The new play will focus on challenges facing women and girls in the United States and developing countries around the globe. Norman will develop the piece from interviews -- facilitated by the United Nations Department of Public Information, through its Creative Community Outreach Initiative (CCOI) -- to be conducted in 10 countries throughout Asia, Africa and South America this year.
Norman won a Pulitzer Prize for 'night, Mother and a Tony Award for her book for The Secret Garden. Her other plays include Getting Out, The Holdup, Traveler in the Dark, and The Master Butchers Singing Club.
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