Adrienne Dawes' plays include DENIM DOVES, AM I WHITE, YOU ARE PRETTY, JESUS LOVES GOOD CHRISTIANS, and HERITAGE, HER-I-TAGE, AND HAIR-I-TAGE. Her work has been produced by Salvage Vanguard Theater (Austin, TX), Sacred Fools (Los Angeles, CA), American Theatre Company (Tulsa, OK), American Repertory Theatre of London, Live Girls! Theatre, Little Fish Theatre Company, New England Academy of Theater, New Jersey Repertory Company, Hyde Park Theater, St Idiot Collective and American Theater Company (Chicago, IL).
Her plays have been published by Playscripts, Inc, Smith & Kraus, Heuer Publishing, Heartland Plays and Vintage Books. Adrienne is the recipient of the Stanley and Evelyn Lipkin Prize for Playwriting. Her play AM I WHITE was a finalist for the 2012 O'Neill National Playwrights Conference and semifinalist for the 2012 Princess Grace Award. AM I WHITE won the David Mark Cohen New Play Award (2015 Austin Critics Table Awards), an award for Outstanding Original Script (2015 B. Iden Payne Awards) and was honorably mentioned by The List (The Kilroys) of recommended new plays by female and trans authors. Adrienne is a member of the Dramatists Guild and a company member of Salvage Vanguard Theater in Austin, TX.
She has been a Tulsa Artist Fellow (George Kaiser Family Foundation), an artist-in-residence with Crosstown Arts, a NALAC Fund for the Arts grantee, a selected playwright in the 2018 Fornés Playwriting Workshop (with Migdalia Cruz) and the 2018 Kenyon Review Playwrights Conference (directed by Wendy MacLeod). In 2019, Adrienne will be an Alice Judson Hayes Fellow (Ragdale Foundation) and an artist-in-residence with PlySpace.
Adrienne received her bachelor’s degree from Sarah Lawrence College and studied sketch and improv with Second City in Chicago, IL.
NOTE FROM PLAYWRIGHT
"I want every play to be dangerous, strange and funny. I want to go home after a show and dream about it that night."
LIST OF PLAYS
DENIM DOVES - http://www.adriennedawes.com/plays/#/denim/
AM I WHITE - http://www.adriennedawes.com/plays/#/am-i-white/
GOOD PERSON OF SOUTH FAYETTEVILLE
I AIN'T SORRY
YOU ARE PRETTY
JESUS LOVES GOOD CHRISTIANS
UNTITLED ADOPTION PLAY
NOTE FROM MonologueBank
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