David Zheng is a first-generation Chinese American playwright and visual artist from The Bronx. He is currently a New York Theatre Workshop 2050 Fellow and a resident playwright for the 2020 Eugene O’Neill National Playwright’s Conference. His plays include Ching Chong Maka Hiya, Kidnapping Jane Doe, KINGSBRIDGE, Boogie Down Bastards, and Ghetto Baptism. His work has been developed at The Public Theater, MCC Theater, The Labyrinth Theater Company, Cherry Lane Theater Company, The Lark, and Rattlestick Playwrights Theater. He is a 2018-2019 member of the Public Theater Emerging Writer’s Group, a 2018 Van Lier New Voices Playwriting Fellow at The Lark, and a member of Ma-Yi writers Lab.