WOMEN IN THEATRE 2011 RED CARPET AWARDS! WIT EVENTS

WIT Lifetime Achievement Award
Debbie Reynolds

WIT Theatrical Champion Award
Lee Melville

WIT Humanitarian Award
Lee Meriwether

Theatres/Groups/Organizations
24th Street Theatre
Academy of New Musical Theatre
Bootleg Theater
Cornerstone Theater Company
Dream Shapers
Greenway Arts Alliance
Victory Theatre
Vox Femina Los Angeles

Individuals
Nona Daly & Peggy Holmes
Suzanne Lummis
Penny Moore
Trish Ostroski

 

WIT is a 501 (c) 3 non-profit established in 1978.



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Writers Reading Series – These are held frequently throughout the year.  WIT members are given preference for casting, while non-members may be cast as needed.  The format may follow a reading or staged reading of the script with a discussion of the theatrical piece following.  Scripts are picked in advance.  WIT is not a producing organization per se, but we strive to provide educational and developmental opportunities for both male/female writers to advance their work in readings or related programs.  Efforts are included to allow active WIT members, beginning or advanced playwrights, to expand their work.

Let’s DO Lunch with Guest Speakers and Networking Opportunities – FREE for Members, $5 for Non-Members – Held the 3rd Saturday of every odd numbered month (Jan, Mar, May July Sept, Nov) at various affordable restaurants around town.  Call the Hotline 818-763-5222 for details, or email us for WIT NEWS event updates at info@womenintheatre.com.  Non-members may apply the $5 payment to membership if they join within a week.  There are opportunities for members to mingle with WIT members, guest speakers and other members of the Los Angeles theatri-cal community in a cozy and fun environment.  It is a great way to meet people.

Monthly Board Meetings are held each month.  Times and days may vary.  Everyone is welcome to attend but do let us know if you are interested.  Leave your name and number on the WIT hotline (818-763-5222) and you will be notified of the next time/date/location.  The board has an annual retreat where the organization’s mission plans and programs are mapped out to help us organize, serve members and the community.

Quarterly Membership Meetings FREE for Members, $10 for Non-Members – These are held March, June, September, and December.  These feature varied themes and programs including panels, guest speakers, entertainment, networking opportunities.  Non-members may apply the $10 fee to membership if they join within a week.  These meetings vary in date and location.  Important WIT announcements – Red Carpet Awardees, Volunteer of the Year Award, WIT Scholarship recipient are part of the agenda at these meetings. 

Special Events – Members are notified via our WIT NEWS e-letter and our phone tree.  Also, check the WIT Hotline (818-763-5222) for late breaking information – such as discount tickets, seminars, casting notices and updates! 

Red Carpet Award Ceremony – This is an annual celebration to recognize and honor theatrical arts profession-als in the LA Community.  It is held in October – usually on the third Satur-day in conjunction with National Arts and Humanities Month.  Nominations may be submitted at any time and are due by the postmark date of July 1 each year.  If July 1 falls on a Sunday – then the date is July 2.  Check out our Red Carpet information for add-itional details.  Interested in volun-teering to help?  Leave your name and number on the WIT hotline 818-763-5222.