R. Hart and Jakeem Powell in MARTY AND THE HANDS THAT COULD at Yale School of Drama.

R. Hart and Jakeem Powell in MARTY AND THE HANDS THAT COULD at Yale School of Drama.

Josh Wilder is a playwright from Philadelphia. His work has been developed at various theaters and festivals across the country including The Fire This Time Festival, New York Theatre Workshop, The Drama League, Oregon Shakespeare Festival, 2015 O'Neill National Playwrights Conference, and Milwaukee Rep. Recent commissions include, LOVE’S LABOUR’S LOST for Play On! at Oregon Shakespeare Festival; and SHE A GEM for The Kennedy Center. He is the recipient of the Holland New Voices Award, Lorraine Hansberry Award, and an ASCAP Cole Porter Prize.  Josh is a former 2014 Jerome Fellow and 2013 Jerome Many Voices Fellow at The Playwrights’ Center; has been in residence at The Royal Court Theatre; Sundance at UCross; and served as Co-Artistic Director at The Yale Cabaret. MFA: Yale School of Drama.