October 31, 2008

Suzan Lori Parks is the First Public Theatre Master Writer

The Public Theatre in NY with a grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation has named playwright Suzan-Lori Parks as the first recipient of the Master Writer Chair position.

From the press statement: the grant will "provide an artistic home and support for established playwrights whose work has set the standard for the highest level of achievement in theatre,"

Parks will also be a professor of dramatic writing at NYU.
Suzan-Lori Parks Named Public Theater Master Writer Chair (Playbill)