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Pair draw dramatist nods

Ives, Kitt land awards from guild

The Dramatists Guild of America will give its Hull-Warriner Award to playwright David Ives for his historical drama “New Jerusalem,” while composer Tom Kitt lands the Frederick Loewe Award for Dramatic Composition for “Next to Normal.” In the kudos announced Monday, honors for overall accomplishment go to Polly Pen and Lanford Wilson: Composer Pen will receive the Flora Roberts Award, intended to “encourage the continuation” of distinguished work; playwright Wilson will be honored with a lifetime achievement nod.

The kudos will be presented Nov. 2 at Gotham’s Players Club.

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