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Taylor Mac

Taylor Mac (who uses “judy”—lowercase sic—as a gender pronoun) is the author of The Hang (composed by Matt Ray), Gary: A Sequel to Titus Andronicus, A 24-Decade History of Popular Music, Hir, and The Lily’s Revenge, among others. Taylor is the first American to receive the International Ibsen Award; is a MacArthur Fellow, Pulitzer Prize finalist, and Tony nominee for Best Play; and is the recipient of the Kennedy Prize (with Matt Ray), the Doris Duke Performing Artist Award, a Guggenheim, the Herb Alpert Award, a Drama League Award, the Helen Merrill Playwriting Award, the Booth, two Helpmann awards, a NY Drama Critics Circle Award, two Obies, two Bessies, and an Ethyl Eichelberger.

Creating Work and Artistic Homes
Video

Creating Work and Artistic Homes

Friday 26 January 2018
The Art in the Room
Essay

The Art in the Room

P Carl Talks with Taylor Mac

24 September 2017

P Carl talks with Taylor Mac about drag, aesthetics, gender, performance, and politics.

Playwright Residency
Essay

Playwright Residency

Why Taylor Mac? Why HERE Arts Center?

10 August 2016

Kristin Marting, Artistic Director of HERE in New York City and playwright-in-residence Taylor Mac discuss their participation in the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation’s National Playwright Residency Program.

Friday Phone Call # 4
Podcast

Friday Phone Call # 4

Taylor Mac

20 January 2012

David Dower talks to performance artist, playwright, and composer Taylor Mac on this week's edition of Friday Phone Call.

Several actors stand and pose wearing colorful tutus, wigs, and makeup as an audience watches.
A Culture of Trust
Essay

A Culture of Trust

22 September 2011

Taylor Mac discusses actor professionalism, and trusting rather than auditioning them.

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