Arika Larson

Arika Larson

Arika Larson is a Brooklyn based playwright from Kansas. Her plays include WITHIN TOLERANCE (HMBG winter playwright retreat and developmental readings at The Tank and Brooklyn College) and BIRTHDAY BOY (developed at the Great Plains Theatre Conference, Semifinalist, O’Neill). She works with Amios Theatre’s Shotz series and Reign or Shine’s Love Drunk Series. She is a second year Playwriting MFA student at...
Arika Larson is a Brooklyn based playwright from Kansas. Her plays include WITHIN TOLERANCE (HMBG winter playwright retreat and developmental readings at The Tank and Brooklyn College) and BIRTHDAY BOY (developed at the Great Plains Theatre Conference, Semifinalist, O’Neill). She works with Amios Theatre’s Shotz series and Reign or Shine’s Love Drunk Series. She is a second year Playwriting MFA student at Brooklyn College with Mac Wellman and Erin Courtney.

Plays

  • within tolerance
    new york city, the sixteenth floor, a fitting room. tape, scissors, pins, markers. thirteen women— designers, techs, accountants and entrepreneurs— cut and pin, struggle and strive, calculate and collaborate around one Fitting Model, just your average size 6 girl from the midwest. two hours out of a year in the life of a major fashion brand.
  • Birthday Boy
    It is the coldest night of the year. It is also Kent Rose’s 21st birthday. His mother, his older sister, his stepfather, his girlfriend and the man who lives in the basement have gathered to celebrate his birthday, but he hasn’t yet arrived. Why is he late, and will he ever arrive? And how will his loved ones deal with once again asking these questions?