Oral History: Pulitzer Award-Winning Playwright Lynn Nottage in conversation with Elisabeth Vincentelli
February 4 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
LPTW Oral History Presents:
Pulitzer Award-Winning Playwright Lynn Nottage in conversation with Drama Critic Elisabeth Vincentelli
Monday, February 4th
The Bruno Walter Auditorium
New York Public Library for the Performing Arts
at Lincoln Center
Corner of 65th Street & Amsterdam Avenue
Free admission. First come, first seated.
To secure reserved seats, you must arrive by 5:30PM.
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Lynn Nottage is a playwright and screenwriter; she is the first (and remains the only) woman to have won the Pulitzer Prize for Drama twice. Her plays have been produced widely in the United States and throughout the world. Her most recent play, Mlima’s Tale, premiered at the Public Theater in May 2018. In the spring of 2017, Sweat(Pulitzer Prize, Obie Award, Susan Smith Blackburn Prize, Tony Nomination, Drama Desk Nomination) moved to Broadway after a sold-out run at The Public Theater.
Other plays include: By the Way, Meet Vera Stark (Lilly Award); Ruined (Pulitzer Prize, Obie, Lortel, NY Drama Critics’ Circle, AUDELCO, Drama Desk and OCC awards); Intimate Apparel (American Theatre Critics and NYDCC awards). PEN/Laura Pels Master Dramatist Award, Doris Duke Artist Award, American Academy of Arts and Letters Award, MacArthur “Genius Grant” Fellowship, a Guggenheim Grant, Lucille Lortel Fellowship, Visiting Research Fellowship at Princeton, associate professor at Columbia.
Ms. Nottage will be interviewed by Elisabeth Vincentelli, who covers the arts for publications such as The New York Times, The New Yorker, Newsday, and The Hollywood Reporter. She was chief theater critic of The New Post and Time Out New York’s arts and entertainment editor.
This program is made possible, in part, with public funds from the NYS Council on the Arts, a state agency, with the support of Governor Andrew M. Cuomo. The Oral History Project also enjoys continued support from the Edith Meiser Foundation.