The Michael Kanin Playwriting Awards

From: Henry, Gregg [mailto:GHenry@Kennedy-Center.org]
Sent: Wednesday, March 09, 2011 4:47 PM
Subject: The Michael Kanin Playwriting Awards

The Michael Kanin Playwriting Awards

For Festival Year 2010

The National Student Playwriting Award
FALLUJAH by Evan Sanderson, Boston University

Runner-up
COW PLAY by Matthew George, Yale University

The Paula Vogel Playwriting Award
PO SUI MU LAM (Broken Prayer) by Robbi D’Alessandro, Leslie University

Runner-up
SEMANTICS by Diana Grisanti, University of Texas at Austin

The Mark Twain Prize for Comic Playwriting
To Be Announced

The Ken Ludwig Playwriting Scholarship
To be announced on April 23

The Rosa Parks Playwriting Award
BORNE TO THE OCEAN Jonathan Payne, New York University

The National Partners of the American Theatre Playwriting Award
VIKING-AMERICAN by Mikala Hansen, Western Michigan University

The Latino Playwriting Award
CABALLOS MUERTOS by Law Chavez, University of New Mexico

The KCACTF Theatre for Young Audiences Playwriting Award
ASH TREE by Georgina Hernandez Escobar, University of New Mexico

The Jean Kennedy Smith Playwriting Award
IN A WORD by Lauren Yee, University of California-San Diego

The David Mark Cohen Playwriting Award
FALLUJAH by Evan Sanderson, Boston University

Runner-up
WHALES by Bob Bartlett, Catholic University of America

The Lorraine Hansberry Playwriting Award
THE CONTRACT by James Webb, New York University

The KCACTF Musical Theatre Award
LISTEN TO ME by Timothy Guillot, Catholic University of America [Score]
SALAMANDER LEVIATHAN by Krista Knight, University of California-San Diego [Book]

The Paul Stephen Lim Playwriting Award
IN A WORD by Lauren Yee, University of California-San Diego

The Quest for Peace Playwriting Award
FALLUJAH by Evan Sanderson, Boston University

The National Finalists of the John Cauble Award for Outstanding Short Play
THE REALITY FALLACY by Christopher Shenefelt, Weber State University
THE BEST SECRET SANTA PRESENT EVER IN THE HISTORY OF PECKINPAW HIGH SCHOOL by Ira Gamerman, Ohio University
NIGHTS ON THE COUCH by Matthew Fotis, University of Missouri
THE RWANDANS’ VISIT by Daniel Sauermilch, Middlebury College

The National Finalists of the KCACTF Ten-Minute Play Award
58 & 59 by Matthew Fotis, University of Missouri
SPACESHIPS AND THINGS THAT LOOK LIKE THEM by Molly Hagan, Ohio University
NANCIES by Adam Groff, Florida State University
THE BALLAD OF 423 & 424 by Nick Pappas, San Francisco State University
THE COYOTE STRATAGEM by Guadalupe Flores, Texas State University San Marcos