Is God Is

by  Aleshea Harris

Full Length Play, Dramatic Comedy  /  4m, 4f

Winner of the 2016 Relentless Award, Aleshea Harris collides the ancient, the modern, the tragic, the Spaghetti Western, and Afropunk in this darkly funny and unapologetic world premiere.

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  • Cast Size

    Cast Size

    4m, 4f
  • Duration

    Duration

    105 Minutes
  • Audience

    Target Audience

    • Adult

Additional Info

Is God Is is a modern myth about twin sisters who sojourn from the Dirty South to the California desert to exact righteous revenge. Winner of the 2016 Relentless Award, Aleshea Harris collides the ancient, the modern, the tragic, the Spaghetti Western, and Afropunk in this darkly funny and unapologetic world premiere.

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Accolades

  • Winner! 2018 Obie Award for Playwriting

Reviews

“A snarly new master of high-octane carnage has risen into view. And she - yes, she - is putting her own audacious stamp on that most venerable of pop genres […] Is God Is sees fit to bring down the house.” - The New York Times

“Excellent revenge fantasy […] furious and incandescent.” - Time Out New York

“A rich, funny, unnerving, exhilarating gold mine.” - New York Magazine

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Performing Groups

  • College Theatre / Student
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  • Professional Theatre

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  • Minimum Fee: $100 per performance

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  • Duration: 105 Minutes

Casting

4m, 4f
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Aleshea Harris

Aleshea Harris’s play Is God Is won the 2016 Relentless Award, garnered her an Obie Award for playwriting in 2017, was a finalist for the Susan Smith Blackburn Prize and made The Kilroys List of “the most recommended un-and underproduced plays by trans and female authors of color” for 2017. Is God Is will be adapted in ...

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