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.