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Victor Lodato

 
Bio:
Victor Lodato is a playwright and novelist. His book, Mathilda Savitch, was hailed by The New York Times as “a Salingeresque wonder of a first novel” and was deemed a “Best Book of the Year” by The Christian Science Monitor, Booklist, and The Globe and Mail. The novel won the PEN USA Award ... (read complete bio)
 

Bio:
Victor Lodato is a playwright and novelist. His book, Mathilda Savitch, was hailed by The New York Times as “a Salingeresque wonder of a first novel” and was deemed a “Best Book of the Year” by The Christian Science Monitor, Booklist, and The Globe and Mail. The novel won the PEN USA Award ... (read complete bio)
 

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Victor Lodato (book writer/lyricist ), Carolyn Cantor (director), Alexandra Silber, B Photo

Victor Lodato (book writer/lyricist ), Carolyn Cantor (director), Alexandra Silber, Ben Moss and Polly Pen (composer)

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Victor Lodato (book writer/lyricist ), Carolyn Cantor (director ), Alexandra Silber, Ben Moss, and Polly Pen (composer )

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Polly Pen (composer), Carolyn Cantor (director) and Victor Lodato (book writer/lyrici Photo

Polly Pen (composer), Carolyn Cantor (director) and Victor Lodato (book writer/lyricist)

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Polly Pen (composer), Carolyn Cantor (director) and Victor Lodato (book writer/lyrici Photo

Polly Pen (composer), Carolyn Cantor (director) and Victor Lodato (book writer/lyricist)

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Victor Lodato Biography

Victor Lodato is a playwright and novelist. His book, Mathilda Savitch, was hailed by The New York Times as “a Salingeresque wonder of a first novel” and was deemed a “Best Book of the Year” by The Christian Science Monitor, Booklist, and The Globe and Mail. The novel won the PEN USA Award for Fiction and the Barnes & Noble Discover Prize, and has been published in sixteen countries.
Victor is a Guggenheim Fellow, as well as the recipient of fellowships from The National Endowment for the Arts, The Princess Grace Foundation, The Camargo Foundation (France), and The Bogliasco Foundation (Italy).
His short fiction and essays have been published in The New Yorker, The New York Times, and Best American Short Stories. His new novel, Edgar and Lucy, is forthcoming from St. Martin’s Press.
As a playwright, he is the recipient of the Weissberger Award for Motherhouse and the PEN USA Award for Arlington (a collaboration with composer Polly Pen). Other plays include Wildlife, Dear Sara Jane, The Bread of Winter, and Slay the Dragon. Other honors include the Helen Merrill Award, John Golden Prize, Roger L. Stevens Award from The Kennedy Center Fund for New American Plays, and the Julie Harris Playwriting Award.
His work has been produced and developed nationally and internationally at venues such as Vineyard Theatre, Actors Theatre of Louisville (Humana Festival), Manhattan Theatre Club, The Guthrie Theatre, Williamstown Theatre Festival, American Conservatory Theatre, Primary Stages, The National Theatre (London), Quartieri dell’Arte Festival (Rome), and Theatre Na Zabradli (Prague).
Victor lives in Ashland, Oregon and Tucson, Arizona.




Victor Lodato News

Luba Mason and Caesar Samayoa to Lead New York Premiere of Ellen Fitzhugh and Michael Photo Luba Mason and Caesar Samayoa to Lead New York Premiere of Ellen Fitzhugh and Michael John LaChiusa's LOS OTROS
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 26, 2022

The New York premiere production of Los Otros, a musical in one act with book & lyrics by Tony Award nominee Ellen Fitzhugh (Grind, Paradise Found) and music by five-time Tony Award nominee Michael John LaChiusa (The Wild Party, Giant), will star Luba Mason and Caesar Samayoa.

Review: THE WOMAN WHO AMUSES HERSELF, Jack Studio Theatre Photo Review: THE WOMAN WHO AMUSES HERSELF, Jack Studio Theatre
by Gary Naylor - Jul 15, 2022

A splendid central performance illuminates a play full of humour that also smuggles in deeper considerations on the character of art in a changing world

The Huntington Announces Loretta Greco as Artistic Director Photo The Huntington Announces Loretta Greco as Artistic Director
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 15, 2022

Chairman David Epstein and President Sharon Malt, on behalf of The Huntington’s Board of Trustees and Advisors, announced today the appointment of acclaimed stage director, producer, and community builder Loretta Greco as The Huntington’s next Norma Jean Calderwood Artistic Director.

