Women’s Project Theatre

Women’s Project Theatre Announces World Premiere of “Stuffed”

June 2, 2016 | News, Off-Broadway > | Tags:

The Women’s Project Theater (WP Theater) has announced the world premiere of Stuffed, written by and starring internationally renowned comedian and two-time Grammy Award nominee Lisa Lampanelli (HBO, Comedy Central, The Howard Stern Show), with additional material by Ashley Austin Morris. Directed by Jackson Gay (These Paper Bullets!), previews begin Friday, September 23, 2016 and Opening Night is set for Friday, October…

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Review: “Ironbound” at Rattlestick Playwrights Theatre (Closed Sunday April 24, 2016)

“As long as she thinks of a man, nobody objects to a woman thinking.” (Virginia Woolf, “Orlando”) “One cannot think well, love well, sleep well, if one has not dined well.” (Virginia Woolf, “A Room of One’s Own”) Darja (Marin Ireland) has not had a room of her own since she arrived in the United States from Poland with her…

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“When January Feels Like Summer” at the Ensemble Studio Theatre and Women’s Project Theater (Closed Sunday October 26, 2014)

“There is a time for everything, and a season for every activity under the heavens.” – Ecclesiastes 3:1 It seems everything in Cori Thomas’s “When January Feels Like Summer” is out of synch, out of time, somehow oddly akilter and often akimbo. The weather is not seasonal. Relationships are not functioning within desired limits. Gender shakes itself out of traditional…

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“The Architecture of Becoming” at the Women’s Project Theatre at New York City Stage II (Closed Sunday March 23, 2014)

March 22, 2014 | Off-Broadway > | Tags:

“…People are rivers, always ready to move from one state of being into another. It is not fair, to treat people as if they are finished beings. Everyone is always becoming and unbecoming.” ― Kathleen Winter, Annabel Five writers, three directors, and six actors collaborate (conspire?) in five short scenes to tackle the sticky business of becoming in the Women’s…

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“The Most Deserving” at The Women’s Project Theatre at New York City Center Stage II (Closed Sunday May 4, 2014)

February 14, 2014 | Off-Broadway > | Tags:

Catherine Trieschmann’s new play “The Most Deserving” is a delicious and raucous mélange of six characters facing their own and others’ sexism, racism, and homophobia as they struggle to bestow a twenty thousand dollar award to a deserving local visual artist. “This artist,” Jolene Atkinson (Veanne Cox) informs her Arts Council, “must have lived in Ellis County for five years….

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“Row After Row” at the Women’s Project Theater at New York City Center Stage II (Closed Sunday February 16, 2014)

February 5, 2014 | Off-Broadway > | Tags:

Trope after trope thrusts Jessica Dickey’s “Row After Row” into a kaleidoscope of images present and past celebrating humankind’s insistence on moving forward through often seemingly insurmountable “battles” on an off the theatres of war. Currently running at New York City Stage II, “Row After Row” is part of the Women’s Project Theater’s thirty-sixth season of presenting plays written by…

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“Collapse” at New York City Center Stage II (New Home of the Women’s Project Theater)

April 15, 2013 | Off-Broadway > | Tags:

Things fall apart (Chinua Achebe) and the center sometimes just does not hold (W. B. Yeats). For Hannah (Hannah Cabell) and David (Elliot Villar) the center fails when the collapse of the I-35W Mississippi River Bridge in 2007 sends David’s car into the river (almost drowning) and the so-called Global Financial Crisis of 2008 threatens Hannah’s position at her law…

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“Bethany” at New York City Center Stage II

January 21, 2013 | Off-Broadway > | Tags:

In Laura Marks’ “Bethany,” currently playing at the New York City Center Stage II, protagonist Crystal faces a series of important and life-changing decisions as she attempts to regain custody of her five-year-old daughter Bethany who has been taken from her after Crystal lost her job, her home, and was living with Bethany in her car. Bethany is Crystal’s child’s…

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