Tennessee Williams & New Orleans Literary Festival Finalist, 2023.
Lanford Wilson New American Play Festival Finalist, 2023
Mark Twain Prize in Comic Playwriting, 2022 (!!!!!)
Yes And Laughter Lab Finalist, 2022.
Portland Civic Theatre Guild's New Play Award Finalist, 2022.
PRODUCTIONS / READINGS
@ Stomping Grounds Arthouse, directed by Jayna Sweet, January 2023. (reading)
TWO WHITE LADIES IN AN AIRPORT TALK ABOUT RACE
@ Chapel Theatre Play Festival, directed by Max Tapogna, January 2023.
HOW YOU GET BURNED, 10-minute play featured in Go Play Outside, published by Applause Books. 2022.
A TEMPORARY FUNERAL FOR DARREN MCDUFFY, 10-minute play featured in Theater Masters' Take Ten: Volume 6, published by Samuel French/Concord Theatricals, 2021
Brianna Barrett is a writer and performer fascinated with identity crises, double lives, mortality, grief, dick jokes with heart, and the forgotten history of stuff that happened surprisingly-not-that-long-ago. Recipient of the Kennedy Center’s Mark Twain Prize in Comic Playwriting and twice-voted Portland’s Best Storyteller in Willamette Week. Originally from Portland, OR, her theatrical work has been developed at Theatre33, Naked Angels LA, and with LineStorm Playwrights at Artists Repertory Theatre. Her short plays are published by Samuel French/Concord Theatricals and Applause Books. She has an MFA in Playwriting from UCLA.