Mary Chase Biography

 
Bio:
Formerly a reporter for the Rocky Mountain News; first play produced was Me Third, written for the Federal Theatre Project in Denver Colorado, in 1936; Me Third was also her first Broadway production, produced at the Henry Millerís, 5 Mar 1937, as Now Youíve Done It; since then has written A Slip of ... (read more)
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Bio:
Formerly a reporter for the Rocky Mountain News; first play produced was Me Third, written for the Federal Theatre Project in Denver Colorado, in 1936; Me Third was also her first Broadway production, produced at the Henry Millerís, 5 Mar 1937, as Now Youíve Done It; since then has written A Slip of ... (read more)

Formerly a reporter for the Rocky Mountain News; first play produced was Me Third, written for the Federal Theatre Project in Denver Colorado, in 1936; Me Third was also her first Broadway production, produced at the Henry Millerís, 5 Mar 1937, as Now Youíve Done It; since then has written A Slip of a Girl, 1941; Harvey for which she received the Pulitzer Prize, 1944; The Next Half Hour, 1945; Mrs McThing, Bernardine, 1952; Lolita, produced at the Barter Theatre, Abingdon, Virginia, 1954; Midgie Purvis, 1961; Cocktails for Mimi, Barter Theatre, 1973; Harvey produced at The Prince of Walesí, London, 5 Jan 1949, and on various occasions and places since, most notably at the ANTA, NY, Feb 1970 and The Price of Walesí Jan 1975; Harvey filmed in 1951, and Bernadine in 1975; also author of the childrenís book Loretta Mason Potts, 1959.

Mary Chase Awards and Nominations

(winners are in red)

 
New York Drama Critics Circle Awards - 1952 - Best American Play
Mary Chase, Mrs. McThing
 
The Pulitzer Prize - 1945 - The Pulitzer Prize for Drama Gold Star
Mary Chase, Harvey