Pearl Cleage

Pearl Cleage is currently the Mellon Playwright in Residence at the Alliance Theatre. Her world premieres at the Alliance include Angry, Raucous, and Shamelessly Gorgeous, Pointing at the Moon, What I Learned in Paris, The Nacirema Society Requests the Honor of Your Presence at a Celebration of Their First One Hundred Years, Tell Me My Dream, Blues for an Alabama Sky and Flyin' West. She also serves as playwright for the Palefsky Collision Project, an Alliance program for Atlanta area high school students. She and her husband, writer Zaron W. Burnett, Jr., recently collaborated with artist Radcliffe Bailey on In My Granny's Garden, a children's book, for The Mayor's Reading Club 2019.

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