2015 Honorable Mentions: The Top 32%

The following are the 186 plays that each received 2 or 3 nominations. For more about the selection process, visit our About The List page. Playwrights have been encouraged to list their plays on the New Play Exchange to make the plays as accessible as possible.


 

ADITI BRENNAN KAPIL – Brahman/i, a one-hijra stand-up comedy show
ADITI BRENNAN KAPIL – Imogen Says Nothing
ADITI BRENNAN KAPIL – Orange
ADRIENNE DAWES – Am I White
ALICE BIRCH – Revolt. She said. Revolt again
ALICE TUAN – HIT
ALICE TUAN – Private Rivals
ALINE LATHROP – …And Eat It Too
ALLISON GREGORY – Not Medea
AMANDA JANE SHANK – The Glass Man
AMY E. WITTING Day – 392
AMY FOX – The Club
ANAÏS MITCHELL – Hadestown
ANDREA STOLOWITZ – Antarktikos
ANNA MOENCH – Three Kingdoms
ANNE GARCÍA-ROMERO – Paloma
ANNE WASHBURN – 10 out of 12
APRIL YVETTE THOMPSON – Good Bread Alley
ARIEL STESS – I’m Pretty Fucked Up
ARIEL STESS – The Only Girl in the Hot Tub
BARBARA BLUMENTHAL-EHRLICH – Still Life
BARBARA HAMMOND – Visible from Four States
BASIL KREIMENDAHL – We’re Gonna Be Okay
BATHSHEBA DORAN – The Mystery of Love and Sex
BEKAH BRUNSTETTER – Going to a Place Where you Already Are
BELLA POYNTON – Speed of Light
BETH KANDER – The Bottle Tree
BROOKE BERMAN – 1300 Lafayette East
CAITLIN PARRISH – The Downpour
CAITLIN SAYLOR STEPHENS – Two Men Missing in the Hudson River
CALAMITY WEST – The Peacock
CALEEN SINNETTE JENNINGS – Not Enuf Lifetimes
CALLIE KIMBALL – Dreams of the Penny Gods
CALLIE KIMBALL – Sofonisba
CARLA CHING – Nomad Motel
CAROLYN KRAS – Mine & Yours
CASEY LLEWELLYN – The Body which is The Town
CASSIE M. SEINUK – From the Deep
CATHERINE TRIESCHMANN – Holy Laughter
CECILIA COPELAND – “R Culture”
CELINE SONG – Tom & Eliza
CHELSEA MARCANTEL – Everything Is Wonderful
CHERI MAGID – The Chosen Ones
CHIARA ATIK – Five Times in One Night
CHINAKA HODGE – Chasing Mehserle
CHIORI MIYAGAWA – This Lingering Life
CHISA HUTCHINSON – Dead and Breathing
CHISA HUTCHINSON – Somebody’s Daughter
CHISA HUTCHINSON – The Subject
CHRISTINA GORMAN – Fidelis
CHRISTINA HAM – Scapegoat
CHRISTINA MASCIOTTI – Social Security
CORI THOMAS – My Secret Language Of Wishes
DANA LYNN FORMBY – Johnny 10 Beers’ Daughter
DANIELLE MOHLMAN – Nexus
DEB MARGOLIN – Turquoise
DEBORAH YARCHUN – The Aleph Complex
DESHJA DRIGGS-HALL – Stuck
DESI MORENO-PENSON – Comida de Puta (F%&king Lousy Food)
DIANA LYNN SMALL – Good Day
DIANA STAHL – East Colfax
DIPIKA GUHA – Mechanics of Love
DOMINIQUE MORISSEAU – Paradise Blue
E. M. LEWIS – Magellanica
EDITH FRENI – The Stroke
ELEANOR BURGESS – Start Down
ELIZABETH IRWIN – Getting Over
ELIZABETH IRWIN – My Mañana Comes
EMILY ADLER Face
EMILY BOHANNON – Virtue
EMILY FELDMAN – Three Women in Four Chairs
EMMA GOIDEL – Local Girls
ERIKA SHEFFER – Point Shoot Score
EVELINA FERNÁNDEZ – Premeditation
FRANCE-LUCE BENSON – Boat People
FRANCIS WEISS RABKIN – Won’t Be a Ghost
HALLEY FEIFFER – A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Gynecologic Oncology Unit at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center of New York City
HANNAH KENAH – Everything is Established
HILARY BETTIS – Dakota Atoll
HONOR MOLLOY – Crackskull Row
JACQUELINE GOLDFINGER – The Arsonists
JAMIE PACHINO – Other Than Honorable
JANINE SALINAS SCHOENBERG – The Anatomy of Gazellas
JEN SILVERMAN – That Poor Girl And How He Killed Her
JEN SILVERMAN – Wild Blue
