Esohe Uwadiae


Esohe’s debut play, SHE IS A PLACE CALLED HOME, premiered at the VAULT Festival in 2020 to great acclaim and was nominated for the VAULT Festival’s Origins Award and the People’s Choice Award (Stagedoor). SHE IS A PLACE CALLED HOME was shortlisted for the Untapped Award (New Diorama, Underbelly and Oberon Books) and longlisted for the Alfred Fagon Award.

Esohe’s monologue AFTER HOME was performed as part of Talking Tales at Jacksons Lane Arts Centre and her short play ET TU was streamed for Omnibus Theatre Online: Engine Room. Esohe is a 2021/22 Mercury Playwright and has been selected to take part in The Anthem Playwriting Project at Almeida Theatre. Esohe is currently working on her latest play TO BE YOU funded by the Mercury/Marlowe seed commission.

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