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Nathan Alan Davis

Nathan Alan Davis

Nathan Alan Davis is a playwright from Rockford, Illinois, now based in New York. He received a Whiting Award in Drama in 2018. His plays include Nat Turner in Jerusalem (NYTW; New York Magazine Critic's Pick), Dontrell Who Kissed the Sea (NNPN Rolling World Premiere; Steinberg/ATCA New Play Citation, Los Angeles Times Critic's Choice), The Wind and the Breeze (Cygnet Theatre; Blue Ink Award, Lorraine Hansberry Award) and Origin Story(Premiering at Water Tower Theatre in 2019).  Commissions and development include: The Public Theater, McCarter Theatre, Arena Stage, Williamstown Theatre Festival, The Lark, Seattle Rep. and South Coast Rep. Nathan is a Usual Suspect at NYTW, a Lecturer in Theater at Princeton University and a 2016 graduate of Juilliard's Lila Acheson Wallace American Playwrights Program. He received his MFA from Indiana University and BFA from the University of Illinois.   


last edited 10/4/2018

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