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), Waltzing Tomatoes (Ithaca Gallery, USA, 2013 and international festivals), City Final (site-specific performance, Belgrade Theatre, 2018) and Between Constellations (Pittsburgh Festival Opera, USA; Grimeborn Opera Festival, Arcola Theatre, 2018).  Her current projects include How Far Apart, a play for Utopia Theatre which explores the impact of medical racism on Black women's experiences of pregnancy and childbirth, as well as Link In My Bio. Her plays are published by Oberon Books, Josef Weinberger Plays , Samuel French and International Centre for Women Playwrights.

© 2023 by Jennifer Farmer

  • Twitter Social Icon
  • Facebook Social Icon
  • SoundCloud Social Icon
  • Vimeo Social Icon
  • Instagram Social Icon
urban dreams