Revival Podcast Series for International Women’s Day 2024

Posted on Mar 8, 2024

Today is International Women’s Day. This year’s theme is “Invest in Women: Accelerate Progress”, something we have been doing for over 40 years. To mark IWD this year we are releasing 5 new podcasts of plays from our archive.  Developed from research and buzzing with the energy of real-life experiences, these podcasts will entertain and […]

Statement on Birmingham City Council cuts to Arts & Culture

Posted on Feb 27, 2024

Women & Theatre are devastated about the proposed Birmingham City Council cuts to Arts and Culture. We believe that art and culture play a vital role in Birmingham’s civic life. These cuts will have a significant impact on local people’s chances and wellbeing.  Due to the holistic style of the way we work we’ve collaborated […]

Work Experience opportunity for Care Experience Young People

Posted on Feb 6, 2024

As part of our long term commitment to supporting children in care we are proud to say that we are able to offer work experience placements for GCSE and A Level students who are in care or are care experienced. If you or a young person you know are interested in placement please get in […]

Women & Theatre announce Adaya Henry as Artistic Director and Katherine Hewitt as Executive Director

Posted on Aug 17, 2023

Photo credit: Hannah Adereti Women & Theatre are delighted to announce two new appointments. Adaya Henry will take up the role of Artistic Director and Katherine Hewitt as Executive Director, both will join this thriving and impactful organisation during our 40th Anniversary Season. The appointments follow the announcement that Founder member and Artistic Director Janice […]

We are hiring Executive Director & Artistic Director

Posted on May 30, 2023

We are seeking TWO ambitious and experienced individuals to lead our company.  Women & Theatre produces exciting, innovative, and compassionate theatre, and delivers participatory projects about contemporary issues, reflecting the language and lives of ordinary people.  In its 40th anniversary year there will be a change in leadership as Women & Theatre seeks to appoint […]

Women & Theatre look ahead to the next 40 years as Artistic & Executive Directors step down.

Posted on Feb 20, 2023

Women & Theatre’s leaders are to hand over the reins as the thriving, Birmingham-based organisation, looks ahead to the next 40 years. Founder member and Artistic Director Janice Connolly and Executive Director Jess Pearson, plan to stand down later this year following 40- and 20-years’ service respectively.  Women & Theatre has spent the last four […]

Book Tickets for A Thousand Threads

Posted on Apr 11, 2022

Tickets are now on sale for our upcoming community production A Thousand Threads. Celebrating women’s cricket being part of the Commonwealth Games for the first time! Bringing together community performers across Birmingham & Sandwell, A Thousand Threads features vibrantly choreographed live performance, set to a unique soundscape of words and music. Developed from local research, the piece […]

Jo Gleave leaving Women & Theatre

Posted on Dec 17, 2021

After being part of the team for four years, our Lead Artist Practitioner, Jo Gleave will be leaving Women & Theatre at the end of February 2022. Jo said “After four wonderful years with Women & Theatre, I have decided it is time to move on and to leave my role as Lead Artist Practitioner. […]

Giving Tuesday 30 November 2021

Posted on Nov 29, 2021

Giving Tuesday is a day where everyone, everywhere can do something to support the good causes that mean so much to them. It’s a day to give something back by supporting a charity close to your heart. Did you know Women & Theatre is a charity? Despite the challenges presented to us by COVID-19 we […]

Women, girls & Cricket

Posted on Nov 8, 2021

Inspired by Women’s cricket featuring in the Commonwealth Games for the first time in Birmingham 2022, Women & Theatre is developing a new theatre production about women, girls & cricket which will be presented at different outdoor locations in the West Midlands in 2022. We want to work with women & girls to develop & present […]