Barbara Cassidy

Barbara Cassidy

Primary Field
Not an Anthropologist
Position
Co founder and co- director Seeing Rape
http://www.jjay.cuny.edu/departments/anthropology/about_us.php
Department Administrator, CUNY, John Jay College, Department of Anthropology
Knowledge / Expertise
Interest/Specialty Areas Theater/ Playwriting/ Sexual violence
Biography

Barbara Cassidy's plays have been seen at The Flea Theater, Margo Jones Theatre, JACK, Dixon Place. Little Theater and Bric Studios. She is the author of MRS. LOMAN, an imagining of what could happen to Linda Loman from Death of a Salesman after Willy dies, and which will be part of CyberTank in July 2020. Her play INTERIM was nominated for the Barrie Stavis Award by Playwrights’ Horizons and is published in the anthology New Downtown Now. Cassidy was a 2015 MacDowell Fellow and a 2010-2011 Lower Manhattan Cultural Council Workspace Resident. She received a 2018 SuCasa Grant from the Brooklyn Arts Council, was a resident at HB Studio (2016) with Amie Hartman and Sarah Buff for their play DIORAMA. Cassidy is co-creator and director of SEEING RAPE- a theater and justice program at John Jay College of Criminal Justice.She was a semi-finalist for the Beatrice Terry Residency (2018), is a New Georges Affiliated Artist, and is a proud member of the Dramatists’ Guild and the collective, Honor Roll.  She earned her MFA in Playwriting from Brooklyn College where she studied with Mac Wellman. Her current writing project is I AM NOT A TERRORIST, an Irish American story.

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