Finalists for this year’s prize were ‘Circle Jerk’ by Michael Breslin and Patrick Foley and ‘Stew’ by Zora Howard.
The finalists are Will Arbery and David Henry Hwang & Jeanine Tesori.
From Broadway’s first three-act play by a Black writer to the beginning of TheatreWorks Silicon Valley and August Wilson’s second Pulitzer, past Aprils included an array of theatrical milestones.
From landmark productions of O’Neill, Charles Gordone, Wole Soyinka, and Deborah Rogin to the opening of Michigan’s Farmers Alley Theatre, May has been an eventful month.
Finalists were ‘Dance Nation’ by Clare Barron and ‘What the Constitution Means to Me’ by Heidi Schreck.
From the birth of actor Phyllis Frelich to the opening of Vancouver’s Arts Club Theatre Company and premieres by Albee and Nottage, February has been a significant month for theatre.
Branden Jacobs-Jenkins’s ‘Everybody’ and Tracy Letts’s ‘The Minutes’ were this year’s finalists.
Taylor Mac’s ‘A 24-Decade History of Popular Music’ and Sarah DeLappe’s ‘The Wolves’ were finalists in the drama category.
On this week’s podcast, we welcome Michael Kahn, who will soon retire from Shakespeare Theatre Company in Washington, D.C. He talks about his career highlights. Then the editors discuss Russian theatre and potential Pulitzer nominations.
Lin-Manuel Miranda won the top honor; ‘Gloria’ by Branden Jacobs-Jenkins and ‘The Humans’ by Stephen Karam were named finalists.