Check out this interview with long-time dramaturg Maxine Kern. Right now, she’s working on the 10th anniversary production of As it is in Heaven, by Arlene Hutton. The blog this comes from is maintained by Works By Women, which advocates for equity in the theatre, and organizes outings to plays by female playwrights in NYC several times a month. If you’re interested in this cause, also check out 50/50 in 2020, an advocacy organization aiming for total gender equality in the professional theatre by 2020.
Here’s a great excerpt from Maxine’s interview: