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Promoting Gender Equality - Women are not equally represented in the arts – this ranges from a lack of roles for women over 45 on TV and in theatre, to a glass ceiling for senior roles in business, to unequal pay. Female Arts promote women in interviews, reviews and news to redress this gender imbalance. We're interested in the performing, visual and literary arts with the focus on women including theatre, exhibitions, film, literature, comedy, music, women in business, in the UK and beyond. We support #allwomen and would like to see more women of colour, disability, and LGBTQI in the media. We welcome supportive men. #genderequality Read more About Us our Review Team and Associate Artists and please Support Us. If you'd like us to share with our readers what you're involved in please read our Review FAQ's then email your press release to Wendy Thomson editor@femalearts.com.

Recent articles

'Small Stories: At Home in a Dolls' House' - exhibition review

'Small Stories: At Home in a Dolls' House' at the V&A Museum of Childhood runs from 13th December 2014 until 6th September 2015 and is free to enter.

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Top 5 Feminist Shows at The Black Box Festival - Etcetera Theatre

Black Box Festival at The Etcetera Theatre, Camden 10th-31st January 2015

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Noises Off – theatre review

by Michael Frayn at Progress Theatre in Reading

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This Is Not A Christmas Play, Top Secret Comedy Club

Shane Black, screenwriter of The Long Kiss Goodnight and many action films from the late ‘80s and ‘90s once said that the best stories during the festive season aren’t about Christmas specifically, but take place during that time. There’s something about the end of the year, when it acts as a prism for the best and worst that life has to offer, that is fertile ground for comedy and drama. This being the case, Encompass Productions have developed this alternative Christmas play that avoids all the clichés regarding panto-esque comedies.

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Tonic Theatre - How to be your own Fundraiser

London workshop - Sunday 25th January 2015 : Time: 11.00am – 4.30pm

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Shine On Workshop

“We all need someone who inspires us to do better than we know how” - free workshops early 2015 in the following cities: Paris, London, Manchester, Brighton, Cardiff, Liverpool. #ShineOn

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The Lion, the witch and the wardrobe - Theatre Review

Festive fun with an energetic, youth cast putting the professionals in their places.

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Measure For Measure, Barons Court Theatre – Review

Anybody who has ever read Measure For Measure knows how problematic it is and how it defies categorisation. Not exactly a ‘tragedy’ nor a comedy, Measure For Measure’s complexity is its Achilles heel, as well as its greatest strength.

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Just Like This Productions - guest feature by Kelsey Jones

Just Like This Productions, recently founded by Charlotte Rickard and Kelsey Jones, is at the forefront of the UK’s only production companies managed by females.

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Playwrights Guild of Canada Partners with the Theatre Sector’s Major Players to Proudly Announce Equity in Theatre (EIT)

Playwrights Guild of Canada, in partnership with some of the arts industry’s most vital organizations, is proud to announce the launch of Equity in Theatre (EIT).

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