Monday, 10 January 2011

Women Playwrights—the issue that won't go away

There was an article in Saturday's The Sydney Morning Herald about the continued under-representation of women playwrights on our subsidised stages. Read it here
Just my personal opinion (Noëlle) and no doubt many will disagree, but I think development is so not the issue. Surely we're not saying that female writers need more 'development' than their male counterparts? And if over 50% of the works supported by Playwriting Australia are written by women, what happens to them?

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