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The Kilroys List - 97 Monologues and Scenes by Female and Trans Playwrights

The Kilroys List

97 Monologues and Scenes by Female and Trans Playwrights

Edited by The Kilroys
Imprint: Theatre Communications Group
Paperback : 9781559365352, 288 pages, April 2017

Description

The Kilroys are a gang of playwrights and producers who came together in Los Angeles in 2013 to stop talking about gender parity in theatre and start taking action. In 2014, they released their first annual List: a vetted collection of plays written by female and trans writers, nominated by hundreds of professional artistic directors, literary managers, professors, producers, directors, and dramaturgs. This collection includes a monologue or scene from each play from the 2014 and 2015 editions of The List.

Reviews

"The superheroines of the theater are back—and better and bolder than ever. "— Backstage

“A moving and fascinating play…A singular achievement… The historical perspective is vast and knowing…Has there ever been anything quite like Indecent, a play that touches—I mean deeply touches—so much rich emotion about history and the theater, anti-Semitism, homophobia, censorship, world wars, red-baiting, and oh, yes, joyful human passion?. ..An extraordinary play. ” —Newsday