Embracing both the challenges and opportunities of technology, the Women’s Theatre Festival Fringe series streamed a variety of “live” performances on Saturday night, providing a possible glimpse of how we might be experiencing theatre as the coronavirus pandemic continues. Read what Kim Jackson has to say about the first weekend of virtual productions.
Following a two-day workshopping process of Jacqueline E. Lawton's new play XIX about the role of Black women in the women's suffrage movement, the Women's Theatre Festival is presenting a virtual reading of excerpts from the play during their WTF Fringe Festival. Hear what Lawton has to say in advance of the reading to RDU on Stage.
Directing Diaries: Mia Self Interviews WTF’s “Freakshow” Co-Directors Rachel Potter Nunn and Rowen Haigh
Mia is launching a new series with RDU on Stage, Directing Diaries, a deep-dive into the directing process. In this first interview, Mia interviews Rowen Haigh and Rachel Potter Nunn to talk about "breaking the virtual proscenium" and co-directing the Women's Theatre Festival production of FREAKSHOW.
Women’s Theatre Festival broke ground last week with FREAKSHOW, a live, socially-distant, virtual performance. Read what Jasmine Gallup has to say about the piece in her RDU on Stage review.
Director JaMeeka Holloway-Burrell gave audiences a glimpse into how plays are developed last week with a virtual reading of Celeste Jennings’ new work, PROCESSING. Read what Jasmine Gallup has to say about the workshop/reading.