Who Are the Playwrights

Joshua Allen

Alumni Playwright

2011 — 2018

Joshua Allen, a native of Chicago, is the recipient of a New Voices/New York Fellowship from the Lark Play Development Center. His plays include Boy in a Blue Tweed SuitChrysalis, and The Last Pair of Earlies. His work has been developed at the Cape Cod Theater Project, Primary Stages, the Lark, and the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts. A resident playwright at New Dramatists since 2011, he is also a member of the Ars Nova Play Group and the Dorothy Strelsin New American Writer’s Group at Primary Stages. Joshua is a proud graduate of University of Southern California and the Lila Acheson Wallace American Playwrights Program at The Juilliard School.