Jenifer Nii

Jenifer Nii

Salt Lake City-based playwright. Recipient of one of 10 inaugural Writers Alliance Grants from the Dramatists Guild Foundation.
Productions include five World Premieres at Plan B Theatre Company (WALLACE, THE SCARLET LETTER, SUFFRAGE, RUFF!, KINGDOM OF HEAVEN).
First Asian American playwright professionally produced in Utah. Two-time nominee for the Harold and Mimi Steinberg/American Theatre...
Salt Lake City-based playwright. Recipient of one of 10 inaugural Writers Alliance Grants from the Dramatists Guild Foundation.
Productions include five World Premieres at Plan B Theatre Company (WALLACE, THE SCARLET LETTER, SUFFRAGE, RUFF!, KINGDOM OF HEAVEN).
First Asian American playwright professionally produced in Utah. Two-time nominee for the Harold and Mimi Steinberg/American Theatre Critics Association New Play Award (SCARLET LETTER, SUFFRAGE). THE WEIRD PLAY will debut as part of Plan B Theatre Company's 2017/2018 season.

Plays

  • The Weird Play
    A strange contemplation of love and devotion. Written to be open to be performed by a gender/color/age flexible cast. Winner of the inaugural Dramatists Guild Foundation's Writer's Alliance Grant (2018).
  • Suffrage
    Two sister wives navigate Utah’s little-known place in history as the second U.S. territory to give women the vote. Nominated for the American Theatre Critics Association/Steinberg Award for Best New American Play Produced Outside New York.
  • The Scarlet Letter
    An adaptation of the Hawthorne classic. Nominated for the 2012 American Theatre Critics Association - Steinberg-ATCA Award.