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Sandy Asher

Playwright, author, workshop leader.

SANDRA FENICHEL ASHER's plays have been produced nationally and abroad. Across the Plains, commissioned by The Coterie, Kansas City, MO, was selected for the Kennedy Center's New Visions/New Voices Symposium.  In the Garden of the Selfish Giant won the Indiana Repertory Theatre/Bonderman National Playwriting Symposium Award, the New England Theatre Conference Aurand Harris Playwriting Award, and the American Alliance for Theatre and Education’s Distinguished Play Award. A Woman Called Truthhas been honored with the AATE Distinguished Play Award, the Bonderman Award, and an ASSITEJ Outstanding Play for Young Audiences citation. Jesse and Grace: A Best Friends Story, commissioned by Pollyanna Theatre, Austin, TX, was chosen for development by Northwestern University's Purple Crayon Players and won a third AATE Distinguished Play Award.  Walking Toward America, developed at NYU’s New Plays for Young Audiences workshop at the Provincetown Playhouse, was selected for the United Solo Festival in NYC.