Aleshea Harris
Aleshea Harris

2018 Finalist

Is God Is

Synopsis: Is God Is is a modern myth about twin sisters who sojourn from the Dirty South to California to exact righteous revenge

Cast Breakdown: 4 W/4 M-All African-American
RACINE A woman of twenty-one years. Identical twin sister to ANAIA.  Has burn scars on her arms, back and neck but a face of considerable beauty.
ANAIA  Has burn scars on her arms, face and neck.  Hard to look at.  Wears a wig.
SHE Mother to RACINE and ANAIA.  Has burn scars over her entire body.
CHUCK HALL A lawyer. Middle-aged.
RILEY A boy of sixteen.
SCOTCH A boy of sixteen.
ANGIE Mother to RILEY and SCOTCH.
MAN A father.

Costume Requirements: Casual, contemporary attire.

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Agent: Ross Weiner, ICM

Play Service: 3Hole Press

Bio: Aleshea Harris is a playwright and performer who received an MFA in Writing for Performance from California Institute of the Arts. Her work has been presented a number of places including the Costume Shop at American Conservatory Theater, Playfest at Orlando Shakespeare Theater, the Edinburgh Fringe Festival, La Comédie de Saint-Étienne, the Skirball Center, and REDCAT. Harris has enjoyed residencies at MacDowell Colony, Hedgebrook, Djerassi and SPACE on Ryder Farm. She is the winner of the 2016 Relentless Award from the American Playwriting Foundation for her play, Is God Is. Is God Is was published by 3 Hole Press in the Spring of 2017 and will premiere Off-Broadway at Soho Rep in early 2018.