 2012 event Scenes from Historic Women Playwrights: Read by Luminaries of the Stage at the Davis Performing Arts Center, Georgetown University.