Dael Orlandersmith

Details
Dael’s plays include Stoop Stories, Black n’ Blue Boys/Broken Men, Horsedreams, Bones, The Blue Album, Yellowman (Drama Desk Award Nominee & Pulitzer Prize Finalist), The Gimmick (Winner- Susan Smith Blackburn Prize), Monster, and Forever. Dael is the recipient of a New York Foundation for the Arts grant, The Helen Merrill Award for Emerging Playwrights, a Guggenheim, along with several other awards and honors. Her new play, FOREVER, was commissioned and performed at the Mark Taper Forum/Kirk Douglas Theatre Fall of 2014, followed by performances at the Long Wharf Theatre Winter 2014/15, New York Theatre Workshop Spring 2015, and will run at Portland Center Stage Winter 2016.
 
Credits

Actor
Production Theatre Opened Credit
1 Forever New York Theatre Workshop 05/04/2015 N/A
2 Yellowman New York City Center-Stage I 10/22/2002 Alma
3 The Gimmick New York Theatre Workshop 05/05/1999 N/A
4 Monster New York Theatre Workshop 10/31/1996 N/A
5 Beauty's Daughter American Place Theatre 01/25/1995 N/A

Author
Production Theatre Opened Credit
1 Forever New York Theatre Workshop 05/04/2015 Conceiver
2 Yellowman New York City Center-Stage I 10/22/2002 Playwright
3 The Gimmick New York Theatre Workshop 05/05/1999 Playwright
4 Monster New York Theatre Workshop 10/31/1996 Playwright
5 Beauty's Daughter American Place Theatre 01/25/1995 Playwright
Awards
Award Production Function
1 NOMINATED 2016 Lucille Lortel Award, Outstanding Solo Show Forever Actor
      Forever Conceiver
2 NOMINATED 2003 Drama Desk Award, Outstanding Actress in a Play Yellowman Actor
3 NOMINATED 2003 Outer Critics Circle Award, John Gassner Award Yellowman Playwright
4 WON 1995 Obie Award, Special Citation Beauty's Daughter Playwright