Photo Flash: Emily Schwend Honored with 10th Annual Yale Drama Series Award
Just yesterday, Emily Schwend was honored with the 10th Annual Yale Drama Series Award Ceremony at a celebration at the Claire Tow Theater.
Now celebrating its tenth year, the Yale Drama Series is the preeminent playwriting award in cooperation with Yale University Press, and is solely sponsored by the David Charles Horn Foundation. The Yale Drama Series Prize is given out annually for a play by an emerging playwright, selected by a judging panel of one--a distinguished playwright of our time. The winner receives the David Charles Horn Prize of $10,000, as well as publication of the winning play by Yale University Press and a staged reading at Lincoln Center Theater's Claire Tow Theater. The Yale Drama Series is an annual international open submission competition for emerging playwrights who are invited to submit original, unpublished, full-length, English language plays for consideration. All entries are read blindly.
Photo Credit: Harvey Wang
Honoree Barbara Seyda
2007 Inaugural honoree John Connolly
2008 honoree Neil Wechsler
Honoree Emily Schwend
Judge Nicholas Wright
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