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Youth street theater performances fight violence against women in Bangladesh

TweetCross-posted from UN Women.  “Violence puts women behind […] and creates a situation that does not allow women to use their full potential,” said a woman, sitting in an airy, green park, after watching a gripping interactive theatrical performance on violence against women in Khulna, Southern Bangladesh in November last year. “The ultimate loser is [...]
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Women geeks artists create 1st WiredArtsFest and it supports repro rights!

Tweetby Cindy Cooper The first-ever WiredArtsFest may be the future of theater — live performance on stage in New York, captured by four film cameras, and simultaneously broadcast over the Internet to people everywhere by live streaming technology. And if this is the future, it’s finally looking good for women. Thirteen performing companies are participating in the WiredArtsFest, [...]
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“Jollywood,” Afghanistan – Teenage Girls Create And Perform Their First Play

TweetBy Sahar Muradi, cross-posted from On The Issues Magazine. In eastern Afghanistan under the glow of an April sun and the sweet scent of orange blossoms, a small revolution begins. Six young women, ranging in age from 13 to 19, huddle in the basement office of a local civil society organization and brainstorm ideas for [...]
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VOICES FROM THE EDGE 2012 – 15 years of celebrating new works by African-American writers and performers!

Tweet The New Perspectives Theatre Company (NPTC) is pleased to present its 15th Annual Voices From the Edge (VFE) Festival celebrating new works by African-American writers and performers. The Festival runs Thursday, April 26 through Saturday, May 5, 2012 and showcases emerging playwright Rafael Jordan and a new piece from the noted Blackberry Productions.  Tickets [...]
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Theater Review: “Sleep No More” — Such Stuff as Dreams Are Made On

TweetOriginally posted on Women’s Voices for Change, written by Alexandra MacAaron Tweet
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