about

Jiehae Park’s plays include peerless (Yale Rep premiere, Cherry Lane Mentor Project), Hannah and the Dread Gazebo (Oregon Shakespeare Festival premiere), Here We Are Here (Sundance Theater-Makers residency, Berkeley Rep’s Ground Floor, Princess Grace Works-in-Progress @ Baryshnikov Arts Center), and contributions to Wondrous Strange (Humana/Actor’s Theatre of Louisville). Her work has been developed through the Soho Rep Writer-Director Lab, the Public’s Emerging Writers Group, p73’s i73, Playwrights Horizons, NYTW, Atlantic, Old Globe, Dramatists Guild Fellowship, Ojai Conference, BAPF, Center Theatre Group Writers Workshop and the amazing Ma-Yi Writers Lab. Awards: Leah Ryan, Princess Grace, Weissberger, ANPF Women’s Invitational; two years on the Kilroys List. Commissions: Playwrights Horizons, McCarter, Yale Rep, Geffen, OSF, Williamstown, MTC/Sloan. Residencies: MacDowell, Yaddo, Hedgebrook, McCarter/Sallie B. Goodman. She is a NYTW Usual Suspect, LCT New Writer in Residence, former Hodder Fellow, and current member of New Dramatists. As a performer recently: Ripe Time/Naomi Iizuka’s adaptation of Haruki Murakami’s Sleep (BAM Next Wave, Yale Rep, Annenberg Arts Center). BA, Amherst; MFA, UCSD.

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HANNAH AND THE DREAD GAZEBO

(full-length)

Oregon Shakespeare Festival, Mar – Oct 2017 (world premiere, dir. Chay Yew)

Selection, 2015 LOCAL Lab (dir. Pesha Rudnick)

Selection, 2013 Ojai Playwrights Conference (dir. May Adrales)

Selection, 2013 Bay Area Playwrights Festival (dir. M. Graham Smith)

Addt’l Readings/Workshops: Williamstown Theatre Festival (dir. Chay Yew), Playwrights Realm (dir. Tyne Rafaeli). Abingdon Theatre (dir. Nelson Eusebio), Torrance Cultural Arts Center (dir. Jen Chang), East West Players (dir. Jen Chang).

Awards/Recognitions: Arnold L. Weissberger Award; Grand Prize, Ashland New Plays Festival Women’s Invitational (reading dir. Terri McMahon); Princess Grace Award (reading dir. Mia Rovegno); Leah Ryan Prize for Emerging Women Writers. (reading dir. Jose Zayas).

2014 Kilroys List

Publication/Licensing: http://www.samuelfrench.com/p/61984/hannah-and-the-dread-gazebo

PEERLESS (a.k.a.  HSMB a.k.a. UNTITLED HIGH SCHOOL MACBETH)

(full-length)

Yale Rep, Nov-Dec 2015 (world premiere, dir. Margot Bordelon)

Cherry Lane Mentor Project, Mar 2015 (wkshp prod., mentor: Kwame Kwei-Armah, dir. Margot Bordelon)

Addt’l Productions: Marin Theatre Company (dir. Margot Bordelon), Barrington Stage (dir. Louisa Proske), Company One (Boston), First Floor Theater (Chicago), Moxie Theater (San Diego) 

Addt’l Readings/Workshops: Playwrights Horizons, (dir. Lila Neugebauer); Old Globe New Voices Festival (dir. Delicia Turner-Sonnenberg); Soho Rep Writer/Director Lab (dir. Lillian Meredith); Selection, 2015 Ojai Playwrights Conference (dir. Elliot Quick).

2015 Kilroys List

Publication/Licensing: http://www.samuelfrench.com/p/61983/peerless

HERE WE ARE HERE

(full-length, in collaboration w/designer Tristan Jeffers, in progress)

Princess Grace Works-in-Progress Residency at Baryshnikov Arts Center, May 2017

Sundance Theatre-Makers Residency, June 2016 

McCarter Theatre, June 2015 (workshop)

New York Theatre Workshop, April 2015 (reading, dir. Knud Adams) 

Ground Floor @ Berkeley Rep, June 2014 (2-week residency and reading)

 

WONDROUS STRANGE

(co-commission w/ Martyna Majok, Meg Miroshnik, & Jen Silverman)

Actors Theatre of Louisville, 2016 Humana Festival (world premiere, dir. Marti Lyons)

Publication: http://www.dramabookshop.com/book/9781680690385

Jiehae Park
Ma-Yi Theater Company 520 Eighth Avenue, Suite 309 New York, NY 10018 212.971.4862 info [at] ma-yitheatre.org