The Surprising Source Of Gender Bias In Theater

It's reasonably simple to name working male playwrights, like Neil LaBute and Patrick Marber. Naming women, however, is more difficult.

A study found there is, in fact, a disparity between the number of shows by men that make it to the stage, and those by women.


Emily Glassberg Sands, author of a new economic study on gender bias and women playwrights, called "Opening the Curtain on Playwright Gender."

Julia Jordan, award-winning American playwright, television writer and theater director

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