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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...

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...

Adrienne Kennedy

Representative Plays:

Madame Bovary (2015)
Ohio State Murders (1992)
Funnyhouse of a Negro (1964)

About the Playwright:

Adrienne Kennedy continues to influence the world through her art. She was the recipient of the 2003 Lifetime Achievement Award from the Anisfield-Wolf Book Awards, an Obie Award for Lifetime Achievement Award, the Lila Wallace—Reader's Digest Writers' Award and the American Academy of Arts and Letters in Literature Award. She was also granted a Guggenheim Fellowship for Creative Writing,...

Aditi Brennan Kapil

Representative Plays:

Orange (2018)
Imogen Says Nothing (2017)
Agnes Under the Big Top (2012)

About the Playwright:

Aditi Brennan Kapil is a television and theater writer, actress, and director. She is of Bulgarian and Indian descent, and was raised in Sweden prior to moving to Minneapolis, and more recently Los Angeles. Recent projects in television include Away on Netflix, and American Gods on Starz, and in theater Orange for SouthCoast...

Inda Craig-Galván

Representative Plays:

Black Super Hero Magic Mama
a hit dog will holler
I Go Somewhere Else

About the Playwright:

Inda Craig-Galván writes stuff — mostly plays and TV. Her work often explores intra-racial conflicts and politics within the African-American community. Grounded in reality with a touch of magical realism that fucks with time & memories.

Inda's currently developing new works of theatre on commission with Primary Stages, Company One, and The Old Globe.

Produced plays include...

Ming Peiffer

Representative Plays:

Usual Girls (2016)

Bio:

Ming Peiffer is an award-winning playwright and screenwriter from Columbus, Ohio and the first Asian woman to be nominated for a Drama Desk Award for Best Play in its history. Her play USUAL GIRLS (3 Drama Desk Nominations including Outstanding Play, John Gassner Award Nomination, Hull Warriner Award Finalist, Relentless Award Honorable Mention, New York Times Critic’s Pick) enjoyed a double-extended, sold out run at Roundabout Underground in NYC in 2018. Her work has been developed and...