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  Pulitzer Prize - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Pulitzer Prize for Music — for a distinguished musical contribution by an American that had its first performance or recording in the United States during the year.
Pulitzer Prize for Photography, was divided in 1968 into Pulitzer Prize for Feature Photography and a spot news category, which became the Pulitzer Prize for Breaking News Photography.
Pulitzer Prize for the Novel, became the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction.
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 Pulitzer Prize for Drama - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Pulitzer Prize for Drama was first awarded in 1918.
Unlike the majority of the other Pulitzer Prizes, the eligibility period for the drama prize runs from March 2 to March 1, rather than being the calendar year.
The drama jury, which consists of one academic and four critics, attend plays in New York and in regional theaters.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Pulitzer_Prize_for_Drama   (377 words)

  
 Online NewsHour: Pulitzer Prize-Drama-April 13,2000
ELIZABETH FARNSWORTH: The Pulitzer for drama this year went to Donald Margulies for his play "Dinner with Friends." It's a rueful comedy about love, commitment, and friendship in the age of divorce.
During all of this Pulitzer mayhem, I'm also carving out the second half of a two-part mini- series, based on "A Man in Full," which is a considerable challenge.
You know, I don't think that I ever truly aspired to winning a Pulitzer Prize, but when I was a finalist in 1992, I think it was, for my play "Sight Unseen," it suddenly became something that was accessible to me in ways that I never really gave it much thought about before.
www.pbs.org /newshour/gergen/jan-june00/margulies_4-13.html   (1471 words)

  
 Pulitzer Prizes   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-19)
(1932-) won the 1978 Pulitzer Prize in Music for his piece, Deja Vu for Percussion Quartet and Orchestra, which was commissioned and premiered by the New York Philharmonic.
(1924-) shared the 1974 Pulitzer Prize for Local General Spot News Reporting with fellow U of I alumnus Arthur M. Petacque for uncovering new evidence that led to the reopening of efforts to solve the 1966 murder case of Illinois Sen. Charles Percy’s daughter.
(1944-) shared the 1995 Pulitzer Prize in Explanatory Journalism for his work on a family’s struggle with poverty, illiteracy, crime, and drug abuse in Washington, D.C. Dash became a U of I faculty member in 1998 and is a Swanlund Chair and professor of journalism and Afro-American Studies.
www.publications.uiuc.edu /info/pulitzer.html   (792 words)

  
 BBC NEWS | Entertainment | Slave story scoops Pulitzer Prize
Pulitzer also awards a number of prizes for journalism, and the Los Angeles Times scooped five prizes for their coverage of the wildfires that ravaged southern California last autumn.
Joseph Pulitzer was a Hungarian-born newspaper publisher in the US during the latter years of the 19th Century.
The first prizes were bestowed in his honour in 1917, with literature, music and poetry categories added in later years.
news.bbc.co.uk /2/hi/entertainment/3603293.stm   (362 words)

  
 LAMP: Journalism Award Winners: Pulitzer Prize
The Pulitzer Prizes are annual awards for achievements in American journalism, letters, drama and music.
The prizes have been awarded by Columbia University since 1917, on the recommendation of a Pulitzer Prize Board.
The prizes in letters are for fiction, history, poetry, biography or autobiography, and general nonfiction.
www.latinosandmedia.org /jawards/awards-pulitzer.html   (80 words)

  
 Eugene O'Neill
Pulitzer Prize for Drama 1920 for Beyond the Horizon
Pulitzer Prize for Drama 1922 for Anna Christie
Pulitzer Prize for Drama 1928 for Strange Interlude
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 Pulitzer Prize Article, PulitzerPrize Information   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-19)
The Pulitzer Prize is a United States literary awardgiven out each April.
Theprize was established by Joseph Pulitzer, a Hungarian-Americanjournalist and newspaper publisher in the late 19th century.
In addition to the prizes, Pulitzer fellowships are awarded to four outstanding students of the Graduate School of Journalismas selected by the faculty.
www.anoca.org /reporting/distinguished/pulitzer_prize.html   (555 words)

