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Christina Anderson

 
Bio:
Christina Anderson is a playwright, tv writer, educator, and creative. Her plays have appeared at The Goodman Theatre, OSF, The Public Theatre, Yale Repertory Theatre, Kansas City Rep, and other theaters in the United States and Canada. Awards and honors include: 2020 United States Artists Fellow, ... (read complete bio)
 

Bio:
Christina Anderson is a playwright, tv writer, educator, and creative. Her plays have appeared at The Goodman Theatre, OSF, The Public Theatre, Yale Repertory Theatre, Kansas City Rep, and other theaters in the United States and Canada. Awards and honors include: 2020 United States Artists Fellow, ... (read complete bio)

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Christina Anderson Biography

Christina Anderson is a playwright, tv writer, educator, and creative. Her plays have appeared at The Goodman Theatre, OSF, The Public Theatre, Yale Repertory Theatre, Kansas City Rep, and other theaters in the United States and Canada. Awards and honors include: 2020 United States Artists Fellow, MacDowell Fellowship, Lily Awards Harper Lee Prize, Herb Alpert Award nomination, Barrymore Nomination, and New Dramatists Residency. Her work has appeared multiple times on the annual Kilroy's List, an industry survey of excellent new works by female playwrights. She is also the winner of the Lucille Lortel Fellowship. Christina‚Äôs plays include: How to Catch Creation; The Ripple, The Wave That Carried Me Home; Man In Love; pen/man/ship; The Ashes Under Gait City; and Blacktop Sky. She taught playwriting at Wesleyan University, Rutgers University, SUNY Purchase College, and served as the interim Head of Playwriting at Brown University. Christina worked as a television staff writer on the CBS drama, ‚ÄúTommy.‚ÄĚ Current projects include: producing an album of instrumental hip hop music titled The Montage Flow, and writing her first tv pilot "The Only Isaac."

Christina Anderson Awards and Nominations

 
Tony Awards - 2022 - Best Book of a Musical
Christina Anderson, Paradise Square

Christina Anderson News

Listen: PARADISE SQUARE Composer Shares Cast Album Tracks Amid the Show's Legal Battl Photo Listen: PARADISE SQUARE Composer Shares Cast Album Tracks Amid the Show's Legal Battles
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 3, 2023

The Broadway musical Paradise Square had announced that it would be releasing an original Broadway cast recording this past summer. Amid the delayed release of the cast album, Paradise Square's composer Jason Howland released 13 tracks on his Instagram.

The National Theatre Conference Announces 2022 Award Recipients Photo The National Theatre Conference Announces 2022 Award Recipients
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 11, 2022

The National Theatre Conference is honoring new and long-time organizations and individuals who affect and inspire the field, and has named the recipients of its 2022 awards.

Photos: The Horton Foote Prize Awarded to Christina Anderson Photo Photos: The Horton Foote Prize Awarded to Christina Anderson
by Stephi Wild - Oct 26, 2022

On Monday night, The Horton Foote Prize held their first in person ceremony since 2018 honoring Christina Anderson, the 2022 winner. Pulitzer Prize winning playwrights and Ms. Anderson's former teachers and mentors, Paula Vogel and Lynn Nottage, presented Christina with $50,000 and a limited edition of Keith Carter’s iconic photograph of Horton Foote.

West Coast Premiere of CLYDE'S to Open at the Mark Taper Forum in November Photo West Coast Premiere of CLYDE'S to Open at the Mark Taper Forum in November
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 25, 2022

Two-time Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright¬†Lynn Nottage¬†and director¬†Kate Whoriskey will bring their latest Broadway triumph, ‚ÄúClyde‚Äôs,‚ÄĚ a co-production with Goodman Theatre in Chicago to the Mark Taper Forum November 15 to December 18. It recently concluded the Goodman engagement.

HAMILTON's Sasha Hutchings and Nik Walker Will Host 2022 Arthur Miller Foundation H Photo HAMILTON's Sasha Hutchings and Nik Walker Will Host 2022 Arthur Miller Foundation Honors
by Stephi Wild - Oct 20, 2022

The Arthur Miller Foundation’s annual Arthur Miller Foundation Honors is set for November 14, 2022 in New York City and will be hosted by Broadway artists Sasha Hutchings (Hamilton, Oklahoma!) and Nik Walker (Ain't Too Proud, Hamilton).

Review: THE RIPPLE, THE WAVE THAT CARRIED ME HOME at Portland Center Stage Photo Review: THE RIPPLE, THE WAVE THAT CARRIED ME HOME at Portland Center Stage
by Krista Garver - Oct 18, 2022

This beautiful play wraps a history lesson about the social justice movement of the 1960s in a poignant family drama. Also, the final scene is one of the most beautiful expressions of joy I've ever seen on stage.

Berkeley Repertory Theatre's The Ground Floor to Celebrate 10th Anniversary With Upco Photo Berkeley Repertory Theatre's The Ground Floor to Celebrate 10th Anniversary With Upcoming Residency Lab
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 4, 2022

Berkeley Repertory Theatre’s Artistic Director Johanna Pfaelzer and Director of the Ground Floor Madeleine Oldham announced the Residency Lab participants and the return to full capacity of the Residency Lab portion of The Ground Floor: Berkeley Rep’s Center for the Creation and Development of New Work.

William Jackson Harper & April Matthis to Star in PRIMARY TRUST World Premiere at Rou Photo William Jackson Harper & April Matthis to Star in PRIMARY TRUST World Premiere at Roundabout Theatre Company
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 29, 2022

Roundabout Theatre Company's world premiere of Primary Trust by playwright Eboni Booth, directed by Knud Adams, will star Emmy Award nominee William Jackson Harper (‚ÄúThe Underground Railroad‚ÄĚ) and Obie and Outer Critics Circle Award winner April Matthis (The Piano Lesson).

