Doug Wright, Pultizer Prize-Winning Playwright - Reading/Discussion
Doug Wright wrote the book for the hit 2017 Broadway musical, War Paint, the recipient of four Tony Award nominations. Starring Patti LuPone and Christine Ebersole, the musical presents the rivalry between cosmetics empire-builders Elizabeth Arden and Helena Rubinstein. Wright received the Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award for Best Play for his 2003 one-person play, I Am My Own Wife. His other plays include Posterity (2015), Unwrap Your Candy (2001), and Quills (1995). Wright also wrote the book for the Broadway musicals, Hands on a Hardbody (2013), The Little Mermaid (2007), and Grey Gardens (2006), nominated for ten Tony Awards.
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