New York playwright Lynn Nottage (Ruined, Intimate Apparel) has won the $200,000 Steinberg Award for playwriting, the most lucrative award in theater.
Meanwhile, Nottage’s acclaimed drama Ruined, which won the Pulitzer Prize in 2009, will be on television, although it may be a while. Nottage is in the early stages of working on the screenplay version for Oprah Winfrey’s production company and HBO films.
All of that is welcome news to those of us who like good drama. Stay tuned.