Jay Eddy

KCACTF recognizes BU playwrights for outstanding work

BU MFA Playwrights and alums were among the honorees at last weekend’s Kennedy Center American College Theater Festival. Rx Machina by Caity Shea Violette (produced in BPT’s 2021-22 season) was named co-recipient of The National Student Playwriting Award. Cayenne Douglass’ Atlantic City Seagulls and Beasts (produced in BPT’s 2021-22 season) were cited as honorable mentions […]

Eddy’s ‘Driving in Circles’ wins Rodgers Award

Second-year playwright Jay Eddy’s Driving in Circles is one of two works named as a winner of the American Academy of Arts and Letters’ 2022 Richard Rodgers Award for Musical Theater. Richard Rodgers, who was elected to the Academy in 1955, endowed these awards in 1978 to nurture talented composers and playwrights by enabling their […]

Wonderful news from KCACTF

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 […]