Her play ‘cullud wattah’ is honored, with Kimber Lee’s ‘The Water Palace’ and Ife Olujobi’s ‘Jordans’ also specially commended.
This year’s finalists include Erika Dickerson-Despenza, Miranda Rose Hall, Jiehae Park, and Beth Steel.
Lucy Prebble’s theatrical reimagining of the notorious murder of ex-FSB Officer Alexander Litvinenko wins $25,000.
Among the finalists are Dominique Morisseau, Celine Song, Aleshea Harris, Lucy Prebble, and Anne Washburn.
Jackie Sibblies Drury’s meditation on race and the white gaze has earned her $25,000.
Among the finalists are Heidi Schreck, Lauren Yee, Martyna Majok, Hilary Bettis, Lily Padilla, and Jackie Sibblies Drury.
A winner will be selected in early March.
The $25,000 prize goes to a play about gender expectations, to have its premiere next spring at Playwrights Horizons.
The 10 finalists are women playwrights from the U.S. and the U.K.
The Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright receives a $25,000 award for her play about America’s industrial decline.