Sponsored by Philadelphia Alumni Writers House
Wednesday, March 2, 2011
Marsha Norman comes to Franklin & Marshall College as the third annual Lapine Family Visiting Theatre Artist. In addition to her public lecture, Norman will work with students in classes and socialize informally with them on campus.
Marsha Norman won the Pulitzer Prize for her play, 'night, Mother and a Tony Award for her book of the Broadway musical, The Secret Garden. Norman is co-chair, with Christopher Durang, of the Department of Playwriting at 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 (including writing for the new HBO series In Treatment), 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.
This event is open to the public.
Free; no tickets required.