Zuhairah is the Recipient of the 2023 Lunt-Fontanne Award, where she worked with Broadway director Jerry Zaks. She Originally hails from New York. She is the Producing Artistic Director of First World Theatre, & this is her debut at Wilma. Regional Theatre: Theatre Horizon: Sandblasted, Arden Theatre: Radio Golf, Gem of the Ocean, Hedgerow Theatre: Good Grief, Arena Stage: Sojourner, Quintessence Theatre: Flyin West, Camille, Rachel, People’s Light Theater, DOT, Freedom Theatre: Trick the Devil, Theatre of Seventh Sister: Blues for an Alabama Sky. Off Broadway: New Federal Theatre: Gutta Beautiful, Most Dangerous Man in America, Negro Ensemble Company: First Breeze of Summer, Nuyorican Poets Café: Julius Caesar Set in Africa. Awards:
5x Barrymore Nominated; Most Distinguished Director, Barrymore Insight Award, Legacy Trailblazer in Theater, 3x winner of The DC Excellence in Black Theatre Award, The Black Arts for Social Change Award. Much Love to my daughters, Family & Friends.