Park’s ‘Gay Guy, Fat Girl’ wins Mark Twain Prize

Rick Park

Rick Park’s Gay Guy, Fat Girl is one of two recipients (along with Josh Levine’s Homemade) of the Mark Twain Prize for Comic Playwriting.

The award is part of the Michael Kanin Playwriting Awards Program, a series of awards presented annually by the Kennedy Center American College Theater Festival, and comes with a $1,000 cash award, an expense-paid invitation to attend the National Festival in D.C. April 16-20, membership in both the Dramatists Guild and the Playwrights’ Center of Minneapolis, and a professional development residency – typically two weeks in duration – with an organization/entity to be determined.

Congratulations, Rick!