Stephen Adly Guirgis Wins 2015 Pulitzer for Drama

Jacob Coakley

The Pulitzer judging committee awarded the 2015 Pulitzer Prize in Drama to Between Riverside and Crazy, which it called “a nuanced, beautifully written play about a retired police officer faced with eviction that uses dark comedy to confront questions of life and death.” Written by Stephen Adly Guirgis, Between Riverside and Crazy had its world premiere in the Atlantic Theater Company’s Linda Gross Theater in July of 2014, and was directed by Austin Pendleton.

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Winners of the 2015 Olivier Awards Have Been Announced

Naomi Crews

Hampstead Theatre and the Young Vic were the big winners of the night, winning four awards each. Hampstead Theatre’s West End transfer Sunny Afternoon was crowned MasterCard Best New Musical and received acting nods for its stars John Dagleish and George Maguire (Best Actor in a Musical and Best Actor in a Supporting Role in a Musical) who play brothers Ray and Dave Davies in The Kinks musical.The Young Vic’s wins include the prestigious Best Revival Award for  A View From The Bridge, for which Mark Strong won Best Actor and Ivo Van Hove was named Best Director

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