“Parsi is a wonderful writer”
Time Out Chicago

Best New Work nominee for Through the Elevated Line
Jeff Awards, 2018

“This play was a revelation to me. A haunting look at a soul destroyed by fear, injustice, hatred, and the scars left by secrets both revealed and kept hidden.”
—Nan Barnett, executive director, National New Play Network,
New Play Exchange recommendation for Through the Elevated Line

NovidParsiHeadshot2 (1 of 1)Novid Parsi’s plays have been produced or developed by Golden Thread Productions, The New Group, Paines Plough, Playwrights Foundation, Silk Road Rising, Stephen Joseph Theatre, West Yorkshire Playhouse, and The Young Vic, among others. His work has been recognized by the Jeff Awards (Best New Work nominee, 2018), the Eugene O’Neill Theater Center’s National Playwrights Conference (semifinalist, 2016 and 2018) and the Playwrights Foundation’s Bay Area Playwrights Festival (finalist, 2016; and semifinalist, 2017). He earned degrees in literature from Swarthmore College and Duke University.
Novid lives in Chicago with his husband.


Recent Work

Through the Elevated Line
Silk Road Rising, 2018

Take This World
The New Group, 2017

Our Mother’s Meal
Playwrights Foundation, 2017

Those Ills We Have
Golden Thread Productions, 2016