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Marsha Norman Named 2011 William Inge Theatre Festival Honoree

Marsha Norman
Tony and Pulitzer Prize-winning dramatist Marsha Norman will accept the 2011 William Inge Distinguished Achievement in the American Theatre Award at the Inge Festival April 13-16, 2011, at Independence Community College in Independence, Kansas.

Norman won the Pulitzer for 'Night Mother and the Tony Award for the book to the musical The Secret Garden. She was Tony-nominated for her book to the musical version of The Color Purple and also wrote the book and lyrics for the Broadway musical The Red Shoes.

Her latest play, The Master Butchers Singing Club, is currently performing at the Guthrie Theater. Her other plays include Getting Out, The Holdup, and Traveler in the Dark.

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