The Drama Desk organization was formed in 1949 by a group of New York theater critics, editors,reporters and publishers, in order to make the public aware of the vital issues concerning the theatrical industry. Drama Desk Awards are the only major New York theater honors for which productions on, off, and off-off Broadway compete against one another in the same category.
International Centre for Women Playwrights, Inc.
The International Centre for Women Playwrights is a non-profit organization dedicated to supporting women playwrights around the world by supporting their efforts to gain professional equality and to express their artistic vision without censorship.
The Lambs, Inc.
3 West 51st Street, New York, NY 10019
Lambs ® is America's first professional theatrical club, established in NYC in 1874, incorporated in 1877. Lambs were involved in the founding of Actors Equity, The Actors Fund of America, ASCAP, and SAG. Lambs is located at 3 W 51st Street, near Radio City Music Hall, and not related to any restaurant or church.
Los Angeles Female Playwrights Initiative
The Los Angeles Female Playwrights Initiative is an LA-based movement working to ensure that women playwrights are fairly represented locally and beyond. We encourage the involvement of theatermakers and theatergoers who support our goals. We also aim to connect L.A. female playwrights to other women theater artists, organizations, and the theater community, both locally and nationwide.
The National Theatre Conference
Founded in 1925, the National Theatre Conference is an organization of distinguished members of the American Theatre to initiate, encourage, and support projects of value and significance with a view to strengthening and broadening the influence of theatre in our country.
Professional Women Singers Association
Ansonia Station, P.O. Box 231162, New York, NY 10023
Founded in 1982, the Professional Women Singers Association advances careers of women singers and promotes musical excellence. It functions as a network of distinguished women singers who support each other in their professional work in opera, musical theater, concert and cabaret performance, and sacred music in churches and synagogues.
365 Women a Year: A Playwriting Project
This international playwriting project’s ambitious yet focused goal is to write women back into the social consciousness as well as empower and promote female playwrights around the country. Playwrights have written and/or are writing one or more one-acts about extraordinary women in both past and present history.
Women in Music
Women in Music is a 501c3 nonprofit organization established in 1985 to advance the awareness, equality, diversity, heritage, knowledge base, opportunities, and cultural aspects of women in the music industry through education (panels, workshops, seminars, online resources, etc.), networking, support, empowerment, and recognition. Women in Music is a membership organization and presents monthly events.
The Women's Media Center
350 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY 10118 / 212-563-0680 / 212-563-0688 (fax)
The Women's Media Center's mission is to assure that women and women's experiences are reflected in the media just as women are present everywhere in the real world; that women are represented as local, national, and global sources for subjects of the media; and that women media professionals have equal opportunities for employment and advancement.
Women Make Movies
462 Broadway, Suite 500WS, New York, NY 10013 / 212-925-0606 / 212-925-2052 (fax)
Women Make Movies facilitates the production, promotion, distribution and exhibition of independent films and videotapes by and about women, facilitates the development of feminist media, and addresses the under-representation of women in film.
3739 Balboa Street #181, San Francisco, CA 94121 / 415-751-2202
The Fund for Women Artists helps women do their creative work by directing funds to artists, building audiences through the WomensArtNetwork online listings, providing information on funding resources, and advocacy.
Works by Women
Works by Women supports theatrical work written, directed, and/or designed by women by promoting the work on our website, in the press, and on social media. We organize groups of theatregoers to see productions, thus supporting women theatre artists and the theaters that hire them.