August 17 - August 27, 2020
ARTIST IN RESIDENCE: Aleshea Harris
Aleshea Harris’s Is God Is (dir. Taibi Magar at Soho Rep) won the 2016 Relentless Award, an OBIE award for playwriting, the Helen Merrill Playwriting Award and was a finalist for the Susan Smith Blackburn Prize. What to Send Up When It Goes Down had its critically-acclaimed NYC premiere (dir. Whitney White, produced by The Movement Theatre Company), toured D.C. and Boston in fall of 2019, was featured in American Theatre Magazine’s April ’19 issue was part of the 2020 Under the Radar festival and a finalist for the 2020 Blackburn Prize. Harris was awarded the Next Step Award from Samuel French and has commissions with Playwrights Horizons, Center Theatre Group and the Almeida Theatre. Upcoming: What to Send Up When it Goes Down…at Playwrights Horizons, summer of 2020. Is God Is, The Royal Court in London, summer 2020.
Photo credit: Andrew Wofford and Costa Ciminiello