Larissa FastHorse (Sicangu Lakota Nation, she/her) is an award-winning writer and 2020–25 MacArthur Fellow. Her satirical comedy, The Thanksgiving Play (Playwrights Horizons/Geffen Playhouse), was one of the top ten most-produced plays in America. She is the first Native American playwright in the history of American theatre on that list. Larissa is currently developing new plays with several theatres including Second Stage Theater, Center Theatre Group, the Public Theater, the Guthrie Theater, Seattle Repertory Theatre, and Yale Repertory Theatre. In 2019, Larissa reentered film and television by co-creating a series at Freeform. Since then she has set up projects with Disney Channel, NBC, and DreamWorks, and is writing on a series for Apple+. hoganhorsestudio.com.
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