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In The Room - Tina Howe

Episode 55
Tina Howe

Council member and award-winning playwright Tina Howe shares her unique process and talks about discovering the world of her play before writing a single word.

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Tina Howe


Tina Howe’s plays have been produced all around the United States as well as abroad. Her plays have been presented in venues such as the Los Angeles Actor’s Theatre, the New York Shakespeare Festival, the Kennedy Center, and Second Stage. She received a Rockefeller Grant (1984), two National Endowment for the Arts Fellowships, a Guggenheim Fellowship (1990), an American Academy of Arts and Letters Award in Literature (1993), as well as honorary degrees from Whittier College (1997) and Bowdoin College (1998). She has also taught master classes at NYU, UCLA, Columbia and Carnegie Mellon. She currently teaches at Hunter College in New York City and serves on the Council of the Dramatists Guild of America.

Works include: The Nest (1969); Birth and After Birth (1972); Museum (1976); The Art of Dining (1979); Painting Churches (1983); Coastal Disturbances (1986); Approaching Zanzibar (1989); One Shoe Off (1993); Pride's Crossing (1997); Such Small Hands (2003); Rembrandt's Gift (2002); new translations of Eugène Ionesco's The Bald Soprano (2004) and The Lesson (2004); and Chasing Manet (2009).

Tina Howe’s DG Member Profile: http://www.dramatistsguild.com/memberdirectory/getmembership.aspx?cid=2540