By Jocelyn L. Buckner
A serious spouse to Lynn Nottage locations this well known, award-winning playwright's contribution to American theatre in scholarly context. the quantity covers Nottage's performs, productions, activism, and creative collaborations to exhibit the extreme breadth and intensity of her work.
The assortment includes chapters on each one of her significant works, and encompasses a distinctive three-chapter part dedicated to Ruined, winner of the 2009 Pulitzer Prize. The anthology additionally beneficial properties an interview approximately collaboration and creativity with Lynn Nottage and of her so much common administrators, Seret Scott and Kate Whoriskey.
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