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Rebecca Gilman
c/o Northwestern University
1920 Campus Drive
Room 304
Evanston, IL 60201

Hometown: Birmingham, AL


Productions and Awards

A True History of the Johnstown Flood, 2010
The Crowd You’re In With, 2007
Dollhouse, 2005
The Heart is a Lonely Hunter, 2005
The Sweetest Swing in Baseball, 2004
Blue Surge, 2001
Capitalism 101, 2001
Speech Therapy, 1999
Boy Gets Girl, 1999
Spinning Into Butter, 1999
The Glory of Living, 1997
The Land of Little Horses, 1997
My Sin and Nothing More, 1997

Literary Awards:
The Harper Lee Award for Alabama’s Distinguished Writer of the Year, 2008
Honorary Doctor of Humanities Degree, Birmingham-Southern College, 2006
Time magazine’s Top Ten Plays of 2010, 2009, 2001, & 1999
Time magazine's Top Ten Plays of the Decade, 2000-2010
Guggenheim Fellowship in Playwriting, 2000
Prince Prize for Commissioning New Work, 2000
Joseph Jefferson Award for Best New Play, 2000 & 1999
Joseph Jefferson Citation for Adaptation, 2000
Evening Standard Theatre Award for Most Promising
Playwright, 1999
George Devine Award, 1999
Roger L. Stevens Award from the Kennedy Center Fund for New American Plays, 1998
American Theatre Critics Association’s Osborn Award, 1997
Scott McPherson Award, 1997
Joseph Jefferson Citation for New Work, 1997

More Information

Gives readings: Yes
Travels to readings: Yes
Conducts workshops: Yes
Available for interviews: Yes

  • ASCA
  • AHA
  • SCAC
  • DYS