Madeleine George at Two River Theater

Playwright

Madeleine George’s plays include Hurricane Diane, The (curious case of the) Watson Intelligence (Pulitzer Prize finalist; Outer Critics Circle John Gassner Award), Seven Homeless Mammoths Wander New England (Susan Smith Blackburn finalist), Precious Little, and The Zero Hour (Jane Chambers Award, Lambda Literary Award finalist). Honors include a Whiting Foundation Award, the Princess Grace Award for Playwriting, and three MacDowell Fellowships. Madeleine is an alumna of New Dramatists, a founding member of the Obie-Award-winning playwrights' collective 13P (Thirteen Playwrights, Inc.), the Fellow for Curriculum and Program Development at the Bard Prison Initiative at Bard College, and the Mellon Playwright in Residence at Two River Theater in New Jersey.

Theatre

Our mission is to create great American theater by developing and producing new works and world masterpieces that most richly direct our gaze to the life of the human spirit. We cultivate an audience that cherishes the intimate joy of theater, enriched when shared by a community of others.

 

How has this residency changed the theatre, and how has this residency changed the playwright? — March 2018

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Why Madeleine George? Why Two River Theater?

30 July 2016

John Dias, Artistic Director of Two River Theater in Red Bank, New Jersey and playwright-in-residence Madeleine George discuss their participation in the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation’s National Playwright Residency Program.