Christina Anderson
Affiliated Writer
New York, NY

Christina Anderson is a playwright from Kansas City, Kansas. Her plays include: DRIP, HOLLOW ROOTS, BLACKTOP SKY, INKED BABY and SWEET BROWN GINGER. Her work has been produced by or developed with Playwrights Horizon, Crowded Fire, A.C.T., About Face, The Public Theater, Penumbra and other theaters all over the country. Awards and honors include ASCAP Cole Porter Prize (Yale School of Drama), Schwarzman Legacy Scholarship awarded by Paula Vogel, Susan Smith Blackburn nomination, Lorraine Hansberry Award (American College Theater Festival), Van Lier Playwriting Fellowship (New Dramatists), Wasserstein Prize nomination (Dramatists Guild), Lucille Lortel Fellowship (Brown University), Core Writer (Playwrights' Center). Her play GOOD GOODs has been selected for the 2011 Eugene O'Neill Center National Playwrights Conference. Read more at


McCarter Theatre Center has announced that Bard at the Gate, Paula Vogel‘s online play series, created last year during lockdown, will return for two more seasons starting this fall in partnership with the McCarter. A total of eight plays will be digitally produced and streamed during the 2021-22 and 2022-23 seasons, with plays from Zakiyyah Alexander, José Rivera, and Christina Anderson featured this upcoming season.

Affiliated Writer Christina Anderson's new work, the ripple, the wave that carried me home, will have it's world premire as a part of the Goodman Theatre's 2021 season. Read full announcement here.

Christina Anderson’s pen/man/ship will be performed at the 2016 Contemporary American Theater Festival this summer at Shepherd University. 

Christina Anderson is one of the writers for 24 Hour Plays: On Broadway