Originally written in December 2016 as a final assignment.
Audra McDonald. Patti LuPone. Bernadette Peters.
These are some of Broadway’s brightest stars.
LuPone and Peters have become household names through their prolific careers, McDonald became the first actor in history to win a Tony in each of the four acting categories.
It is not hard for them to find roles on stage.
Julie Taymor. Garry Hynes. Cyndi Lauper. Lisa Kron. Jeanine Tesori.
These women work on the creative side of the theater, as directors, lyricists and composers. Only recently, they have had the opportunity to become more successful and recognized for their work.
The opportunities are less abundant as a female creative in the theater.