Alien of Extraordinary Ability: Collected Short Plays
Zhu Yi / 朱宜
A collection of 11 short plays by playwright Zhu Yi that have been performed in New York between 2008-2015. Elegant and gritty, poetic and mundane, fantastical and ordinary. Edited by Kim Davies.
About the Author
ZHU Yi is an award-winning playwright, based in NYC, born and raised in Shanghai, China. MFA in Playwriting, Columbia University. She received the First Prize at 2015 World Sinophone Drama Competition, and Shanghai Drama Valley's 2015 Outstanding Playwright of the Year Award. She is an alumni of Ensemble Studio Theatre's Obie Award-winning playwrights group Youngblood, 2012-2013 Emerging Artist Fellow at New York Theatre Workshop, a member of the Royal Court Theatre's International Playwrights Programme, Ma-Yi Writers Lab, Clubbed Thumb Theater's writers group, and Dramatists Guild of America.