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Winner of the 2011 Pulitizer Prize for Drama

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Winner of the 2011 Pulitizer Prize for Drama

The 2011 Pulitzer Prize Winner

For a distinguished play by an American author, preferably original in its source and dealing with American life, Ten thousand dollars ($10,000).

Awarded to “Clybourne Park” by Bruce Norris, a powerful work whose memorable characters speak in witty and perceptive ways to America’s sometimes toxic struggle with race and class consciousness.


Also nominated as finalists in this category were: “Detroit” by Lisa D’Amour, a contemporary tragicomic play that depicts a slice of desperate life in a declining inner-ring suburb where hope is in foreclosure’ and “A Free Man of Color” by John Guare, an audacious play spread across a large historical canvas, dealing with serious subjects while retaining a playful intellectual buoyancy.


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