Congratulations to our winners: Annie Baker (Playwriting, The Flick), Lisa D’Amour (Best New American Play, Detroit), Eisa Davis (Performance, Sustained Excellence), Shuler Hensley (Performance, The Whale), and Matthew Maher (Performance, Sustained Excellence).
“I don’t think of myself as a political playwright,” Tanya said. “I’m just a human playwright. The same way I don’t like being labeled a gay playwright or a female playwright. Are you a black playwright? That’s not the way I think.”
Scott Frankel: “The songs are like the stage equivalent of a film close-up, where you can see on an actor’s face the longing, disappointment, pain or self-doubt — something that’s nonverbal and ruminative.”
Read Christopher Wallenberg’s great New York Times piece about the evolution of Far From Heaven at the link below.
Dallas Observer: “When’s the last time you saw a musical that left its audience happily crying and hugging each other during the curtain calls? That’s what happened on opening night of Fly By Night, about as magical an evening as you’d ever want to experience in live theater.”
Fly By Night makes its NY Premiere as part of Playwrights Horizons’ 2013/14 season after its current acclaimed run at the Dallas Theater Center Kalita Humphreys Theater. Join us now for the best seats, the best prices, and the chance to discover the country’s finest New Work.
Charles Isherwood, NY Times: “Rapture, Blister, Burn kicked off what must be regarded as one of the finest years in the history of Playwrights Horizons under the artistic director Tim Sanford. Since Rapture opened last summer, the company hasn’t put a foot wrong.”