  
 Playbill News: Pulitzer Prize for Drama to Be Announced April 5
Pulitzer rules state the prize go to "a distinguished play by an American author, preferably original in its source and dealing with American life." While much of Wife is set in von Mahlsdorf's Germany, the story is told from the viewpoint of playwright Wright, who is himself a character in the play.
All entries for this year's Pulitzer Prize for Drama were to be submitted by a March 1, 2004, deadline.
The Pulitzer Prize — named for American journalist and publisher Joseph Pulitzer — was established in 1917, a stipulation of Mr.
www.playbill.com /news/article/85268.html   (909 words)

  
 Suzan-Lori Parks '85 Wins Pulitzer Prize for Drama
In writing his 1904 will, which made provision for the establishment of the Pulitzer Prizes, renowned publisher and journalist Joseph Pulitzer (1847–1911) specified four awards in journalism, four in letters and drama, one for education, and four traveling scholarships.
In letters, prizes were to go to an American novel, an original American play performed in New York, a book on the history of the United States, an American biography, and a history of public service by the press.
Since the inception of the prizes in 1917, the board, later renamed the Pulitzer Prize Board, has increased the number of awards to twenty-one and introduced poetry, music, and photography as subjects, while adhering to the spirit of Pulitzer's will and its intent.
www.mtholyoke.edu /offices/comm/csj/041202/parks.shtml   (1081 words)

  
 Playbill News: John Patrick Shanley's Doubt Wins 2005 Pulitzer Prize for Drama
For the 2005 drama prize, works produced between March 2, 2004, and March 1, 2005, are considered.
The Pulitzer is the first significant theatre prize Shanley has claimed in his quarter century as a playwright.
The play, which already won the Susan Smith Blackburn Prize, is a comedic account of a home in disarray in which a successful doctor discovers that her husband is having an affair with one of his patients.
www.playbill.com /news/article/92095.html   (1045 words)

  
 BBC News | ARTS | Historic Pulitzer drama victory
Pulitzer Prizes in letters, drama and music are awarded to US citizens, with the exception of histories of America, whose authors can be of any nationality.
Her win as the first fl woman to receive the drama prize follows the historic victory of fl actors Halle Berry and Denzel Washington at the 2002 Academy Awards.
The historic book prize was awarded to journalist Louis Menard for The Metaphysical Club, a surprise bestseller about four 19th Century philosophers.
news.bbc.co.uk /hi/english/entertainment/arts/newsid_1918000/1918297.stm   (509 words)

  
 Pulitzer Prize   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-19)
Named after Hungarian newspaper publisher Joseph Pulitzer, this award honors books which address the largest themes in life, the raw passion and tragedy of the human condition.
Drama Anna in the Tropics by Nilo Cruz
A tribute to victims, survivors and heroes of September 11, "On the Transmigration of Souls" was premiered by the New York Philharmonic on September 19, 2002.
www.literature-awards.com /pulitzer_prize.htm   (410 words)

  
 Winners of the Pulitzer Prize for Drama
The Pulitzer Prizes for journalism, literature, music and drama were established by the 1904 will of Joseph Pulitzer, a 19th century journalist.
The drama jury of four critics and one academic attend plays both in New York and the regional theaters.
Many Pulitzer Prize Winners go on to receive other literary awards such as the Nobel Prize in Literature.
www.almaz.com /pulitzer/pulitzer_drama.html   (194 words)

  
 Yale Bulletin and Calendar - Current Issue
Donald Margulies, an award-winning playwright and Yale faculty member, won the 2000 Pulitzer Prize for Drama this week for "Dinner with Friends," a play about how a married couple's divorce affects their friends.
Lewis Spratlan, who won the prize in music for "Life is a Dream, Opera in Three Acts: Act II, Concert Version," received his B.A. from Yale College in 1962 and his M.M. from the Yale School of Music in 1965.
His Pulitzer is only the most recent in a series of awards and honors that includes two Obies, a Dramatist Guild Hull-Warner Award and a Lucille Lortel Award.
www.yale.edu /opa/v28.n28/story1.html   (891 words)

