Jennifer Haley Wins 2012 Susan Smith Blackburn Prize

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by Melissa Silverstein
March 1, 2012 11:52 AM
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US based playwright Jennifer Haley has been awarded the 2012 Susan Smith Blackburn Prize, the most prestigious award for female playwrights for her play The Nether.  She prevailed over 9 other finalists.  Actress Imogene Stubbs handed out the $20,000 prize on behalf of the international jury.

Katori Hall whose play The Mountaintop was on Broadway this season, won the prize last year for Hurt Village

Jennifer Haley Wins 2012 Susan Smith Blackburn Prize (Playbill.com)

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  • John Cheong | March 28, 2012 5:05 AMReply

    Congratulations to Jennifer for winning the Susan Blackburn Prize! Just wonder if I can have a 'soft-copy' of your play 'The Nether"? Thanks and my appreciation!

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