13 ICWP Plays Selected for 9th WPI Conference
The International Centre for Women Playwrights (ICWP) is proud to announce that 14 member playwrights have had plays selected for the 9th Women Playwrights International (WPI) Conference. The selected members include playwrights from the Turkey, Canada and the United States. The plays are:
Afgan Voices by Lia Gladstone (USA)
Aftermath by Sarah Cole (USA)
Cry After Midnight by Talia Pura (Canada)
Familium Vulgare by Melisa Tien (USA)
Girl Kicks Girl by Jyl Lynn Felman (USA)
Isaac, I am by Mary Steelsmith (USA)
Manhattan Transits by Donna Spector (USA)
Medine by Zeynep Kacar (Turkey)
Osama the Demented by Farzana Moon (USA)
Phoolan is Everyone by Angelina Llongueras (USA)
Remnants of a Liquid World by Bianca Bagatourian (USA)
Talking in Bed by Cornelia Hoogland (Canada)
Venus in Orange by Paula Cizmar and Laura Shamas (USA)
The complete list of selected plays can be found here.
The WPI Conference will be held in Stockholm, Sweden from the 15th to the 20th of August. The theme of this year’s conference is the democratic stage. The conference is held in a different city every three years and is organized by Women Playwrights International.
The International Centre for Women Playwrights was founded after the first WPI Conference held in Buffalo, New York in 1988. The organization has worked for the past 24 years to support women playwrights around the world. ICWP is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization incorporated in the United States. It currently has over 300 members in more than 20 countries. You can find our more about ICWP on the web at www.womenplaywrights.org or on Facebook at www.facebook.com/womenplaywrights.