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Jennifer Haley Wins 2012 Susan Smith Blackburn Prize

Women and Hollywood By Melissa Silverstein | Women and Hollywood March 1, 2012 at 11:52AM

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.
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Jennifer Haley

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)

Susan Smith Blackburn Prize

This article is related to: theatre, Women Writers


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