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Broadway Show: MJ the Musical and Clyde’s with Lynn Nottage
Lynn Nottage by Bronwen Sharp
Lynn Nottage by Bronwen Sharp

What is a favorite memory from this season?

There was one day this season where I was dead tired, but I had the singular thrill of dragging my exhausted body from a rehearsal of Intimate Apparel the Opera at Lincoln Center Theater, to tech of MJ the Musical at the Neil Simon Theatre, and then to a performance and talkback of Clyde’s at the Helen Hayes Theater.

What is a great bit of advice about playwriting you’ve given or received?

If in doubt, remember to sustain the complexity of your characters.

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Lynn Nottage
Lynn Nottage

is a playwright and a screenwriter, and the first woman in history to win two Pulitzer Prizes for Drama. Her plays have been produced widely in the United States and throughout the world. She serves on the Dramatists Guild Council.