Lynn Nottage

Lynn Nottage

Lynn Nottage is a double Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright and screenwriter. Her plays include Sweat (winner of the Pulitzer Price); By the Way, Meet Vera Stark; Ruined (winner of the Pulitzer Prize); Intimate Apparel; Fabulation; Crumbs from the Table of Joy; Las Meninas; Mud, River, Stone; Por'knockers and POOF!

Nottage was the recipient of the 2010 Steinberg Distinguished Playwright Award, a MacArthur Foundation 'Genius' Grant, the Dramatists Guild Hull-Warriner Award, the inaugural Horton Foote Prize for Outstanding New American Play (for Ruined), the Lee Reynolds Award and the Jewish World Watch iWitness Award. Her other honours include the Madge Evans and Sidney Kingsley Award, the National Black Theatre Festival's August Wilson Playwriting Award, the 2005 Guggenheim Grant for Playwriting, the 2004 PEN/Laura Pels Award, and fellowships from the Lucille Lortel Foundation, the Manhattan Theatre Club, New Dramatists and New York Foundation for the Arts.

She is a co-founder and producer at Market Road Films LLC, a film production company.

A passionate, heartfelt play about surviving in a time of civil war, by a leading American dramatist. Winner of the 2...
Lynn Nottage's Intimate Apparel is a multi-award-winning play about the empowerment of Esther, a seamstress...
In Fabulation, playwright Lynn Nottage reimagines Esther (the character from her companion...
A topical reflection of the present and poignant outcome of America's economic decline. Winner of the 2017 Pulitzer P...