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Amy Herzog

 
Bio:
Amy Herzog's plays include After the Revolution (Williamstown, Playwrights Horizons; John Gassner Award Nomination), The Wendy Play (ACT, San Francisco), Hungry (Ensemble Studio Theater) and Belleville (upcoming, Yale Repertory Theater). She has had readings/workshops at Steppenwolf, Manhattan ... (read complete bio)
 

Bio:
Amy Herzog's plays include After the Revolution (Williamstown, Playwrights Horizons; John Gassner Award Nomination), The Wendy Play (ACT, San Francisco), Hungry (Ensemble Studio Theater) and Belleville (upcoming, Yale Repertory Theater). She has had readings/workshops at Steppenwolf, Manhattan ... (read complete bio)
 
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Amy Herzog Biography

Amy Herzog's plays include After the Revolution (Williamstown, Playwrights Horizons; John Gassner Award Nomination), The Wendy Play (ACT, San Francisco), Hungry (Ensemble Studio Theater) and Belleville (upcoming, Yale Repertory Theater). She has had readings/workshops at Steppenwolf, Manhattan Theater Club, New York Stage and Film, Arena Stage in Washington, D.C., and Soho Rep, among others. She holds commissions from the Yale Rep, Steppenwolf, Ars Nova, and Playwrights Horizons and is an alumna of Youngblood, Play Group, and the SoHo Rep Writer/Director Lab, a Helen Merrill Award recipient, a former Playwrights' Realm Fellow, and the 2010 Playwright in Residence at Ars Nova. She teaches Playwriting at Bryn Mawr. MFA: Yale School of Drama.

Amy Herzog Awards and Nominations

 
Drama Desk Awards - 2018 - Outstanding Play
Amy Herzog, Mary Jane
 
Drama Desk Awards - 2013 - Outstanding Play
Amy Herzog, Belleville
 
The Pulitzer Prize - 2013 - The Pulitzer Prize for Drama
Amy Herzog, 4 Miles
 
Obie Awards - 2012 - Best New American Play Gold Star
Amy Herzog , 4 Miles
 
Obie Awards - 2012 - Best New American Play Gold Star
Amy Herzog, 4 Miles

Amy Herzog News

This Week's New Classifieds on BWW - 5/12/2022 Photo This Week's New Classifieds on BWW - 5/12/2022
by - May 12, 2022

This Week's New Classified Listings on BroadwayWorld for 5/12/2022 include new jobs for those looking to work in the theatre industry.

Wake Up With BWW 5/6: Final Tony Eligibility Ruling, Encores! INTO THE WOODS Opens, a Photo Wake Up With BWW 5/6: Final Tony Eligibility Ruling, Encores! INTO THE WOODS Opens, and More!
by - May 6, 2022

Today's top stories include final Tony Award eligibility rulings for Funny Girl, A Strange Loop, and more. Plus go inside the opening performance for Into The Woods at Encores!, starring Neil Patrick Harris, Sara Bareilles, and more!

Timothée Chalamet's West End Stage Debut in 4000 MILES Cancelled At London's Old Vic Photo Timothée Chalamet's West End Stage Debut in 4000 MILES Cancelled At London's Old Vic
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 5, 2022

The Old Vic’s production of Amy Herzog’s play 4000 Miles, which was set to feature the West End debut of Timothée Chalamet starring opposite Dame Eileen Atkins, has been cancelled. The play was previously set to open in April of 2020, and was postponed due to the pandemic. 

Now Hiring: Lead Scenic Designer, Sound Engineer, and More - BroadwayWorld Classified Photo Now Hiring: Lead Scenic Designer, Sound Engineer, and More - BroadwayWorld Classifieds
by - May 5, 2022

This Week's New Classified Listings on BroadwayWorld for 5/5/2022 include new jobs for those looking to work in the theatre industry.

Student Blog: The Play You Should Read According to Your Zodiac Sign Photo Student Blog: The Play You Should Read According to Your Zodiac Sign
by Student Blogger: Meredith Muirhead - Apr 29, 2022

Every theatre student is always told to read more plays, but oftentimes, it's difficult to find something that holds our attention or seems right for us. After examining this trend among my fellow college theatre students for some time, I started to cobble together a list of play recommendations specifically tailored towards something all of us are very interested in: our zodiac signs! Now, I (a Scorpio) have offered a play recommendation for each of the twelve signs based on what I think they need most, so find your sun sign, check out the description, and happy play reading!

Photos: The Cast of MACBETH Walks the Red Carpet on Opening Night Photo Photos: The Cast of MACBETH Walks the Red Carpet on Opening Night
by Bruce Glikas - Apr 29, 2022

Last night marked the official opening of Tony Award winner Sam Gold's Macbeth on Broadway, starring Daniel Craig in his return to Broadway as Macbeth and Ruth Negga's Broadway debut as Lady Macbeth. Check out photos of the cast on the opening night red carpet here!

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by - Apr 21, 2022

DRY POWDER is Now Playing at Second Thought Theatre Photo DRY POWDER is Now Playing at Second Thought Theatre
by Stephi Wild - Apr 14, 2022

Second Thought Theatre has announced their full production of Dry Powder. After a brief, COVID-related slowdown, Dry Powder will serve as the opening production of the 2022 season.

BWW Exclusive: Meet the Brazilian Cast of 4000 MILES (Ponto a Ponto) Photo BWW Exclusive: Meet the Brazilian Cast of 4000 MILES (Ponto a Ponto)
by Claudio Erlichman - Apr 12, 2022

For the first time in Brazil, and with a opening date scheduled for early June, at the Copacabana Palace Theater, Rio de Janeiro, the new Barho Producoes production, Ponto a Ponto - 4000 Milhas is a finely crafted play that examines how two strangers find their way in today's world. Due to be released simultaneously with the English production starring Timothee Chalamet at the Old Vic Theater, it was named the #1 Play or Musical by Time Magazine in 2012.

