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Photo Flash: Steven Pasquale, Lena Hall and More Celebrate 2017 Steinberg Honorees Ayad Akhtar and Lucas Hnath

Last night, December 4, The Harold and Mimi Steinberg Charitable Trust awarded playwrights Ayad Akhtar and Lucas Hnath with 2017 Steinberg Playwright Awards. The acclaimed writers were honored at the 10th Annual "Mimi" Awards that were presented at Lincoln Center Theater. BroadwayWorld has photos from the ceremony below!

The "Mimi" Awards are presented annually to honor the outstanding artistry and accomplishments of some of the most gifted American Playwrights. Some of the theatre luminaries who took the stage to honor the playwrights, included Aasif Mandvi, Steven Pasquale, Matthew Rauch, Jayne Houdyshell, Rajiv Joseph, Julie White, and Lena Hall.

The Steinberg Playwright Awards are presented biennially to playwrights in early and middle stages of their careers, who have distinctive and compelling voices, and whose current bodies of work exhibit exceptional talent and artistic excellence. The awards celebrate the accomplishments of some of the most gifted up-and-coming American Playwrights and honor the promise they hold for the future of American theatre. Each recipient will receive a cash award of $50,000.

Photo Credit: Astrid Stawiarz/Getty Images for Harold And Mimi Steinberg Charitable Trust

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Photo Flash: Steven Pasquale, Lena Hall and More Celebrate 2017 Steinberg Honorees Ayad Akhtar and Lucas Hnath
A view of the 2017 Steinberg Playwright Awards honoring Ayad Akhtar and Lucas Hnath at Lincoln Center Theater.

Photo Flash: Steven Pasquale, Lena Hall and More Celebrate 2017 Steinberg Honorees Ayad Akhtar and Lucas Hnath
Guests attend the 2017 Steinberg Playwright Awards honoring Ayad Akhtar and Lucas Hnath.

Photo Flash: Steven Pasquale, Lena Hall and More Celebrate 2017 Steinberg Honorees Ayad Akhtar and Lucas Hnath

Honorees Ayad Akhtar and Lucas Hnath

Photo Flash: Steven Pasquale, Lena Hall and More Celebrate 2017 Steinberg Honorees Ayad Akhtar and Lucas Hnath

Honoree Ayad Akhtar and Aasif Mandvi

Photo Flash: Steven Pasquale, Lena Hall and More Celebrate 2017 Steinberg Honorees Ayad Akhtar and Lucas Hnath
Actor Emily Donahoe

Photo Flash: Steven Pasquale, Lena Hall and More Celebrate 2017 Steinberg Honorees Ayad Akhtar and Lucas Hnath
Actors Michael O'Keefe and Emily Donahoe

Photo Flash: Steven Pasquale, Lena Hall and More Celebrate 2017 Steinberg Honorees Ayad Akhtar and Lucas Hnath
Actors Michael O'Keefe and Emily Donahoe

Photo Flash: Steven Pasquale, Lena Hall and More Celebrate 2017 Steinberg Honorees Ayad Akhtar and Lucas Hnath
Babak Tafti and Eden Malyn

Photo Flash: Steven Pasquale, Lena Hall and More Celebrate 2017 Steinberg Honorees Ayad Akhtar and Lucas Hnath
Babak Tafti and Eden Malyn

Photo Flash: Steven Pasquale, Lena Hall and More Celebrate 2017 Steinberg Honorees Ayad Akhtar and Lucas Hnath
Actor Julie White

Photo Flash: Steven Pasquale, Lena Hall and More Celebrate 2017 Steinberg Honorees Ayad Akhtar and Lucas Hnath
Actor Julie White

Photo Flash: Steven Pasquale, Lena Hall and More Celebrate 2017 Steinberg Honorees Ayad Akhtar and Lucas Hnath
Actor Julie White

Photo Flash: Steven Pasquale, Lena Hall and More Celebrate 2017 Steinberg Honorees Ayad Akhtar and Lucas Hnath
Andrew Garman

