Playwrights Lynn Nottage, Ayad Akhtar, and Dominique Morisseau will receive cash prizes.
Is drama dying on the Main Stem? Not if these writers (and some enterprising nonprofits) can help it.
Joshua Harmon, Lucas Hnath, Lynn Nottage, JT Rogers, and Paula Vogel compare notes.
On this week’s podcast, Lynn Nottage discusses the presidential election and her new play ‘Sweat.’ Plus the editors discuss ‘Hamilton’s America’ and ‘A 24-Decade History of Popular Music.’
Even in a polarized age, the best dramatists are drawn to complications, not simple answers, as Richard Nelson’s Chekhovian plays prove.
Among the winners in the field of drama are Branden Jacobs-Jenkins, Stephen Adly Guirgis, and Lynn Nottage, who will each receive $10,000 to $20,000.
The Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright receives a $25,000 award for her play about America’s industrial decline.
The theatre’s idealistic leader isn’t resting on its considerable laurels but pushing it to be more, and do more, all the time.
The playwright of ‘Ruined’ and ‘Intimate Apparel’ talks about her new play, inspired by America’s ‘de-industrial revolution’ and bowing this month at Oregon Shakespeare Festival.
Also on tap at the Vermont theatre are regional premieres of ‘Outside Mullingar’ and ‘Sherlock Holmes and the Case of the Jersey Lily.’