Jordan Harrison – The Playwright

images37STJ7T2According to Samuel French, publisher of Jordan Harrison’s play Maple and Vine, the play “premiered in the 2011 Humana Festival and was subsequently produced at Playwrights Horizons in New York, A.C.T. in San Francisco, and Next Theatre in Chicago. Mr. Harrison’s other plays include Doris to Darlene (Playwrights Horizons), Amazons and Their Men (Clubbed Thumb), Finn in the Underworld (Berkeley Repertory Theatre), Futura (Portland Center Stage, NAATCO, Theater @ Boston Court), Act a Lady (2006 Humana Festival, Portland Center Stage), Kid-Simple (2004 Humana Festival, SPF), The Museum Play (Washington Ensemble Theatre), Standing on Ceremony (Minetta Lane Theatre), and a children’s musical, The Flea and the Professor (Arden Theatre, 2011 Barrymore Award for Best Musical). Mr. Harrison is the recipient of a Guggenheim Fellowship, a Hodder Fellowship at Princeton University, a Theater Masters’ Innovative Playwright Award, the Kesselring Prize, the Heideman Award, Jerome and McKnight Fellowships from The Playwrights’ Center, and a NEA/TCG Playwright-in-Residence Grant. He is currently working on a musical for Ars Nova and plays for Playwrights Horizons and South Coast Repertory. His plays have been published by Samuel French. A graduate of the Brown MFA program, he is an alumnus of New Dramatists.”

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