Tony-nominated women playwrights say it’s lonely at the top
Tony-nominated playwrights Paula Vogel and Lynn Nottage say that gender inequality isn’t just a problem in Hollywood — it stretches to Broadway, as well.
Vogel has won a Pulitzer Prize, but she tells Meg Oliver of CBS News that it took her more than two decades to break through on Broadway with her play “Indecent.”
“Theater is no different than any other field,” she explains. “It takes longer, I think, for women to break through.”
The scarcity of prominent female playwrights is evident when looking at what’s currently on Broadway.
Read more at CBSNews.com.
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