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August Wilson

August Wilson (April 27, 1945 – October 2, 2005) authored Gem of the Ocean, Joe Turner’s Come and Gone, Ma […]

A.Rey Pamatmat

A. Rey Pamatmat’s play after all the terrible things I do premiered at the Milwaukee Repertory Theatre and runs at […]

Suzan-Lori Parks

A playwright, screenwriter, novelist, and songwriter, Suzan-Lori’s play TOPDOG/UNDERDOG won the 2002 Pulitzer Prize for Drama. In 2001 she received […]

Jose Rivera

The first Puerto Rican screenwriter to be nominated for an Academy Award, for “The Motorcycle Diaries,” Rivera is also the […]

Tanya Saracho

Tanya Saracho was born in Sinaloa, México. She is a playwright and Television Writer who’s worked on ‘How To Get […]

Lynn Nottage

Lynn Nottage’s Pulitzer Prize-winning play RUINED has received an Obie, the Lucille Lortel Award, New York Drama Critics’ Circle Award, […]

Dennis McIntyre

Dennis McIntyre (1942-1990) was an award-winning American novelist and playwright who examined the ills of American society in such works […]

Dominique Morisseau

Dominique Morisseau is the author of The Detroit Project (A 3-Play Cycle), which includes the following plays: Skeleton Crew (Atlantic […]

Wajdi Mouawad

Wajdi Mouawad (author of Scorched, Tideline, Forestsand Heavens, among others) has established himself as a uniquely original player on the […]

David Henry Hwang

David Henry Hwang’s plays include M. BUTTERFLY (1988 Tony Award, 1989 Pulitzer Finalist), GOLDEN CHILD (1998 Tony nomination, 1997 OBIE […]

Naomi Iizuka

Polaroid Stories was originally commissioned by En Garde Arts in New York, produced in the 1997 Humana Festival of New […]

Branden Jacobs-Jenkins

Branden Jacobs-Jenkins’ plays include NEIGHBORS (Public Theater), APPROPRIATE (Actors Theatre of Louisville, Victory Gardens Theater, Woolly Mammoth Theatre Company, and […]

Leslie Lee

For the stage, Leslie Lee is the author of numerous plays that have been produced in New York City and […]

Charles Gordone

Charles Gordone was an American playwright, actor, director, and educator. He was the first African American to win the annual […]

Stephen Adly Guirgis

Stephen Adly Guirgis is a longtime member of NYC’s LAByrinth Theater Company. His plays have been produced on five continents […]

Lorraine Hansbury

When Lorraine Hansberry’s (1930-1965) A Raisin in the Sun appeared on Broadway in 1959, the artist became, at twenty-nine, the […]

Quiara Huedes

Quiara Alegría Hudes is the author of a trilogy of plays including ELLIOT, A SOLDIER’S FUGUE (2006), WATER BY THE […]

Colman Domingo

The Olivier, Tony, Drama Desk, Drama League Award nominated and OBIE, GLAAD and Lucille Lortel Award winning actor, playwright and […]

Jackie Sibblies Drury


Maria Irene Fornes

Fornés was born on May 14, 1930, in Havana, Cuba, to Carlos Luis and Carmen Hismenia Fornés. After her father […]

Charles Fuller

Charles H. Fuller Jr. is an American playwright, best known for his play A Soldier’s Play, for which he received […]

Lydia K. Diamond

Lydia R. Diamond’s award-winning plays include: Smart People, Stick Fly, Voyeurs de Venus, The Bluest Eye, The Gift Horse, Harriet […]

Jocelyn Bioh

Jocelyn Bioh is an award-winning Ghanaian-American writer and performer from New York City. Her plays include SCHOOL GIRLS; OR, THE […]

Carla Ching

An LA native, Carla stumbled upon pan-Asian performance collective Peeling at the Asian American Writers Workshop and wrote, performed and […]