Playwrights Get Second Shot At Wendy Wasserstein Prize

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After many protested the Theatre Development Fund's refusal to award any female playwright this years' $25,000 Wendy Wasserstein Prize, the group has announced it's changing the selection process. The 19 nominees will probably be asked to submit more plays.

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peasandrice
peasandrice

Oh, gee, thanks for reconsidering guys. Maybe you'll manage to find one struggling female playwright who might deserve your prize. Thanks for the awkward pity.

Not that I think whomever wins shouldn't accept. She should take that money and go write some kick-ass plays.