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J

Laura Jacqmin

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Lavina Jadhwani

VANYA or That’s Life!

 

Obehi Janice

Ole White Sugah Daddy

 

N. K. Jemisin

The Broken Earth (award-winning trilogy of novels)

 

Julie Jigour

Three Women in a Wild Fire

 

Alice Marie Johnson

The Strength to Be – a short play Alice Marie Johnson wrote & performed in prison.

 

C.A. Johnson

Mother Tongue

Thirst

Waitin' On the Moon

 

Michelle Tyrene Johnson

Justice in the Embers

 

Julia Jonas

A Woman Among Women

 

Arlitia Jones

Quiet Ocean

The Ugly Children of Eve

 

Rosa Joshi

Bring Down The House (co-created with Kate Wisniewski)

K

Mrinalini Kamath

The New Deal

 

Mary Lyon Kamitaki

Failure to Thrive

 

Nambi E. Kelley

Native Son (adaptation for the stage based on the novel by Richard Wright)

 

Sibyl Kempson

Bad Girls, Good Writers

 

Adrienne Kennedy

A Lesson in Dead Language

He Brought Her Heart Back in a Box

 

Sylvia Khoury

The Place Women Go

 

Callie Kimball

The Dreams of the Penny Gods

 

Evangelia Kingsley

A Good Mother

Simple Gifts

L

Jacqueline E. Lawton

Among These Wild Things

The Edges of Time

The Inferior Sex

 

Kimber Lee

Different Words for the Same Thing

brownsville song (b-side for tray)

 

Young Jean Lee

Straight White Men

We're Gonna Die

 

Rehana Lew Mirza

A People's Guide to the History in the Time of Here & Now

 

E. M. Lewis

The Gun Show

How the Light Gets In

Song of Extinction

 

Mildred Lewis

The End of Everything

 

Leslie Lissaint

This is How We Heal

 

Casey Llewellyn

Existing Conditions (co-written with Claudia Rankine)

O, Earth

 

Patricia Ione Llyod

Eve's Song

 

Josefina López

Real Women Have Curves

 

Dorothy Lyman

In the Bleak Midwinter

 

Rachel Lynett

He Did It

Outrageous

Well-Intentioned White People

M

Mariah MacCarthy

Honors Students

Safeword

 

Terese Mailhot

Heart Berries (memoir)

 

Jennifer Maisel

Better

 

Martyna Majok

The Cost of Living

Queens

 

Rohina Malik

Unveiled

 

Mona Mansour

Unseen

We Swim, We Talk, We Go To War

 

Sarah B. Mantell

Everything That Never Happened

 

Jenny Marlowe

The Laws of the Stars

 

Leslie Marmon Silko

Ceremony (novel)

 

Zoey Martinson

The Alien Nation

 

Heather McDonald

Masterpieces of the Oral and Intangible Heritage of Humanity

 

Idina Menzel

“Let It Go” / Kristen Anderson-Lopez & Robert Lopez  (songwriters) & Idina Menzel (vocals)

 

Margaret Mitchell

Gone with the Wind (novel)

 

Chiori Miyagawa

FireDance

Woman Killer

 

Ruth Moore

I Have Seen Horizons: Ruth Moore’s Stories from Maine – adaption for the stage by Meg Taintor of Ruth Moore’s short stories and poems.

 

Desi Moreno-Penson

Devil Land

Not Like Us

Ominous Men

 

Dominique Morisseau

Pipeline

Skeleton Crew

 

Tara Moses

Bound

 

Jessica Moss

We'll Make It Together

 

Victoria Moy

Fighting for the Dream: Voices of Chinese American Veterans from World War II to Afghanistan (nonfiction book)

 

Daaimah Mubashshir

Night of Power

The Immeasurable Want of Light

N

Janine Nabers

Serial Black Face

 

Mary Kathryn Nagle

Sovereignty

 

Leah Nanako Winkler

God Said This

Two Mile Hollow

 

Meena Natarajan

Etchings in the Sand, a performance project created by playwright/performer Meena Natarajan & choreographer/performer Ananya Chatterjea

 

Nahal Navidar

Songs of Our Childhood (short play)

 

Jennifer L. Nelson

24, 7, 365

 

Mara Nelson-Greenberg

Do You Feel Anger?

 

Christina Nieves

The Only One

 

Lynn Nottage

Crumbs from the Table of Joy

Sweat

 

Antoinette Nwandu

BREACH: a manifesto on race in america through the eyes of a black girl recovering from self-hate

Pass Over

O

Brooke Oehme

Notes to Self

 

Dael Olandersmith

Until the Flood

 

Mary Oliver

“The Summer Day” / New and Selected Poems

 

Philana Omorotionmwan

Before Evening Comes

 

Evangeline Ordaz

This Land

 

Erlina Ortiz

MinorityLand

 

Milta Ortiz

Sanctuary

P

Lily Padilla

How to Defend Yourself

(w)holeness

 

Jiehae Park

Peerless

 

Darcy Parker Bruce

Always Plenty of Light at the Starlight All Night Diner

How We Live In Our Bodies Now

the wolf you feed

 

Suzan-Lori Parks

The America Play

In the Blood

Fucking A

White Noise

 

Lina Patel

The Ragged Claws

 

Ming Peiffer

Usual Girls

 

Andrea Peña

"Shine" Co-writer & vocalist. Sawyer Garrity, 16, & Andrea Peña, 15, wrote “Shine” after surviving the 2-14-18 Stoneman Douglas High School shooting.

