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Claudia Rankine Writes Necessary Narratives about Race in America

During Black History Month, we are taking the opportunity to celebrate some of the many incredible Black woman artists that we know and love. Our next artist is the brilliant Claudia Rankine!

Claudia Rankine is a poet, essayist and playwright, best known for her highly-acclaimed poetry collection, Citizen: An American Lyricread more.


LA Theater Hosts Female Playwrights for 12th Annual SWAN Day

There is nothing as magical as the creative energy that women in the arts possess. Put a few dozen of those women in a room, or perhaps, a theater together and the atmosphere is positively other-worldly. Such was the case on March 23rd, at the renowned A Noise Within Theater in Pasadena, Ca.

In an event sponsored by the Los Angeles Female Playwrights Initiative and Noise Now, some of LA’s talented female playwrights came together to celebrate the 12th Annual Swan more.


Powerful ‘Twilight Bowl’ features female cast, playwright and director

Twilight Bowl previews began February 8 at Chicago’s Goodman Theatre, from playwright Rebecca Gilman and director Erica Weiss. The powerful story follows six young women at a bowling alley in small-town Wisconsin as they contemplate their past choices and future paths.

“The first time I read this play I was, first of all, blown away just by the more.