Congratulations to playwright alum Kira Rockwell, who won the Gene-Gabriel Moore Playwriting Award at the Atlanta theatre community’s annual Suzi Bass Awards, for the world premiere of her new play Oh, To Be Pure Again produced by Actor’s Express. Boston audiences will remember Kira’s thesis play The Tragic Ecstasy of Girlhood, produced by BPT in […]
Playwright alum Rick Park was honored with the Most Unforgettable Character Prize at the 2022 Hear Me Out Monologue Competition for his monologue “Sometimes, In Our Own Story, We Are the Victim, Sometimes the Martyr, Sometimes the Villain.” Congratulations, Rick! Here it is, performed by Caroline Lawton:
The work of two second-year MFA playwrights has been recognized this year by the Kennedy Center American College Theater Festival (KCACTF): Jay Eddy’s play Driving in Circles has been awarded the Jean Kennedy Smith Playwriting Award, and is a co-recipient of the KCACTF Musical Theatre Award. The piece was also recognized with Distinguished Achievement in […]
Maid, adapted for the screen as a Netflix limited series by alum Molly Smith Metzler, was among ten television programs honored by the American Film Institute. Maid is also the recipient of a Writers Guild of America Award—which recognize outstanding achievement in writing for film, television, new media, news, radio/audio, and promotional categories—in its Adapted […]
Third-year playwright Eliana Pipes’s DREAM HOU$E is the recipient of the Kennedy Center American College Theater Festival’s (KCACTF) Harold and Mimi Steinberg National Student Playwriting Award. The award includes a check for $7,500, membership in the Dramatists Guild of America and the Playwrights’ Center of Minneapolis, and an offer of publication from Samuel French. First-year […]
Third-year MFA playwright Caity-Shea Violette’s play Rx Machina is a 2020 Gold Prize winner in Portland Stage’s Clauder Competition, which includes a $1,500 cash award plus a workshop at Portland Stage. Congratulations, Caity-Shea!
Third-year MFA playwright Cayenne Douglass’s one-act play WROL received The Planet Earth Award at last week’s Kennedy Center American College Theater Festival (KCACTF) Region 1 Festival. (Due to the coronavirus pandemic, the event was held virtually this year.) WROL is also a finalist for the John Cauble Award for Outstanding Short Play at KCACTF’s National […]
Second-year MFA playwright Eliana Pipes has been named the recipient of the Kennedy Center American College Theater Festival’s Ken Ludwig Playwriting Scholarship. The award, given annually, is based on a student playwright’s body of work. Congratulations!
Playwright alum Alexis Scheer’s Laughs in Spanish, produced by BPT in 2019, is the recipient of KCACTF’s Harold and Mimi Steinberg National Student Playwriting Award. The award includes a check for $7,500, membership in the Dramatists Guild of America and the Playwrights’ Center of Minneapolis, an offer of publication from Samuel French, and a professional […]
Second-year playwright Eliana Pipes was awarded the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences’s Academy Gold Fellowship for Women, a $35,000 grant for her first feature film, a comedy titled Fauxricua. Congratulations!