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Lynn Nottage Wins Her Second Pulitzer Prize for Broadway’s ‘Sweat’

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Lynn Nottage Wins Her Second Pulitzer Prize for Broadway’s ‘Sweat’

Current Broadway play “Sweat” has scored playwright Lynn Nottage her second Pulitzer Prize for Drama, with the award this year going to a show that has proven a timely look at a group of working-class friends in a declining factory town.

Nottage, who conducted interviews and research into the declining community of Reading, Penn., as inspiration for the play, previously picked up the 2009 drama Pulitzer  for “Ruined,” her drama set in the Congo. Also among the list of Pulitzer winners was New Yorker theater critic Hilton Als, winning the award for criticism, as well as Colson Whitehead’s “The Underground Railroad,” bagging the fiction prize.

The two finalists for the drama prize were “The Wolves,” Sarah DeLappe’s…

 

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