Julia Cho

Julia Cho, Playwright

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Disclaimer: This playwright profile is part of the BIPOC Playwrights Project, a resource for theater educators and practitioners. Playwrights listed on this website are not necessarily affiliated with UC Berkeley or the Department of Theater, Dance, and Performance Studies.

Representative Plays: 

Office Hour (2018)
The Language Archive (2012)
The Piano Teacher (2008)
Durango (2008)
The Winchester House (2006)
The Architecture of Loss (2005)
99 Histories (2005)


Julia Cho’s plays include DURANGO, THE WINCHESTER HOUSE, BFE, THE ARCHITECTURE OF LOSS, and 99 HISTORIES. Her work has been produced at The Vineyard Theatre, The Public Theater, Long Wharf Theatre, Playwrights Horizons, South Coast Repertory, New York Theatre Workshop, East West Players, The Theatre @ Boston Court, Theater Mu, and Silk Road Theatre Project, among others. Honors include the 2005 Barrie Stavis Award, the 2005 Claire Tow Award for Emerging Artists, and the 2004 L. Arnold Weissberger Award. She was also a two-time finalist for the Susan Smith Blackburn Award. An alumna of the Juilliard School and NYU’s Graduate Dramatic Writing Program, Julia also served as a resident playwright at New Dramatists.

Source: Dramatists Play Service


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