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2011 Round Two Edgerton Foundation New Play Awards

Complete list of recipients


2011 Round Two Edgerton Foundation New Play Awards

Some Lovers, at the Old Globe Theatre, was recently honored with a 2011 Edgerton Foundation New American Play Award.

Poster Image of "Some Lovers" courtesy of the Old Globe Theatre

2011 Round Two Edgerton Foundation New Play Awards

The 2011 Round Two Edgerton Foundation New Play Awards were presented to the following recipients:

Alliance Theatre, Atlanta, GA
Ghost Brothers of Darkland County
by Stephen King & John Mellencamp

American Repertory Theatre, Cambridge, MA
Wild Swans
adapted by Alexandra Wood
from the memoir by Jung Chang

Atlantic Theater Company, New York, NY
by Gabe McKinley

Berkeley Repertory Theatre, Berkeley, CA
How to Write a New Book for the Bible
by Bill Cain

Chicago Dramatists & About Face, Chicago, IL
The Kid Thing
by Sarah Gubbins

The Denver Center for the Performing Arts, Denver, CO
Two Things You Don't Talk About at Dinner
by Lisa Loomer

Geffen Playhouse, Los Angeles, CA
Radiance: The Passion of Marie Curie
by Alan Alda

Goodman Theatre, Chicago, IL
Fish Men
by Cándido Tirado

Hartford Stage, Hartford, CT
Water By the Spoonful
by Quiara Alegría Hudes

Horizon Theatre Company, Atlanta, GA
Waffle Chronicles
by Larry Larson & Eddie Levi Lee

Manhattan Theatre Club, New York, NY
The Columnist
by David Auburn

McCarter Theatre Center, Princeton, NJ
The Convert
by Danai Gurira

The Old Globe, San Diego, CA
Some Lovers
by Burt Bacharach & Steven Sater

Oregon Shakespeare Festival, Ashland, OR
All the Way
by Robert Schenkkan

Playwrights Horizons, New York, NY
Rapture, Blister, Burn
by Gina Gionfriddo

Portland Stage, Portland, ME
Trouble is My Business
adapted by James Glossman
from short stories by Raymond Chandler

The Public Theater, New York, NY
Twenty-Seventh Man
by Nathan Englander

Signature Theatre, Arlington, VA
Brother Russia
by John Dempsey & Dana Rowe

Signature Theatre Company, New York, NY
Hurt Village
by Katori Hall

South Cost Repertory, Costa Mesa, CA
Prince of Atlantis
by Steven Druckman

TheatreWorks, Palo Alto, CA
Clementine in the Lower 9
by Dan Dietz

Women's Project, New York, NY
How the World Began
by Catherine Trieschmann

For more information on the plays, please visit the CTG website.

About The Edgerton Foundation New American Plays Program

The Edgerton Foundation New American Plays Program, directed by Brad and Louise Edgerton, was piloted in 2006 with the Center Theatre Group in Los Angeles by offering two musicals in development an extended rehearsal period for the entire creative team, including the playwrights. The Edgertons launched the program nationally in 2007 and have supported 128 plays to date in 50 different Art Theaters across the country. The Edgerton Foundation received the 2011 TCG National Funder Award in June in Los Angeles.

About Theatre Communications Group (TCG)

Founded in 1961, Theatre Communications Group (TCG), the national organization for the American theatre, exists to strengthen, nurture and promote the professional not-for-profit American theatre. The organization has grown to nearly 700 member theatres and affiliate organizations, as well as more than 12,00 individuals nationwide. TCG offers members networking and knowledge-building opportunities through conferences, events, research and communications, as well as awards grants to theatre companies and individual artists; advocates on the federal level; and serves as the US Center of the International Theatre Institute, connecting its constituents to the global theatre community.

TCG is also the nation's largest independent publisher of dramatic literature, with 11 Pulitzer Prizes for Best Play on the TCG booklist. It also publishes American Theatre magazine and ARTSEARCH®.

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