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Zoe Akins

 
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Date of Birth: October 30, 1886
Date of Death: October 29, 1958 (71)

Birth Place: Humansville, MO, USA
 

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Zoe Akins Awards and Nominations

 
The Pulitzer Prize - 1935 - The Pulitzer Prize for Drama Gold Star
Zoe Akins, The Old Maid

Zoe Akins News

Photos: First Look at PENNYROYAL at the Finborough Theatre Photo Photos: First Look at PENNYROYAL at the Finborough Theatre
by Stephi Wild - Jul 14, 2022

Pennyroyal is a heartrending new play about sisterhood and motherhood; enduring love and regrets many years in the making. Developed over lockdown, it was originally programmed to premiere at VAULT Festival 2022, and now makes its debut at the multi-award-winning Finborough Theatre. Check out photos here!

Cast Announced For PENNYROYAL at the Finborough Theatre Photo Cast Announced For PENNYROYAL at the Finborough Theatre
by Stephi Wild - Jun 23, 2022

Madison Clare and Lucy Roslyn will star as sisters Daphne and Christine, whose relationship starts to shift once Daphne is diagnosed with Premature Ovarian Insufficiency (POI) in the world premiere of Pennyroyal at the Finborough theatre.

World Premiere of PENNYROYAL Comes to the Finborough Theatre Photo World Premiere of PENNYROYAL Comes to the Finborough Theatre
by Stephi Wild - May 11, 2022

Developed over lockdown, it was originally programmed to premiere at VAULT Festival 2022, and now makes its debut at the multi-award-winning Finborough Theatre.

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!

THE HOT WING KING Wins the 2021 Pulitzer Prize for Drama Photo THE HOT WING KING Wins the 2021 Pulitzer Prize for Drama
by Taylor Brethauer-Hamling - Jun 11, 2021

It was just announced by the Pulitzer Prize organization that Katori Hall's The Hot Wing King has officially won the 2021 Pulitzer Prize for Drama. This year's finalists included Circle Jerk by Michael Breslin and Patrick Foley and Stew by Zora Howard.

Breaking: A STRANGE LOOP Wins the 2020 Pulitzer Prize for Drama Photo Breaking: A STRANGE LOOP Wins the 2020 Pulitzer Prize for Drama
by Nicole Rosky - May 4, 2020

It was just announced by Pulitzer Prize Administrator Dana Canedy that Michael R. Jackson's A Strange Loop has officially won the 2020 Pulitzer Prize for Drama. This year's finalists included: Will Arbery's Heroes of the Fourth Turning and David Henry Hwang and Jeanine Tesori's Soft Power.

VIDEO: Who Will Win the 2020 Pulitzer Prize for Drama? Watch Live at 3pm! Photo VIDEO: Who Will Win the 2020 Pulitzer Prize for Drama? Watch Live at 3pm!
by Nicole Rosky - May 4, 2020

The Pulitzer Prize Board today will present the 2020 award winners' (originally scheduled for Monday, April 20) for Prizes in Journalism, Books, Drama and Music. Who will win this year? Tune in right here at 3pm to watch the announcement live!

Breaking: Jackie Sibblies Drury's FAIRVIEW Wins the 2019 Pulitzer Prize for Drama Photo Breaking: Jackie Sibblies Drury's FAIRVIEW Wins the 2019 Pulitzer Prize for Drama
by Nicole Rosky - Apr 15, 2019

It was just announced by Pulitzer Prize Administrator Dana Canedy that Jackie Sibblies Drury's Fairview has officially won the 2019 Pulitzer Prize for Drama.

VIDEO: Who Will Win the Pulitzer Prize for Drama? Watch Live at 3pm! Photo VIDEO: Who Will Win the Pulitzer Prize for Drama? Watch Live at 3pm!
by Nicole Rosky - Apr 15, 2019

Today, April 15 (3pm EST), Pulitzer Prize Administrator Dana Canedy will announce the winners of the the 2019 Pulitzer Prizes, including the finalists and winners for the Pulitzer Prize for Drama. This announcement marks the 103rd year of the Prizes. For more information on this year's and all past years' winners and finalists, please visit http://www.Pulitzer.org.


Zoe Akins Frequently Asked Questions

How many shows has Zoe Akins written?
Zoe Akins has written 14 shows including Papa (Playwright), Declassee (Playwright), Footloose (Playwright), Daddy's Gone A-Hunting (Playwright), The Varying Shore (Playwright), The Texas Nightingale (Playwright), A Royal Fandango (Playwright), The Moon-Flower (Playwright), The Crown Prince (Playwright), The Furies (Playwright), The Greeks Had a Word for It (Playwright), The Old Maid (Playwright), O Evening Star (Playwright), Mrs. January and Mr. X (Playwright).

What awards has Zoe Akins been nominated for?
The Pulitzer Prize for Drama (The Pulitzer Prize) for The Old Maid .

What awards has Zoe Akins won?
The Pulitzer Prize for Drama (The Pulitzer Prize) for The Old Maid.