barbara cassidy - playwright, director
Barbara Cassidy’s plays have been seen at The Flea Theater, Margo Jones Theatre, Playwrights Horizons, JACK, Dixon Place. Little Theater and Bric Studios. She earned her MFA in Playwriting from Brooklyn College where she studied with Mac Wellman.
Her play INTERIM was nominated for the Barrie Stavis Award by Playwrights’ Horizons and is published in the anthology New Downtown Now. Cassidy was a 2015 MacDowell Fellow and a 2010-2011 Lower Manhattan Cultural Council Workspace Resident.
She received a 2018 SuCasa Grant from the Brooklyn Arts Council. She was a resident at HB Studio (2016) with Amie Hartman and Sarah Buff for their play DIORAMA.
Cassidy is co-creator and director of SEEING RAPE- a theater and justice program at John Jay College of Criminal Justice.She was a semi-finalist for the Beatrice Terry Residency (2018) and is a New Georges Affiliated Artist and a proud member of the Dramatists’ Guild.
New Georges Affiliated Artist