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Jordan Harrison

Jordan Harrison was a Pulitzer Prize finalist for Marjorie Prime, which premiered at the Mark Taper Forum and had its New York premiere at Playwrights Horizons. A film adaptation by Michael Almereyda debuted at the 2017 Sundance Film Festival. Harrison’s other plays include The Amateurs (Vineyard Theatre), Maple and Vine (Playwrights Horizons), The Grown-Up (Humana Festival), Amazons and their Men (Clubbed Thumb), Doris to Darlene, a cautionary valentine (Playwrights Horizons), Act a Lady (Portland Center Stage), Finn in the Underworld (Berkeley Rep), Futura (NAATCO), Kid-Simple (Humana Festival), The Museum Play (Washington Ensemble Theatre), and a children’s musical, The Flea and the Professor (Arden Theatre). Harrison is the recipient of the Horton Foote Prize, Guggenheim and Hodder Fellowships, the Kesselring Prize, the Roe Green Award, the Heideman Award, Jerome and McKnight Fellowships, and a NEA/TCG Residency. A graduate of Stanford University and the Brown MFA program, he is an alumnus of New Dramatists. Harrison has developed TV series for Sundance and TNT, and wrote for three seasons of Netflix’s “Orange is the New Black.”


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