Writer Jen Silverman is the recipient of the 2016-17 PoNY Fellowship, the annual playwrighting grant endowed with notably robust support (including a rent-free year in a Manhattan apartment) and a…
Playwrights Of New York
Martyna Majok has scored the 2015-16 PoNY Fellowship, the hefty grant for early-career playwrights that comes with a one-year residency in a midtown New York City apartment. Valued at more than…
The Lark Play Development Center and Playwrights of New York have named scribe Eric Dufault as the 2014-15 recipient of the PONY Fellowship, the hefty annual grant program that has a track record of…
2016-2017 Oscar Predictions
Estelle Parsons is the spitting, shouting — but by no means cursing — image of irascibility in "The Velocity of Autumn," a tender-hearted dramedy by playwright Eric Coble ("Bright Ideas") about the…
Lotus Entertainment and Sourian Prods. have come on board to develop Navy Seal actioner "Man of War," based on a script by playwright Joseph Sousa.
Donald Bevan, who wrote the play “Stalag 17” and was one of only four people to draw caricatures for Sardi’s restaurant in New York, died May 29 in Studio City, Calif. He was 93. Born Jan. 16, 1920…
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A new play by a Pulitzer winner and another by a fast-rising up-and-comer are among the brewing works tapped for development as part of the National Playwrights Conference at the Eugene O'Neill…
Ayad Akhtar’s play “Disgraced,” which preemed at Chicago’s American Theater Company before an Off Broadway run at Lincoln Center Theater, has snagged the 2013 Pulitzer Prize for drama. Play, which…
The Lark Play Development Center and Playwrights of New York have awarded the 2013-14 Playwrights of New York fellowship to Kimber Lee, who nabs one of the heftiest legit development awards out…
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