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Yussef El Guindi WIns ATCA/Steinberg Award

Yussef El Guindi
The American Theatre Critics Association named Yussef El Guindi's Pilgrims Musa and Sheri in the New World, a play about immigration and assimilation, winner of the $25,000 Harold and Mimi Steinberg/ATCA New Play Award for 2012 on March 31 at the Actors Theatre of Louisville's Humana Festival of New American Plays Humana Festival .

Ken LaZebnik's On the Spectrum and A. Rey Pamatmat's Edith Can Shoot Things and Hit Them both received Steinberg/ATCA citations and $7,500 each.

The Steinberg/ATCA awards recognize the best American scripts that premiered professionally the previous year outside New York City. Winners were chosen from 27 eligible scripts.