Photo Flash: Steven Pasquale, Lena Hall and More Celebrate 2017 Steinberg Honorees Ayad Akhtar and Lucas Hnath
Andrew Garman

Photo Flash: Steven Pasquale, Lena Hall and More Celebrate 2017 Steinberg Honorees Ayad Akhtar and Lucas Hnath
Emily Donahoe and Andrew Garman

Photo Flash: Steven Pasquale, Lena Hall and More Celebrate 2017 Steinberg Honorees Ayad Akhtar and Lucas Hnath
Emily Donahoe and Andrew Garman

Photo Flash: Steven Pasquale, Lena Hall and More Celebrate 2017 Steinberg Honorees Ayad Akhtar and Lucas Hnath
Director Neil Pepe

Photo Flash: Steven Pasquale, Lena Hall and More Celebrate 2017 Steinberg Honorees Ayad Akhtar and Lucas Hnath
Director Neil Pepe

Photo Flash: Steven Pasquale, Lena Hall and More Celebrate 2017 Steinberg Honorees Ayad Akhtar and Lucas Hnath
Honoree Lucas Hnath

Photo Flash: Steven Pasquale, Lena Hall and More Celebrate 2017 Steinberg Honorees Ayad Akhtar and Lucas Hnath
Honoree Lucas Hnath

Photo Flash: Steven Pasquale, Lena Hall and More Celebrate 2017 Steinberg Honorees Ayad Akhtar and Lucas Hnath
Honoree Lucas Hnath and guest

Photo Flash: Steven Pasquale, Lena Hall and More Celebrate 2017 Steinberg Honorees Ayad Akhtar and Lucas Hnath
Honoree Lucas Hnath and guest

Photo Flash: Steven Pasquale, Lena Hall and More Celebrate 2017 Steinberg Honorees Ayad Akhtar and Lucas Hnath
Honoree Ayad Akhtar

Photo Flash: Steven Pasquale, Lena Hall and More Celebrate 2017 Steinberg Honorees Ayad Akhtar and Lucas Hnath
Honoree Ayad Akhtar

Photo Flash: Steven Pasquale, Lena Hall and More Celebrate 2017 Steinberg Honorees Ayad Akhtar and Lucas Hnath
Jayne Houdyshell

Photo Flash: Steven Pasquale, Lena Hall and More Celebrate 2017 Steinberg Honorees Ayad Akhtar and Lucas Hnath
Jayne Houdyshell

Photo Flash: Steven Pasquale, Lena Hall and More Celebrate 2017 Steinberg Honorees Ayad Akhtar and Lucas Hnath
Steven Pasquale

Photo Flash: Steven Pasquale, Lena Hall and More Celebrate 2017 Steinberg Honorees Ayad Akhtar and Lucas Hnath
Steven Pasquale

Photo Flash: Steven Pasquale, Lena Hall and More Celebrate 2017 Steinberg Honorees Ayad Akhtar and Lucas Hnath
Matthew Saldivar

Photo Flash: Steven Pasquale, Lena Hall and More Celebrate 2017 Steinberg Honorees Ayad Akhtar and Lucas Hnath
Matthew Saldivar

Photo Flash: Steven Pasquale, Lena Hall and More Celebrate 2017 Steinberg Honorees Ayad Akhtar and Lucas Hnath
J.T. Rogers

Photo Flash: Steven Pasquale, Lena Hall and More Celebrate 2017 Steinberg Honorees Ayad Akhtar and Lucas Hnath
J.T. Rogers

Photo Flash: Steven Pasquale, Lena Hall and More Celebrate 2017 Steinberg Honorees Ayad Akhtar and Lucas Hnath
Caroline Hewitt

Photo Flash: Steven Pasquale, Lena Hall and More Celebrate 2017 Steinberg Honorees Ayad Akhtar and Lucas Hnath
Caroline Hewitt

Photo Flash: Steven Pasquale, Lena Hall and More Celebrate 2017 Steinberg Honorees Ayad Akhtar and Lucas Hnath
Matt Rauch

Photo Flash: Steven Pasquale, Lena Hall and More Celebrate 2017 Steinberg Honorees Ayad Akhtar and Lucas Hnath
Matt Rauch

