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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
Typecast

 

Sylvia Davenport-VeithSylvia Davenport-Veith
Prom Night

 

 

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

 

 

Allison GreenAllison Green
Anonymous

 

 

Janice HarrisJanice Harris
Myth-o-logues

 

 

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

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
Breathless

 

 

Mrs. Evelyn MerrittMrs. Evelyn Merritt
Christmas in July: Two Holiday One Act Plays
A Kidnapped Santa Claus
Letters
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!
Hamlette
Mmmbeth (and Competition Length version)
Postcards from Shakespeare
The Scarlet Heart

Sholeh WolpéSholeh Wolpe
Let Me In

 

 


Looking for plays for strong female casts? 

Top Ten Plays for Females

 

 

 

 

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Lindsay Price