Kirsten Greenidge at Company One Theatre

Playwright

Recent PEN/America Award winner and Obie recipient Kirsten Greenidge is the author of Baltimore, Milk Like Sugar, The Luck of the Irish, Splendor, and 103 Within The Veil, among other plays. Her work has appeared at New Repertory Theatre, The Huntington, LCT3, La Jolla Playhouse, Playwrights Horizons, Company One Theatre, The Flea, P. 73, New Georges, and the Humana Festival of New Work. She is currently working on commissions from Oregon Shakespeare Festival/American Revolutions, The Kennedy Center, Playwright’s Horizons, The Goodman, and La Jolla Playhouse. Kirsten is Assistant Professor of Theatre at the School of Theatre at Boston University, is a member of Boston’s Rhombus Playwrighting Group, and an alum of New Dramatists. She attended Wesleyan University as a United States History Major and the Playwright’s Workshop at the University of Iowa.

Theatre

The mission of Company One Theatre is to change the face of Boston theatre by uniting the city’s diverse communities through innovative, socially provocative performance and developing civically engaged artists.

How has this residency changed the theatre, and how has this residency changed the playwright? — March 2018

More from the Residency

FemTour
Essay

FemTour

A Road Trip Through the Lens of Equity and Inclusion

29 September 2017

Playwright Kirsten Greenidge and her family travel to feminist historical landmarks around New England.

Steely Lies The Heart
Essay

Steely Lies The Heart

Musings on Playwriting in the Age of Trump

1 April 2017

Kirsten Greenidge reflects on the playwright's relationship to this unruly moment of cultural shift and what happens to one’s work when the world around us is changing so rapidly?  

Playwright Residency
Essay

Playwright Residency

Why Kirsten Greenidge? Why Company One Theatre?

30 July 2016

Shawn LaCount, Artistic Director of Company One Theatre in Boston and playwright-in-residence Kirsten Greenidge discuss their participation in the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation’s National Playwright Residency Program.

NEW PLAYS. NEW PROCESS. at Company One in Boston, MA—Tuesday 14 August 2018
Video

NEW PLAYS. NEW PROCESS. at Company One in Boston, MA—Tuesday 14 August 2018

Company One in Boston presented NEW PLAYS. NEW PROCESS., A Re-Examination of New Play Development in Boston and Beyond livestreamed on the global, commons-based peer produced HowlRound TV network at howlround.tv on Tuesday 14 August at 4 p.m. PDT (San Francisco) / 6 p.m. CDT (Chicago) / 7 p.m. PDT (Boston).