Theatre – Year Of The Woman? (Playwright, That Is)

Do women make good playwrights? There seems to be some prejudice in the industry suggesting they don’t. “There is no question that most of our celebrated playwrights are male and that female writers are responsible for only a small minority of the plays produced in this country. But these historical trends are starting to change — and the proof is in the listings. Almost all the talked-about plays Off Broadway this fall were written by women.”