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Visiting Playwright Sam Hunter

The Sixth Act, Creative Arts, and Liberal Arts are excited to announce that playwright Samuel D. Hunter will visit MCC this March.

Please consider incorporating this event into your curriculum and contact Maria Brandt at <> if you have any questions.

Visiting Playwright: Samuel D. Hunter

Reading and Book-Signing
Thursday, March 12, 2015, 7 PM

Warshof Conference Center, Flynn Campus Center (Monroe A)
Free and Open to the Public

Playwriting Workshop
Friday, March 13, 2015, 12 PM,
Free and Open to the MCC Community

Samuel D. Hunter’s plays include The Whale (2013 Drama Desk Award, 2013 Lucille Lortel Award for Outstanding Play, Drama League and Outer Critics Circle nominations for Best Play), A Bright New Boise (2011 Obie Award for Playwriting, 2011 Drama Desk nomination for Best Play), and his newest plays, The Few (The Old Globe, Rattlestick upcoming), A Great Wilderness (Seattle Repertory Theatre, Williamstown Theater Festival upcoming) and Rest (South Coast Repertory, Victory Gardens upcoming). His plays have been produced by Playwrights Horizons, South Coast Rep, Victory Gardens, Woolly Mammoth Theatre Company, Denver Center Theatre Company, Clubbed Thumb, Page 73, and elsewhere. Sam is the winner of a 2012 Whiting Writers Award, the 2013 Otis Guernsey New Voices Award, the 2011 Sky Cooper Prize, and the 2008-2009 PONY Fellowship. He has active commissions from LCT3, Steppenwolf, Playwrights Horizons, and MTC/Ars Nova. He is an Ensemble Playwright at Victory Gardens, a Core Member of The Playwrights’ Center, a member of Partial Comfort Productions, and was a 2013 resident playwright at Arena Stage. A native of northern Idaho, Sam lives in NYC. He holds degrees in playwriting from NYU, The Iowa Playwrights Workshop, and Juilliard.

Maria Brandt
The Sixth Act