Lynn Nottage kicks off the first
Oral History of 2019
Lynn Nottage on stage at the NYPL for the Performing Arts Photo by Ashley Garrett
“I like to think of the audience as an audience of my friends, and my friends are a very diverse group.”
Lynn Nottage discusses craft. Photo by Ashley Garrett
“Procrastination is a form of creative exploration.”
Two time Pulitzer Prize winner Lynn Nottage was the subject of Oral History at the Bruno Walter Auditorium, New York Public Library for the Performing Arts at Lincoln Center, February 4, 2019. Ms. Nottage was interviewed by drama critic Elisabeth Vincentelli (chief theater critic and features writer at the New York Post, among others). Nottage’s play, By the Way, Meet Vera Stark, can be seen at the Signature Theatre.
Lynn Nottage remains the only woman to have won the Pulitzer Prize for Drama twice, once for Ruined in 2009 and again for Sweat in 2017.
The next Oral History will take place Monday, May 6th, 6PM