BIPOC Playwrights

  • African American playwrights
  • Baldwin, James. Blues for Mister Charlie (Year)
  • Baraka, Amiri. Dutchman. (Year)
  • Childress, Alice. Wedding Band , A Love Story in Black and White. (Year)
  • Cleage, Pearl. Flyin’ West (Year)
  • Deavere Smith, Anna. Twilight: Los Angeles (Year)
  • Hall, Katoria. Hurt Village. (Year)
  • Harris, Aleshea. What To Send Up When It Goes Down (Year)
  • Harris, Jeremy. Slave Play (Year)
  • Holter, Ike. Exit Strategy (Year)
  • Jacobs-Jenkins, Branden. Appropriate (Year)
  • Kennedy, Adrienne. Funnyhouse of a Negro Year)
  • Parks, Suzan-Lori. Topdog/Underdog Year)
  • Rankine, Claudia. The White Card Year)
  • Sanchez, Sonia. The Bronx is Next (one act) (Year)
  • Sibblies Drury, Jackie. Fairview Year)
  • Wilson, August. Fences (Year)The Piano Lesson (Year)
  • Wolfe, George C. The Colored Museum Year)
  • Indigenous Playwrights
    • Bates, Jaisy (Longhouse Huron, Algonquin). The day we were born by (Year)
  • Grasl, Jason (Blackfeet). Lying with Badgers (Year)
  • Studi, Delanna (Cherokee). And So We Walked by
  • Mary Kathryn Nagle (Cherokee). Sovereignty
  • Larissa Fasthorse (Sicangu Lakota). The Thanksgiving Play (Year)
  • Ramirez, Vickie (Tuscarora). Smoke (Year
  • Under a Big Sky by Randy Reinholz (Choctaw)
  • Where We Belong by Madeline Sayet (Mohegan)
  • The Independence of Eddie Rose by William S. Yellowrobe Jr. (Assiniboine/Nakota)
  • Latinx/Latine Playwrights
    • Electricidad by Luis Alfaro
  • Tight Embrace by Jorge Ignacio Cortiñas
  • Lucy and the Conquest by Cusi Cram
  • Fur by Migdalia Cruz
  • Anna in the Tropics by Nilo Cruz
  • Sarita by Maria Irene Fornes
  • Water by the Spoonful by Quiara Alegria Hudes
  • They Could Give No Name by Exal Iraheta
  • Broken Eggs by Eduardo Machado
  • Fizz by Rogelio Martinez
  • Heroes and Saints by Cherrie Moraga
  • Curanderas, Serpents of the Clouds by Elaine Romero
  • References to Salvador Dali Make Me Hot by Jose Rivera
  • Roosters by Milcha Sanchez Scott
  • Tropic of X by Caridad Svich
  • Lydia by Octavio Solis
  • Zoot Suit by Luis Valdez
  • Destiny of Desire by Karen Zacarias
  • Asian-American Playwrights
    • BFE by Julia Cho
  • Tea by Velina Hasu Houston
  • M. Butterfly by David Henry Hwang
  • The Ballad of Yachiyo by Phillip Kan Gotanda 
  • Seamless by Dorinne Kondo
  • Teenage Dick by Mike Lew
  • Unveiled by Rohina Malik
  • St. Louis Loves Dem Filipinos by Floy Quintos
  • Stop Kiss by Diana Son
  • The World of Extreme Happiness by Frances Ya-Chu Cowhig
  • The Great Leap by Lauren Yee
  • Arab-American Playwrights
    • Disgraced by Ayad Akhtar
  • The Profane by Zayd Dohrn
  • Back of the Throat by Yussef El Guindi
  • Mosque Alert by Jamil Khoury
  • Urge for Going by Mona Mansour
  • 9 Parts of Desire by Heather Raffo
  • Roar by Betty Shamieh