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Meet the Playwright: Rajiv Joseph

Rajiv Joseph

 

HOMETOWN:

Cleveland, Ohio
 

CURRENT RESIDENCE:

Brooklyn, New York
 

EDUCATION:

BA in Creative Writing from Miami University; MFA in Dramatic Writing from NYU's Tisch School of the Arts
 

PREVIOUS PRODUCTIONS AT THE ALLEY:

Gruesome Playground Injuries (2009 - World Premiere)
The Monster at the Door (2011 - World Premiere)
Describe the Night was featured in the 2017 Alley All New Festival
 

OTHER CREDITS:

Theatre: Archduke, Guards at the Taj, Bengal Tiger at the Baghdad Zoo (Pulitzer Prize Finalist)
TV: Nurse Jackie
Film: Draft Day, Army of One
Opera: Shalimar the Clown
 

INTERESTING FACT:

Joseph served for three years in the Peace Corps in Senegal.

WORLD PREMIERE 

DESCRIBE THE NIGHT

September 15 - October 15, 2017
QUINTERO THEATRE AT UNIVERSITY OF HOUSTON

An epic new play tracing the stories of seven men and women connected by history, myth and conspiracy theories.