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Marsha Norman
MARSHA NORMAN is the book writer for The Color Purple, which can be seen at the Broadway Theatre. She has won the Pulitzer Prize for her play, 'night, Mother and a Tony Award for her book of the Broadway musical, The Secret Garden. Ms. Norman is co-chair, with Christopher Durang, of the Playwriting Department of the Juilliard School and vice president of the Dramatists Guild of America. Her other plays include Getting Out, Traveler in the Dark, Sarah and Abraham, Trudy Blue and Last Dance. Her published work includes Four Plays, Vol. I: Collected Plays of Marsha Norman and a novel, The Fortune Teller. She has numerous film and TV credits, Grammy and Emmy nominations, and awards from the National Endowment for the Arts, the Rockefeller Foundation, the American Academy and Institute of Arts and Letters and the Fellowship of Southern Writers. She is a native of Kentucky who lives in New York City and Long Island with her two children.

Bio as of February, 2006.



American Theatre Wing programs, interviews and/or credits include:

Working in the Theatre (video)
The Playwright - February, 2006 - Watch now.
Playwright and Director - September, 1985 - Watch now.

Downstage Center (audio)
Marsha Norman - October, 2006 - Listen Now.

Internet Broadway Database Listing (IBDB.com)