James Kennedy is a multi-disciplinary theatre artist based in New York City. As a playwright and director, his work has been produced and presented by Actors Theatre of Louisville/The Humana Festival of New American Plays, The Williamstown Theatre Festival, The Museum of Fine Arts in Boston, and Superhero Clubhouse, among others. He is the composer-in-residence with Playing for Others in Charlotte, NC, and will premiere his first opera at The Kennedy Center with the Washington National Opera in January, 2019. He is an Artistic Associate with The Orchard Project.

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