Women in theatre – October 2014

The headline figures

% of women in the 47 shows seen in October

Actors: 43%
Writers: 26%
Directors: 34%
Designers: 38%
Light: 16%
Sound: 16%

Number of shows with 50% or more women in the cast – 21 


Shows

With 50% or more women

Total Cast

Women

%

Writer

Director

Designer

Lighting

Sound

Jan

35

11

327

126

39%

29%

40%

29%

23%

13%

Feb

27

12

265

97

37%

50%

54%

55%

23%

5%

Mar

31

16

288

134

47%

35%

23%

38%

18%

14%

April

30

14

241

102

42%

17%

40%

52%

10%

17%

May

34

14

310

126

41%

21%

35%

22%

10%

10%

June

36

15

319

135

42%

39%

42%

49%

25%

18%

July

29

13

268

114

43%

34%

31%

32%

8%

26%

Aug

24

12

267

111

42%

29%

29%

29%

9%

21%

Sept

37

11

312

133

43%

38%

24%

28%

16%

23%

Oct

47

21

553

237

43%

26%

34%

38%

16%

16%

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