About Us

We cannot all succeed when half of us are held back.

-Malala Yousafzai

Ain’t I A Woman Playfest strives to shine a light on women of color, not only as playwrights but as directors, teachers, and leaders. To become the gatekeepers of our culture and the defenders of the stories our culture inspires.


Performances Dates:

August 7 | 8:00 p.m.
August 8| 8:00 p.m.
August 9 | 4:00 p.m

The Russell Theatre 
516 S. 17th. Louisville, KY 40203

Tickets will be available in June

Submission Guidelines

  • Play must be an original, unpublished and unproduced piece written by a woman-of-color playwright (Transgender or gender-queer women encouraged to submit). 
  • Maximum Length: 10-12 pages not including title page. 
  • Submissions should require minimum set, costume and technical needs.
  • Submissions should have a title page with the following information

*Playwright’s name

*Mailing Address

*Phone Number

*Email Address

  • Attach a recent headshot with submission
  • Email header should read: SUBMISSION: YOUR NAME. TITLE OF PLAY

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