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Julia Jordan


Julia Jordan is a playwright and screenwriter. Her musicals and plays include Murder Ballad, Boy, Tatjana in Color, St. Scarlet, Smoking Lesson, Dark Yellow, Astrological Quit Claim Deeds, Jones, Sarah Plain and Tall, Storyville, and Girlfight. Awards: Jonathan Larson Award, Kleban Award, Francesca Primus Prize, Lucille Lortel Playwriting Fellowship, Manhattan Theatre Club Fellowship, Heideman Award, Lecomte du Noüy Award, AT&T: OnStage Award, and the AmeriCAN Spirit Award. Her work been developed at Sundance, the O’Neill, the Ojai Playwrights Conference, the Playwrights Center, the MacDowell Colony and New Dramatists. She is a cofounder of the Lilly Awards and a Dramatists Guild Council member.

Push for Parity

Push for Parity

22 April 2013

Julia Jordan writes about the push for gender parity in theater, and how demanding change is vital to fixing theater's woman problem.