Photos: First Look at THE RIPPLE, THE WAVE THAT CARRIED ME HOME World Premiere at Ber Photo Photos: First Look at THE RIPPLE, THE WAVE THAT CARRIED ME HOME World Premiere at Berkeley Repertory Theatre
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 22, 2022

Berkeley Repertory Theatre is presenting the world premiere production of the ripple, the wave that carried me home by Christina Anderson, directed by Jackson Gay, and produced in association with Goodman Theatre. Performances run through Sunday, October 16. Get a first look at photos here!

2022 Horton Foote Prize Awarded to Christina Anderson for THE RIPPLE, THE WAVE THAT C Photo 2022 Horton Foote Prize Awarded to Christina Anderson for THE RIPPLE, THE WAVE THAT CARRIED ME HOME
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 22, 2022

Mari Marchbanks (Founder and Executive Director) has announced that the 2022 Horton Foote Prize has been awarded to Christina Anderson for her play the ripple, the wave that carried me home.

Christina Anderson Videos

Meet the 2022 Tony Nominees: PARADISE SQUARE's Christina Anderson Videoplay
Meet the 2022 Tony Nominees: PARADISE SQUARE's Christina Anderson

by BroadwayWorld TV - Jun 4, 2022

The countdown to the Tony Awards continues! On June 12, the brightest stars of the 2021-22 season will shine even brighter as they gather at the iconic Radio City Music Hall to celebrate Broadway's biggest night. Leading up to the 75th Annual Tony Awards, BroadwayWorld is getting up close and personal with the nominees. Today we're studying up on Christina Anderson!

VIDEO: Joaquina Kalukango Discusses Being Grateful to Be Back on Stage in PARADISE SQ Videoplay
VIDEO: Joaquina Kalukango Discusses Being Grateful to Be Back on Stage in PARADISE SQUARE Post-Show Speech

by BroadwayWorld TV - Apr 20, 2022

Paradise Square officially resumed performances last night, April 19, after briefly going dark due to COVID cases within the cast. Joaquina Kalukango gave a speech after last night's performance, where she talked about being grateful to be back on stage.

VIDEO: Get A First Listen To 'I'd Be A Soldier' From PARADISE SQUARE Videoplay
VIDEO: Get A First Listen To 'I'd Be A Soldier' From PARADISE SQUARE

by BWW Staff - Oct 15, 2021

BroadwayWorld has a first listen to 'I'd Be A Soldier' from Paradise Square -which begins previews February 22, 2022 at Broadway's Barrymore Theatre (243 West 47th Street), where it opens March 20, 2022.

VIDEO: Eight Local Stars To Take Stage In Philadelphia Theatre Company's SWEAT Videoplay
VIDEO: Eight Local Stars To Take Stage In Philadelphia Theatre Company's SWEAT

by Alan Henry - Oct 16, 2018

Philadelphia Theatre Company announces the director and full cast for the Pennsylvania premiere of Lynn Nottage's Sweat. This Pulitzer Prize for Drama winner explores Reading Pennsylvania's shrinking industrial economy and shares the fear, tragedy and hopefulness of a community being forced to accept inevitable change. The production will kick-off the first produced season under new Producing Artistic Director Paige Price. Justin Emeka directs a cast filled with local stars and Barrymore Award-winners who have earned extensive theatre, film and television credits. Sweat will run from October 12 to November 4, 2018 at Philadelphia Theatre Company's stage at the Suzanne Roberts Theatre, 480 S. Broad Street. Subscriptions and single tickets for the 2018-2019 season are already on sale and are available in person at the box office, online at philatheatreco.org or by phone at 215-985-0420.

STAGE TUBE: Rihanna Mash-Up Highlights Harlem Theatre Company's Commitment to Artists of Color
by Stage Tube - Dec 9, 2016

The Movement Theatre Company, a Harlem-based nonprofit committed to showcasing emerging artists of color, releases a music video mashup featuring Rihanna's "Work" and "This Is What You Came For." The Movement's Rihanna-inspired holiday music video is a festive ode to all the "work" the company has produced in its almost 10 years of existence and highlights plans for future events in the coming year. The new music video emphasizes the company's commitment to artists of color and support for local Harlem businesses. It also raises awareness about The Movement's #holiDONATE fundraising campaign, which is one part of a larger goal to raise $100,000 by the end of their season. There will be an exclusive viewing party/holiday fundraiser Monday, December 12th from 6:30-9:30pm at Nabe Underground.

STAGE TUBE: Playwright Paula Vogel Gives Writing Advice for DGF's Traveling Masters Program
by Stage Tube - Jul 21, 2016

Paula Vogel, Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright of How I Learned To Drive, The Baltimore Waltz, And Baby Makes Seven, and this year's Indecent, led a public workshop at the Minneapolis Playwrights' Center as part of The Dramatists Guild Fund's Traveling Masters Program. Scroll down for a clip!

BWW TV: Yale Rep's GOOD GOODS Performance Highlights
by BroadwayWorld TV - Feb 9, 2012

Yale Repertory Theatre will open the world premiere of GOOD GOODS by Christina Anderson, directed by Tina Landau tonight, February 9. The production began performances on February 3 and runs through February 25 at Yale Repertory Theatre. Check out show highlights below.


Christina Anderson Frequently Asked Questions

How many shows has Christina Anderson written?
Christina Anderson has written 1 shows including Inked Baby (Playwright).

What awards has Christina Anderson been nominated for?
Best Book of a Musical (Tony Awards) for Paradise Square .