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Derek Walcott

 
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Writing

Bookwriter/Lyricist
Bookwriter
Lyricist
Bookwriter/Lyricist

 
Writing
Bookwriter/Lyricist
Bookwriter
Lyricist
Bookwriter/Lyricist

Derek Walcott Awards and Nominations

 
Tony Awards - 1998 - Best Original Score (Music and/or Lyrics) Written for the Theatre
Derek Walcott, The Capeman
 
Obie Awards - 1971 - Best Foreign Play Gold Star
Derek Walcott, Dream on Monkey Mountain

Derek Walcott News

Wayward Productions Presents SOUNDWOOD AND THE FABLE OF ABLE STAIN At Union Chapel Photo Wayward Productions Presents SOUNDWOOD AND THE FABLE OF ABLE STAIN At Union Chapel
by Stephi Wild - Jun 8, 2022

In the first event of its kind, award-winning author Max Porter is joined by guests Fatima Bhutto, Nina Conti and Roger Robinson with music from rushes/esp, in an ensemble piece fused with image, text, improvised sound and storytelling in response to the country's social, political, environmental, cultural, and emotional state.

Arrowsmith Press And The Boston Playwrights' Theatre Announce The Celebration Of The  Photo Arrowsmith Press And The Boston Playwrights' Theatre Announce The Celebration Of The Derek Walcott Prize
by Stephi Wild - Apr 29, 2022

Arrowsmith Press, together with the Boston Playwrights' Theatre and The Derek Walcott Festival in Port-of-Spain, Trinidad, announce the Derek Walcott Prize for Poetry. The winners receive a $1000. prize and an opportunity to read in Boston. A delayed celebratory reading bringing together award recipients from the last two years will take place on Zoom on Sunday, May 15th at 12 PM.

Boston Playwrights' Theatre Presents BOSTON THEATER MARATHON XXIV, May 1 Photo Boston Playwrights' Theatre Presents BOSTON THEATER MARATHON XXIV, May 1
by A.A. Cristi - Apr 7, 2022

Boston Playwrights' Theatre announces the in-person return of its annual celebration of new short plays. Boston Theater Marathon XXIV will feature 50 ten-minute plays written by New England playwrights and presented by New England theatre companies. The event will take place in BPT's home theatre on Boston University's West Campus.

Alley Theatre Announces 2022-23 Season Featuring a Ken Ludwig World Premiere & More Photo Alley Theatre Announces 2022-23 Season Featuring a Ken Ludwig World Premiere & More
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 31, 2022

The Tony Award-winning Alley Theatre and Artistic Director Rob Melrose has announced the 2022-23 season which includes six world premieres including three world premiere plays, two world premiere adaptations, and one world premiere musical. The 76th season also marks the return of the Summer Chills series, after a three-year hiatus due to COVID-19.

Boston Playwrights' Theatre Announces The Continuation Of BPT TALKS Series Photo Boston Playwrights' Theatre Announces The Continuation Of BPT TALKS Series
by A.A. Cristi - Feb 2, 2021

Boston Playwrights' Theatre today announces the continuation of its series of conversations about new plays, BPT Talks. The upcoming conversations, BPT Talks About Design, will be held via the video conferencing tool Zoom.

SLAVE PLAY and Jeremy O. Harris Launch The Golden Collection, Comprised of 15 Plays B Photo SLAVE PLAY and Jeremy O. Harris Launch The Golden Collection, Comprised of 15 Plays By Black Playwrights
by Stephi Wild - Dec 8, 2020

Playwright Jeremy O. Harris has announced the launch of The Golden Collection, composed of 15 plays by prominent Black playwrights including Slave Play, which has received a historic 12 Tony Award nominations more than any other play in Broadway history.

Voyage Theater Company Presents Staged Reading Of THE DAY MY FATHER KILLED ME Photo Voyage Theater Company Presents Staged Reading Of THE DAY MY FATHER KILLED ME
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 13, 2020

Voyage Theater Company/PARTS UNKNOWN Play Reading Series will present a staged reading via Zoom of THE DAY MY FATHER KILLED ME by Charlotte Boimare and Magali Solignat, translated by Amelia Parenteau, and directed by Lisa Rothe, Thursday, October 22 at 6pm. Please RSVP here.

Lorraine Hansberry Theatre Announces Appointment Of Margo Hall As New Artistic Direct Photo Lorraine Hansberry Theatre Announces Appointment Of Margo Hall As New Artistic Director
by A.A. Cristi - Sep 10, 2020

San Francisco's premier Black theatre company Lorraine Hansberry Theatre has announced the appointment of Bay Area theatre titan Margo Hall as its new Artistic Director.

BPT's THE ROSENBERGS Selected For International Online Festival Photo BPT's THE ROSENBERGS Selected For International Online Festival
by A.A. Cristi - Apr 16, 2020

The North American premiere of The Rosenbergs has been selected for the second annual IOTF: The International Online Theatre Festival. The opera was produced by Boston University and Brandeis University, and presented by Boston Playwrights' Theatre (BPT) in 2018.

VIDEO: Paul Simon Sings 'American Tune' For TILL FURTHER NOTICE Concert Photo VIDEO: Paul Simon Sings 'American Tune' For TILL FURTHER NOTICE Concert
by Stage Tube - Mar 22, 2020

Paul Simon took to YouTube to post a video of himself singing and playing guitar to his song, American Tune.

Derek Walcott Videos

VIDEO: Paul Simon Sings 'American Tune' For TILL FURTHER NOTICE Concert VideoVIDEO: Paul Simon Sings 'American Tune' For TILL FURTHER NOTICE Concert
by Stage Tube - Mar 22, 2020

Paul Simon took to YouTube to post a video of himself singing and playing guitar to his song, American Tune.

VIDEO: Christopher Fairbank Talks AGES OF THE MOON VideoVIDEO: Christopher Fairbank Talks AGES OF THE MOON
by BroadwayWorld TV - Oct 14, 2019

Joseph Marcell - best known as laconic British butler 'Geoffrey' in The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air - and Christopher Fairbank - best known for his role as 'Moxey' in the iconic British series Auf Wiedersehen, Pet - will star as 'Byron' and 'Ames' in the long-awaited UK premiere of Sam Shepard's play AGES OF THE MOON, directed by Alexander Lass, playing from Thursday 17 October - Sunday 24 November at the Vaults Theatre in London's Waterloo, with a press night on Wednesday 23 October.

STAGE TUBE: Behind the Scenes with Joseph Marcell and More in The Globe's KING LEAR, Coming to D.C.'s Folger Theatre
by Stage Tube - Aug 6, 2014

Folger Theatre continues its relationship with Shakespeare's Globe in London with the touring production of KING LEAR, coming to D.C. for a limited engagement of 18 performances, September 5 - 21. Directed by Bill Buckhurst, the acclaimed production has toured for months in the UK, Europe, and Asia. The Folger will be its debut here in the States. Click below to go behind the scenes with the cast and creative team!


Derek Walcott Frequently Asked Questions

How many shows has Derek Walcott written?
Derek Walcott has written 2 shows including O, Babylon! (Bookwriter/Lyricist), The Capeman (Bookwriter/Lyricist).

What awards has Derek Walcott been nominated for?
Best Original Score (Music and/or Lyrics) Written for the Theatre (Tony Awards) for The Capeman and Best Foreign Play (Obie Awards) for Dream on Monkey Mountain .

What awards has Derek Walcott won?
Best Foreign Play (Obie Awards) for Dream on Monkey Mountain.