Happy Birthday, Pulitzer Prize!
This weekend only, Olney Theatre Center and Maryland Humanities celebrate the 100th anniversary of the Pulitzer Prizes with Celebrate the Pulitzer Prize: Staged readings of six Pulitzer Prize-winning plays.
The festival kicks off tonight, September 30th at 8:00 PM with Tennessee William’s A Streetcar Named Desire directed by Amber Jackson.
Saturday, October 1st’s selections are D.L. Coburn’s The Gin Game, directed by Patrick Pearson at 1 PM; August Wilson’s Fences, directed by Michael Bobbitt at 4 PM; and Fiorello! (Jerome Weidmann and George Abbott, music by Jerry Bock), directed by Christopher Youstra at 7:30 PM.
On Sunday, October 2nd audiences can see Quiara Alegría Hudes’ Water by the Spoonful, directed by Clare Shaffer at 1 PM; and Thornton Wilder’s The Bridge of San Luis Rey, adapted and directed by Derek Goldman at 5 PM.
The staged readings at Olney Theatre Center are part of the national Pulitzer Prizes Centennial Campfires Initiative celebration of the centennial of the Pulitzer Prizes.
I plan to see as many of these gems as possible! Join me?
Celebrate the Pulitzer Prize (Staged Reading Series) plays September 30-October 2, 2016, at Olney Theatre Center – 2001 Olney-Sandy Spring Road, in Olney, MD. For tickets, call the box office at (301) 924-3400 or purchase them online.