Jerome Hairston

Play(s) in the PYA Catalog

> Iqbal

Bio

Jerome Hairston, playwright of Iqbal, had had his work developed and presented at theaters such as Playwrights Horizons, the Atlantic Theater Company, Hartford Stage, Arena Stage, the Underwood Theater, New York Stage and Film, as well as the Shenandoah Playwrights Retreat, the Sundance Theater Lab, and the Eugene O’Neill National Playwrights Conference. He was featured twice in the Young Playwrights Festival in New York (1993 and 1994), and was also the recipient of the 1998 Kennedy Center/American College Theater Festival’s National Student Playwriting Award. He has received commissions from The Kennedy Center, Centerstage Baltimore, the Guthrie Theater, The Public Theatre/NYSF, and the Manhattan Theatre Club, where he was a 2001 playwriting fellow. Jerome received his BA from James Madison University and is a graduate of Columbia University’s MFA playwriting program.

Jerome Hairston