Playwrights

Anne García-Romero

Representative Plays:

Paloma (2019)
Provenance (2012)
Earthquake Chica (2007)

About the Playwright:

Anne García-Romero’s plays include Staging the Daffy Dame (LaunchPad UCSB), Lorca in New York (Denver Center Theater commission), Provenance (Eugene O’Neill National Playwrights Conference), Paloma (National Latino Playwriting Award runner-up), Mary Domingo (Goodman Theatre commission), Earthquake Chica (National Latino...

Anna Deavere Smith

Representative Plays:

Let Me Down Easy (2009)
Twilight: Los Angeles, 1992 (1994)
Fires in the Mirror (1992)

About the Playwright:

Anna Deavere Smith is an actress, playwright, teacher, and author. Her most recent play and film, Notes from the Field, look at the vulnerability of youth, inequality, the criminal justice system, and contemporary activism. The New York Times named the stage version of Notes from the Field among The Best Theater of 2016 and Time magazine named it...

Andrea Hairston

Representative Plays:

Soul Repairs
Lonely Stardust
Hummingbird Flying Backward
Dispatches
Archangels of Funk

About the Playwright:

Andrea Hairston is a novelist, playwright, and scholar. Aqueduct Press published: Will Do Magic For Small Change, a New York Times Editor’s pick and finalist for the Mythopoeic, Lambda, and Otherwise Awards; Mindscape, winner of the Carl Brandon Award; and Lonely Stardust, a collection of essays and plays. Her play...

Anchuli Felicia King

Representative Plays:

Golden Shield (2019)
White Pearl (2019)

About the Playwright:

Anchuli Felicia King is a playwright, screenwriter and multidisciplinary artist of Thai-Australian descent. As a playwright, King is interested in linguistic hybrids, digital cultures and globalization. Her plays have been produced by the Royal Court Theatre (London), Studio Theatre (Washington D.C.), American Shakespeare Center (Staunton), Melbourne Theatre Company (Melbourne), Sydney Theatre Company, National...

Amina Henry

Representative Plays:

Hunter John and Jane: A Play with Songs (2015)
Ducklings (2014)

About the Playwright:

Amina Henry is a Brooklyn-based playwright. Productions include: Ducklings at JACK (Brooklyn, NY), The Animals at JACK, Happily Ever at Brooklyn College, Bully at Interrobang Theater (Baltimore, MD), An American Family Takes a Lover, produced by The Cell: a 21stCentury Salon and presented by Theatre for the New City (New York, NY), Water produced by...

Alvin Eng

Representative Plays:

Three Trees (2012)

About the Playwright:

Alvin Eng is a native NYC playwright, performer, memoirist and educator. Currently, he is an Assistant Professor of Speech, Communications, and Theatre Arts at Borough of Manhattan Community College. Prior to this, he was an Assistant Professor in the Theatre Department of Goucher College and was also a Visiting Professor of Playwriting with the MFA Program in Creative Writing and Literary Translation at Queens College and the MFA Creative Writing Program at St. Francis College...

Alfian Sa'at

Representative Plays:

Nadira (2009)
Homesick (2006)
Harmony Daze (2005)
Tekka Voices (2004)
Yesterday My Classmate Died (1997)

About the Playwright:

Born in 1977, Alfian Bin Sa’at was a fourth year medical student at the National University of Singapore when he published A History of Amnesia. His first book of verse, One Fierce Hour, was well-received in Singapore and Malaysia. His collection of short stories, Corridor, won the Singapore Literature Prize Commendation Award...

Aleshea Harris

Representative Plays:

What To Send Up When It Goes Down (2018)
Is God Is
(2016)

About the Playwright:

Aleshea Harris’s play Is God Is won the 2016 Relentless Award, garnered her an Obie Award for playwriting in 2017, was a finalist for the Susan Smith Blackburn Prize and made The Kilroys' List of “the most recommended and underproduced plays by trans and female authors of color” for 2017. Is God Is will be adapted into a film produced by Scott Rudin and A24. What to Send Up When...

Akash Mohimen

Representative Plays:

Under the Chestnut Tree (2013)
Mahua (2011)

About the Playwright:

Akash Mohimen is a young writer and filmmaker originally from Jamshedpur, but now based in Mumbai. He has written four plays including two children's plays, The Mighty Mirembayanna and The Prisoners of Peace, and a musical, Hattamala. He took part in the Royal Court/Rage workshops in 2010 and 2011. He wrote his fourth play Mahua at the workshop and it has been produced at Prithvi Theatre, Mumbai and...

Abhishek Majumdar

Representative Plays:

The Djinns of Eidgah (2017)
Afterlife of Birds (2012)

About the Playwright:

Abhishek Majumdar is a playwright, theatre director, teacher and actor based out of Bangalore. He holds Performing Arts Scholarships from Charles Wallace India Trust, the Inlaks Foundation and the London International School of Performing Arts. His plays have won the Hindu Metro Plus Playwright’s award and the Toto Funds the Arts award and have been produced in India and England. He is also a part of the International...