BWW Review: FANNIE LOU HAMER SPEAK ON IT! at Arena Stage

Review: Fannie Lou Hamer, played in a Chicago park by E. Faye Butler, roars out a timely message

A production of “The Watsons Go to Birmingham – 1963” at the Chicago Children’s Theater.Credit...Charles Osgood

Merrimack Repertory Theatre: Courtney Sale Interviews Playwright Cheryl L. West

If you don’t know her yet, meet a Seattle theater star

CREDIT: KUOW PHOTO/MEGAN FARMER
CREDIT: KUOW PHOTO/MEGAN FARMER

Theatre for Young Audiences – 2019 Most Produced Plays

Playwright Spotlight Cheryl L. West

Cheryl West, whose plays include “Pullman Porter Blues,” “Jar the Floor” and “Holiday Heart,” is one of the most-produced modern playwrights at both Seattle Repertory Theatre and Washington, D.C.’s prominent Arena Stage. (Nate Watters)

Why aren’t more works by female playwrights being produced? At Hedgebrook, talk of progress and work to be done.

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