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Theater critics announces finalists for national new-play award

The American Theatre Critics Association have named six finalists for the organization’s annual Steinberg/ATCA New Play Awards. The winner will receive a $25,000 prize, and two others will receive $7,500 apiece.

Winners will be announced March 27 at the Humana Festival of New American Plays in Louisville, Ky.

A personal note: I’m on the panel of 13 critics who read all the submissions and chose these six finalists, and I wrote the essay for the forthcoming Best Plays Theatre Yearbook on last year’s winner, E.M. Lewis’s Song of Extinction.

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