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Sukari Jones

Sukari Jones

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.

Experience

  • Concerts/Cabaret
  • Education

Regions

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

Expertise

  • Theatrical Lyricist
  • Bookwriter/Librettist

Affiliations

  • BMI
  • THE DRAMATISTS GUILD

Person of Color?

  • Yes

Pronouns

  • She/Her