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About jhennrikus

Julie Hennrikus is the Executive Director of StageSource

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#SmallStagesSOS

Three years ago I brought some friends with me to see the T Plays. We had dinner and then walked over to The Factory Theatre. As we walked through the parking lot, and down the stairs, I asked if anyone had … Continue reading

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A letter to the Owners of The Factory Theatre from Joyce Kulhawik @SmallStagesSOS

Dear Manager of Piano Craft Guild, By now you have no doubt been bombarded with negative response to your recent decision not to renew the lease for the Factory Theatre. See my colleague Ed Siegel’s recent article. I am writing … Continue reading

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“They Got Me Through High School”

I have always been an arts advocate, but in the past year I have come to realize how important this work is, and the change it can create. Last fall’s mayoral race was thrilling here in Boston because of the … Continue reading

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A FANTASTIC KICKOFF MEETING

Summarized by Joan Lancourt It’s wonderful when worries prove groundless. Twenty-five people showed up to the first StageSource Gender Parity Task Force meeting. We actually had to move the location from the conference room out into the light filled main … Continue reading

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Action! A Report from #ParityBos

by Joan Lancourt It’s an old story – too old for the 21st century and getting stale! In a recent HowlRound, they asked, “Where are the women?” Well, there were about 50+ of us at the StageSource sponsored Sat. morning … Continue reading

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#ParityBOS Town Hall 4/26/14

On Saturday, StageSource hosted the Defining Gender Parity Town Hall at Boston Playwrights’ Theatre. For twitter, we used the hashtag #ParityBOS. And happily, Howlround was there to livestream and archive it. Watch live streaming video from newplay at livestream.com Direct … Continue reading

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Defining Gender Parity Town Hall

When we announced the Diversity/Inclusion/Gender Parity conversations that StageSource was going to hold in the fall of 2012, a few people asked me why we included gender parity. Pointing to several prominent women in the Boston/New England theater community as … Continue reading

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#BosArts Hearing Update

This morning’s Arts & Culture Hearing at the Boston Public Library was a great event. More than 60 people testifed, myself included. Our friends at Howlround were livestreaming it, and have created an archive as well as storifying of the … Continue reading

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#BosArts Advocacy

Last year, I was one of dozens of people who worked on MASSCreative’s #CreateTheVote campaign. The goal of the campaign was to make sure that the arts were part of the platforms for the candidates for mayor of Boston. Questionnaires … Continue reading

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