Photo Flash: Steven Pasquale, Lena Hall and More Celebrate 2017 Steinberg Honorees Ayad Akhtar and Lucas Hnath
Matthew Saldivar, Steven Pasquale, Caroline Hewitt and Matt Rauch

Photo Flash: Steven Pasquale, Lena Hall and More Celebrate 2017 Steinberg Honorees Ayad Akhtar and Lucas Hnath
Matthew Saldivar, Steven Pasquale, Caroline Hewitt and Matt Rauch

Photo Flash: Steven Pasquale, Lena Hall and More Celebrate 2017 Steinberg Honorees Ayad Akhtar and Lucas Hnath
Steven Pasquale and Matt Rauch

Photo Flash: Steven Pasquale, Lena Hall and More Celebrate 2017 Steinberg Honorees Ayad Akhtar and Lucas Hnath
Bernard White

Photo Flash: Steven Pasquale, Lena Hall and More Celebrate 2017 Steinberg Honorees Ayad Akhtar and Lucas Hnath
Bernard White

Photo Flash: Steven Pasquale, Lena Hall and More Celebrate 2017 Steinberg Honorees Ayad Akhtar and Lucas Hnath
Lori Steinberg and Jim Steinberg

Photo Flash: Steven Pasquale, Lena Hall and More Celebrate 2017 Steinberg Honorees Ayad Akhtar and Lucas Hnath
Lori Steinberg and Jim Steinberg

Photo Flash: Steven Pasquale, Lena Hall and More Celebrate 2017 Steinberg Honorees Ayad Akhtar and Lucas Hnath
Barry Grove, Lori Steinberg and Jim Steinberg

Photo Flash: Steven Pasquale, Lena Hall and More Celebrate 2017 Steinberg Honorees Ayad Akhtar and Lucas Hnath
Shirley Steinberg, Justin Steinberg and Bridget Lipsker

Photo Flash: Steven Pasquale, Lena Hall and More Celebrate 2017 Steinberg Honorees Ayad Akhtar and Lucas Hnath
Board member Michael Steinberg and Joan Steinberg

Photo Flash: Steven Pasquale, Lena Hall and More Celebrate 2017 Steinberg Honorees Ayad Akhtar and Lucas Hnath
Lena Hall

Photo Flash: Steven Pasquale, Lena Hall and More Celebrate 2017 Steinberg Honorees Ayad Akhtar and Lucas Hnath
Lena Hall

Photo Flash: Steven Pasquale, Lena Hall and More Celebrate 2017 Steinberg Honorees Ayad Akhtar and Lucas Hnath
Lena Hall

Photo Flash: Steven Pasquale, Lena Hall and More Celebrate 2017 Steinberg Honorees Ayad Akhtar and Lucas Hnath
Jonathan Stein and Lena Hall

Photo Flash: Steven Pasquale, Lena Hall and More Celebrate 2017 Steinberg Honorees Ayad Akhtar and Lucas Hnath
Jonathan Stein and Lena Hall

Photo Flash: Steven Pasquale, Lena Hall and More Celebrate 2017 Steinberg Honorees Ayad Akhtar and Lucas Hnath
Nadine Malouf

Photo Flash: Steven Pasquale, Lena Hall and More Celebrate 2017 Steinberg Honorees Ayad Akhtar and Lucas Hnath
Nadine Malouf

Photo Flash: Steven Pasquale, Lena Hall and More Celebrate 2017 Steinberg Honorees Ayad Akhtar and Lucas Hnath
Bernard White and Nadine Malouf

Photo Flash: Steven Pasquale, Lena Hall and More Celebrate 2017 Steinberg Honorees Ayad Akhtar and Lucas Hnath
Katie Honaker, Jacquelyn Landgraf and Anya Saffir

Photo Flash: Steven Pasquale, Lena Hall and More Celebrate 2017 Steinberg Honorees Ayad Akhtar and Lucas Hnath
Kwame Kwei-Armah and Caroline Hewitt

