Bruce Norris Biography

Birth Place: Texas, USA
Gender: Male

Bruce Norris is the author of CLYBOURNE PARK, which won the Olivier and Evening Standard Awards (London) for Best Play, 2010, as well as the Pulitzer Prize for Drama, 2011. Other plays include The Infidel (2000), Purple Heart (2002), We All Went Down to Amsterdam (2003), The Pain and the Itch (2004), The Unmentionables (2006) and A Parallelogram (2010) all of which had their premieres at Steppenwolf Theatre, Chicago. His newest play, Domesticated, will be produced by Lincoln Center Theatre in 2013. His work has been seen at Playwrights Horizons (New York), Woolly Mammoth Theatre (Washington D.C.) n (Chicago), Philadelphia Theatre Company, and Staatstheater Mainz (Germany), among others. He is also the 2009 recipient of the Steinberg Playwright Award.

Bruce Norris Awards and Nominations

(winners are in red)

 
Drama Desk Awards - 2014 - Outstanding Play
Bruce Norris, Domesticated
 
The Lortels - 2014 - Outstanding Play
Bruce Norris, Domesticated
 
Tony Awards - 2012 - Best Play
Bruce Norris , Clybourne Park
 
Olivier Awards - 2011 - Best New Play
Bruce Norris, Clybourne Park
 
Olivier Awards - 2011 - Master Card Best New Play
Bruce Norris, Clybourne Park
 
The Pulitzer Prize - 2011 - The Pulitzer Prize for Drama
Bruce Norris, Clybourne Park
 
Outer Critics Circle Awards - 2010 - John Gassner Playwriting Award
Bruce Norris, Clybourne Park
Bruce Norris, The Pain and the Itch
 
Helen Hayes Awards - 1989 - Outstanding Supporting Performer, Non-Resident Production
Bruce NorrisWenceslas Square

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