Adrienne Dawes' plays include Am I White, You Are Pretty, Jesus Loves Good Christians, and Heritage, Her-i-tage, and Hair-i-tage. Her work has been produced by companies such as American Repertory Theatre of London, Live Girls! Theatre, New Jersey Repertory Company, Hyde Park Theater, American Theater Company (Chicago, IL), and Salvage Vanguard Theater. Her plays have been published by Playscripts, Inc, Smith & Kraus, Heuer Publishing, Heartland Plays and Vintage Books. 

Adrienne is the recipient of the 2004 Stanley and Evelyn Lipkin Prize for Playwriting, a Marchbanks Family Foundation Grant, a Fringe Festival Commission Award, Seed Support Grant and Finer Point Funding Grant from ScriptWorks. She was named a semifinalist for the 2013 Risk is THIS Festival (Cutting Ball Theatre) and 2012 Princess Grace Award. Her play Am I White was a finalist for the 2012 O'Neill National Playwrights Conference and 2012 Bay Area Playwrights Festival. Most recently, Am I White has been nominated for the 2015 David Mark Cohen New Play Award by the Austin Critics' Table.

Adrienne is a member of ScriptWorks and a company member of Salvage Vanguard Theater in Austin, TX.

Heckle Her is her production company.