Orlandersmith is an OBIE Award winner for Beauty’s Daughter, which she wrote and starred in at American Place Theatre. She toured extensively with the Nuyorican Poets Cafe (Real Live Poetry) throughout the United States, Europe, and Australia. Her play, Monster, premiered at New York Theatre Workshop in November 1996. Honored with grants, fellowships, and recognition, Orlandersmith began a career as a professor of playwrighting at Sarah Lawrence in 2008.

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