Playwrights Lynn Nottage, Ayad Akhtar, and Dominique Morisseau will receive cash prizes.
The play about an Eastern European immigrant has personal ties for the playwright.
Dominique Morisseau’s play, written for Penn State graduate acting students, comes home after uncomfortably resonating around the world.
The playwright wants to be a griot for her hometown of Detroit and beyond.
The writers of ‘Appropriate’ and ‘Detroit ’67’ will receive this year’s honors in November.
Conor McPherson’s ‘The Night Alive,’ Dominique Morisseau’s ‘Sunset Baby’ and Laura Eason’s ‘Sex With Strangers’ will kick off the new season.
The BP oil spill, the Tiananmen Square massacre and the legacy of the Black Power movement are among the inspirations for plays in the theatre’s next season.
The awards and prizes that have been given out since our last issue.
Dominique Morisseau’s new play makes its way home to America after a transatlantic staging by London’s Gate Theatre.