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Biography

Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Marsha Norman is the co-director of the Playwrights Program at The Juilliard School, where she has served on the faculty since 1994. She was awarded the 1983 Pulitzer Prize, Susan Smith Blackburn Prize, Hull-Warriner, and Drama Desk awards for 'Night Mother; 1992 Tony Award and Drama Desk Awards for The Secret Garden; John Gassner Medallion, Newsday Oppenheimer Award, and the American Theater Critics Association Citation for Getting Out.

Norman's other plays include Third and Oak: The Laundromat, The Poolhall, The Holdup, Traveler in the Dark, Sarah and Abraham, Loving Daniel Boone, and Trudy Blue. Her published work includes four plays and a novel, The Fortune Teller. Television and film credits include Face of a Stranger, starring Gena Rowlands and Tyne Daley. She has received grants and awards from NEA, the Rockefeller Foundation, and the American Academy and Institute of Arts and Letters. She serves on council of the Dramatists Guild.

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Roger Rosenblatt Interviews Marsha Norman

07.02.10 | 01:06:40 min | 0 comments