  
 Amazon.com: The Piano Lesson (Drama, Plume): Books: August Wilson   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-19)
The play, which was awarded a Pulitzer Prize in 1990, is part of Wilson's cycle about African-American life in the 20th century.
August Wilson's play "The Piano Lesson" won the 1990 Pulitzer Prize for drama, and is one of several works that have established Wilson as a major figure in the American theater.
Winner of the 1990 Pulitzer Prize for Drama, August Wilson's sensitive story of a family's struggle to reconcile the past with the present centers around the carved piano which dominates the living room of Doaker Charles and his niece Berniece.
www.amazon.com /exec/obidos/tg/detail/-/0452265347?v=glance   (2118 words)

  
 NewMusicbox Sitemap
the Pulitzer Prize in Drama was awarded to Of Thee I Sing, a musical with a book by George S. Kaufman, Morrie Ryskind and lyrics by Ira Gershwin.
It was the first time a work incorporating music was acknowledged by the Pulitzer Committee, although the composer of the musical score, George Gershwin, was not acknowledged for his contribution.
It would be another 11 years before a Pulitzer Prize for Music was established.
newmusicbox.org /pulitzer/home.nmbx   (80 words)

  
 Playbill News: Pulitzer Prize in Drama to Be Awarded on April 7
Pulitzer Prize in Drama to Be Awarded on April 7
The winner and nominated finalists for this year's Pulitzer Prize in Drama will be announced at Columbia University's School of Journalism on April 7 at 3 PM.
All entries for this year's Pulitzer Prize for Drama were to be submitted by a March 1, 2003, deadline.
web.playbill.com /news/article/78784.html   (959 words)

  
 KCRW Arts & Culture: Theatre Talk
Once again, when the 2005 Pulitzers were announced earlier this month, SCR found itself with a short-listed play: Sarah Ruhl's The Clean House, a whimsical piece that ran in Costa Mesa in January and February--but won't make it to New York until next season.
The other play shortlisted for a Pulitzer Prize this year is a one-man show written by Will Eno titled Thom Pain (based on nothing).
The other good sign for Los Angeles theater indicated by this year's Pulitzers is that on the day the prizes were announced, the play that was awarded the 2005 Prize for Drama, John Patrick Shanley's Doubt was actually playing here at the Pasadena Playhouse.
www.kcrw.com /cgi-bin/db/kcrw.pl?show_code=th&air_date=4/28/05&tmplt_type=Show   (789 words)

  
 Pulitzer Prizes in Drama   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-19)
THE PULITZER PRIZES Atlanta teacher wins drama award Margaret Edson's 'Wit,' a play about cancer, is honored
Pulitzer Prize for drama goes to `Topdog/Underdog'; biography to McCullough for `John Adams'
Eye on the prizes.(Pulitzer Prize winners for 1996 include George Walker for Music, Jonathan Larson for Drama, Richard Ford and Jorie Graham for Literature, and Alan Taylor, Jack Miles, and Tina Rosenberg for Nonfiction)(Brief Article)
www.infoplease.com /ipa/A0154428.html   (381 words)

  
 Theater News - Feature: This Could Be You! - The Pulitzer Prize for Drama goes to Topdog/Underdog by Suzan-Lori Parks; ...
The 2002 Pulitzer Prize for Drama has been awarded to Topdog/Underdog by Suzan-Lori Parks, it was announced this afternoon.
The prize, which includes a certificate and a cash award of $7,500, is presented to "a distinguished play by an American author, preferably original in its source and dealing with American life."
The Pulitzer win is yet another in a long line of accolades for Topdog/Underdog, which was a hit during its first run and received mostly positive reviews for its Broadway transfer.
www.theatermania.com /content/news.cfm/story/2070   (650 words)

