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Where Women Go: Director Aimée Hayes Discusses Tina Howe’s Final Play

Aimée Hayes, Co-Artistic Director of The Tent Theater Company, discusses her world premiere production of Where Women Go, playwright Tina Howe’s final work for the stage, originally commissioned by Concord Theatricals.
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Gal Pals: Shows About Female Friendship

From classmates to coworkers to fellow retirees, the gal pals in these plays and musicals represent a wide array of friendships between and among women.
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How Black Mothers Say I Love You: A Conversation with Playwright Trey Anthony

How Black Mothers Say I Love You, Trey Anthony’s heartfelt examination of Black womanhood and family, explores identity, loss and mother/daughter relationships. We connected with the playwright to discuss her inspirations behind and within this powerful and touching play.
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Remembering Chita Rivera

In a magnificent theatre career spanning over seven decades, Chita Rivera wowed Broadway audiences in show after show, always maintaining the highest level of craft and professionalism. Here’s a look at some highlights in the life of an indisputable Broadway icon.
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Shows for Senior Actors

From navigating grandparenthood to enjoying retirement with the best of friends, these picks from Concord Theatricals highlight a slew of juicy roles for senior actors. Take a look below for a variety of plays and musicals featuring prime parts for performers in their later years.
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Women Lead the Comedy in Ken Ludwig’s Lend Me a Soprano

Ken Ludwig’s Lend Me a Soprano matches his hit Lend Me a Tenor in its doses of comedy while offering a feast of complex comedic roles for female actors.