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Winners of [email protected]'s 2018 New Play Reading Series Announced

The series is a collaboration between Roundabout Theater Company and Columbia University, with David Henry Hwang, Lynn Nottage, and Charles L. Mee among the mentors.

Lynn Nottage will be a mentor at this year's [email protected]'s 2018 New Play Reading Series.
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Roundabout Theatre Company and Columbia University School of the Arts have announced the winners of [email protected]'s 2018 New Play Reading Series. The series awards three playwrights from the current MFA program and recent alumni with a cash prize as well as a reading in Roundabout's Rehearsal Hall. Five finalists have also received cash prizes for their work.

Andy Boyd (Os Confederados), Kristin Slaney (Hockey Messiah), and Jay Stull (Undone) will be featured in the reading series. Finalists include Melis Aker (When My Mama Was a Hittite), Matt Barbot (Princess Clara of Loisada), Jack T. Calk (Not All That Far), Samantha Cooper (And, And, And Isabella Bootlegs), and Stephen Foglia (Outer Banks).

This year's reading series will take place September 24-27. David Henry Hwang, Lynn Nottage, and Charles L. Mee will be among the mentors, all Columbia faculty members.