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Women in American Theatre

Women in American Theatre

Edited by Helen Krich Chinoy & Linda Walsh Jenkins
Imprint: Theatre Communications Group
Paperback : 9781559362634, 600 pages, May 2005


Newly revised and expanded, Women in American Theatre is a unique resource that challenges preconceptions by exploring and celebrating the heritage of women in American theater. In this new edition, the editors have collected a series of interviews and essays that address the contributions of women to theater, the recurring patterns of their participation and the problems as well as successes they have encountered in developing their careers.

Helen Krich Chinoy is professor emeritus of theater at Smith College, where she taught for over 25 years.

Linda Walsh Jenkins formerly was a theater professor at Northwestern University and a dramaturg in Chicago theater.