Subscribe now to and start applying to auditions!


Bruce Norris' 'Clybourne Park' Wins Drama Pulitzer

Bruce Norris' 'Clybourne Park' Wins Drama Pulitzer
Photo Source: Joan Marcus
NEW YORK – Jennifer Egan's novel "A Visit from the Goon Squad" won the Pulitzer Prize for fiction Monday, honored for its "big-hearted curiosity about cultural change at warp speed."

The play "Clybourne Park," Bruce Norris' riff on "A Raisin in the Sun" that examined race relations and the effects of modern gentrification, won the drama prize.

The Pulitzer for history was awarded to "The Fiery Trial: Abraham Lincoln and American Slavery," by Eric Foner. The biography award went to "Washington: A Life," by Ron Chernow, and Kay Ryan's "The Best of It: New and Selected Poems," won the poetry prize.

The general nonfiction prize was given to "The Emperor of All Maladies: A Biography of Cancer," by Siddhartha Mukherjee, while the music prize went to Zhou Long for "Madame White Snake."

Copyright 2011 Associated Press.  All rights reserved.  This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed. 

What did you think of this story?
Leave a Facebook Comment: