Julia Jarcho

Julia Jarcho is a New Yorker who writes and directs Minor Theater’s plays. For our upcoming Marie It’s Time (HERE Arts 2021) she also sings, acts and jumps through hoops. Her plays include: Pathetic (Abrons Arts Center 2019), The Terrifying (Abrons Arts Center 2017), Every Angel is Brutal (Clubbed Thumb 2016), Nomads (Incubator 2014), Grimly Handsome (Incubator 2013), Dreamless Land (New York City Players/Abrons 2011), and American Treasure (13P 2009). She has won an OBIE for Best New American Play (Grimly Handsome), a Doris Duke Impact Award, and a Mark O’Donnell Award, and has been a MacDowell Fellow and an LCT New Writer in Residence at Lincoln Center. Her book Minor Theater: Three Plays is available from 53rd State Press and her first critical book, Writing and the Modern Stage: Theater Beyond Drama, is published by Cambridge University Press. She is the Head of Playwriting at Brown University.