Jacqui Parker

Jacqui Parker appeared in Yerma (2019), Civil War Christmas: An American Musical Celebration (2009), Gem of the Ocean (2004), and Breath, Boom (2003) at the Huntington. A former Huntington Playwriting Fellow, her play Jeanie Don’t Sing No Mo’ was read at the Huntington’s 2009 Breaking Ground Festival of New Work. Regional theatre credits include Rose in Fences (Gloucester Stage Company). Ms. Parker was the playwright-in-residence at Hibernian Hall where she wrote and directed six plays during their 2016-2017 season, including A Crack in the Blue Wall (IRNE Award nomination for Best New Play). Awards include an Elliot Norton Award, six IRNE Awards, and the 2004 Boston Theatre Hero Award given by StageSource. Ms. Parker is the artistic director of the Our Place Theatre Project and the founder of Boston’s annual African American Theatre Festival. Her plays Dark as a Thousand Midnights (IRNE Award for Best New Play) and Feathers on My Arms ... Zora Neale Flying High premiered at the African American Theatre Festival at the Calderwood Pavilion at the BCA.

(As of July 2019)

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