Theatre – Women’s Companies/Festivals

Women’s Theatre Companies (U.S. & Canada)

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

6501 E. Greenway Parkway
Suite 103, PMB 338
Scottsdale, AZ 85254
Phone: (602) 738-4597
Email: info@azwtc.org
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

Ivy Theatre

West Hollywood, CA
This theater has been inactive since 2006.
The website is also inactive. For a brief history of The Ivy Theatre, click here

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

MaMa Mosaic

This website and theater both appear to be inactive.
Sha Cage, Founder
Minneapolis, MN
Email: info@truruts.com
Website: www.myspace.com/mamamosaictheater

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

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

Red Hen Productions

P.O. Box 91926
Cleveland, Ohio 44101
Phone: (216) 661-4301
Email: redhen@logan.com

Renaissance Theaterworks

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

Stockyards Theatre Project

Francesca Peppiatt, Producing Artistic Director
6549 N Ashland, #1S
Chicago, IL 60626
Email: stockyards@stockyardstheatreproject.org
Website: http://www.stockyardstheatreproject.org/

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

Theater Unbound

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

This Woman’s Work Theatre Co, Inc.

This website and theater both appear to be inactive.
P.O Box 20290 Greeley Sq. Station
New York, NY 10001-0003
Phone: (212) 502-8630
Email: thiswomansworktheatreco@hotmail.com
Website: http://this-womans-work.tripod.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
On Facebook here
Email: go to Contact link from homepage
Website: www.venustheatre.org

Voice & Vision

Jean Wagner, Artistic Director
P.O.Box 331
520 Eighth Avenue
New York, NY 10018
Phone: (212) 268-3717
Email: voiceandvisioninc@gmail.com
Website: www.vandv.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

Women’s Theater Initiative

This theater group exists no longer, but you can read a little about it here.

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
(A member of FABNYC.org)

Women’s Theatre Festivals (U.S. & Canada)

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

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/

Mae West Fest

Seattle, WA
Note: Festival has been on temporary hiatus since 2008.
Full-lengths, one-acts, shorts, one-woman shows, comedy, drama,music and performance art. Held in July each year.
c/o Heidi Heimarck
320 Summit Avenue East #1
Seattle, WA 98102
Phone: (206) 498-3126
Email: heidi@maewestfest.org
Website: www.maewestfest.org/maehm.html

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

Women’s Playwriting Festival at Perishable Theater

Note: This festival appears to be no longer in existence.
Click here for information.

Additional Theatre Listings:

Jewish Women’s Theatre

521 Latimer Rd.
Santa Monica, CA 90402
Email: info@jewishwomenstheatre.org
Website: jewishwomenstheater.org/

Root Wy’man Theatre Company/ Sharon Bridgforth

The theater/company no longer exists, but there is info about it here.