Wednesday, April 2, 11:15 a.m.
Annie Baker’s full-length plays include THE FLICK (Playwrights Horizons, winner of the Susan Smith Blackburn Award and an Obie Award for Excellence in Playwriting, Drama Desk and Lucille Lortel nominations for Best Play), CIRCLE MIRROR TRANSFORMATION (Playwrights Horizons, Obie Award for Best New American Play, Drama Desk nomination for Best Play), THE ALIENS (Rattlestick Playwrights Theater, Obie Award for Best New American Play), BODY AWARENESS (Atlantic Theater Company, Drama Desk and Outer Critics Circle nominations for Best Play/Emerging Playwright), and an adaptation of Anton Chekhov’s UNCLE VANYA, for which she also designed the costumes (Soho Rep, Drama Desk nomination for Best Revival). Her plays have been produced throughout the U.S. at South Coast Rep, the Guthrie, Victory Gardens, Artists Rep, Huntington Theater Company, Seattle Rep, Studio Theatre in DC, Hyde Park Theatre, Kansas City Rep, Marin Theater Company, A Red Orchid, and over 100 other regional theaters. Her work has also been produced in England, Australia, Argentina, Bolivia, Chile, Peru, Venezuela, Mexico, Latvia, Sweden and Russia. She is a Residency Five playwright at the Signature Theater and a member of New Dramatists, MCC’s Playwrights Coalition and EST. A published anthology of her work, THE VERMONT PLAYS, is available from TCG books. Other honors include a New York Drama Critics Circle Award, USA Artists Collins Fellowship, Lilly Award, and a Time Warner Storytelling Fellowship. She teaches playwriting at SUNY Stony Brook, NYU, and Barnard.
Leo A. Guthart Cultural Center Theater
Joan and Donald E. Axinn Library, First Floor, South Campus
photo Joanna Eldredge Morrissey
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