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AMERICAN THEATRE | Michel Hausmann and New Miami Drama Obtain Thornton Wilder Prize



The primary trilingual manufacturing of Thornton Wilder’s basic drama ‘Our City,’ at Miami New Drama.

NEW YORK CITY: The Thornton Wilder Society will current the annual Thornton Wilder Prize to creative director Michel Hausmann and the corporate he co-founded, Miami New Drama. The awards ceremony will happen on the American Academy of Arts and Letters in New York on Nov. 14. The occasion will function an onstage dialogue about Miami New Drama’s multilingual 2017 manufacturing of Wilder’s Our City, together with a dialogue about Wilder’s life, profession, and enduring recognition amongst Hausmann, playwright Sarah Ruhl, and Thornton Wilder’s nephew and literary executor, Tappan Wilder, moderated by journalist Jeremy McCarter.

Michel Hausmann. (Photograph by Juancho Hernandez)

Miami New Drama is the resident theatre firm on the Colony Theatre in Miami Seashore. Beneath Hausmann’s management, Miami New Drama produced the primary trilingual manufacturing—in Spanish, Haitian Creole, and English—of Thornton Wilder’s basic drama Our City.

The Thornton Wilder Society is devoted to preserving and increasing the legacy of the three-time Pulitzer-winning author, the one one to obtain awards for each fiction and drama. The society seeks to help initiatives which emphasize the timeless significance of Thornton Wilder’s literature and drama to world tradition. The society publishes the Thornton Wilder Journal twice a yr and periodically presents a prize to artists who mirror the values espoused by Wilder. The 2022-23 season is being celebrated because the one hundred and twenty fifth anniversary of Wilder’s start.

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