CAYENNE DOUGLASS is a New York City based playwright. Her plays have been developed and/or produced at Ensemble Studio Theatre, New Perspectives Theatre Company, Dixon Place, Brave New World Repertory Theatre, Midtown International Theatre Festival,Big Apple Theatre Festival, ESPA Primary Stages Detention Series, Manhattan Repertory Theatre, The Players Theatre, FEAST: A Performance Series, Edmunds Driftwood Players in Seattle and “Ain’t I a Woman” in Louisville, KY. Cayenne has participated in The First Stage Residency through The Drama League, The Barn Arts Residency in Bass Harbor, ME and The Emerging Artists Residency at The Tofte Lake Center in Ely, MN. She has been published by Smith & Krauss in three monologue anthologies and was a Kennedy Center Region 1 finalist 2019 and semifinalist 2020 for The Gary Garrison National Ten-Minute Play Award.


Cayenne was recently accepted into Take Ten Theatre Masters, a national MFA Playwright Festival in association with Rattlestick Playwrights' Theatre. Her short play, Variable Rates of Kindness will receive 5 performances in an off broadway theatre the second week of May. Concurrently, The World Premiere of her full-length play, Maiden Voyage is being produced by Fresh Ink Theatre at Boston Center for The Arts May 1st -16th 2020. Maiden Voyage is the second place recipient of the Kennedy Center's Lorraine Hansberry Playwriting Award, and is being recognized for distinguished achievement for both the Rosa Parks and Paula Vogel Playwriting Awards.

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