Julia Miles: 1930-2020

  Wynn Handman’s right hand at the American Place Theater, directly in the heart of the burgeoning Off-Broadway movement. She was producing premieres by Sam Shepard, Jules Feiffer, Steve Tesich, and more, and could have climbed the ladder to success wherever she chose. Instead, she took a hard look at the inequity in her own profession, noting that only eight of the 72 plays produced by the American Place were by women, and that the track record of the field overall was

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