The initiative of "one more conversation" was launched at the 2018 Theatre Women Awards last week. (Photo: Ashley Garrett)
Theater and football may have something in common. The League of Professional Theatre Women, an advocacy group for women in theater, is taking a note from the National Football League and asking producers or those in charge of hiring to have “one more conversation” and make a concerted effort to interview a woman for open positions before making a hiring decision. The initiative is broadly meant to apply to women behind the scenes and on creative teams in the theater industry, but some say it may be harder to make it a common practice on Broadway. Professional football has had…

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