PlaywrightDramatist

Highlights

Council Member, Dramatists Guild of America

For In the Continuum‘s Off-Broadway run at Primary Stages and the Perry Street Theatre and for its US State Department and Bloomberg sponsored international tour, Ms. Salter received an OBIE Award, and the NY Outer Critics Circle’s John Gassner Award for Best New American Play, the Seldes-Kanin fellowship from the Theatre Hall of Fame, and the Global Tolerance Award from the Friends of the United Nations to name a few. Ms. Salter also received Helen Hayes and Black
Theatre Alliance nominations for Best Actress for her performance. ITC, published by Samuel French, was pro-
nounced – by the New York Times, Newsday and New York Magazine – as one of the best plays of 2005 and was
featured in numerous esteemed media outlets including Essence Magazine, American Theatre Magazine, the
Los Angeles Times and NPR’s Leonard Lopate Show.  ITC has received over 20 productions across the country
to date.  Ms. Salter is a 2014 MAP Fund Grant recipient, a Eugene O’Neill Theater Center National Playwrights Conference semi-finalist, USA Fellowship nominee, a two time Playwright’s of New York (PoNY) Fellowship nominee, is currently working on commissions from Woolly Mammoth,  the National New Play Network/Cleveland Public Theatre and was selected to write the television adaptation of Claude Brown’s New York Times Bestselling novel, Manchild in the Promised Land.