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This 'Slave Play' Writer Just Inked a Deal With HBO That Will Fund New Theatrical Projects

Jeremy O. Harris made a splash this year with one of the most exciting plays to make its way to Broadway in years. “Slave Play,” written by Harris, made such an impression it caught the attention of premium cable network HBO. Harris is now signed to a two-year overall deal with the platform that includes the development of a new pilot series, a co-producing role of hit show “Euphoria,” and most of all a discretionary fund exclusive to theatrical projects according to Playbill . This deal positions Harris to make a name for himself as a writer, and also allows him to continue to support the theater community. Deadline reports that this fund will allow Harris to commission, enhance, and produce theatrical work for himself and other artists. Harris announced the big news to Twitter, noting that although he initially passed on the deal, HBO delivered on what he wanted most out of it. To say this is exciting is an understatement. But what fills me with the pride and exhilaration is the...

Mar 7, 2020