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Tennessee Women's Theater Project

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Nonprofit Overview

Causes: Arts & Culture, Theater

Mission: The mission of Tennessee Women''s Theater Project is

  • To present theatrical productions of the highest quality to Middle Tennessee audiences
  • To produce plays that express the human condition in the female voices
  • To provide acting, directing, design and management opportunities for women in professional theater
  • To bring live theater to new, underserved audiences

Programs: Each year, we present two professional stage plays plus our annual Women's Work showcase and celebration of works created by women. We choose plays that meet our mission criteria: to present productions of the highest quality; to express the human condition in the female voice; to provide professional opportunities to female actors, designers and stage managers; and to introduce live theater to new and underserved audiences.
Women's Work goes further yet. We provide a venue for women artists of a broad cultural and ethnic diversity to present their work, spanning many genres: theater, dance, film, poetry, music and visual arts, and a unique mix of artistic expression to audiences.
We keep ticket prices low, and offer discounts, including "pay what you make an hour" nights. We partner with half a dozen agencies serving at-risk women to offer free admission to their clients. Our partnership with Nashville Metro Parks provides teachers for their free drama classes, in return for use of our performance venue.

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Rating: 5

I have supported TWTP for several years now, thru audience participation & donations. I donate my hard-earned money to this non-profit because they are worth it! Their high-quality plays are quite entertaining & Maryanna Clarke's creative ideas add a sense of delight & anticipation to attending the shows. I always try to make it a priority to see each production when I'm in town, and look forward to her emails to see what's playing next. The plays AND the actors are great!