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Tina Howe
TINA HOWE's plays include The Nest, Birth and After Birth, Museum, The Art of Dining, Painting Churches, Coastal Disturbances, Approaching Zanzibar, One Shoe Off, Pride's Crossing, Such Small Hands, Rembrandt's Gift, and new translations of Eugène Ionesco's The Bald Soprano and The Lesson, as well as a host of shorter plays. These works premiered at the New York Shakespeare Festival, the Kennedy Center, Second Stage Theatre, the Old Globe Theatre, Lincoln Center Theater, the Ac- tors Theatre of Louisville, and the Atlantic Theater Company. Her most recent play, Chasing Manet, opened at Primary Stages in the spring of 2009. Among her many awards are an Obie for Distinguished Playwriting, a Tony nomination for Best Play, an Outer Critics Circle Award, a Rockefeller grant, two NEA Fellowships, a Guggenheim Fellowship, the American Academy of Arts and Letters Award in Literature, the Dramatists Guild Fund Madge Evans/Sidney Kingsley Award for Outstanding Achievement in the Theatre, the New York Drama Critics' Circle Award, two honorary degrees, and the William Inge Award for Distinguished Achievement in the American Theatre. Twice a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize, Howe has been a visiting professor at Hunter College since 1990 and has also taught master classes at New York University, UCLA, Columbia University, and Carnegie Mellon University. Her works can be read in numerous anthologies as well as in Coastal Disturbances: Four Plays by Tina Howe, Approaching Zanzibar and Other Plays (both Theatre Communications Group), and most recently her translations of Ionesco's The Bald Soprano and The Lesson (Grove Press). Howe is proud to have served on the council of the Dramatists Guild of America since 1990.

Bio as of January, 2010.



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

Working in the Theatre (video)
The Play That Changed My Life - December, 2009 - Watch now.
Consolation and Provocation: Playwrights 2009 - February, 2009 - Watch now.

Internet Broadway Database Listing (IBDB.com)