Ione Lloyd was most recently a Supervising Producer on “Evil” at CBS. Before that, she was a Co-Producer on Lena Waithe’s BET series “Twenties.” Her play, “Eve’s Song,” premiered at The Public Theater in NY. She is currently working on the book and lyrics for a pop rock musical, “Household Magic,” that was commissioned by the Public Theater. She has developed at F/X and CBS All Access, and previously staffed on SundanceTV’s/ AMC’s “Hap and Leonard” and on USA’s Golden Globe nominated series “The Sinner” starring Jessica Biel. Previously, Ione was a member of the Emerging Writers Group, a two-year playwriting residency with the Public Theatre where her play “Pretty Hunger” was given a Lab production. She was a Sundance resident playwright at their theater lab in Morocco, and a New York Theater Workshop fellow. Ione’s plays “Pretty Hunger” and “Eve’s Song” have been included on the Kilroy’s List in 2016 and 2017, respectively, which honors excellence in new plays by female and trans American playwrights.
Ione was a resident playwright at the University of Mumbai, Brown University (through the Africana Studies Department/Rites and Reasons Theatre) and the International Theatre and Literacy Project in Tanzania. Her work has also been developed by Red Bull Theatre, Dixon Place, Classical Theatre of Harlem, Luna Stage, Downtown Urban Theatre Festival, New York LGBTQ Center, Freedom Train Productions, Fire This Time Festival, Bleecker Street Theatre, and Rising Circle Theatre. She is the recipient of New Professional Theatre’s Emerging Playwright Award for her play “Black Tale,” and the best play award from DUTF for her play “This Train Is Bound for Glory.”