The Kennedy Center

Kirsten Greenidge



Biography

Kirsten Greenidge (Playwright) is the author of Milk Like Sugar, The Luck of the Irish, and Baltimore. Her work has appeared as part of the BIRTH! Festival at the Royal Exchange, Bad Habit Productions, Mosaic Theatre, The Huntington Theatre Company, LCT3, La Jolla Playhouse, Playwrights Horizons and CompanyOne Theatre.  Kirsten has been fortunate enough to develop her plays at Kenyon Playwright's Conference, Huntington Playwriting Fellows Theatre Lab, Denver Center, The O'Neill, Sundance Theatre Lab, Sundance at Ucross, A.S.K., Bay Area Playwrights Festival, Cardinal Stages, and Pacific Playwright's Festival.  She is currently working on commissions from Cleveland Playhouse, The Huntington, Oregon Shakespeare Festival/American Revolutions, Playwrights Horizons, The Goodman, and La Jolla Playhouse. Kirsten's work has received a Lucille Lortell nomination, two Independent Reviewers of New England Awards, a San Diego Critics Award, two TCG/Edgerton Awards, a PEN/America Award, as well as an Obie from the Village Voice. She is the 2016 recipient of Cleveland Playhouse's Roe Green Award for her play Little Row Boat and is a current Mellon Fellow/Resident Playwright at CompanyOne in Boston.  An alumna of New Dramatists, Kirsten attended Wesleyan University and the Playwright's Workshop at the University of Iowa.  She oversees the playwriting course of study at Boston University's School of Theatre.

 

 
Kirsten Greenidge