Aleshea Harris

Aleshea Harris’ epic western revenge play Is God Is (world premiere directed by 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, a ritualized response to anti- blackness, had its critically-acclaimed NYC premier (dir. Whitney White, produced by The Movement Theatre Company), then toured D.C. and Boston in fall of 2019, was featured in American Theatre Magazine's April '19 issue and won a rare Special Commendation from the 2020 Blackburn Prize. Harris was awarded the Next Step Award from Samuel French and is a recipient of the 2020 Windham-Campbell Literature Prize, the 2020 Mimi Steinberg Playwriting Award, and the 2021 Hermitage Greenfield Prize.

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