Jordan Harrison

12 Jul 2017

Jordan Harrison was a Pulitzer Prize finalist for MARJORIE PRIME, which premiered at the Mark Taper Forum and had its New York premiere at Playwrights Horizons. A film adaptation by Michael Almereyda debuted at the 2017 Sundance Film Festival. Harrison’s other plays include LOG CABIN (Playwrights Horizons), THE AMATEURS (Vineyard Theatre), MAPLE AND VINE (Playwrights Horizons), THE GROWN-UP (Humana Festival), AMAZONS AND THEIR MEN (Clubbed Thumb), DORIS TO DARLENE (Playwrights Horizons), ACT A LADY (Portland Center Stage), FINN IN THE UNDERWORLD (Berkeley Repertory Theatre), FUTURA (NAATCO), KID-SIMPLE (Humana Festival), and a children’s musical, THE FLEA AND THE PROFESSOR (Arden Theatre). He is the recipient of the Horton Foote Prize, Guggenheim and Hodder Fellowships, the Kesselring Prize, the Roe Green Award, the Heideman Award, and a NEA/TCG Residency. A graduate of Stanford University and the Brown MFA program, Harrison is an alumnus of New Dramatists. He has developed TV series for Sundance and TNT, and wrote for three seasons of Netflix’s ORANGE IS THE NEW BLACK.