Play: The Aves
Synopsis: In the summer, an old man and old woman sit on a park bench, talk about birds, and bet on the rain. A funny-sad play about getting older in a future that's closer than we think.
Cast Breakdown: 2W, 2M, 1 child (nonspeaking)
Set/Costume Requirements: A park bench. The feeling of outside, inside.
Agent: Michael Finkle, WME (212.903.1144 firstname.lastname@example.org)
Bio: Jiehae Park's plays include peerless (Yale Rep premiere, upcoming at Primary Stages), Hannah and the Dread Gazebo (Oregon Shakespeare Festival), Here We Are Here (Sundance, Ground Floor@Berkeley Rep, Princess Grace WIP@Baryshnikov Arts Center), The Aves (Alley All-New, McCarter Spotlight), and the book for the upcoming musical Kill the Boy Band. Development: Soho Rep Writer-Director Lab, the Public’s Emerging Writers Group, CTG Writers Workshop, p73, ACT, Atlantic, PlayCo, Old Globe, Dramatists Guild Fellowship, Ojai, BAPF, and the amazing Ma-Yi Writers Lab. Awards: Leah Ryan, Princess Grace, Weissberger, ANPF Women’s Invitational. Commissions: Playwrights Horizons, Yale Rep, Geffen, OSF, MTC/Sloan. Residencies: MacDowell, Yaddo, Hedgebrook, McCarter/Sallie B. Goodman. As a performer, she most recently appeared in Celine Song’s Endlings (NYTW, ART), and Ripe Time/Naomi Iizuka's adaption of Murakami's Sleep (BAM Next Wave, Yale Rep). TV writing: Marvel's Runaways; currently developing a new show with Diana Son for Tomorrow Studios/Apple. NYTW Usual Suspect, Lincoln Center Theater New Writer-in-Residence, Hodder Fellow, New Dramatist, and 2019-20 Tow Playwright-in-Residence at Primary Stages. BA, Amherst; MFA, UCSD.