"Ironbound," a play by Martyna Majok, will be presented at the Women's Voices Theater Festival this fall.

"Ironbound," a play by Martyna Majok, will be presented at the Women's Voices Theater Festival this fall.

More than 50 of the region’s professional theaters have joined together this season to highlight a range of work created by women. The idea was born after seven artistic directors — six of them men — decided a festival could bring attention to the gender disparity in plays produced. We speak with one of the artistic directors, a playwright, and a participating theater director about the festival.

Guests

  • Howard Shalwitz Artistic Director, Woolly Mammoth Theatre Company
  • Maggie Boland Managing Director, Signature Theater
  • Liz Maestri Playwright

WATCH: Introducing "The Women's Voices Theater Festival"

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