Jordan Harrison's play Maple and Vine recently ran Off-Broadway at New York's Playwrights Horizons and at San Francisco's American Conservatory Theater after premiering in the 2011 Humana Festival at Actors Theatre of Louisville. Mr. Harrison's other plays include Doris to Darlene (Playwrights Horizons), Amazons and their Men (Clubbed Thumb), Act a Lady (2006 Humana Festival), Finn in the Underworld (Berkeley Repertory Theatre), Futura (Portland Center Stage, Theater @ Boston Court), Kid-Simple (2004 Humana Festival, SPF), The Museum Play (Washington Ensemble Theatre), Standing on Ceremony (Minetta Lane Theatre), and Fit for Feet (2003 Humana Festival). His children's musical, The Flea and the Professor, won the 2011 Barrymore Award for Best Production after premiering at Philadelphia's Arden Theatre, and his grown-up musical, Suprema, was workshopped at the O'Neill Music Theatre Conference.
Mr. Harrison is the recipient of a Guggenheim Fellowship, a Hodder Fellowship at Princeton University, a Theater Masters' Innovative Playwright Award, the Kesselring Prize, the Heideman Award, the Loewe Award for Musical Theater, Jerome and McKnight Fellowships from The Playwrights' Center, and a NEA/TCG Playwright-in-Residence Grant. Maple and Vine and Act A Lady were nominated for GLAAD Media Awards for Best Production. Mr. Harrison is currently working on commissions for Playwrights Horizons and South Coast Repertory. A graduate of Stanford University and the Brown University MFA program, he is an alumnus of New Dramatists.