Honoring the playwright’s comic work, the award was presented by the Dramatist Guild Foundation.
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The Alfred P. Sloan Foundation commissions plays about science each year from MTC, the Ensemble Studio Theatre, and the National Theatre.
Vogel, former Chair of Playwriting, was recognized for her commitment to teaching her craft to future generations.
Goblen is just the kind of artist that leaders of the Yale School of Drama Playwriting program see as the future.
“Everyone’s free to invent their own Emily Dickinson, and this is mine,” Smith said.
The play will be directed by Rory Pelsue (’18) and features costume design by Cole McCarty (’18) and sound by Kathy Ruvuna (’19).
Harris will receive the Paul Green Award for excellence in new professional theatre talent.
“Our judges fell in love with the poetically distilled language of ALMA,” said Arizona Theatre Company’s Playwright-in-Residence Elaine Romero.
The residency, partnered with Chicago Dramatists, culminates in a public staged reading of each of the four writer’s new plays in Summer 2020.
The new play is directed by Roy Steinberg (’78) and features costumes by Jess Goldstein (’78, Former Faculty).