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INTERNATIONAL WOMEN'S VOICES DAY

Join the Women’s Voices Theater Festival in its global pursuit of gender parity. In partnership with National New Play Network and the New Play Exchange® (NPX®), the Festival invites theaters and theater-makers around the globe to present public or private readings of unproduced works by women playwrights in celebration of the first anniversary of the worldwide Women’s Marches.

How to organize a reading

  • Let us know you’re interested by emailing IWVD@WomensVoicesDC.com.
  • Pick a play and space. Readings can be public or private.
  • Choose a date and time on or about January 21, 2018.
  • Secure the rights from the playwright.
  • Let us know you’re set by emailing IWVD@WomensVoicesDC.com.
  • You’re officially part of International Women’s Voices Day!

Want to participate but don’t have the time or bandwidth for something public?

  • Gather a group of colleagues or friends and host a private reading at your office or in your living room!

Have more than one play that you want to read?

  • Consider hosting a day of readings and creating a public or private festival of your own!

Need help getting your play discovered?

  • NPX, the world’s largest and smartest database of plays by living writers, is offering discounted Writer profiles. Email IWVD@WomensVoicesDC.com for your discount code today!

Need help finding a play?

  • NPX can help you find the play that’s just right with its extensive search and filter capabilities. Email IWVD@WomensVoicesDC.com for your free or discounted Organization profile today!

 

FESTIVAL SPONSORED EVENTS

Bipolar Mixtape by Meredith L. King hosted by Cleveland Public Theatre
Bipolar Mixtape by Meredith L. King hosted by Cleveland Public Theatre

Cleveland Public Theatre 6415 Detroit Avenue Cleveland, OH 44102 USA

January 18 at 7:15 PM

Everything is okay (and other helpful lies) by Melissa Crum & Caitlin Lewins hosted by CPT
Everything is okay (and other helpful lies) by Melissa Crum & Caitlin Lewins hosted by CPT

Cleveland Public Theatre 6415 Detroit Avenue Cleveland, OH 44102 USA

January 18 at 7:15 PM

Emergence by Molly Andrews-Hinders hosted by Cleveland Public Theatre
Emergence by Molly Andrews-Hinders hosted by Cleveland Public Theatre

Cleveland Public Theatre 6415 Detroit Avenue Cleveland, OH 44102 USA

January 18 at 9:10 PM

Everything is okay (and other helpful lies) by Melissa Crum & Caitlin Lewins hosted by CPT
Everything is okay (and other helpful lies) by Melissa Crum & Caitlin Lewins hosted by CPT

Cleveland Public Theatre 6415 Detroit Avenue Cleveland, OH 44102 USA

January 19 at 8:00 PM

Appearing to be Prey by Sabra Feldstein  hosted by Hawai'i Women's Voices Theater Festival
Appearing to be Prey by Sabra Feldstein hosted by Hawai'i Women's Voices Theater Festival

Arts at Marks Garage 1159 Nuuanu Avenue Honolulu, HI 96817 USA

January 19 at 6:00 PM

4 Veils: An Essay by Lucy Biederman hosted by Cleveland Public Theatre
4 Veils: An Essay by Lucy Biederman hosted by Cleveland Public Theatre

Cleveland Public Theatre 6415 Detroit Avenue Cleveland, OH 44102 USA

January 19 at 7:40 PM

Baba Yaga and the Gumboots by Sabra Feldstein  hosted by Hawai'i Women's Voices Theater Festival
Baba Yaga and the Gumboots by Sabra Feldstein hosted by Hawai'i Women's Voices Theater Festival

Arts at Marks Garage 1159 Nuuanu Avenue Honolulu, HI 96817 USA

January 19 at 6:00 PM

Bernhardt/Hamlet by Theresa Rebeck hosted by Folger Theatre
Bernhardt/Hamlet by Theresa Rebeck hosted by Folger Theatre

Folger Theatre 201 East Capitol Street SE Washington, DC 20003 USA

January 19 at 5:00 PM

Evening of 8 Monologues by by Squarewrights women hosted by SquareWrights' Women
Evening of 8 Monologues by by Squarewrights women hosted by SquareWrights' Women

3552 Main St. Stratford, CT 06615 USA

January 19 at 7:00 PM

Conversion of Alice B. Toklas by Carol Polcovar  hosted by Hawai'i Women's Voices Theater Festival
Conversion of Alice B. Toklas by Carol Polcovar hosted by Hawai'i Women's Voices Theater Festival

Arts at Marks Garage 1159 Nuuanu Avenue Honolulu, HI 96817 USA

January 19 at 6:00 PM

Cracow Rain, 1968  by Carol Egan  hosted by Hawai'i Women's Voices Theater Festival
Cracow Rain, 1968 by Carol Egan hosted by Hawai'i Women's Voices Theater Festival

