Women & Hollywood in the Press

by Melissa Silverstein on June 10, 2009

in Press,Theatre

Women & Hollywood is featured in Ellen Snortland’s column in the Pasadena Weekly.

I’ve been a fan of two women in particular who keep track of women and Hollywood. Melissa Silverstein publishes a weekly newsletter, “Women and Hollywood,” and blogs about the simply sorry statistics for females on and behind the screen (http://womenandhollywood.com/). I am also grateful for the intrepid work of Dr. Martha Lauzen, executive director of the Center for Study of Women in TV and Film at San Diego State University. Silverstein writes about Lauzen’s statistics, which are the stuff of employment horror for women.

Check out the full story.

Also, have you seen my piece on theatre for the Women’s Media Center?

A Theatre Season to Savor…With Caveats

As Broadway celebrates with the Tony Awards Sunday night, the nominations recognize some, but hardly all, of women’s great successes in theatre during the last year. The author analyses why an industry that is bucking the economic downturn continues to shortchange productions by and about women.

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Deaf Indian Muslim Anarchist! June 10, 2009 at 6:54 AM

congrats! I am also a fan of your website :-)

Tracey June 10, 2009 at 8:58 PM

Well deserved! I totally love this blog. Congratulations.

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