5 Female Directors On Why the Theatre Industry Struggles With Gender Equality

5 Female Directors On Why the Theatre Industry Struggles With Gender Equality

And the simple solution staring us in the face.

 

 

By Olivia Clement

February 08, 2018


 

To kick off 2018 right, Roundabout Theatre Company partnered with StubHub and The Interval to present Women in Theatre:  Resetting the Stage, a panel addressing some of the challenges and inequities faced by women in the theatre industry.

In the wake of the deluge of reports of sexual harassment in Hollywood and American culture at large and the overdue conversation about gender equality, moderator Amy Sherman-Palladino (creator of Gilmore Girls and now Golden Globe-winning series The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel turned to her panel of women directors - Margot Bordelon, Kathleen Marshall, Leigh Silverman, Rebecca Taichman, and Whitney White - and asked the hard question:  Is the theatre industry any more progressive than film and television when it comes to parity in the workplace.

To read the entire article from Playbill, click on the following link:

http://www.playbill.com/article/5-female-directors-on-why-the-theatre-industry-struggles-with-gender-equal

 

Or watch the complete discussion below:

https://www.facebook.com/RoundaboutTheatreCompany/videos/10155495037899983/