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The Vineyard Theatre's Annual Emerging Artists Luncheon will feature the presentation of the 2016-2017 Paula Vogel Playwriting Award by Paula Vogel to Kate Tarker (Thunderbodies), who began her residency last fall.
Kate Tarker is the ninth recipient of Vineyard Theatre's Paula Vogel Playwriting Award, named in honor of playwright and teacher Paula Vogel, whose plays Indecent (Tony Award nomination), How I Learned to Drive (Pulitzer Prize for Drama), and The Long Christmas Ride Home premiered at the Vineyard.
The residency-based award is given each year to an emerging writer of exceptional promise and comes with a cash prize and artistic development support. Previous recipients of the award include Boo Killebrew, Clare Barron, Christopher Chen, Erika Sheffer, Branden Jacobs-Jenkins, Kara Lee Corthron, Rajiv Joseph, and Tarell Alvin McCraney.