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Females fill less than half of professional roles in the performing arts

Gender gap

Modern day suffragettes march in New York City to end gender disparity in theatre

By Jennifer Perry on June 11, 2015

The League of Professional Theatre Women led a Suffragette-themed march through Times Square to raise awareness about the underrepresentation of women in theatre and the performing arts. The league wants to see a 50-50 breakdown in professional performance groups by the year 2020.