Sonhara Eastman


Sonhara Eastman is a playwright and screenwriter with an M.F.A. in Dramatic Writing from NYU Tisch. Her plays are known for illuminating cultural experiences and include Pearl, The Club, and Emmett + Trayvon + Suns of God. Sonhara’s plays have been workshopped at 7 Stages, The Classical Theatre of Harlem’s Playwrights Playground, Working Title Playwrights Ethel Woolson Lab, The Goldberg Theatre at NYU, La MaMa, Theatrical Outfit, True Colors Theatre, and Synchronicity Theatre. She was a finalist for the National Playwright’s Center Many Voices Fellowship and a semi-finalist for the Made in New York Writer’s Room Program and the WeScreenplay Diverse Voices Competition. She has most recently written and produced her highly talked about Web Series, Black Girls Guide to Fertility, through her own production company. With several awards to boot, her series is creating much-needed conversation about infertility while speaking to her voice as a writer.