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Margaret Edson Awards and Nominations

 
New York Drama Critics Circle Awards - 1999 - Best Play Gold Star
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Outer Critics Circle Awards - 1999 - John Gassner Playwriting Award Gold Star
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The Pulitzer Prize - 1999 - The Pulitzer Prize for Drama Gold Star
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Margaret Edson News

MCC Theater Announces Audition Dates for 2022-23 MCC Youth Company Performance & Play Photo MCC Theater Announces Audition Dates for 2022-23 MCC Youth Company Performance & Playwriting Labs
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 27, 2022

MCC Theater has announced the return of their full in-person season for the¬†MCC Youth Company¬†and¬†Student Matinee¬†programs after operating remotely and in a hybrid program for the last two seasons. MCC will be hosting a two day in-person audition on¬†Thursday October 20 and Friday October 21, 2022, from 4:30 ‚Äď 6:30pm.

MCC Theater's MISCAST22 Digital Broadcast, Featuring Audra McDonald, Lea Michele, Aar Photo MCC Theater's MISCAST22 Digital Broadcast, Featuring Audra McDonald, Lea Michele, Aaron Tveit & More Now Extended
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 24, 2022

MCC Theater announced today an extension for the digital broadcast of Miscast22. Originally scheduled to conclude streaming tomorrow, May 25, the broadcast will now be available via Broadway Unlocked through Saturday May 28, 2022 at 11:59pm ET.  

WHICH WAY TO THE STAGE & SOFT Cancel Performances Due to Covid; New Performances Adde Photo WHICH WAY TO THE STAGE & SOFT Cancel Performances Due to Covid; New Performances Added for WHICH WAY TO THE STAGE
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 13, 2022

MCC Theater announced today that due to breakthrough positive COVID cases in both companies, performances of Which Way to the Stage and soft have been cancelled through Sunday May 15, 2022. 

Ember Women's Theatre Presents WIT Photo Ember Women's Theatre Presents WIT
by A.A. Cristi - May 9, 2022

Ember Women's Theatre will present ‚ÄúWit,‚Ä̬†Margaret Edson's powerfully imagined Pulitzer Prize‚Äďwinning play which examines what makes life worth living through her exploration of one of¬†exitence's¬†unifying experiences - mortality.¬†

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!

Audra McDonald, Kelli O'Hara, Shoshana Bean & More Join MISCAST22 Photo Audra McDonald, Kelli O'Hara, Shoshana Bean & More Join MISCAST22
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 28, 2022

MCC Theater announced today additional performers for¬†Miscast22, which returns to the Hammerstein Ballroom on¬†Monday April 4, 2022.¬†The evening will honor Emmy and Tony Award¬ģ winner¬†Christine Baranski, MCC Board Chair¬†Susan Raanan, and MCC Youth Company Alum¬†Alexander Lambie.

The Drama Book Shop Launches E-Commerce Site Photo The Drama Book Shop Launches E-Commerce Site
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 24, 2022

The Drama Book Shop has announced the launch of an e-commerce site, providing worldwide access to thousands of theatrical titles. The online store features all the titles available in the New York shop and will offer staff recommendations, new plays, monthly selects, indie titles, top picks for kids and more. 

The Seeing Place Theater to Present Margaret Edson's WIT Photo The Seeing Place Theater to Present Margaret Edson's WIT
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 15, 2021

THE SEEING PLACE THEATER has announced their production of Margaret Edson’s Pulitzer Prize-winning play, WIT, directed by Brynn Asha Walker. WIT will play a three-week limited engagement at The Seeing Place at The Paradise Factory (64 East 4th Street, NYC 10003).

Manhattan Theatre Club Announces New Commissioning Program, New Slate Of Commissions  Photo Manhattan Theatre Club Announces New Commissioning Program, New Slate Of Commissions and Inaugural Groundworks Lab For New Work Development
by Stephi Wild - Oct 27, 2021

Lynne Meadow (Artistic Director) and Barry Grove (Executive Producer) have announced a robust slate of playwright commissions through Manhattan Theatre Club's new partnership with the Edgerton Foundation, as well as a new round of commissions supported by ongoing partnerships with Bobbie Olsen and other donors.

Margaret Edson Videos

VIDEO: Cynthia Nixon Discusses Whether SEX AND THE CITY Fame Will Hurt Or Help Her Ca VideoVIDEO: Cynthia Nixon Discusses Whether SEX AND THE CITY Fame Will Hurt Or Help Her Candidacy on THE VIEW
by Macon Prickett - Jun 21, 2018

Cynthia Nixon is known for her iconic role as Miranda on 'Sex and the City' and now she's running for a new role as governor of New York. Cynthia sits down with the women of the View to discuss whether or not her Sex and the City fame will help or hurt her in the race! Check out the clip below.

