Queen Esther: 2016 Playwright in Residence, Liberation Theater Company
Queen Esther is one of ten playwrights selected to be in residency at Harlem’s Liberation Theater Company for 2016. She is actively developing a full-length play while reworking the libretto for her musical The Billie Holiday Project.
A graduate of The New School, Queen Esther has premiered her work as a solo performer, playwright and librettist at PS 122’s Avant-Garde-A-Rama, HERE/PS NBC, The Public Theater’s New Work Now!/New Performance Now! Series (Queen Esther: Unemployed Superstar), The Worth Street Theater Company and The Kitchen, with residencies and showcases at The George Street Playhouse (The Diva Project), The Field (Uptown/Downtown Performance Series and an Emerging Artist Residency) and Dixon Place.