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Samuel D. Hunter Awards and Nominations

 
Outer Critics Circle Awards - 2013 - John Gassner Award
Samuel D. Hunter , The Whale
 
Drama Desk Awards - 2011 - Outstanding Play
Samuel D. HunterA Bright New Boise
 
Obie Awards - 2011 - Playwriting Gold Star
Samuel D. HunterA Bright New Boise

Samuel D. Hunter News

Photos: Go Inside the 2022 New York Drama Critics' Circle Awards Ceremony! Photo Photos: Go Inside the 2022 New York Drama Critics' Circle Awards Ceremony!
by Bruce Glikas - May 23, 2022

The winners of the 2022 New York Drama Critics' Circle Awards were announced during a private ceremony on Friday, May 20 at Feinstein's/54 Below. The stars turned out for the exclusive event including Victoria Clark, LaChanze, Jeanine Tesori, David Lindsay-Abaire, Alli Mauzey, and more!

Wake Up With BWW 5/20: THE GREAT GATSBY Musical Reading, HEATHERS Filmed Performance, Photo Wake Up With BWW 5/20: THE GREAT GATSBY Musical Reading, HEATHERS Filmed Performance, and More!
by - May 20, 2022

Today's top stories include a reading of the musical adaptation of The Great Gatsby, starring Alysha Umphress, Jay Armstrong Johnson, and more! Casting has been announced for the upcoming filmed version of Heathers the Musical, being recorded this month on the West End for a future release. The cast will include Ailsa Davidson, Simon Gordon, Maddison Firth, and more!

Jenn Colella, Gavin Creel, Marilyn Maye & More to be Featured in Eugene O'Neill Theat Photo Jenn Colella, Gavin Creel, Marilyn Maye & More to be Featured in Eugene O'Neill Theater Center 58th Summer Season
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 19, 2022

The Eugene O’Neill Theater Center has announced its 2022 summer season, which features the return of some beloved in-person public events put on pause during the virtual and hybrid seasons of 2020 and 2021. 

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.

B-BOY BLUES THE PLAY to be Presented at Theatre Row Photo B-BOY BLUES THE PLAY to be Presented at Theatre Row
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 18, 2022

Downtown Urban Arts Festival will celebrate its 20th Anniversary with James Earl Hardy's B-BOY BLUES THE PLAY. Directed by Broadway World Award nominee Christopher Burris, performances will run June 3 - 25 at Theatre Row (410 W 42nd Street) as the centerpiece of the 2022 Festival.

Wake Up With BWW 5/13: MRS. DOUBTFIRE Sets Closing, FOR COLORED GIRLS... Extends, and Photo Wake Up With BWW 5/13: MRS. DOUBTFIRE Sets Closing, FOR COLORED GIRLS... Extends, and More
by - May 13, 2022

Today's top stories include Mrs. Doubtfire setting a closing date, which was announced last night. The show will play its final performance on May 29. In happier news, for colored girls... which was set to close May 22, has now been extended through June 5. Plus, a cast recording for A Strange Loop will be released next month, and more!

A CASE FOR THE EXISTENCE OF GOD & KIMBERLY AKIMBO & Win New York Drama Critics' Circl Photo A CASE FOR THE EXISTENCE OF GOD & KIMBERLY AKIMBO & Win New York Drama Critics' Circle Awards
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 12, 2022

The New York Drama Critics' Circle today named Samuel D. Hunter’s A Case for the Existence of God best play of the 2021-22 season. The award for best musical went to David Lindsay-Abaire’s and Jeanine Tesori’s Kimberly Akimbo. The selections were made at the organization’s 86th annual voting meeting.

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).

Steep Theatre Returns with Two New Premieres for Summer
by Marissa Tomeo - May 8, 2022

Steep Theatre will make its much-anticipated return to stage this summer with two productions that continue the company’s tradition of introducing Chicago audiences to bold new plays from today’s most exciting playwrights.

Rattlestick Theater Announces May Treuhaft-Ali and Minghao Tu as Van Lier Fellows Photo Rattlestick Theater Announces May Treuhaft-Ali and Minghao Tu as Van Lier Fellows
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 5, 2022

May Treuhaft-Ali and Minghao Tu will join Rattlestick as Van Lier New Voices Fellows, a program that has been recently rehomed from the Lark Play Development Center.

Samuel D. Hunter Videos

BWW TV: Lincoln Center Theater's GREATER CLEMENTS Video Montage VideoBWW TV: Lincoln Center Theater's GREATER CLEMENTS Video Montage
by BroadwayWorld TV - Dec 6, 2019

Get a sneak peek of Lincoln Center Theater's production of Samuel D. Hunter's new play, Greater Clements, directed by Davis McCallum. Check out video below! The play features Edmund Donovan, Andrew Garman, Nina Hellman, Judith Ivey, Kate MacCluggage, Ken Narasaki, and Haley Sakamoto. It began previews Thursday, November 14 and opens on Monday, December 9 at the Mitzi E. Newhouse Theater.

STAGE TUBE: Watch Highlights from CLARKSTON's World Premiere at Dallas Theater Center
by Stage Tube - Dec 29, 2015

Dallas Theater Center presents the world premiere of CLARKSTON this winter. Written by 2014 MacArthur Foundation Fellow Samuel D. Hunter, one of the most provocative new voices in American theater, and directed by Davis McCallum, CLARKSTON runs now through Sunday, January 31. Watch highlights from the production below!

STAGE TUBE: Preview THE WINDOW's Site-Specific 4 ALICE, Now thru 5/29
by Stage Tube - May 26, 2012

The Romanian Cultural Institute in New York is proud to present this month the second installment of THE WINDOW, a site specific performance conceived as a Romanian-American collaboration with acclaimed US-based artists. The production plays from May 23 to 29. See The Window come alive again every 20 minutes between 8-10 pm. Admission is free.

STAGE TUBE: Denver Center Theatre Company Selects 3 Plays from Colorado New Play Summit
by Stage Tube - Jan 29, 2012

The annual Colorado New Play Summit is a rich source for the Denver Center Theatre Company. This year the company selected three world premieres from the Summit. In this week's episode, host Eden Lane takes a behind-the-scenes look at two productions.


Samuel D. Hunter Frequently Asked Questions

How many shows has Samuel D. Hunter written?
Samuel D. Hunter has written 4 shows including The Whale (Playwright), The Healing (Playwright), Lewiston & Clarkston (Playwright), Greater Clements (Playwright).

What awards has Samuel D. Hunter been nominated for?
John Gassner Award (Outer Critics Circle Awards) for The Whale Outstanding Play (Drama Desk Awards) for A Bright New Boise and Playwriting (Obie Awards) for A Bright New Boise .

What awards has Samuel D. Hunter won?
Playwriting (Obie Awards) for A Bright New Boise.