Christina Anderson (playwright)

American playwright, educator

Christina Anderson is an American playwright and educator.

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  • I feel black women, specifically, have a history of being erased in terms of their literary contributions in America’s literature. In a lot of ways that’s true for women of color in general, so I think the most important part is to keep these women’s voices alive and active and circulating…
  • That title, I think, really captures the need to travel through life in an artistic sense, in a personal sense, a creative sense. I embrace that title . . . like the different types of ways that people can catch things…
  • Every time I start a play it sort of comes from a theme or a question or something that kind of pisses me off, and then I build from there and think about how a piece can live on stage...
  • A lot of my language is always slightly heightened—I’ll throw in alliterations, rhymes, play with onomatopoeia, people speaking over each other. I think it’s fun to be able to do that in theatre. Language is one of our biggest resources, so why not have fun with it?...

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