Arts at Marks Garage 1159 Nuuanu Avenue Honolulu, HI 96817 USA

January 19 at 6:00 PM

4 Veils: An Essay by Lucy Biederman hosted by Cleveland Public Theatre
4 Veils: An Essay by Lucy Biederman hosted by Cleveland Public Theatre

Cleveland Public Theatre 6415 Detroit Avenue Cleveland, OH 44102 USA

January 19 at 9:20 PM

Bipolar Mixtape by Meredith L. King hosted by Cleveland Public Theatre
Bipolar Mixtape by Meredith L. King hosted by Cleveland Public Theatre

Cleveland Public Theatre 6415 Detroit Avenue Cleveland, OH 44102 USA

January 19 at 8:10 PM

Beyond the Reef by Alexandra Avery  hosted by Hawai'i Women's Voices Theater Festival
Beyond the Reef by Alexandra Avery hosted by Hawai'i Women's Voices Theater Festival

Arts at Marks Garage 1159 Nuuanu Avenue Honolulu, HI 96817 USA

January 19 at 6:00 PM

Emergence by Molly Andrews-Hinders hosted by Cleveland Public Theatre
Emergence by Molly Andrews-Hinders hosted by Cleveland Public Theatre

Cleveland Public Theatre 6415 Detroit Avenue Cleveland, OH 44102 USA

January 19 at 7:15 PM

Backstage Baroque by Daisy Sprenger  hosted by Hawai'i Women's Voices Theater Festival
Backstage Baroque by Daisy Sprenger hosted by Hawai'i Women's Voices Theater Festival

Brad Powell Theatre 650 Iwilei Road, Suite 101 Honolulu, HI 96817 USA

January 20 at 6:00 PM

4 Veils: An Essay by Lucy Biederman hosted by Cleveland Public Theatre
4 Veils: An Essay by Lucy Biederman hosted by Cleveland Public Theatre

Cleveland Public Theatre 6415 Detroit Avenue Cleveland, OH 44102 USA

January 20 at 8:40 PM

4 Veils: An Essay by Lucy Biederman hosted by Cleveland Public Theatre
4 Veils: An Essay by Lucy Biederman hosted by Cleveland Public Theatre

Cleveland Public Theatre 6415 Detroit Avenue Cleveland, OH 44102 USA

January 20 at 7:40 PM

EMILY by Talia Pura hosted by Blue Raven Theatre
EMILY by Talia Pura hosted by Blue Raven Theatre

1614 Paseo de Peralta Santa Fe, NM 87501 USA

January 20 at 3:30 PM

Daughter of The Khan by Sunny Lee  hosted by Hawai'i Women's Voices Theater Festival
Daughter of The Khan by Sunny Lee hosted by Hawai'i Women's Voices Theater Festival

Brad Powell Theatre 650 Iwilei Road, Suite 101 Honolulu, HI 96817 USA

January 20 at 6:00 PM

As Told by Tapestry by Claire Edwards  hosted by Hawai'i Women's Voices Theater Festival
As Told by Tapestry by Claire Edwards hosted by Hawai'i Women's Voices Theater Festival

Brad Powell Theatre 650 Iwilei Road, Suite 101 Honolulu, HI 96817 USA

January 20 at 6:00 PM

Emergence by Molly Andrews-Hinders hosted by Cleveland Public Theatre
Emergence by Molly Andrews-Hinders hosted by Cleveland Public Theatre

Cleveland Public Theatre 6415 Detroit Avenue Cleveland, OH 44102 USA

January 20 at 7:15 PM

A Galaxy at Your Fingertips by Daisy Sprenger  hosted by Hawai'i Women's Voices Theater Festival
A Galaxy at Your Fingertips by Daisy Sprenger hosted by Hawai'i Women's Voices Theater Festival

Brad Powell Theatre 650 Iwilei Road, Suite 101 Honolulu, HI 96817 USA

January 20 at 6:00 PM

Bipolar Mixtape by Meredith L. King hosted by Cleveland Public Theatre
Bipolar Mixtape by Meredith L. King hosted by Cleveland Public Theatre

Cleveland Public Theatre 6415 Detroit Avenue Cleveland, OH 44102 USA

January 20 at 9:10 PM

Dark Latte by Pat Goehe hosted by Blue Raven Theatre
Dark Latte by Pat Goehe hosted by Blue Raven Theatre

1614 Paseo de Peralta Santa Fe, NM 87501 USA

January 20 at 4:45 PM

Exceeding The Purchasable Calories by Rhea MacCallum hosted by LA FPI and Little Black Dress INK
Exceeding The Purchasable Calories by Rhea MacCallum hosted by LA FPI and Little Black Dress INK

Samuel French, Theatre & Film Bookshop 7623 W Sunset Blvd Los Angeles, CA 90046 USA

January 21 at 2:00 PM

Enfrascada by Tanya Saracho hosted by San Diego Repertory Theatre
Enfrascada by Tanya Saracho hosted by San Diego Repertory Theatre

