Jessica Huang
she, her, hers
Venturous Fellow, Affiliated Writer
New York, NY

Jessica Huang is a playwright and librettist whose plays include: The Paper Dreams of Harry Chin (History Theatre, Indiana Repertory Theatre, San Francisco Playhouse, New York Stage and Film Powerhouse Season, Barry and Bernice Stavis Award, Kilroy's List), Mother of Exiles (Venturous Fellowship nominee, NNPN Annual Showcase, Rosa Parks Playwriting Award, Paul Stephen Lim Playwriting Award, Kendeda Prize Finalist), and Transmissions in Advance of the Second Great Dying (2022 EMOS Ecodrama prize). Her audioplay Song of the Northwoods is now available on Audible. She wrote the book and lyrics to the new musical Blended 和 (Harmony): The Kim Loo Sisters, created with composer Jacinth Greywoode, which will premiere in 2024 at The History Theatre, co produced with Theater Mu. She is developing an original television show with WBTV. 

Jessica has commissions with Manhattan Theatre Club, Timeline Theater, History Theatre, and Theatre Mu. She was the inaugural 4 Seasons Resident Playwright, and has received awards from the National Alliance for Musical Theatre, the National Theatre Conference, the Jerome Foundation, The Dramatists Guild, and The Bret Adams and Paul Reisch Foundation. She has developed work at Hedgebrook, The Hermitage, The MacDowell Colony, New Harmony Project, New York Stage and Film, and SPACE on Ryder Farm, among many others. She is a three-time Playwrights' Center fellow, and has been a member of Ars Nova Play Group, Civilians R&D Group, Two River Theatre's Emerging Writers Group, and Page 73's Interstate 73. She is a graduate of the Playwrights Program at Juilliard.

Agent Information


Max Grossman
A3 Artists Agency
(646) 486-4600 


Kasey Muraszko & Antoni Kaczmarek
A3 Artists Agency
(310) 859-0625 


Samantha Starr
Circle of Confusion
(310) 691-7000


Jessica Huang's play Mother of Exiles will appear in NNPN's 19th Annual National Showcase of New Plays. The 2020 Showcase will take place virtually from November 19-22. Read the announcement here.

JESSICA HUANG announced as a Semifinalist for 2021 Page 73 Playwriting Fellowship. Full announcement here.

The Paper Dreams of Harry Chin, developed at the Playwrights' Center, will be produced at Indiana Repertory Theatre from March 25 - April 19, 2020!