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Sukari Jones

Sukari Jones

  • She/Her
  • Biography

    Sukari Jones is a playwright and lyricist who gives black actors real shit to do. B.A., Vassar College, M.F.A. NYU Tisch. Memberships: BMI Musical Theater Workshop, Public Theater’s Emerging Writers group. Production/development: The Public Theater, Eugene O’Neill Theater Center, The Cherry Lane Theater, Lincoln Center Theater, The Lark, 54/Below, NAMT, Goodspeed Opera House. Awards/fellowships: Women’s Project Theater Lab (finalist), Jonathan Larson Award (semi-finalist), W.K. Rose winner (Vassar, 2018). Upcoming projects: Atlantic Theater commission, Barrington Stage commission, Atlantic Kids commission, Eugene O’Neill Theater Center Incubator summer showcase.

    Professional Experience

    • Concerts/Cabaret
    • Education

    Regions

    • NYC/Tri-State Area
    • D.C./Baltimore Area

    Maestra Expertise

    • Theatrical Lyricist
    • Bookwriter/Librettist

    Additional Skills

    • Actor-Musician
    • Home Studio Whiz

    Affiliations

    • BMI
    • THE DRAMATISTS GUILD

    Person of Color?

    • Yes