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5 Questions for Elana Gartner of the International Centre for Women Playwrights
What is the 50/50 award?

The 50/50 Applause Award was created to honor those theaters that produced women playwrights at least 50% of the time in their seasons. In this case, it was the 2011-2012 season.

From your perspective, why is this award needed?

It is not a secret that women playwrights areĀ under-producedĀ and it has been something that the theater community has been more actively trying to address in the past four years since Emily Glassberg Sands came out with her study Opening the Curtain on Playwright Gender. In the ...

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