Carey Purcell is a New York based writer, reporter and theater critic. She covers the New York theater scene, reviewing plays and interviewing members of the community. Her writing offers a fresh and feminist perspective from a progressive young woman. A member of the Drama Desk and the Outer Critics Circle, Carey has also contributed to Elle, Jezebel, Salon, the Huffington Post, Alternet.org, Broadway Style Guide, TheaterMania.com, NewYork.com, and WHERE New York magazine. She can be followed on Twitter @CareyPurcell.
Carey Purcell talks to Diane Paulus and Liesl Tommy about all women creative teams.
Carey Purcell looks at female artistic leadership of summer companies at New York Stage and Film, the Eugene O'Neill Theater Center, and Williamstown Theatre Festival.
Carey Pucell reports on the harassment faced by women street performers in NYC and the preponderance of street harassment of women in our society.
NewCritcriticism & analysis
Can friendships survive a separation in time, values, and life choices? Carey Purcell looks at the quiet questioning of the role of women in Sheila by The Associates.
Carey Purcell engages the complications of sex in The Sex Myth, presented at HERE Arts Center in New York City.
Blognews, trends, insights
Journalist Carey Purcell discusses her takeaways from December’s Percolating Gender Parity symposium, and how gender-based pay discrepancies affect women in theatre.