Playwright Theresa Rebeck Speaks with the League of Professional Theatre Women

Date and Time
Monday, June 3, 2024, 6 - 7:30 PM
End times are approximate. Events may end early or late.
Event Details


Theresa Rebeck, writer for stage, film, television and novels, with five plays produced on Broadway, joins the League of Professional Theatre Women on stage to discuss her career and work.

Rebeck is among one of the most produced female playwrights on Broadway. Her Broadway credits include I Need That (starring Danny DeVito), Bernhardt/Hamlet (starring Janet McTeer), Dead Accounts (starring Norbert Leo Butz); Seminar (starring Alan Rickman); and Mauritius (starring F. Murray Abraham). Other New York productions of her work include Dig (2024 Outer Critics Circle nomination), Seared (starring Raul Esparza, Drama League Award) at MCC Theater, Downstairs (starring Tim Daly and Tyne Daly), and many others. 

For the past three decades, The League of Professional Theatre Women has partnered with the Library for the Performing Arts to present conversations with prominent women in the theatre industry. Each conversation is videorecorded by the Theatre on Film and Tape Archive, and added to its collection for posterity and future research.

The League of Professional Theatre Women (a not-for-profit 501(c)(3) organization) has been championing women and leading the gender parity conversation in the professional theatre for 40 years. Since its founding, the LPTW’s membership has grown to more than 500+ theatre artists and practitioners of all backgrounds, across multiple disciplines, working in the commercial and non-profit sectors. To support the League or become a member, please visit their website.

Photo Credit: Cleo Lynn


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