© 2023 by Jennifer Farmer

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An honours graduate of New York University’s Tisch School of the Arts, Jennifer is an African-American playwright and live art performer who has lived and worked in London since 1998 and who writes extensively with and for marginalised communities and under-represented voices.  Her work includes The Box (Blue Elephant Theatre, 1999),  Looking At the Sun (BAC Opera Season, 2001) clean (BBC Radio 3, 2003), Compact Failure (Clean Break, Arcola Theatre and national tour, 2004), 270° (Paines Plough, Young Vic, 2004), A Million Different People (BBC Radio 4, 2005), words, words, words (Tricycle Theatre, 2006) , Bulletproof Soul (Birmingham Rep, 2007; short-listed for the 2008 Brian Way Award), Stutter (Hotbed Festival, 2008), Urban Dreams (London Bubble, 2008), These Four Streets (Birmingham Rep, 2009), .54 (Stour Space/View Tube, 2011), Truth or Dare (Belgrade Theatre, 2012 and 2017), terra firma (Hackney WickED Festival, 2012), Eating Our Words (Camden People’s Theatre, 2012), delay (DegreeArt Gallery, 2013) and Waltzing Tomatoes (Ithaca Gallery, USA, 2013 and international festivals). Her plays are published by Oberon Books, Josef Weinberger Plays , Samuel French and International Centre for Women Playwrights.

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