Rajiv Joseph – Chronology of Theatrical Works

Huck & Holden 
World premiere: Cherry Lane Theatre, NYC, Jan. 2006
Director: Giovanna Sardelli
Based on Joseph’s father's experiences coming to the United States.

All This Intimacy
World premiere: Off-Broadway, Second Stage Theatre Uptown Series, Jul. 2006
Director: Giovanna Sardelli

The Leopard and the Fox
World premiere: Off-off-Broadway, TBG Theatre at The Barrow Group, Oct. 2007
Director: Giovanna Sardelli

Animals Out of Paper
World premiere: Off-Broadway, Second Stage Theatre Uptown Series, NYC; Aug. 2008
Director: Giovanna Sardelli

Bengal Tiger at the Baghdad Zoo
Pulitzer Prize Finalist
World premiere: Kirk Douglas Theatre, Culver City, CA; May, 2009
Director: Moisés Kaufman

Gruesome Playground Injuries
World premiere: Alley Theatre in Houston, TX; Oct. 2009
Director: Rebecca Teichman; starring Selma Blair and Brad Fleischer

The North Pool
World premiere: TheatreWorks, Palo Alto, CA; March 2011.
Director: Giovanna Sardelli

The Monster at the Door
World premiere: Alley Theatre, Houston, TX; May 2011
Director: Daniella Topol

The Lake Effect
Joseph Jefferson Award for Best New Work
World premiere: Silk Road Rising, Chicago, IL; May 2013.
Director: Timothy Douglas

World premiere: Dallas Theatre Center, Dallas, TX; Jul. 2013
Director: Jeffrey Seller, Tony winner (Rent, Avenue Q)
Choreographer: Andy Blankenbuehler, Tony winner (In the Heights)
Book: Rajiv Joseph; music: Bill Sherman (Sesame Street); lyrics: Rajiv Joseph and Kirsten Childs

Guards at the Taj
Obie Awards, Best New American Play and Performance (Omar Metwally and Arian Moayed); Lucille Lortel Awards for Outstanding Play, Outstanding Scenic Design, Outstanding Lighting Design, and Outstanding Sound Design; Laurents/Hatcher Foundation Award
World premiere: Off-Broadway, Atlantic Theater Company, NYC; Jun. 2015
Director: Amy Morton

In Your Arms (co-writer)
World premiere: Old Globe Theatre, San Diego, CA; Sep. 2015
Director and Choreograper: Christopher Gattelli
Lyricist: Lynn Ahrens
Music: Stephen Flaherty
Vignettes by Douglas Carter Beane, Nilo Cruz, Christopher Durang, Carrie Fisher, David Henry Hwang, Rajiv Joseph, Terrence McNally, Marsha Norman, Lynn Nottage, and Alfred Uhry

Mr. Wolf
World premiere: South Coast Repertory Theatre, Costa Mesa, CA; Apr. 2015
Director: David Emmes