Magic Theatre Announces FAR APART ART Daily Podcast Series Photo Magic Theatre Announces FAR APART ART Daily Podcast Series
by Stephi Wild - Mar 30, 2020

Magic Theatre has announced a new Monday-through-Friday daily podcast series, Far Apart Art, beginning Monday, March 30 and lasting for four weeks. The series is composed of brief, daily audio journals from a host of Magic's family of playwrights.

Magic Theatre Announces Artistic Director Loretta Greco Will Depart The Organization  Photo Magic Theatre Announces Artistic Director Loretta Greco Will Depart The Organization At The End Of The 2019-2020 Season
by Stephi Wild - Oct 11, 2019

Loretta Greco, Artistic Director of Magic Theatre, has announced that she will depart the organization after twelve years as its artistic leader. Greco will leave at the end of the 2019-2020 season. a?oeIt has been a spectacular honor to lead the storied Magic Theatre,a?? said Greco. a?oeI am proud of the extraordinary array of groundbreaking writers Magic has launched and supported over time, who have bravely led our cultural conversation forwarda?"and the way those voices and the work we have premiered have elevated the field as a whole.

Skylight Theater Collective Presents Massachusetts Premiere Of ARLINGTON Photo Skylight Theater Collective Presents Massachusetts Premiere Of ARLINGTON
by A.A. Cristi - Sep 23, 2019

Feminist theater company Skylight Theater Collective presents ARLINGTON, a musical for solo voice and piano, one night only on October 25, 2019, at Arlington Friends of the Drama located at 22 Academy St. 

World Premiere Of Mfoniso Udofia's IN OLD AGE Announced At Magic Theatre Photo World Premiere Of Mfoniso Udofia's IN OLD AGE Announced At Magic Theatre
by A.A. Cristi - Feb 26, 2019

Magic Theatre (Loretta Greco, Artistic Director and Cierra Cass, Interim Managing Director) announced today the complete cast of Mfoniso Udofia's World Premiere In Old Age, the Company's first production of 2019. In Old Age will be directed by Victor Malana Maog. Previews begin on Wednesday, March 27, 2019 at Magic Theatre's Fort Mason location (Fort Mason, 2 Marina Blvd., Building D, 3rd Floor, San Francisco, CA 94123), with a press opening on Wednesday, April 3, 2019 at 8:00 p.m. Tickets range from $15 - $75 and are on-sale now at MagicTheatre.org.

Loretta Greco Named Recipient of Zelda Fichandler Award Photo Loretta Greco Named Recipient of Zelda Fichandler Award
by Julie Musbach - Jan 28, 2019

Stage Directors and Choreographers Foundation (SDCF) will present the Zelda Fichandler Award to Loretta Greco, Artistic Director of the Magic Theatre, at a special ceremony hosted by Larry Goldfarb at Villa Taverna in San Francisco on January 31. The award was originally presented at an event in New York City on November 11, 2018 and accepted by Taylor Mac on Greco's behalf.

Photo Coverage: Susan Stroman, Anne Kauffman, and More Win SDCF Awards! Photo Photo Coverage: Susan Stroman, Anne Kauffman, and More Win SDCF Awards!
by Walter McBride - Nov 12, 2018

Stage Directors and Choreographers Foundation (SDCF), the not for profit foundation affiliated with Stage Directors and Choreographers Society, presented this year's Zelda Fichandler Award, Joe A. Callaway Awards, and Breakout Award on Sunday, November 11, 2018 in Manhattan. BroadwayWorld attended the evening and you can check out the photos from the ceremony below!

Photo Coverage: Inside the Cocktail Party at the Second Annual SDCF Awards Photo Photo Coverage: Inside the Cocktail Party at the Second Annual SDCF Awards
by Walter McBride - Nov 12, 2018

Stage Directors and Choreographers Foundation (SDCF), the not for profit foundation affiliated with Stage Directors and Choreographers Society, presented this year's Zelda Fichandler Award, Joe A. Callaway Awards, and Breakout Award on Sunday, November 11, 2018 in Manhattan. BroadwayWorld attended the evening and you can check out the photos from the cocktail party below!