  
 Shanley, Robinson win arts Pulitzers - THE ARTS - MSNBC.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-19)
John Patrick Shanley is the 2005 Pulitzer Prize winner in Drama for "Doubt."
Her first novel, “Housekeeping,” appeared in 1980 and was nominated for a Pulitzer.
National poet laureate Ted Kooser has won the 2005 Pulitzer Prize for poetry for “Delights and Shadows.” Kooser, who lives in Garland, Neb., is a retired insurance executive who was named to his current position last August.
www.msnbc.msn.com /id/6448213/did/7384029   (576 words)

  
 Theater professor first staged Pulitizer Prize-winning play for second year in a row
For the second year in a row, the Pulitzer Prize for drama has been awarded to a new American play first staged by University of Illinois theater professor Daniel Sullivan.
The prize for drama went to David Auburn’s "Proof," which Sullivan directed at the Manhattan Theater Club in New York City in May 2000.
The 85th annual Pulitzer Prizes in Journalism, Letters, Drama and Music were awarded on the recommendation of the Pulitzer Prize Board and announced April 16 by Columbia University President George Rupp.
www.news.uiuc.edu /news/01/0419play.html   (457 words)

  
 Pulitzer Prize winner shakes off labels | csmonitor.com
Her plays have been hailed for their creative mix of fantasy, myth, and history, expressed in metaphor and language that capture the explosive patois heard on the inner-city streets and in the rural backwaters of America.
With their unsettling and unconventional ways of prodding audiences to consider the heritage of race relations in US society, they have been traveling the regional theater circuit for more than a decade.
Now, as the first African-American woman to win a Pulitzer Prize for Drama, and with the rave notices for "Topdog/Underdog," which opened on Broadway Sunday at the Ambassador Theatre, Parks has hit the mainstream.
www.csmonitor.com /2002/0412/p19s01-alip.html   (900 words)

  
 Hispanic Business - Cuban-born Playwright Awarded Pulitzer Prize   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-19)
Nilo Cruz, a playwright who came to Miami on a Freedom Flight from Cuba at the age of 10, won the Pulitzer Prize for drama Monday for "Anna in the Tropics," a play that had its world premiere in October at tiny New Theatre in Coral Gables.
The 42-year-old Cruz becomes the first playwright of Hispanic descent to win drama's most prestigious honor, which was announced Monday along with six other Pulitzers in the arts and 14 in journalism.
The only other Hispanic playwright to be honored in the Pulitzer drama category is María Irene Fornés, another of Cruz's teacher-mentors, whose play "What of the Night?" was a finalist for the prize in 1990.
www.hispanicbusiness.com /news/newsbyid.asp?id=9970   (744 words)

  
 The Brooks Center for the Performing Arts   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-19)
October 4th, 2005 - 8:00 PM - October 8th, 2005 - 8:00 PM Capturing both the Tony Award and the Pulitzer Prize in 1989, Wendy Wasserstein’s funny and moving coming-of-age story traces the trials and tribulations of art historian Heidi Holland as she navigates adulthood in the “Age of Aquarius” and the burgeoning women’s movement.
The Clemson Players will present Wendy Wasserstein's Pulitzer Prize-winning drama “The Heidi Chronicles” in the Brooks Center for the Performing Arts beginning Tuesday, October 4, through Sunday, October 9.
The play is a bittersweet tale that follows Heidi Holland, a Columbia University art history professor, and a few of her close friends through three decades of sweeping social change.
www.clemson.edu /Brooks/events/event_detail.php?ID=42   (479 words)

  
 Paula Vogel Wins Pulitzer Prize for Drama (from GSJ of April 24-30, 1998)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-19)
Since the awards were announced April 14, her agent in New York has triaged the onslaught of media requests.
And it really should not be a huge surprise that "Drive" won the Pulitzer: It also won the 1997 Obie in Playwriting, the Lortel Best Play Award, the Best Off-Broadway Play from the Outer Critics Circle, the Best Play from the Drama Desk, and the Best Play from the New York Drama Critics Circle.
Winning a Pulitzer may be a hard act to follow, but Vogel is undaunted.
www.brown.edu /Administration/George_Street_Journal/vol22/22GSJ27a.html   (761 words)

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