VIDEO: New York Governor Candidate Cynthia Nixon Visits Wendy Williams to Discuss the VideoVIDEO: New York Governor Candidate Cynthia Nixon Visits Wendy Williams to Discuss the Race and Her Love for New York
by Macon Prickett - Apr 5, 2018

Cynthia Nixon is known for her iconic role as Miranda on 'Sex and the City' and now she's running for a new role as governor of New York. Cynthia tells Wendy why she decided to enter politics and weighs in on gun laws, the legalization of marijuana and Black Lives Matter. Plus, Cynthia talks about the importance of black women to the democratic party. Then, Cynthia reveals what happened at the 'Sex and the City' movie premiere in London that devastated her.

VIDEO: Judith Light Talks Doing One-Woman Show ALL THE WAYS TO SAY I LOVE YOU: 'It's Really Lonely!'
by Caryn Robbins - Sep 30, 2016

The actress talked about her new one-woman Broadway show, ALL THE WAYS TO SAY I LOVE. 'It's really lonely,' joked Light about appearing on stage by herself.

VIDEO: Judith Light Talks New Play: 'There's Definitely Stage Fright, But There's Also Excitement'
by Caryn Robbins - Aug 25, 2016

Today, two-time Tony Award Judith Light spoke with GOOD MORNING AMERICA about about her return to Broadway in a frank discussion about acting, aging and how to recreate yourself.

BWW TV: What's Neil LaBute's Latest Play All About? Judith Light & Company of ALL THE WAYS TO SAY I LOVE YOU Explain!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Aug 13, 2016

This September, MCC Theater will kick off their 2016-17 season with the world premiere of Neil LaBute's ALL THE WAYS TO SAY I LOVE YOU, directed by Leigh Silverman and featuring Judith Light. Previews begin September 6, with opening night set for September 28, 2016.

BWW TV: Daisy Eagan of North Carolina Theatre's WIT
by Jeffrey Kare - Apr 25, 2016

Starring in North Carolina Theatre's upcoming production of Margaret Edson's Pulitzer Prize-Winning play Wit from April 29th-May 8th is Tony Award Winner Daisy Eagan!

STAGE TUBE: MTC Celebrates Lynne Meadow With Nathan Lane, Christine Baranski and More
by Stage Tube - Jun 25, 2012

Manhattan Theatre Club has created a special short film in celebration of Lynne Meadow's 40th anniversary as the visionary and artistic leader of the organization. The film premiered on Monday, June 18 during a special tribute event honoring Meadow at the Samuel J. Friedman Theatre - now view the video below!

BWW TV: WIT Celebrates Opening Night- Cast Interviews!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jan 28, 2012

WIT by Margaret Edson, directed by Lynne Meadow and starring Cynthia Nixon opened on Broadway last night, January 26 to rave reviews at MTC's Samuel J. Friedman Theatre and BWW was there to chat with the cast and creative team at the opening night party. Click below to check out the full interviews!

BWW TV: Cynthia Nixon in WIT on Broadway - Performance Highlights!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jan 26, 2012

WIT by Margaret Edson, directed by Lynne Meadow is currently in previews and opens tomorrow, January 26 at MTC's Samuel J. Friedman Theatre. Below, BroadwayWorld brings you performance highlights!

STAGE TUBE: Cynthia Nixon Appears on ABC's LIVE! WITH KELLY
by Stage Tube - Jan 24, 2012

Cynthia Nixon, who is currently appearing as ‚ÄėVivian Bearing' in the Manhattan Theatre Club Broadway premiere of WIT, was a guest on ABC's 'Live with Kelly!' this morning.


Margaret Edson Frequently Asked Questions

How many shows has Margaret Edson written?
Margaret Edson has written 1 shows including Wit (Playwright).

What awards has Margaret Edson been nominated for?
Best Play (New York Drama Critics Circle Awards) for Wit John Gassner Playwriting Award (Outer Critics Circle Awards) for Wit and The Pulitzer Prize for Drama (The Pulitzer Prize) for Wit .

What awards has Margaret Edson won?
Best Play (New York Drama Critics Circle Awards) for Wit John Gassner Playwriting Award (Outer Critics Circle Awards) for Witand The Pulitzer Prize for Drama (The Pulitzer Prize) for Wit.