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Episode 37
Julia Jordan


Council member Julia Jordan talks about the importance of gender parity on American stages in one of three keynotes delivered at the Dramatists Guild's first national conference.

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Playwright, Sreenwriter

Julia Jordan is an award-winning playwright and screenwriter. Her works include short film The Hat, television show As the World Turns, as well as the book to the musical Sarah Plain and Tall, along with a variety of plays recognized for their exceptional text. She also wrote the book and lyrics to the rock musical Murder Ballad. For her work Julia has been awarded the Francesca Primus Prize, Kleban Award, AT&T Onstage Award, Jonathon Larson Award, and has been three times shortlisted for the Susan Smith Blackburn Award.

Works Include: St. Paul (1999); Nightswim (2002); St. Scarlet (2003); Summer Of The Swans (2003); Boy (2004); Tatjana in Color (2004); Dark Yellow (2006); Walk Two Moons (2005); Murder Ballad (2012).

Julia Jordan's DG Member Profile: http://www.dramatistsguild.com/memberdirectory/getmembership.aspx?cid=19340