Donna Tartt's sprawling story “The Goldfinch,” which is being adapted for Hollywood by “The Hunger Games” producer Nina Jacobson, took home the 2014 Pulitzer Prize for fiction, while Annie Baker's…
Pulitzer Prize for Drama
“Elliot: A Soldier's Fugue” began the cycle of plays by Quiara Alegria Hudes about a young Marine's re-entry into the land of the living after a soul-destroying tour in Iraq. “Water by the…
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 main question is: What kind of a "Cat on a Hot Tin Roof" is Scarlett Johansson? The short answer is: This Maggie the Cat is a tiger.
Although it doesn't fully achieve its lofty aspirations, Quiara Alegria Hudes' 2012 Pulitzer Prize-winning drama "Water By the Spoonful" makes an urgent plea for the human connections that people…
Quiara Alegria Hudes was the winner of the 2012 Pulitzer Prize for drama for her play "Water by the Spoonful." The West Philadelphia native had previously been a Pulitzer finalist in 2007 with her…
David Auburn is looking for witches and vampires and has come on to adapt Deborah Harkness' "A Discovery of Witches" for Warner Bros. and producers Denise Di Novi and Allison Greenspan.
Brian Yorkey entered the world of screenwriting an accomplished playwright and lyricist -- he penned the book and lyrics for "Next to Normal," the 2009 Broadway musical about a mother suffering from…
Irving Elman, who was a Broadway playwright and a writer and producer for movies and television, died Nov. 22 in La Jolla, Calif., of cardiopulmonary arrest. He was 96.
Tony usually has trouble just finding four decent works to nom as best play. Fortunately, gone are the days that the org had to resort to including a new adaptation of a Turgenev play, "Fortune's…