Charles Fuller

Birth Place: Philadelphia, PA, USA

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Charles H. Fuller Jr. was an American playwright, best known for his play A Soldier's Play, for which he received the 1982 Pulitzer Prize for Drama and the 2020 Tony Award for Best Revival of a Play.

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Tony Awards - 2020 - Best Revival of a Play

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Drama Desk Awards - 1982 - Outstanding Play

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Bennett Leak Will Be Second Stage Theater's Interim Artistic Director

Second Stage Theater has announced that Bennett Leak, Second Stage Theater's Director of Artistic Production, has been named Interim Artistic Director for the 2024-25 Season.

Review: BNS PRODUCTIONS PRESENTS AUGUST WILSON'S 'THE PIANO LESSON' at The Parr Center

The Cast Of BNS Productions' adaptation of August Wilson's 'Piano Lesson' was absolutely superb which facilitated the outstanding presentation of an intriguing storyline.

Review: A SOLDIER'S PLAY at Westcoast Black Theatre Troupe

A Soldier’s Play was originally performed off Broadway, opening in November 1981 through January 1983 after 468 performances. The original cast included Adolph Caeser, Denzel Washington, Larry Riley, and Samuel L. Jackson.

Second Stage to Present the World Premiere of Alexis Scheer's BREAKING THE STORY

Second Stage Theater will present the world premiere production of a new play by Alexis Scheer, BREAKING THE STORY.

Signature Theatre Presents Dominique Morisseau's SUNSET BABY, Directed by Steve H. Broadnax III, January 30- March 10

Signature Theatre presents Signature Premiere Resident, Tony Award nominee, and MacArthur Fellow Dominique Morisseau's Sunset Baby, directed by Steve H. Broadnax III.

A SOLDIER'S PLAY Comes to WBTT This Month

Westcoast Black Theatre Troupe continues its 2023-2024 season with the Pulitzer Prize-winning drama, “A Soldier's Play,” which was written by Charles Fuller. WBTT and Goodman Theatre (Chicago, Ill.) resident director Chuck Smith returns to Sarasota to direct.

Nimene Wureh Joins the Cast of Second Stage's Production of THE APIARY

Nimene Wureh will join the cast of Kate Douglas’ THE APIARY, directed by Kate Whoriskey at Second Stage Theater.

Cast & Creative Team Announced For World Premiere Of Dave Malloy's THREE HOUSES

Signature Theatre announces the cast and creative team for the world premiere production of Dave Malloy's Three Houses, directed and choreographed by Annie Tippe. The musical will feature J.D. Mollison, Mia Pak, Margo Seibert, Henry Stram, Scott Stangland, and Ching Valdes-Aran. Performances begin on April 30, 2024.

Second Stage Theater to Present Reading of New Musical EIGHTY-SIXED

Second Stage Theater will present a one-night-only reading of the new musical EIGHTY-SIXED, which will kick off the NEXT STAGE FESTIVAL on January 16, 2024 at Second Stage’s Tony Kiser Theater.

JOB, Starring Peter Friedman and Sydney Lemmon, Returns Off-Broadway Next Month

JOB, the critically acclaimed psychological thriller about the toll life on the internet takes on all of us, which played a sold-out, twice-extended Off Broadway run this fall, will return for an encore engagement next month.  Learn more about the show and how to get tickets here!

APPROPRIATE Starring Sarah Paulson & More Extends on Broadway Through Early March

Second Stage Theater’s production of Branden Jacobs-Jenkins’ APPROPRIATE, directed by Lila Neugebauer, has extended three weeks. Learn how to purchase tickets!

Cast Set for Dominique Morisseau's SUNSET BABY at Signature Theatre

Signature Theatre has revealed the cast of Dominique Morisseau's 'Sunset Baby,' directed by Steve H. Broadnax III.

David Harbour, Ebon Moss-Bachrach, Ann Dowd, and Denis O'Hare to Perform in Signature Theatre Reading of Sam Shepard's TRUE WEST

Signature Theatre today will present an all-star benefit reading of Sam Shepard’s contemporary classic True West, led by acclaimed actors Ebon Moss-Bachrach (The Bear, Girls) as Austin, David Harbour (Stranger Things, Black Widow) as Lee, Ann Dowd (The Handmaid’s Tale, Compliance) as Mom, and Denis O’Hare (American Horror Story, True Blood) as Saul.

Taylor Schilling, Gabby Beans & More to Star in THE APIARY at Second Stage Theater

Second Stage Theater has unveiled the complete cast for its upcoming world premiere production of Kate Douglas’ THE APIARY, directed by Kate Whoriskey.

Second Stage Theater to Present The Next Stage Festival Supporting Early Career Playwrights

Second Stage Theater will present its first ever NEXT STAGE FESTIVAL. Learn more and see how to purchase tickets!

SABBATH'S THEATER Extended Through Mid December

Due to demand, The New Group has added two weeks for Sabbath’s Theater, adapted from the novel by Philip Roth by Ariel Levy and John Turturro.

Complete Cast Set for APPROPRIATE at Second Stage Theater Starring Elle Fanning, Sarah Paulson, Corey Stoll & More

The complete cast has been revealed for Branden Jacobs-Jenkins’ APPROPRIATE, directed by Lila Neugebauer at Second Stage Theater. 

Single Tickets for MOTHER PLAY Starring Jessica Lange, Jim Parsons & Celia Keenan-Bolger To Go On Sale Tomorrow

Single tickets for Second Stage Theater's upcoming world premiere of Paula Vogel’s MOTHER PLAY will go on sale to the general public on Tuesday, October 17 at 12pm. 

New Federal Theatre to Hold 53rd Anniversary Celebration Next Month at Edison Ballroom

NEW FEDERAL THEATRE will hold its 53rd Anniversary Celebration on October 2 at Edison Ballroom, honoring Woodie King, Jr., Gabrielle Kurlander, and Sade Lythcott. The gala is chaired by Kenny Leon and Lynn Whitfield.

World Premiere of JOB Extends Through Mid-October at SoHo Playhouse

JOB, the world premiere of a new play by Max Wolf Friedlich, starring Peter Friedman and Sydney Lemmon has extended its critically acclaimed run.

Charles Fuller FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

Charles Fuller has written 9 shows including The Perfect Party (Playwright), In the Deepest Part of Sleep (Playwright), The Brownsville Raid (Playwright), A Soldier's Play (Playwright), Urban Blight (Bookwriter), Sally (Playwright), Prince (Playwright), Burner's Frolic (Playwright), Zooman and the Sign (Playwright).

Charles Fuller has been nominated for several awards for his play "A Soldier's Play." These include Best Revival of a Play at the Tony Awards, Outstanding Play at the Drama Desk Awards, Best American Play at the New York Drama Critics Circle Awards, and The Pulitzer Prize for Drama.

Charles Fuller has won several awards for his play "A Soldier's Play." These include the Tony Award for Best Revival of a Play, the New York Drama Critics Circle Award for Best American Play, and the Pulitzer Prize for Drama.

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