Musings from our Second Season Part 1: Why I will never do another All- Female outdoor show again.

Written by Artistic Director: Erin Eva Butcher My company’s second season has come to a close. We produced 2 all- female shows: The Winter’s Tale by Mr. Shakespeare and Miss Penitentiary by Laura Neubauer. These shows were put up quite close to one another time-wise which made for a very high stress few months. And […]

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Power to the Playwright: Taking the Development of Your Work by the Horns

Written By Laura Neubauer On the edge of Las Vegas, I found a post grad school experience at the Katherine Gianaclis Park for the Arts (KGPA). The outdoor space was decorated with decaying or half-complete works of art. Inside, paintings hung on every inch of wall space and a black box theatre took the place […]

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For the long haul…

Written by Managing Director: Alyce Householter It’s 10 p.m., an hour after the first day of the workshop has ended, and we are sitting and staring. Laura and I sit in silence, except for the occasional “What about….this?” Eventually, I stand up, walk over to the chalkboard, and tell Laura not to watch what I […]

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3 Rules For Our Company

Written by Managing Director: Alyce Householter While currently working on Trojan Woman: A Love Story (Artists Theatre of Boston), I began to think about how the show related back to our own Maiden Phoenix Theatre Company. There is a specific section towards the end of ACT I where the chorus women recite the “7 rules […]

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Empowering Female Bodies

Written by Director of Finance: Danna Solomon I want to talk a little bit about violence. Unfortunately, when we discourse about women’s narratives, violence is a theme that is irrevocably connected to that conversation. It’s sadly impossible not to talk about violence when we tell women’s stories. We delved into this topic in our first […]

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Supporting our Scene

Written by Artistic Director: Erin Eva Butcher On Saturday night our company held its second fund raiser event. A staged reading of Cassie M. Seinuk’s play Meet Me in the Bathroom. We were so pleased to be doing our first reading of a new play by a local female playwright. Our actors and director Vicki […]

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