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Rachel Bublitz
Rachel Bublitz

San Francisco, CA – Ripped, by DG member RACHEL BUBLITZ, won the 2020 Will Glickman Award for the best new play to premiere in the Bay Area in 2019. The play, about a complicated sexual encounter on a college campus, was directed by Lisa Steindler and produced by Z Space.

Bublitz is the award-winning and internationally produced author of The Night WitchesBurst, and the upcoming The Summer I Howled, to name a few. According to her NPX bio, “Ripped was developed around the country with readings at the Problematic Play Festival, San Francisco Playhouse, Athena Theatre Company, Wyoming Theater Festival, and the Road Theatre Company.”

Administered through theater service nonprofit, Theatre Bay Area, The Will Glickman Foundation funds the $4,000 award and has been presented annually since 1984. The award named after the playwright and screenwriter who received a Tony nomination for the 1955 musical comedy Plain and Fancy. This year’s award was voted on by Bay Area theatre critics.

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