Jennifer Gibbs and Kristin Marting Win Women Working with Women Collaboration Award
Gibbs and Marting won for their work on Gibbs' play Sounding, currently in workshop at HERE, and based on Henrik Ibsen's The Lady from the Sea. They plan a multi-media production, including film and music.
The ceremony will be hosted by the Coalition Board and its Honorary Artistic Advisors including musical collaborators, Nancy Ford and Gretchen Cryer, and playwright/performer Leslie Ayvazian.
Runners-up for the award are Carol Todd & Catherine Eaton for their screenplay, Showers of Happiness; cabaret performers, Melanie Adelman & Ellie Dvorkin for their cabaret musical, Mel & El, This Show Rhymes; Shirley Lauro & Alexis Greene for their anthology of plays by women: Political Visions; and Elyse Singer & Ruth Margraff for their opera, Wellsprings.