 

Liza Jessie Peterson

Down the Rabbit Hole

 

Eliana Pipes

A Brief History of the United States

 

Bella Poynton

The Speed of Light

 

Judith Pratt

Spiraling

 

Deepa Purohit

Bones

Q

Christina Quintana

Evensong

R

Heather Raffo

Noura

 

Nina Raine

Rabbit

Stories

Tiger Country

 

Lisa Ramirez

Invisible Women Rise

To the Bone

 

Vickie Ramirez

Smoke

 

Kat Ramsburg

Wendy Unwritten

 

Claudia Rankine

Citizen: An American Lyric (adapted for the stage by Stephen Sachs & directed by Shirley Jo Finney)

Existing Conditions (co-written with Casey Llewellyn)

The Provenance of Beauty

 

Helen Reddy

"I Am Woman" Co-writer of lyrics with Ray Burton; singer/vocals

 

Gabrielle Reisman

Jeune Terre

Storm, Still.

 

Carmen Rivera

Riding the Bear

The Power of Words

 

Jackie Roberts

Lick O’ the Knife

 

Cynthia G. Robinson

When Night Falls

 

Lisa Marie Rollins

Love is Another Country

Ungrateful Daughter: One Black Girl's Story of Being Adopted by a White Family ... That Aren't Celebrities

 

Stacey Rose

America v. 2.1:

The Sad Demise & Eventual Extinction of

The American Negro

 

Abby Rosebrock

Blue Ridge

 

Lynn Rosen

In the Blue

 

Haleh Roshan

Free Free Free Free

Reverance

 

Sharyn Rothstein

Landladies

 

J. K. Rowlings

Harry Potter series (novels)

 

Anusree Roy

The Exceptional

S

Jeanne Sakata

Hold These Truths

 

Nikkole Salter

Repairing a Nation

Torn Asunder

 

Tori Sampson

If Pretty Hurts Ugly Must Be a Muhfucka

She's our President

This Land was Made

 

Ren Dara Santiago

The Siblings Play

 

Tanya Saracho

“VIDA” (tv series, show creator – based on the short story Pour Vida by Richard Villegas Jr.)

 

Vasanti Saxena

Sun Sisters

 

Caitlin Saylor Stephens

Woke Boy

 

Heidi Schreck

What the Constitution Means to Me

 

Laura Shamas

Seeds

 

Ntozake Shange

for colored girls who have considered suicide when the rainbow is enuf

 

Erika Sheffer

The Fundamentals

 

Madhuri Shekar

House of Joy

In Love & Warcraft

Queen

 

Kim D. Sherman

HeartLand (writer Darrah Cloud & composer Kim D. Sherman)

 

Jackie Sibblies Drury

Fairview

 

Jen Silverman

Collective Rage: A Play In 5 Betties; In Essence A Queer & Occasionally Hazardous Exploration; Do You Remember When You Were In Middle School & You Read About Shackleton & How He Explored The Antarctic?; Imagine The Antarctic As A Pussy & It’s Sort Of Like That

Dangerous House (previously The Dangerous House of Pretty Mbane)

Still

Witch

 

Charly Evon Simpson

form of a girl unknown

Scratching the Surface

While We Wait

 

Crystal Skillman

Open

The Test

 

Kristin Slaney

Agora

 

Alix Sobler

Sheltered

sleep wake hope & then

The Great Divide

 

Celine Song

Endlings

Take This Woman

 

Ruby Rae Spiegel

Dry Land

 

Emily St. John Mandel

Station Eleven (novel)

 

Alice Stanley

Lipstick

 

Susan Soon He Stanton

Today is My Birthday

 

Vera Starbard Bedard

Our Voices Will Be Heard

 

Gertrude Stein

Three Sisters who are not Sisters

 

Kit Steinkellner

Ladies

 

Gina Stevenson

The Colony

 

Victoria Stewart

Descent

 

DeLanna Studi

And So We Walked: An Artist's Journey Along the Trail of Tears

 

Amanda Sun

Paper Gods (YA novel series)

 

Chelsea Sutton

Falling Slanted, Sad & Crazy

 

Caridad Svich

Hurt Song

Upon the Fragile Shore

the peoplehood

the peoplehood is a multicultural, nomadic theater company and community celebrating diversity through the development and performance of different words.

​lots and lots of different words.

mostly by jaisey bates. 

 

we invite you to join our journey

that we may learn to walk

this beloved ground,

together, in peace

the peoplehood is currently based in los angeles, california,

the traditional unceded home of the KIZH, TONGVA and CHUMASH peoples.

we wish to recognize and honor the original caretakers of this land

and their descendants past, present and future.

© 2021 Jaisey Bates / The Peoplehood

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