Now that’s what we’d call a stage right.
After 174 years of never casting a woman, the renowned Harvard theater group Hasty Pudding will allow women to act in its productions.
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A new survey of top pop charts over the past six years finds that men overwhelmingly dominate the ranks of artists and songwriters and that only 2 percent of producers in music are female.
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When it comes to TV and film, men haven’t just dominated the screen, they’ve also been at the helm of executive, directing and writing positions for years. Of the overall behind-the-scenes roles—like writers, executive producers, producers, editors and cinematographers—women only accounted for roughly 17 percent of the industry in 2016, according to Center for the Study of Women in Television and Film 19th annual Celluloid Ceiling report.
Full Story: Women in TV: CW Aims to Close the Gender Gap With New Shows ‘Valiant’ and ‘The She World’
This is a follow up to the Previous Post: A New Canon: In Pop Music, Women Belong At The Center Of The Story : NPR
This list, of the greatest albums made by women between 1964 and the present, is an intervention, a remedy, a correction of the historical record and hopefully the start of a new conversation. Compiled by nearly 50 women from across NPR and the public radio system and produced in partnership with Lincoln Center, it rethinks popular music to put women at the center.
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The Irish Film Board to introduce ground-breaking New Funding Initiatives for Female Writers and Directors as part of an on-going commitment to Gender Equality in the Irish Film Industry.
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Forget playing “the girlfriend” or “the mum.” Television is proving an embarrassment of riches for women thanks to complex, original characters and female-centric plots that are attracting Oscar-calibre movie stars to the small screen.
Once regarded as the step child to Hollywood movies, A-list actors like Nicole Kidman, Reese Witherspoon and Susan Sarandon are flocking to TV series, and jostling for this year’s Emmy awards.
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Gender parity has been a growing issue across the nation. A study released June 27 by Actors Equity shows that women find fewer work opportunities and draw lower salaries than their white male counterparts. The study examined employment data for shows that opened between 2013 and 2015. It is in line with an article in the Oct. 16 edition of American Theatre that notes that women wrote just 26 percent of plays in the 2015-16 season. Add to that the preponderance of roles for men in the classic canon, and
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