Christina Anderson

(She/her) Christina Anderson is a 2022 Tony Award Nominee for Outstanding Book of the Broadway musical Paradise Square. She is a playwright, TV writer, screenwriter, educator and creative. Her work has been produced by theaters such as the Goodman Theatre, Berkeley Rep, Oregon Shakespeare Festival, Kansas City Rep, Geva Theatre, and Yale Rep. Awards and honors include: 2022 Horton Foote Prize, 2022 Arthur Miller Legacy Award, 2021 Prince Prize, 2020 United States Artists Fellow, MacDowell Fellowship, Lily Awards Harper Lee Prize, Herb Alpert Award nomination, Barrymore Nomination and New Dramatists Residency. She was a staff writer on Edie Falco’s CBS TV drama Tommy. She taught playwriting at the David Geffen School of Drama, Wesleyan University, Rutgers University and SUNY Purchase College, and served as the interim Head of Playwriting at Brown University. She has been an avid photographer for nearly ten years; the Magnum award review described Christina’s work as “compelling” and “poignant.” Since 2019, she has produced hip-hop instrumentals under the moniker Purely Magenta.