photo by Steve Freeman
Adam Rapp has been the recipient of the 1997 Herbert and Patricia
Brodkin Scholarship, two Lincoln Center Lecompte du Nouy Awards, a fellowship to the Camargo Foundation in Cassis, France, the 1999 Princess
Grace Award for Playwrighting, a 2000 Suite Residency with Mabou Mines, a 2000 Roger L Stevens Award from the Kennedy Center Fund for New
American Plays, and the 2001 Helen Merrill Award for Emerging Playwrights.
In the fall of 2000 the world premiere of NOCTURNE was produced by the American Repertory Theater's New Stages program and received Boston's Elliot Norton Award for Outstanding New Script as well as Best New Play by the Independent Reviewers of New England. In the spring of 2001 it was co-produced Off-Broadway by New York Theater Workshop and the A R T, and then made its West Coast premiere at Berkeley Rep in the fall of 2001. NOCTURNE was selected as one of the Burns Mantle Ten Best Plays of the 2000-2001 season.
Other productions include ANIMALS AND PLANTS (A R T), GHOSTS IN THE COTTONWOODS (Victory Gardens, Chicago; The 24th Street Theater, L A; The Arcola Theatre, London), and BLACKBIRD (The Bush Theatre, London). BLACKBIRD will make its American debut at Pittsburgh's City Theater in May of 2002.
Recently, Mr Rapp's FINER NOBLE GASES was presented at the 2001 O'Neill Playwrights Conference and will receive its world premiere at the 2002 Humana Festival in Louisville. Other upcoming premieres include STONE COLD DEAD SERIOUS (A R T), DREAMS OF THE SALTHORSE (Encore Theater, S F), and LITTLE CHICAGO (Front Street).
A graduate of Clarke College in Dubuque, IA, Mr Rapp also completed a two-year playwriting fellowship at Juilliard.
ANIMALS AND PLANTS
BINGO WITH THE INDIANS
FINER NOBLE GASES
RED LIGHT WINTER
STONE COLD DEAD SERIOUS
Stone Cold Dead Serious and Other Plays
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