Welcome

Welcome

WOW began in 1980 as an international women’s theatre festival. Click to learn more about our story. Any woman and/or trans person is welcome to get involved in any aspect of making theatre. No prior experience is required!

Join a meeting at 6:30 on a Tuesday, and lo, you’re part of our collective.

NOTE: in April – June 2017, we did some renovating and a lot of spring cleaning. We have beautiful new walls, ceilings,  makeup tables. and a dance-friendly flooring!

No membership dues, no trial periods – just show up. Click to learn more about becoming a member.

Upcoming WOW Shows

  • April 20 @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm

    Max Dashu: Women’s Dance

    Drink in a global view of women's communal dance, from ancient paintings, rock art, sculpture and murals, to modern photos of dancers. Then ourselves dance the sacred Round.

  • April 21 @ 11:00 am - 6:00 pm

    Max Dashu: Woman Shaman

    We will pass through visual portals of invocation, ceremony, transformance, and healing, as shown in ancient art and living traditions around the world. Speak in circle on healing the female, releasing cultural spells of domination, on our spiritual approaches and experiences. And dance the sacred R...

  • April 26 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

    Made to Dance in Burning Buildings by Anya Pearson

    Special Encore Performance following Joe's Pub Premiere: a fusion of poetry, theatre, and violent and visceral contemporary dance, which poses the question: how do we heal from trauma?

  • April 27 @ 7:30 pm - April 28 @ 9:30 pm

    The Dare Tactic Presents: Wonder Boi

    Workshop production of a new musical: Jackson is navigating his identity as both a transgender man and as a superhero. When Jackson and his sister, Peyton, take a mysterious drug, Jackson gains the powers of super strength, flight, and self-healing. However, Peyton has an adverse reaction and her br...

  • April 29 @ 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm

    Third Annual Evening in Appreciation of Trailblazing Women & Arts Institutions

    Third Annual Evening in Appreciation of Trailblazing Women & Arts Institutions. HONOREES: Kim Clarke, Melody Brooks, LaZette McCants, Karen Brown & June Terry

  • May 5 @ 9:30 pm - 11:30 pm

    HyperGender Burlesque

    In second to last HyperGender MONTHLY cabarlesque (we may come back with shows here and there) we bring you our favorite theme - social justice!

  • May 10 @ 7:30 pm - 10:30 pm

    Oh, WOW! A Fundraiser for WOW Cafe Theatre

    This will be a night of music, burlesque, and merriment to support WOW’s ongoing efforts to give voice and space to womyn and/or trans artists and to aid them in covering the rising costs of running such a vital downtown institution.

  • May 25 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

    The Dare Tactic Presents: A Roller Rink Temptation

    Workshop of "A Roller Rink Temptation": a coming of age dark comedy romp about six teen chicks at a lesbian roller rink struggling for love in a new and sexiii world. LET's GET TEMPTEDDD!!!

  • May 26 @ 2:00 pm - May 27 @ 4:00 pm

    The Dare Tactic Presents: A Roller Rink Temptation

    Workshop of "A Roller Rink Temptation": a coming of age dark comedy romp about six teen chicks at a lesbian roller rink struggling for love in a new and sexiii world. LET's GET TEMPTEDDD!!!