ZARINA SHEA is a playwright and Brooklyn native. Her plays include Just up the road, slightly; I Am Here; The Part Where Peter Leaves; Stella Stein; and The Peggy Project. Zarina’s work has been produced and/or developed by Berkeley Rep, Clubbed Thumb, Two River Theater, New Georges, New York Theatre Workshop, JACK, and Actors Theatre of Louisville, among others. She was a nominee for the 2019 Susan Smith Blackburn Prize, and has been a resident at Berkeley Rep’s Ground Floor, the Ucross Foundation, Two River Theater, and Norm’s Fish Camp at Tofte Lake. She is an alum of Clubbed Thumb’s Early Career Writers Group and a member of the New Georges JAM, and is a recipient of a Clubbed Thumb Short Play Commission and Brown University’s David Wickham Playwriting Award. Zarina has performed at the Williamstown Theatre Festival, Actors Theatre of Louisville, Trinity Rep, and Ars Nova, among others. BA: University of Chicago, MFA in Acting: Brown University, MFA in Playwriting: Brooklyn College. More at

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