Heather Raffo

Actor and playwright Heather Raffo has performed "Nine Parts of Desire" to great acclaim both in London and across the United States, where it is currently in an open-ended run at the Manhattan Ensemble Theater. In March 2005, the play was awarded a special commendation from the Blackburn Prize. Originally from Michigan, Raffo now lives in New York. Her father is from Iraq and her mother is American.