Allied Theaters & Festivals

Note: The organizations below are either women-led organizations, theaters that solely produce work by women, or organizations that reflect gender parity in their staff, artists, and administration. If you would like to suggest organizations to add to this list, please contact us at info@stateraarts.org.

 

Airmid Theatre Company

Tricia McDermott, Producing Artistic Director/Founder
804 Hampshire Road
Bay Shore, NY 11706
Phone: (631) 704-2888
Email:  info@airmidtheatre.org
Website:  www.airmidtheatre.org

And Toto Too Theatre Company

Susan Lyles, Executive Director
P.O. Box 12192
Denver, CO 80212
Phone: (720) 583-3975
Email: info@andtototoo.org
Website: www.andtototoo.org

Arizona Women’s Theatre Company

Joy Bingham Strimple, Artistic Director
6501 E. Greenway Parkway
Suite 103, PMB 338
Scottsdale, AZ 85254
Phone: (602) 738-4597
Email:  jbs720@aol.com
Website: http://www.azwtc.org/

Artemesia, A Chicago Theatre

Julie Proudfoot, Artistic Director
27 N. Wacker Drive, Suite 435
Chicago, IL 60606
Phone: (312) 714-9458
Email: artemisiatheatre@gmail.com
Website: www.artemisiatheatre.org/

Athena Project

Angela Astle, Executive Producer
Denver, CO
Phone: 303-219-0882
Email: info@athenaprojectfestival.org
Website: http://www.athenaprojectfestival.org/

Babes With Blades

Amy Harmon, Managing Director
Chicago, IL
Phone: (773) 904-0391
Email: Business@BabesWithBlades.org
Website: http://www.BabesWithBlades.org

Bombshell Productions

30-31 Hobart Street, #F5O
Woodside, NY 11377
Phone: 212-591-0179
Email: wendelin@bombshellproductions.com
Website: http://bombshellproductions.tv/

Brava! For Women in the Arts

Anastacia (Stacie) Powers Cuellar, Executive Director
2781 24th Street
San Francisco, CA 94110
Phone: (415) 641-7657
Email: info@brava.org
Website: www.brava.org

Echo Theatre

P.O. Box 820698
Dallas, TX 75382
Phone: (214) 904-0500
Email: mail@echotheatre.org
Website: www.echotheatre.org

Hedgebrook Women Playwrights Festival

Whidbey Island & Seattle, WA
Phone: (206) 325-6773 (Seattle)
Phone: (360) 321-4786 (Whidbey Island)
Email: Hedgebrook@Hedgebrook.org
Website: www.hedgebrook.org/women-playwrights-festival-2018

Live Girls! Theatre Company

Seattle, WA
Website: http://lgtheater.org/

The Looking Glass Theatre

New York, NY
Email: admin@lookingglasstheatrenyc.com
Website: www.thelookingglasstheatre.homestead.com

MACHA Theatre Company

Mujeres (Women) Advancing, Culture, History & Art is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization that was formed in 2000 in order to build social, cultural, and artistic bridges between the straight and gay communities of various ethnicities and provide the LGBTI community a sense of belonging.

MACHA Theatre Co.
1107 N. Kings Road
West Hollywood CA.90069
Email: machatheatre@aol.com 
Website: www.machatheatre.org

Mask and Rose Women’s Theater Collective

Bemidji, MN
Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/pages/Mask-Rose-Womens-Theater-Collective

New George’s

109 West 27th Street, Suite 9A
New York, NY 10001
Phone: (646) 336-8077
Email: info@newgeorges.org
Website: www.newgeorges.org

Nightwood Theatre

Nightwood Theatre (Business Office)
The Historic Distillery District
15 Case Goods Lane, Studio 306
Toronto ON M5A 3C4
Phone: (416) 944-1740 Ext. 5
Email: info@nightwoodtheatre.net
Website: www.nightwoodtheatre.net

Nora’s Playhouse

Artistic Director: Caroline Reddick Lawson
P.O. Box 21597
Brooklyn, NY 11202
Email: norasplayhouse@gmail.com
Website: www.norasplayhouse.org

Nora Theatre Company

c/o Central Square Theater
450 Massachusetts Ave.
Cambridge, MA 02139
Phone: (617) 576-9278 Ext. 202
Email: info@thenora.org
Website: www.centralsquaretheater.org

Parity Productions

Phone: (646) 737-5180
450 West 17th Street, Suite 604
New York, NY 10011-5818
Email: info@parityproductions.org 
Website: www.parityproductions.org

Renaissance Theaterworks

Suzan Fete, Artistic Director
158 N. Broadway
Milwaukee, WI  53202
Phone: (414) 273-0800
Email: sfete@r-t-w.com
Website: www.r-t-w.com

SOUND THEATRE COMPANY

Teresa Thuman, Artistic Director
Seattle, WA
Email: info@soundtheatrecompany.org
Website: www.soundtheatrecompany.org

Sundance Institute (film) - Women at Sundance

Email: Institute@sundance.org
Website: www.sundance.org/initiatives/womenatsundance

Tennessee Women’s Theater Project

Maryanna Clarke, Founder and Artistic Director
P.O. Box 158525
Nashville, TN 37215-8525
Phone: (615) 681-7220
Email: maryanna@twtp.org
Website: www.twtp.org

Theatre First

Jon Tracy, Artistic Facilitator
Live Oak Theater
1301 Shattuck Avenue, Berkeley
(510) 981-8150
Website: www.theatrefirst.com

Theater Unbound

P.O. Box 6134
Minneapolis, MN 55406
Phone: (612) 721-1186
Email: info@theatreunbound.com
Website: www.theatreunbound.com

The Bridge Initiative

Brenda Jean Foley, Producing Artistic Director
533 W Malibu Dr
Tempe, AZ  85282
Phone: 347-423-6181 or 347-848-6647
Email: info@bridgeinit.com
Website: http://www.bridgeinit.com

20% Theatre Company Chicago

Lindsay Bartlett, Artistic Director
Chicago, IL
Email:  info@twentypercentchicago.com
Facebook Page:  www.facebook.com/20Theatre
Website:  www.twentypercentchicago.com

20% Theatre Company Twin Cities

Claire H. Avitabile, Executive Artistic Director
5152 Aldrich Ave. N.
Minneapolis, MN 55430
Phone: (612) 227-1188
Email: info@tctwentypercent.org
Website: www.tctwentypercent.org

Venus Theatre

21 C St.
Laurel, MD 20707
Phone: (202) 236-4078
Website: www.venustheatre.org

Women’s Expressive Theater

Sasha Eden, Artistic Director
441 Lexington Ave. PH
New York, NY 10017
Phone: (212) 682-0265
Email: info@wetproductions.org
Website: www.wetproductions.org

Women’s Project and Productions

55 West End Avenue
New York, New York 10023
Phone: (212) 765-1706
Fax: (212) 765-2024
Email: info@womensproject.org
Website: www.womensproject.org

Women’s Theater Co.

The Parsippany Playhouse
1130 Knoll Road
Lake Hiawatha
Boonton, NJ 07005
Phone: (973) 316-3033
Email: info@womenstheater.org
Website: www.womenstheater.org

The Women’s Theatre Project

PO Box 276272
Boca Raton, FL 33427
Phone: (561) 705-0470
Email: womenstheatreproject@gmail.com
Website: www.womenstheatreproject.com

WOW Theater Café

59-61 E 4th Street
New York, NY 10003
(between 2nd Ave. and the Bowery; 4th floor)
Phone: (917) 725-1482
Email: wowcafetheater@gmail.com
Website: www.wowcafe.org 

Women’s Theatre Festivals

Boston Women on Top

Co-sponsored by Underground Railway Theatre and CentaStage

Boston Women On Top Website: 
www.undergroundrailwaytheater.org/bwot.htm

Underground Railway Theatre’s contact info:
450 Massachusetts Ave.
Cambridge, MA 02139
Phone: (617) 576-9278
Email:  dwise@undergroundrailwaytheater.org or
mabdow@undergroundrailwaytheater.org
Website: centralsquaretheater.org/history_urt.html

Br!nk New Plays Festival

Renaissance Theaterworks
158 N. Broadway
Milwaukee, WI  53202
Website: www.r-t-w.com/submissions

Estrogenius

Annual arts festival, a multi-week event in New York City including short plays, solo shows, music, visual art, dance, stand-up comedy, teen performances and support for African girls’ education.

Founding Producer: Fiona Jones
Executive Producers: Jen Thatcher & Malini Singh McDonald
Manhattan Theatre Source
Church St. Station
PO Box 2883
NY NY 10008-2883
Phone: (917) 830-5176
Email: estrogenius.festival@gmail.com
Website: estrogenius.org

Kansas City Women’s Playwriting Festival

Annual.

Potluck Productions
Kansas City, MO
Phone: 816-523-5038
Email: talk_to_us@kcpotluckproductions.com
Website: http://www.kcstage.com/?a=TheatInfo&op=View&theatid=62&sid=1340364467

Groundswell Festival

For Canadian women playwrights, annual festival.

Nightwood Theatre (Business Office)
The Historic Distillery District
15 Case Goods Lane, Studio 306
Toronto ON M5A 3C4
Phone: (416) 944-1740, Ext. 5
Email: info@nightwoodthatre.net
Website: www.nightwoodtheatre.net

Los Angeles Women’s Theatre Festival

Los Angeles, CA. Submission-based annual theatre festival that takes place in late March.

Los Angeles Women’s Theatre Festival
11411 Cumpston St. #204
North Hollywood, CA 91601
Phone: (818) 760-0408
Email: lawtfspotlight@yahoo.com
Website: www.lawtf.com/

Women’s Performance Art Festival

Note: Festival appears to have been on temporary hiatus since 2010.
Stockyards Theatre Project
6167 N. Broadway, #357
Chicago, IL 60660
Phone: (312) 409-2641
Email: stockyards@stockyardstheatreproject.org
Website: http://www.stockyardstheatreproject.org/

Women’s Week New Play Festival

Annual competition for Emerging Playwrights, held in April.
Formerly run by the New Provincetown Players, who have now merged with Provincetown Repertory Theater:
Provincetown Repertory Theater
74 Shankpainter Road
Provincetown, MA 02657
Office: (508) 487-8673
Email: info@ptowntheater.org
Website: www.newprovincetownplayers.org

Flying Solo at Open Stage

223 Walnut Street
Harrisburg, PA 17101
Phone: (717) 232-OPEN (6736)
Email:management@openstagehbg.com
Website: www.openstagehbg.com