“Don’t be the old black in the new white world.” These words, uttered by Detective Audrey O’Connor, hang in the air in Stephen Aldy Guirgis’ 2015 Pulitzer Prize-winning play Between Riverside and Crazy. Nothing is as it once was in Walter “Pops’” life, which is evidenced by a dead Christmas tree that slumps in the...
National Theatre’s acclaimed revival of Tony Kushner’s Pulitzer Prize-winning play, “Angels in America,” starring Andrew Garfield and Nathan Lane, will be broadcast live to theaters in the U.S. and internationally in late July. The eight-hour, two-part play unpacks the complexities and sociopolitical...
"I think he is seriously mentally ill, and the fact that he is in the White House is very frightening."
The name Ketti appeared for the first time in the U.S. baby name data in 1959: 1960: unlisted 1959: 8 baby girls named Ketti [debut] 1958: unlisted This was the year after writer Ketti Frings won the Pulitzer Prize in Drama for her play Look Homeward, Angel, which ran on Broadway from 1957 to 1959. […]
A new chapter of the acclaimed exhibition Alice Neel, Uptown, curated by the Pulitzer Prize winning critic and author Hilton Als, opened at Victoria Miro Venice. Curated by Als especially for the Venice gallery and including a number...Show More Summary
'Tyehimba Jess, the African-American poet from Detroit, won this year's Pulitzer in poetry for a collection that shines a different light on minstrel shows.' -- Weekend Edition Saturday
Mr. Diaz, the Pulitzer Prize-winning author, has written a work for children, inspired by his heritage, about a young Dominican girl in Manhattan.
If a playwright were to dramatize Dean's Bachelorette hometown date, they would win a Pulitzer. The family drama was that intense. There were so many levels to everyone's pain. Dean wanted to finally have a real conversation about his...Show More Summary
"When I was making it there was a kind of quest to connect these different generations."
When the poetic playwright Dael Orlandersmith premiered "Beauty's Daughter" in Midtown Manhattan in 1995, few had heard her name. This was before "Monster," "The Gimmick" or "Yellowman," a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize. It was before Orlandersmith told "Stoop Stories," or imagined "Horsedreams,"...
As the news about a former Russian intel operative at Trump Jr.'s meeting exploded, Morning Joe's Mike Barnicle asked Pulitzer Prize-winning historian Jon Meacham why the Trump family is more of an issue in this presidency. "This seems to be a bit different, this particular family issue in the Trump presidency. Show More Summary
by Tim Keck Starting this fall, The Stranger—the smart, funny, irreverent, Pulitzer Prize–winning guide to Seattle—will publish on a biweekly schedule (for those keeping score at home, that’s 26 issues a year). We will print the redesigned Stranger on heavier stock, staple-bound, and with magazine-style trimmed edges. Show More Summary
EISNER, Ignatz and Pulitzer winners will abound at this year’s Small Press Expo, the suburban Washington convention that consistently draws an engaging blend of rising and established cartooning talent. The slate of comics rock stars...Show More Summary
Well, well – it seems the "T" in "LGBT" has finally produced a line that the Pulitzer Prize-winner cannot cross.
Ms. Canedy, a former senior editor at The Times who shared a Pulitzer Prize in 2001, will be the first woman and the first African-American to steer the awards process.
Dana Canedy, a Pulitzer Prize-winner herself, has been elected as the next administrator of the Pulitzer Prizes, replacing Mike Pride, who retires after three years in the role. Canedy had been a senior editor at The New York Times, where she worked for 20 years before taking a leaving late last year to focus on...
"Trading bombast for rigorous research, he wrote acclaimed biographies of American innovators as varied as Edgar Allan Poe, Samuel Morse, John Cage, Harry Houdini and [Cotton] Mather himself, in a research-intensive process that Dr. Silverman described as 'wrestling with an angel.'"
Building on the gorgeous "Moments" film it created for Volvo in June, Swedish agency Forsman & Bodenfors organized the world's first-ever exhibit of photos taken with a car's camera, with help from Pulitzer Prize- and Emmy-winning photographer Barbara Davidson. The images on display were shot with the XC60's safety camera, programmed to detect cyclists, pedestrians,...
Davidson shot "The world's first photo exhibition shot with a car."
By RICHARD GUNDERMAN, MD and JAMES LYNCH, MD Margaret Edson’s 1999 Pulitzer Prize winning play, Wit, tells the story of the final hours of Vivian Bearing, PhD, an English professor dying of cancer. Early in the course of her disease, one of her doctors sees the value of her case from a research point of