Pulitzer Prize Winning Play, and a Winning Director, Too

April 21, 2015 10:56 PM

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Pulitzer Prize Winning Play, and a Winning Director, Too

The Pulitzer Prize for Drama was given to the writer of a fast and funny and poignant new American play that I had the good fortune to see, Between Riverside and Crazy. The Pulitzer is awarded to a playwright, but I'd argue there should be a citation in there somewhere for the director of the first production.

A brand new play comes into the world gestated by a playwright, sometimes for as long as a decade, the ideas growing and developing until they demand to see the light of day. But the midwife whose job it is to insure that the baby comes out alive and kicking is the director. And Stephen Adly Guirgis...

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