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North Carolina: After the Count
The Count

When The Count was published in the November/December 2015 issue of The Dramatist, it confirmed what many of us already knew: Women playwrights do not receive as many productions as men, and women of color receive even fewer productions than white women. The study, which analyzed productions over a three-year period, was funded by the Dramatists Guild and The Lilly Awards.

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Jacqueline E. Lawton
Jacqueline E. Lawton

has taught theatre residencies and professional development workshops to adults and teachers wanting to integrate arts into the classroom. Currently, she is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Dramatic Art at the University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill.