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Phillip James Brannon, Brian Miskell, Danny Mastrogiorgio, Emily Cass McDonnell, Nicole Rodenburg, Lila Neugebauer, Annie Baker, Will Patton, Josh Charles, Josh Hamilton, Danny McCarthy

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Annie Baker, David Neumann, Lila Neugebauer

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Annie Baker Awards and Nominations

 
The Pulitzer Prize - 2014 - Pulitzer Prize for Drama Gold Star
Annie Baker, The Flick
 
Drama Desk Awards - 2013 - Outstanding Play
Annie Baker, The Flick
 
Obie Awards - 2013 - Playwriting Gold Star
Annie Baker, The Flick
 
Obie Awards - 2010 - Best New American Play Gold Star
Annie Baker, Circle Mirror Transformation
 
Obie Awards - 2010 - Best New American Play Gold Star
Annie Baker, The Aliens
 
Drama Desk Awards - 2009 - Outstanding Play
Annie BakerBody Awareness
 
Outer Critics Circle Awards - 2009 - John Gassner Playwriting Award
Annie Baker, Body Awareness

Annie Baker News

Premieres by Quiara AlegrĂ­a Hudes, Sarah Ruhl & More Announced for Signature Theatre Photo Premieres by Quiara AlegrĂ­a Hudes, Sarah Ruhl & More Announced for Signature Theatre's 2022-2023 Season
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 19, 2022

Signature Theatre announced its 2022-2023 season—from Resident playwrights Quiara Alegría Hudes, Samuel D. Hunter, Sarah Ruhl, and Branden Jacobs-Jenkins—alongside the inauguration of Launchpad, a new residency supporting early-career playwrights that expands the organization’s singular mission of producing a body of work by each resident writer.

New Plays Announced For 2022 Bay Area Playwrights Festival Photo New Plays Announced For 2022 Bay Area Playwrights Festival
by Stephi Wild - May 17, 2022

Playwrights Foundation, the West Coast's premier launchpad for exceptional new plays and playwrights, has announced its lineup for the 45th Annual Bay Area Playwrights Festival (BAPF) which will be presented as a hybrid (in-person and streamed) festival July 29 - August 7, 2022. Selected from 240 applicants via a committee process with 150 readers (the majority of whom are also playwrights), five powerful plays by five exciting new voices will receive public readings and workshops in this year's festival.

BRING A WEASEL AND A PINT OF YOUR OWN BLOOD Infamous Festival Of New Plays Is Back! Photo BRING A WEASEL AND A PINT OF YOUR OWN BLOOD Infamous Festival Of New Plays Is Back!
by A.A. Cristi - May 16, 2022

Weasel Festival (whose full official Mac-Wellman-given title is Bring a Weasel and A Pint of Your Own Blood) has served as a showcase for recent graduates in Brooklyn College's MFA playwriting program for the last 14-odd years. Alumni include: Tina Satter (Is This a Room), Annie Baker (The Flick), Young Jean Lee (Straight White Men), Sarah DeLappe (The Wolves), Jess Barbagallo (Weekend At Barry's), Clare Barron (Dance Nation), Haruna Lee (Suicide Forest), Dennis Allen II (When We Wake Up Dead) and many more!

Alison Leiby's OH GOD, A SHOW ABOUT ABORTION Announces Extension Photo Alison Leiby's OH GOD, A SHOW ABOUT ABORTION Announces Extension
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 16, 2022

The limited engagement of Alison Leiby’s Oh God, A Show About Abortion has been extended through June 30 at the Cherry Lane Theatre.

Terry Nemeth, Publisher of Theatre Communications Group, to Retire Photo Terry Nemeth, Publisher of Theatre Communications Group, to Retire
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 13, 2022

​​Theatre Communications Group, the national organization for theatre, announced that publisher Terry Nemeth will be retiring in the fall of 2022. For almost 40 years, Nemeth has led TCG’s publishing programs, including TCG Books and American Theatre magazine.

A CASE FOR THE EXISTENCE OF GOD Extends Again at Signature Theatre Photo A CASE FOR THE EXISTENCE OF GOD Extends Again at Signature Theatre
by Stephi Wild - May 12, 2022

Signature Theatre has extended the world premiere of Samuel D. Hunter’s A Case for the Existence of God, directed by David Cromer (Tony Award-winner, The Band’s Visit) to May 29. The production, which opened on May 2, is running on The Irene Diamond Stage at The Pershing Square Signature Center (480 W 42nd St).

FAT HAM Wins 2022 Pulitzer Prize for Drama Photo FAT HAM Wins 2022 Pulitzer Prize for Drama
by Team BWW - May 9, 2022

The Pulitzer Prize Board has just announced that Fat Ham has won the 2022 Pulitzer Prize for Drama. Other finalists included: Selling Kabul, and Kristina Wong, Sweatshop Overlord.

VIDEO: Who Will Win the 2022 Pulitzer Prize for Drama? Live at 3pm! Photo VIDEO: Who Will Win the 2022 Pulitzer Prize for Drama? Live at 3pm!
by Nicole Rosky - May 9, 2022

The Pulitzer Prize Board today will present the 2022 award winners for Prizes in Journalism, Books, Drama and Music. Who will win this year? Tune in right here at 3pm to watch the announcement live!

World Premiere of A CASE FOR THE EXISTENCE OF GOD Extended at Signature Theatre Photo World Premiere of A CASE FOR THE EXISTENCE OF GOD Extended at Signature Theatre
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 4, 2022

Signature Theatre has extended the world premiere of Samuel D. Hunter’s A Case for the Existence of God, directed by David Cromer (Tony Award-winner, The Band’s Visit) to May 22. The production, which opened on May 2, is running on The Irene Diamond Stage at The Pershing Square Signature Center (480 W 42nd St).

BWW Review: AN UNTITLED LOVE ---A.I.M BY KYLE ABRAHAM at Kennedy Center Photo BWW Review: AN UNTITLED LOVE ---A.I.M BY KYLE ABRAHAM at Kennedy Center
by David Friscic - May 2, 2022

Four years in the making, A.I.M by Kyle Abraham presented the hour-long dance piece entitled An Untitled Love but, although it may have been “untitled” it certainly encompassed many myriad moods, feelings and styles of dance while emphasizing the need for connection in an often-broken world with humor, subtle satire, compassion, and deft timing.  Utilizing an exceptional ensemble of dancers and incorporating extremely compelling and continually surprising styles of choreography, music, lighting, and scenic design---this mesmerizing dance composition was constantly eclectic in presentation.

Annie Baker Videos

VIDEO: Travis Turner Talks Chicago Theatre & More on the Latest Episode of 32 BAR CUT VideoVIDEO: Travis Turner Talks Chicago Theatre & More on the Latest Episode of 32 BAR CUT
by Stage Tube - May 13, 2021

Today's episode features one of Adrienne's closest friends, Travis Turner, sits down to chat about theatre in Chicago, studying at Northwestern, his agent offer stories and life as an actor in North America's second largest theater market, Chicago!

VIDEO: Josh Charles Talks About His Daughter on THE TONIGHT SHOW WITH JIMMY FALLON VideoVIDEO: Josh Charles Talks About His Daughter on THE TONIGHT SHOW WITH JIMMY FALLON
by Stage Tube - Sep 10, 2020

Josh Charles gushes about his love for the Baltimore Ravens, explains why there's a cutout of himself at the Ravens' stadium and talks about the unique songs he sings to his daughter before bed.

Find Yourself in HOME Manchester's Spring/Summer 2018 Season; Full Lineup Announced VideoFind Yourself in HOME Manchester's Spring/Summer 2018 Season; Full Lineup Announced
by BWW News Desk - Oct 26, 2017

HOME today announces its new season of international theatre and dance from February to September 2018. Check out the trailer for the upcoming season below!

VIDEO: Signature Theatre Announces 2017/18 Season!
by Stage Tube - Mar 31, 2017

Artistic Director Eric Schaeffer and Managing Director Maggie Boland announce the full lineup for Signature Theatre's 2017/18 season.

STAGE TUBE: Watch Highlights from Signature Theatre's THE FLICK
by Stage Tube - Mar 8, 2016

Signature Theatre presents THE FLICK, directed by Joe Calarco (Signature's Cake Off, Shakespeare's R&J). THE FLICK follows the story of three employees at a crumbling Massachusetts movie theatre. Annie Baker's Pulitzer Prize-winning play is receiving its DC area premiere in Signature Theatre's intimate ARK Theatre, now through April 17, 2016. Click below to watch highlights from the show!

STAGE TUBE: Audiences React to Winnie Holzman's CHOICE at Huntington
by Stage Tube - Oct 30, 2015

The Huntington Theatre Company presents the world premiere of CHOICE by award-winning playwright Winnie Holzman and directed by Sheryl Kaller (Next Fall on Broadway). The play officially opened on October 28 and continues through November 15, 2015 at the South End / Calderwood Pavilion at the BCA. See what audiences had to say about the show in the video below!

STAGE TUBE: Behind the Scenes - Winnie Holzman and Sheryl Kaller Chat CHOICE at Huntington
by Stage Tube - Oct 30, 2015

The Huntington Theatre Company presents the world premiere of CHOICE by award-winning playwright Winnie Holzman and directed by Sheryl Kaller (Next Fall on Broadway). The play officially opened on October 28 and continues through November 15, 2015 at the South End / Calderwood Pavilion at the BCA. Click below to hear Holzman and Kaller talk about the play!

BWW TV: Florida Premiere Cast Chats THE FLICK, Movies, More
by Matt Tamanini - Jun 15, 2015

Gen Y Productions brings the 2014 Pulitzer Prize-winner THE FLICK to The Alexis and Jim Pugh Theater at the Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts. Last week, I sat down with the show's three stars (Daniel Cooksley, Marcellis Cutler, and Jessica Hope Grossman) to chat about THE FLICK, their characters, and movies in general.

STAGE TUBE: 10 OUT OF 12 Playwright Anne Washburn Mentors Students in WA
by Stage Tube - Jun 11, 2015

As a part of the Dramatists Guild Fund's Traveling Masters Program, playwright Anne Washburn visited Ellensburg, WA, to talk to students and early-career writers about the craft and business of being a dramatist. Click below to go behind the scenes!

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!


Annie Baker Frequently Asked Questions

How many shows has Annie Baker written?
Annie Baker has written 5 shows including Circle Mirror Transformation (Playwright), The Aliens (Playwright), The Flick (Playwright), John (Playwright), The Antipodes (Playwright).

What awards has Annie Baker been nominated for?
Pulitzer Prize for Drama (The Pulitzer Prize) for The Flick , Outstanding Play (Drama Desk Awards) for The Flick , Playwriting (Obie Awards) for The Flick , Best New American Play (Obie Awards) for Circle Mirror Transformation , Best New American Play (Obie Awards) for The Aliens Outstanding Play (Drama Desk Awards) for Body Awareness and John Gassner Playwriting Award (Outer Critics Circle Awards) for Body Awareness .

What awards has Annie Baker won?
Pulitzer Prize for Drama (The Pulitzer Prize) for The Flick, Playwriting (Obie Awards) for The Flick Best New American Play (Obie Awards) for Circle Mirror Transformationand Best New American Play (Obie Awards) for The Aliens.