79 Horton Plaza San Diego, Ca 92101 United States

January 21 at 2:00 PM

End of the Exodus by Hannah Benitez hosted by Mad Cow Theatre
End of the Exodus by Hannah Benitez hosted by Mad Cow Theatre

54 W Church St Mad Cow Theatre Orlando, FL

January 21 at 7:00 PM

Art is Useless When You're Being Mauled By A Bear by Alisa Tangredi hosted by Sacred Fools Theater
Art is Useless When You're Being Mauled By A Bear by Alisa Tangredi hosted by Sacred Fools Theater

Sacred Fools Theater Company- Second Stage 6320 Santa Monica Blvd. Los Angeles, CA 90038 USA

January 21 at 8:00 PM

Broken Branches - A Play in Three Pieces by Donna Stearns hosted by Moonbeam.net Productions
Broken Branches - A Play in Three Pieces by Donna Stearns hosted by Moonbeam.net Productions

The Inwood Library 4790 Broadway New York, NY 10034 USA

January 21 at 2:00 PM

BUZZ, Son of a Bee...an actor's life for me; A Stroll with a Troll by Christine Toy Johnson hosted b
BUZZ, Son of a Bee...an actor's life for me; A Stroll with a Troll by Christine Toy Johnson hosted b

356 West 40th St 2nd Floor New York, New York 10018 United States

January 21 at 5:00 PM

A Smooth Transition  by Mrinalini Kamath hosted by Alpha Psi Omega at Temple University
A Smooth Transition by Mrinalini Kamath hosted by Alpha Psi Omega at Temple University

Student Center South 1755 N 13th St Cinema Philadelphia, PA 19122 USA

January 21 at 7:30 PM

Amerikin by Chisa Hutchinson hosted by City Theatre Company
Amerikin by Chisa Hutchinson hosted by City Theatre Company

City Theatre Hamburg Studio Theatre Pittsburgh , PA 15203 USA

January 21 at 7:00 PM

Brandon.Brumley.Bro. by Philana Omorotionmwan hosted by Alpha Psi Omega at Temple University
Brandon.Brumley.Bro. by Philana Omorotionmwan hosted by Alpha Psi Omega at Temple University

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January 21 at 7:30 PM

Bound by Truth by Sheila Rinear hosted by The Classic Theatre of San Antonio
Bound by Truth by Sheila Rinear hosted by The Classic Theatre of San Antonio

1924 Fredericksburg Road San Antonio, Texas 78201 USA

January 21 at 6:00 PM

Borrowed Babies by Jennifer Blackmer hosted by Broken Nose Theatre
Borrowed Babies by Jennifer Blackmer hosted by Broken Nose Theatre

Den Theatre 1331 N Milwaukee Ave, Chicago, , Illinois 60622

January 21 at 7:00 PM

Apples in Winter by Jennifer Fawcett hosted by Phoenix Theatre
Apples in Winter by Jennifer Fawcett hosted by Phoenix Theatre

Phoenix Theatre Indianapolis 749 N Park Ave Indianapolis, IN 46202 United States

January 21 at 7:00 PM

A Common Thread by Jayden Chavez hosted by Blue Raven Theatre
A Common Thread by Jayden Chavez hosted by Blue Raven Theatre

1614 Paseo de Peralta Santa Fe, NM 87501 USA

January 21 at 3:30 PM

Boxed In by Julia Lederer hosted by Thatz Showbiz Theatre Project
Boxed In by Julia Lederer hosted by Thatz Showbiz Theatre Project

91 Doncaster Ave Thornhill, Ontario L3T 1L6 Canada

January 21 at 7:00 PM

Eleanor and Marilyn by Monica Regan hosted by Rainbow Theatre Project
Eleanor and Marilyn by Monica Regan hosted by Rainbow Theatre Project

DC Arts Center 2438 18th Street NW Washington, DC 20009 USA

January 22 at 7:30 PM

Bath Time by Kris Thompson hosted by Brazen-Faced Varlets
Bath Time by Kris Thompson hosted by Brazen-Faced Varlets

Theodore Roosevelt Inagural National Historic Site 641 Delaware Avenue Buffalo, NY 14202 USA

January 27 at 1:00 PM

Charming by Colleen Hughes hosted by Brazen-Faced Varlets
Charming by Colleen Hughes hosted by Brazen-Faced Varlets

Theodore Roosevelt Inagural National Historic Site 641 Delaware Avenue Buffalo, NY 14202 USA

January 27 at 1:00 PM

Cheat by Bella Poynton hosted by Brazen-Faced Varlets
Cheat by Bella Poynton hosted by Brazen-Faced Varlets

Theodore Roosevelt Inagural National Historic Site 641 Delaware Avenue Buffalo, NY 14202 USA

January 27 at 1:00 PM