Theatre Unbound delivers thought-provoking live theatre conceived and created by women, providing audiences with engaging, rarely-seen perspectives on issues that are relevant and universal.
In an era where a woman is expected to have either "a husband or a wall," and the most exciting task in the convent is the tending of silkworms, what is an order of discontented nuns to do? When quiet rebellions no longer suffice, sometimes only a spark is needed to ignite a bolder, more dangerous revolt. A world premiere. Read more.
The silkworms are hungry! "Silkworms (a nun play)" is a brand-new, devised work led by 2012 Ivey Award Emerging Artist Isabel Nelson, for 2012 Ivey Award Inventive Reinterpretation winner Theatre Unbound. Based on a historical episode, "Silkworms" tells the story of a 17th-century convent in Italy, where rebellion simmers and loyalties shift. Please give to help make this show the absolute best it can be! As we make progress toward our goal, the silkworms will get happier, so check back often to see how they are doing...
Forty-four theatres in the Washington DC area will each produce a world premiere by a female playwright in 2015. Read more.
Hamline University awarded the 2013 Agnes Hurlburd Conger Prize to Carolyn Levy for her work as director on Theatre Unbound's 2012 production of The Good Fight. Read more.
Minnesota Women’s Press recognizes Theatre Unbound as an organization working to improve the lives of women and girls. Read the article.