Photo Flash: Steven Pasquale, Lena Hall and More Celebrate 2017 Steinberg Honorees Ayad Akhtar and Lucas Hnath
Honoree Lucas Hnath and Carole Krumland

Photo Flash: Steven Pasquale, Lena Hall and More Celebrate 2017 Steinberg Honorees Ayad Akhtar and Lucas Hnath
Julie White and honoree Lucas Hnath

Photo Flash: Steven Pasquale, Lena Hall and More Celebrate 2017 Steinberg Honorees Ayad Akhtar and Lucas Hnath
Jim Steinberg and Shirley Steinberg

Photo Flash: Steven Pasquale, Lena Hall and More Celebrate 2017 Steinberg Honorees Ayad Akhtar and Lucas Hnath
Carole Krumland and Ted Krumland

Photo Flash: Steven Pasquale, Lena Hall and More Celebrate 2017 Steinberg Honorees Ayad Akhtar and Lucas Hnath
Carole Krumland and Ted Krumland

Photo Flash: Steven Pasquale, Lena Hall and More Celebrate 2017 Steinberg Honorees Ayad Akhtar and Lucas Hnath
Caroline McKenzie, Peter Georgescu and Barbara Georgescu

Photo Flash: Steven Pasquale, Lena Hall and More Celebrate 2017 Steinberg Honorees Ayad Akhtar and Lucas Hnath
Honoree Ayad Akhtar and Annika Boras

Photo Flash: Steven Pasquale, Lena Hall and More Celebrate 2017 Steinberg Honorees Ayad Akhtar and Lucas Hnath
Joan and Michael Steinberg

Photo Flash: Steven Pasquale, Lena Hall and More Celebrate 2017 Steinberg Honorees Ayad Akhtar and Lucas Hnath
Artistic Director of Lincoln Center Theater Andre Bishop and actor Matt Rauch

Photo Flash: Steven Pasquale, Lena Hall and More Celebrate 2017 Steinberg Honorees Ayad Akhtar and Lucas Hnath
Todd Haymes, Julie White and Michael Steinberg

Photo Flash: Steven Pasquale, Lena Hall and More Celebrate 2017 Steinberg Honorees Ayad Akhtar and Lucas Hnath
Todd Haymes and Carole Krumland

Photo Flash: Steven Pasquale, Lena Hall and More Celebrate 2017 Steinberg Honorees Ayad Akhtar and Lucas Hnath
Rajiv Joseph and company

Photo Flash: Steven Pasquale, Lena Hall and More Celebrate 2017 Steinberg Honorees Ayad Akhtar and Lucas Hnath
Aasif Mandvi (center) and Shaifali Puri

Photo Flash: Steven Pasquale, Lena Hall and More Celebrate 2017 Steinberg Honorees Ayad Akhtar and Lucas Hnath
Mona Pirnot and Honoree Lucas Hnath

Photo Flash: Steven Pasquale, Lena Hall and More Celebrate 2017 Steinberg Honorees Ayad Akhtar and Lucas Hnath
Honoree Lucas Hnath (center) and J.T. Rogers

Photo Flash: Steven Pasquale, Lena Hall and More Celebrate 2017 Steinberg Honorees Ayad Akhtar and Lucas Hnath
Steven Pasquale and Nadia Malik

Photo Flash: Steven Pasquale, Lena Hall and More Celebrate 2017 Steinberg Honorees Ayad Akhtar and Lucas Hnath
The family of Michael and Joan Steinberg (center)

Photo Flash: Steven Pasquale, Lena Hall and More Celebrate 2017 Steinberg Honorees Ayad Akhtar and Lucas Hnath
Awards onstage at the 2017 Steinberg Playwright Awards honoring Ayad Akhtar and Lucas Hnath at Lincoln Center Theater.

Photo Flash: Steven Pasquale, Lena Hall and More Celebrate 2017 Steinberg Honorees Ayad Akhtar and Lucas Hnath
Guests attend the 2017 Steinberg Playwright Awards honoring Ayad Akhtar and Lucas Hnath at Lincoln Center Theater.


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