JEN SILVERMAN – Wink
JENI MAHONEY – Fata Morgana
JENNI LAMB – Quiver
JENNIFER MAISEL – @thespeedofJake
JENNY CONNELL DAVIS – Goddess of Mercy
JENNY RACHEL WEINER – Kingdom Come
JENNY SCHWARTZ – Iowa
JESSICA GOLDBERG – Better
JIEHAE PARK – The Good Ones
JOHNNA ADAMS – World Builders
JULIA CHO – Aubergine
JULIA CHO – Office Hour
JULIA JARCHO – Every Angel Is Brutal
JULIE MARIE MYATT – Opium Den
KAREN ANZOATEGUI – ¡Ser!
KAREN ZACARIAS – Just Like Us
KARI BENTLEY-QUINN – Prepared
KATE MOIRA RYAN – Hipsterly Ever After
KATE TARKER – Laura & the Sea
KATE TARKER – Thunderbodies
KATHLEEN CAHILL – Harbur Gate
KATORI HALL – Our Lady of Kibeho
KERRY MUIR – Esme and Jasper, Out To Sea
KIA CORTHRON – Megastasis
KIM DAVIES – Smoke
KIMBER LEE – tokyo fish story
KIRA OBOLENSKY – Forget Me Not When Far Away
KRISTIANA RAE COLÓN – Octagon
KRISTIN IDASZAK – Second Skin
KRISTIN IDASZAK – The Liar Paradox
KRISTINA POE – The Idea of Me
LAURA EASON – The Vast In-Between
LAURA MARKS – Mine
LAURA SHAMAS – Circular
LAUREN YEE – Hookman
LAUREN YEE – Samsara
LEAH NANAKO WINKLER – Death For Sydney Black
LENELLE MOÏSE – Merit
LILA ROSE KAPLAN – The Magician’s Daughter
LUCY PREBBLE – The Effect
LYNN ROSEN – In The Blue
LYNN ROSEN – The Firebirds Take the Field
LYNN ROSEN – Washed Up On The Potomac
MAGGIE BOFILL – Winners
MALLERY AVIDON – Gilded Girls
MARGARET BALDWIN – Coyote Hour
MARISELA TREVIÑO ORTA – The River Bride
MARISELA TREVIÑO ORTA – Wolf at the Door
MARY ELIZABETH HAMILTON – The Plan
MEG MIROSHNIK – The Droll
MEGHAN KENNEDY – Talk To Me of Love
MELISSA JAMES GIBSON – Placebo
MERIDITH FRIEDMAN – The Firestorm
MERRIDITH ALLEN – Friends And Other Lovers
MFONISO UDOFIA – Her Portmanteau
MFONISO UDOFIA – runboyrun
MEGAN MOSTYN-BROWN – The Bends
MICHELLE CARTER – Better
MILTA ORTIZ – Más
MJ KAUFMAN – Murmur Rock
MJ KAUFMAN – Wolves Eat Elk
MONA MANSOUR – The Vagrant
NANCY GRUNTFEST MANOCHERIAN – Hey Jude
NATALIA NAMAN – The Old Ship of Zion
NIKKOLE SALTER – Repairing a Nation
PATRICIA IONE LLOYD – Pretty Hunger
PAULA CIZMAR – The Chisera
PEGGY STAFFORD – 16 Words or Less
PIA WILSON – Turning the Glass Around
RADHA BLANK – Nannyland
RINNE GROFF – 77%
SAMANTHA CHARLIP – Futurama
SARAH GANCHER – Duet
SARAH GANCHER – I’ll Get You Back Again
SARAH GANCHER – Seder
SARAH GANCHER – The Place We Built
SARAH SALTWICK – A Perfect Robot
SARAH TREEM – When We Were Young and Unafraid
SAVANNAH REICH – Stupid Ghost
SHEILA CALLAGHAN – Elevada
SIGRID GILMER – Frilly
SOFIA ALVAREZ – Friend Art
STACY OSEI-KUFFOUR – The Pearl and The Black Sea
SUSAN MOSAKOWSKI – Opium
SUSAN WESTFALL – Two Weekends and a Day
SUZANNE BRADBEER – Confederates
SUZANNE HEATHCOTE – I Saw My Neighbor on the Train and I Didn’t Even Smile
SUZANNE HEATHCOTE – Starved
VERA STARBARD – Our Voices Will Be Heard
TENA ŠTIVIČIĆ – Three Winters
TRACY THORNE – True Love
TRISH HARNETIAUX – Weren’t You In My Science Class?
TY DEFOE (Book and Lyrics) & TIDTAYA SINUTOKE (Music) – Clouds Are Pillows for the Moon
TY DEFOE – Firebird Tattoo
VELINA HASU HOUSTON – Calligraphy
VICKIE RAMIREZ – Standoff at Hwy#37
WINTER MILLER – No One is Forgotten
YOUNG JEAN LEE – Straight White Men
ZOE KAZAN – Trudy & Max in Love

**We made our best effort to confirm titles and eligibility of all nominated plays. If we weren’t able to find you, please email us at [email protected]

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