In celebration of International Women’s Day on the 12th March, Disney on Broadway announces free registration, programming, and participants for the 4th annual event.
With all welcome to participate, the virtual event will take place from 1pm EST (6pm GMT) and is themed as “Reflecting Courageously, Transforming Collectively”.
Featuring speeches, conversations and panel sessions, some of the highlights include “Broadway’s Moms: How Life Goes on When the Show Doesn’t,” which brings mothers together to discuss the challenge of parenting and specifically mothering during the pandemic. The panel will be led by Cara Cooper and Jessica Rush, co-hosts of the “Broadway Baby Mama’s” podcast.
Meanwhile, “Broadway’s Second Act: A Conversation about Moving Beyond Intention,” will be led by award-winning ABC News Correspondent, Deborah Roberts, leading a conversation about what actionable steps we can all take to ensure that we not only increase representation of BIPOC women in our board rooms, writing rooms, rehearsal rooms and beyond but that they have equal access to power and privilege.
Participants for the events will include: Marija Abney, Laura Benanti, Tanya Birl, Pearl Cleage, Cara Cooper, Maria Manuela Goyanes, Alia Jones Harvey, Gethsemane Herron-Coward, Patrice Hrabowskie, Vanessa Javier, Tavia Jefferson, Julia Jones, Eva Price, Erin Moore, Phoebe Moore, Brittany Monachino, Lynn Nottage, Tali Perlman, Deborah Roberts, Jessica Rush, Karen Olivo, Aaliytha Stevens, and Anne Quart.
Meanwhile, the event is also set to feature a prerecorded performance of The Broadway Sinfonietta under the direction of Founder/Orchestrator Macy Schmidt.
To register and find out more about the event visit: https://www.womenofbroadway.com/