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|Named Person:||Julianne Boyd; Joan Channick; Mary Harron; Nancy Savoca; Wendy Wasserstein; Janis Brenner; Leah C Gardiner; Kristin Marting|
|Document Type:||Visual material|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Suzanne Bennett; Ruth Mayleas; Susan Jonas; Suzanne M Sato; Julianne Boyd; Joan Channick; Mary Harron; Nancy Savoca; Wendy Wasserstein; Janis Brenner; Leah C Gardiner; Kristin Marting; Patrick Hoffman; League of Professional Theatre Women.; Women's Project (New York, N.Y.); WIFT (Organization); Character Generators/Video.; New York Public Library. Billy Rose Theatre Collection. Theatre on Film and Tape Archive.
|Notes:||Copy of program available. The full title of the forum as given in the program is: A Forum on Women in American Theatre and Film; Why Do Numbers Matter? The Thorny Question of Under Representation.|
|Performer(s):||Moderator: Suzanne Sato.
Opening speaker: Susan Jonas.
Panelists: Julianne Boyd, Joan Channick, Mary Harron, Nancy Savoca, and Wendy Wasserstein.
Respondents: Janis Brenner, Leah C. Gardiner, Kristin Marting.
|Description:||1 videocassette (VHS) (107 min.) : sound, color SP ; 1/2 in.|
|Responsibility:||presented by the League of Professional Theatre Women and Women's Project & Productions, in conjunction with New York Women in Film & Television ; forum planned and organized by Suzanne Bennett and Ruth Mayleas ; [video prod. company] Character Generators, Inc. ; [video producer] Theatre on Film and Tape Archive, Patrick Hoffman, director.|
This forum is devoted to an examination of the professional opportunities for women in theatre and film. The panelists, all of whom are active as directors or authors, discuss their own experiences, explore the influence of history on current practice, and explain how they each try to increase participation by women in their own professional spheres.