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Playwright(hers)

7PM

October 5, 2015

This event takes place at the Shirlington Library, which is adjacent to Signature Theatre

Six plays. Ten minutes each. Five professional actors. Six authors, each a young female student from Arlington Public Schools. This evening of readings celebrates the next generation of female voices in plays that explore these young playwrights’ perceptions of empowerment and risk.

Play development guided by local playwright Mary Hall Surface. Readings directed by Signature’s Education Director, David Zobell.

A collaboration between Signature Theatre and Arlington Public Schools
Part of the Women’s Voices Theatre Festival

  • Women's Voices Theater Festival

    Playwright(hers) is presented as part of the Women’s Voices Theater Festival

    More than 50 of the Washington, D.C. region’s professional theaters are joining together to produce, in the fall of 2015, the Women’s Voices Theater Festival. The companies will each present a world premiere production of a work by one or more female playwrights, highlighting both the scope of plays being written by women, and the range of professional theater being produced in and around the nation’s capital. The Women’s Voices Theater Festival will be the largest collaboration of theater companies working simultaneously to produce original works by female writers in history.