Playwrights Horizons Announces 2022-23 Season Photo Playwrights Horizons Announces 2022-23 Season
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 4, 2022

Playwrights Horizons today announced its 2022–2023 season. Brought together amidst the easing of a reality-altering pandemic —during which desire for a “return to normal” began to feel at once futile and shortsighted—the lineup consists of five works that consider and radically challenge the very idea of normalcy.

Amy Herzog Videos

VIDEO: Old Vic Commemorates One Year Since Theatre in the U.K Shut Down VideoVIDEO: Old Vic Commemorates One Year Since Theatre in the U.K Shut Down
by BroadwayWorld TV - Mar 16, 2021

Today, Tuesday 16th March, is the one-year anniversary of theatres being forced to close across the U.K. To mark the date, The Old Vic have released a special video showcasing the work they have created in the last year despite their doors being closed. 

STAGE TUBE: Andrew Lippa Inspires Students in Michigan for DGF's Traveling Masters
by Stage Tube - May 11, 2015

As a part of Dramatists Guild Fund's Traveling Masters Program, Andrew Lippa recently visited Saginaw, Michigan, to talk to students and early-career writers about the craft and business of being a dramatist. Click below to watch highlights from and interviews about his experience!

STAGE TUBE: Sneak Peak - Hangar Theatre's 4000 MILES
by Stage Tube - Jul 31, 2013

Hangar Theatre continues its 39th Mainstage season with the regional premiere of 4000 Miles, a critically acclaimed comic drama by celebrated new playwright Amy Herzog. The winner of the 2012 Obie Award for Best New American Play, the 2012 Lucile Lortel Award, and the 2012 Off Broadway Alliance Award, 4000 Miles was also named TIME magazine's #1 Play of 2012 and was a finalist for the 2013 Pulitzer Prize for Drama. Starring Susan Blommaert (Broadway's Grease, Showtime's The Big C) as Vera and Robbie Tann(Troublemaker at Berkely Rep, The Adventures of Tom Sawyer at Actors Theatre of Louisville and The New Victory Theatre in New York) as Leo with emerging artists Paton Ashbrook and Jeena Yi to round out the cast. The Hangar production runs now through August 3. Click below for a sneak peek at the production!

BWW TV Exclusive: Talking to the 2013 Tony Winners - Gabriel Ebert
by Robert Diamond - Jun 16, 2013

BroadwayWorld.com's Richie Ridge sat with all of the 2013 Tony Winners right after they came off stage from their big wins. The winners were filled with joy, memories and excitement and we've got it ALL! Here's Gabriel Ebert, who won the 2013 Tony Award for Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured Role in a Musical for his portrayal of Mr. Wormwood in MATILDA THE MUSICAL.

BWW TV Exclusive: Meet the 2013 Tony Nominees- Gabriel Ebert on Fulfilling a Childhood Dream with MATILDA
by BroadwayWorld TV - May 10, 2013

BroadwayWorld's Richard Ridge was thrilled to sit down and speak with nearly all of this year's Tony Award nominees at the official Tonys Meet & Greet on May 1, 2013, and we will be bringing you special coverage on all of them throughout the awards season. Today we bring you Gabriel Ebert, a nominee for Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured Role in a Musical for Matilda. Check out what he had to say below!

STAGE TUBE: Sneak Peek of NYTW's BELLEVILLE
by Stage Tube - Mar 6, 2013

New York Theatre Workshop (NYTW) Artistic Director James C. Nicola and Managing Director William Russo have announced that the NYTW production of the New York premiere of Belleville, written by Amy Herzog and directed by Anne Kauffman, will extend for two weeks through Sunday, April 14, following rave reviews and sold-out houses. Belleville(originally scheduled to close March 31) plays at NYTW, 79 East 4 Street, between Bowery and Second Avenue. Check ighlights from the show below!

BWW TV: Sneak Peek of Playwrights Horizons' THE GREAT GOD PAN
by BroadwayWorld TV - Dec 18, 2012

Playwrights Horizons presents the World Premiere of The Great God Pan, a new play by Obie Award winner Amy Herzog (After the Revolution at PH, 4000 Miles). Directed by Carolyn Cantor (After the Revolution and Essential Self-Defense at PH, Pumpgirl, Orange Water Flower), the production is currently in previews and has an Opening Night set for Tuesday, December 18 at 7PM. The limited engagement will play through Sunday, January 6 at Playwrights Horizons' Mainstage Theater (416 West 42nd Street). BroadwayWorld brings you highlights from the show below!


Amy Herzog Frequently Asked Questions

How many shows has Amy Herzog written?
Amy Herzog has written 4 shows including 4000 Miles (Playwright), The Great God Pan (Playwright), Belleville (Playwright), Mary Jane (Playwright).

What awards has Amy Herzog been nominated for?
Outstanding Play (Drama Desk Awards) for Mary Jane , Outstanding Play (Drama Desk Awards) for Belleville , The Pulitzer Prize for Drama (The Pulitzer Prize) for 4000 Miles Best New American Play (Obie Awards) for 4000 Miles and Best New American Play (Obie Awards) for 4000 Miles .

What awards has Amy Herzog won?
Best New American Play (Obie Awards) for 4000 Milesand Best New American Play (Obie Awards) for 4000 Miles.