Amy RubensteinRobert O’Hara (Playwright / Director)

Robert O’Hara has received the NAACP Best Director Award, the Helen Hayes Award for Outstanding New Play, 2 OBIEs and the Oppenheimer Award. He directed the World Premieres of Nikkole Salter and Dania Guiria’s IN THE CONTINUUM, Tarell McCraney’s THE BROTHER/SISTER PLAYS (Part 2), Colman Domingo’s WILD WITH HAPPY, as well as his own plays, BOOTYCANDY and INSURRECTION: HOLDING HISTORY. His new plays, ZOMBIE: THE AMERICAN and BARBECUE, world premiered at Woolly Mammoth Theater and New York Shakespeare Festival, respectively.

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