Borderlands Ahead of the Curve, Producing Plays by Women
Kathleen Allen’s article, ‘Plays by women get scant attention by Tucson theaters’ brings some shocking–but important–facts to our attention.
The numbers are in. Statistically, women make up the majority of theater audiences, but the minority when it comes to writing and producing plays. Borderlands Theater strives to change these statistics (at least in Tucson), doing so by producing plays written by local and national female playwrights.
Although the percent of main-stage productions written by women in Tucson is considerably below the national average (less than 10%), Borderlands trumps this statistic with a whopping 58% of their productions being written by women.
Check out this illuminating article here.