Happy International Women’s Day!

Happy International Women's Day
Written by Lindsay Price

March 8th is International Women’s Day – and what better time to highlight some amazing women within the Theatrefolk community. Join us in celebrating these phenomenal playwrights and authors and their incredible contributions to the world of student theatre. Plus, keep reading to see our Top 10 Plays for Female Casts at the end of the post!

Rachel AtkinsRachel Atkins
Baalzebub (and One Act Version)



Treanor BaringTreanor Baring
Almost History: that whole space time continuum thing
Frankenstein vs. the Horrendous Goo (and Competition Length)
Jane Austen, Completely Zoomed


Shirley BarrieShirley Barrie
Carrying the Calf
Hansel and Gretel


Holly BeardsleyHolly Beardsley
The Pauper Princess



Krista BoehnertKrista Boehnert
Have You Heard?
Puzzle Pieces


Claire BroomeClaire Broome
Same Room, Different Story (and One Act Version)



Lee CatalunaLee Cataluna
Home of the Brave



Amanda Murray CutaloAmanda Murray Cutalo
Nice Girl


Sylvia Davenport-VeithSylvia Davenport-Veith
Prom Night



Kathleen DonnellyKathleen Donnelly
Upon A Sea of Dreams: A Journey on the Titanic



Allison GreenAllison Green



Janice HarrisJanice Harris



Julie Hartley  (RESOURCES)Julie Hartley
Practical Approaches to Shakespeare in the Drama Classroom


Kerry Hishon  (RESOURCES)Kerry Hishon
Active Citizenship in the Drama Classroom
Audition Toolkit
The Distance Learning Resource
The Drama Classroom Companion
The Drama Classroom Companion Volume 2
The Rehearsal Companion

Kate Kilpatrick General
A Recipe of Me



Karen Loftus (RESOURCES)Karen Loftus
Adapt Now: Adapting Drama Classroom Materials to Different Distance Environments
No See Scenes


Lea MarshallLea Marshall
Shakespeare’s Bachelorette
RESOURCE: The Production Publicity Toolkit


Wendy-Marie MartinWendy-Marie Martin



Mrs. Evelyn MerrittMrs. Evelyn Merritt
Christmas in July: Two Holiday One Act Plays
Grim and Gruesome Grimm
A Kidnapped Santa Claus
The Pied Piper of Hamelin
Seasonal Skits and Performance Poems For K-3
The Snow Queen
Strawberries in Winter

Dara MurphyDara Murphy
Camel Dung and Cloves
Magic Fairy in the Microwave
The Plucky Pie Murder
Teen Plays for Inclusive Classrooms
They Eat Sunshine, Not Zebras

Colleen NeumanColleen Neuman
Malled: Two One Act Plays for Young Women



Lindsay PriceLindsay Price
See Lindsay’s complete list of Plays and Resources here.



Johanna SkoreykoGeneral
The Battle of Image vs Girl



Taryn TempleTaryn Temple
The Redemption of Gertie Greene
The Super Non-Heroes


Judith WhiteJudith White
Ariadne’s Thread, The Adventures of Theseus and the Minotaur
Pandora’s Fire


Allison WilliamsAllison Williams
Dead Men Don’t Do Radio Plays
Drop Dead, Juliet!
Mmmbeth (and Competition Length version)
Postcards from Shakespeare
The Scarlet Heart

Sholeh WolpéSholeh Wolpe
Let Me In



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Top Ten Plays for Females





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Lindsay Price