Alyssa Haddad

Alyssa Haddad

Alyssa Haddad is a Brooklyn-based, award-winning and award-losing playwright
and screenwriter. Her plays have been presented at the Capital Repertory Theatre, Centenary Stage Company, Theater for the New City, Sundog Theatre, Kraine Theatre, and The Midtown International Theatre Festival where she was the recipient of the Playwright’s Award. She is an alumna of Living Room Theater’s New Play Incubator...
Alyssa Haddad is a Brooklyn-based, award-winning and award-losing playwright
and screenwriter. Her plays have been presented at the Capital Repertory Theatre, Centenary Stage Company, Theater for the New City, Sundog Theatre, Kraine Theatre, and The Midtown International Theatre Festival where she was the recipient of the Playwright’s Award. She is an alumna of Living Room Theater’s New Play Incubator Lab and a current member of New Perspectives Theatre Company’s Women’s Work Play Lab. She is also an Artist-In-Residence at Adams State University’s Rare A.I.R program. She is a frequent columnist for Eleanora Magazine. She holds a BA in History and Writing from The College of Saint Rose and an MFA in Dramatic Writing from NYU Tisch School of the Arts.

Plays

  • The Newlywed Game
    A young interracial couple hosts their traditional families for Thanksgiving and drops the bomb that they are engaged, begging the question how do you create a future with someone from an entirely different past? *Formerly Across the Aisle
  • Peace and Quiet
    A family must decide what to do with Simon, the patriarch in his 70s suffering from Alzheimer's until his wife decides to take matters into her own hands.
  • Reflective
    A ten-minute play in which Tayla, a 16-year-old high school student faces her insecurities, bullying, and eventual self-acceptance to her own reflection.
  • WO[MAN]
    A United States Government Official and a Father show a Mother how her newborn daughter will be raised.