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Lynn Nottage

Lynn Nottage appears in the following:

By the Way, Meet Vera Stark

Tuesday, May 31, 2011

Lynn Nottage talks about her critically acclaimed comedy, “By the Way, Meet Vera Stark,” which stars Sanaa Lathan. The play draws upon the screwball films of the 1930s to take a funny and irreverent look at racial stereotypes in Hollywood. “By the Way, Meet Vera Stark” is playing through June 12 at Second Stage Theatre.

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Spark: When Life Gives You Lemons, Make Art

Friday, February 11, 2011

This month we're celebrating 360's first decade on the air with the publication of the book Spark: How Creativity Works, by long-time Studio 360 executive producer Julie Burstein. In the book, scores of America's greatest filmmakers, writers, musicians and artists give readers an inside look at their creative processes and inspiration.

This week, Kurt and Julie discuss three different artists who confronted unique challenges and turned them into art: photographer Joel Meyerowitz, poet Donald Hall, and playwright Lynn Nottage.

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Lynn Nottage

Friday, May 15, 2009

"How does love continue to flourish in the face of such ugliness and brutality?" That's the question that drove playwright Lynn Nottage to write "Ruined" which just won the Pulitzer Prize. It's set at a bar/brothel in the Democratic Republic of the Congo in the middle of ...

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"Ruined"

Friday, March 06, 2009

Lynn Nottage's play "Ruined" is a haunting, probing work about the resilience of the human spirit during times of war. Set in a small mining town in Democratic Republic of Congo, this powerful play follows Mama Nadi (played by Saidah Arrika Ekulona), a shrewd businesswoman in a land torn apart ...

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