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Plays

Lisa Edelstein

An actress with a long history of activism, House star Lisa Edelstein organized her first protest at age sixteen as a cheerleader for Donald Trump’s New Jersey Generals, outraged that the cheerleaders were forced to flirt in bars.

Sabina Berman

A Jewish writer exploring her outsider identity in largely Catholic Mexico, Sabina Berman was the first writer to win the Mexican Theater Prize four times.

Martha Morton

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Martha Morton from the 1897 book, American Women: Fifteen Hundred Biographies, published by Mast, Crowell & Kirkpatrick.
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Martha Morton from the 1897 book, American Women: Fifteen Hundred Biographies, published by Mast, Crowell & Kirkpatrick.

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Clara Lipman, 1910 Cropped

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Actress, playwright, and activist Clara Lipman (1869-1952) in 1910.

Image courtesy of The Theatre Magazine via Wikimedia Commons.

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Actress, playwright, and activist Clara Lipman (1869-1952) in 1910.

Image courtesy of The Theatre Magazine via Wikimedia Commons.

Clara Lipman, 1910

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Actress, playwright, and activist Clara Lipman (1869-1952) in 1910.

Image courtesy of The Theatre Magazine via Wikimedia Commons.

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Actress, playwright, and activist Clara Lipman (1869-1952) in 1910.

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Beatrice Kaufman, 1943

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Writer and playwright Beatrice Kaufman in 1934.

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Writer and playwright Beatrice Kaufman in 1934.


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Fay Kanin

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Screenwriter, radio producer, and television producer, Fay Kanin (1917–2013).

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Screenwriter, radio producer, and television producer, Fay Kanin (1917–2013).

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Theresa Helburn, 1919

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Theresa Helburn in 1919.
Courtesy of Lawrence Langner's G. B. S. and the Lunatic published in 1963.
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Theresa Helburn in 1919.

Courtesy of Lawrence Langner's G. B. S. and the Lunatic published in 1963.

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Selina Dolaro

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Opera singer and theater producer Selina Dolaro.
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Opera singer and theater producer Selina Dolaro.

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Yavilah McCoy

Yavilah McCoy is the founder of Ayecha, a nonprofit Jewish organization that provided Jewish diversity education and advocacy for Jews of color in the United States.

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