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Dan McCabe wins 2020 Osborn Award

Dan McCabe The recipient of the 2020 M. Elizabeth Osborn Award is Dan McCabe for “The Purists,” produced by Boston’s Huntington Theatre Company. The award recognizes the work of an emerging playwright who has not yet received a major production, such as off-Broadway or Broadway, nor received other major national...

Spenser Davis wins 2019 Osborn New Play Award for “Plainclothes”

ATCA is pleased to announce that Spenser Davishas won the 2019 M. Elizabeth Osborn New Play Award for an emerging playwright. The Osborn Award recognizes Davis’ “Plainclothes,”which premiered at The Den Theatre in Chicago. The award will be presented at the Humana Festival of New American Plays in Louisville on...

ATCA picks Spenser Davis’ “Plainclothes” as 2019 Osborn New Play Award Winner

The American Theatre Critics Association is pleased to announce that Spenser Davis has won the 2019 M. Elizabeth Osborn New Play Award for an emerging playwright. The Osborn Award recognizes Davis’ “Plainclothes,” which premiered at The Den Theatre in Chicago. The award will be presented at the...

Chelsea Marcantel’s “Airness” wins 2018 Osborn New Play Award

(April 5, 2018) ATCA has named Chelsea Marcantelwinner ofthe 2018 M. Elizabeth Osborn New Play Award recognizing an emerging playwright. The award will be presented at the Humana Festival of New American Plays in Louisville on April 7. The Osborn Award cites Marcantel’s Airness, which premiered at Actors Theatre of...

2017 Osborn Award

Eppler wins 2017 Osborn Award The American Theatre Critics Association is pleased to announce that Nate Eppler has won the 2017 M. Elizabeth Osborn New Play Award for an emerging playwright. The award will be presented at the Humana Festival of New American Plays in Louisville on April 8....

Eppler wins 2017 Osborn Award

The American Theatre Critics Association is pleased to announce that Nate Eppler has won the 2017 M. Elizabeth Osborn New Play Award for an emerging playwright. The award will be presented at the Humana Festival of New American Plays in Louisville on April 8. The Osborn Award...

Norton wins 2016 Osborn Award

Jonathan Norton has won the 2016 M. Elizabeth Osborn New Play Award for an emerging playwright. The award will be presented at the Humana Festival of New American Plays in Louisville on April 9. The Osborn Award recognizes Norton’s “Mississippi Goddamn,” which premiered in February 2015 at the...

Outstanding new plays wanted

Lou Harry Lou Harry, new chair of the New Play committee, welcomes new committee members Kathy Allen, Evans Donnell, Marjorie Oberlander, Frank Rizzo, Martha Steketee and Daniel Sullivan – a pretty heavyweight group. As we pass the year’s mid-point, Lou reminds all ATCA members to nominate outstanding new plays by American...

ATCA presents checks at Humana

Where does our money go? (Well, in this case it’s mainly the Harold and Mimi Steinberg Charitable Trust money.) We have videos of the checks changing hands at last spring’s Humana Festival, as the 2015 Steinberg/ATCA and Osborn Awards were presented by New Play Committee chair Bill...

2015 Osborn Award

Playwright Tom Coash During the Humana Festival of New American Plays at Actors Theatre of Louisville, the 2015 M. Elizabeth Osborn Award, which recognizes emerging playwrights, was presented to Tom Coash of Atlanta for his play Veils, a unique look at the differences and similarities between America and the Middle...