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  • Finalists Announced for 2015 Edward M. Kennedy Prize for Drama Inspired By American History

    Published: December 18th, 2014

    NEW YORK, December 18, 2014 –Columbia University Libraries/Information Services, on behalf of the board of the Edward M. Kennedy Prize for Drama Inspired by American History, has announced the five finalist works for the 2015 award: Appropriate by Branden Jacobs-Jenkins, produced by the Actors Theatre of Louisville’s Humana Festival of New American Plays. Father Comes [...]

  • Columbia University Announces Winner of 2014 Edward M. Kennedy Prize for Drama Inspired by American History

    Published: February 24th, 2014

    NEW YORK, February 24, 2014— Columbia University and Ambassador Jean Kennedy Smith are pleased to announce that Dominique Morisseau’s Detroit ‘67 is the 2014 winner of the Edward M. Kennedy Prize for Drama Inspired by American History. Ambassador Smith created the prize to honor the life and legacy of her brother, the late senator from [...]

  • Finalists Announced for 2014 Edward M. Kennedy Prize for Drama Inspired By American History

    Published: January 9th, 2014

    NEW YORK, January 9, 2014 – Columbia University Libraries/Information Services, on behalf of the board of the Edward M. Kennedy Prize for Drama Inspired by American History, has announced the five finalist plays and musical for the 2014 award: Appropriate by Branden Jacobs-Jenkins, produced by the Actors Theatre of Louisville’s Humana Festival of New American [...]

  • CCNMTL Launches Websites Dedicated To Edward M. Kennedy Prize-Winning Plays

    Published: December 3rd, 2013

    NEW YORK, November 7, 2013 –Columbia University Libraries/Information Services’ Columbia Center for New Media Teaching and Learning is pleased to announce the launch of two new websites dedicated to the inaugural winning plays of the Edward M. Kennedy Prize for Drama Inspired by American History: Dan O’Brien’s The Body of an American and Robert Schenkkan’s All the Way. The websites [...]

  • 2013 Winners Announced

    Published: February 22nd, 2013

    NEW YORK, February 22 – Columbia University and Ambassador Jean Kennedy Smith are pleased to announce that Dan O’Brien’s The Body of an American and Robert Schenkkan’s All the Way are the inaugural winners of the Edward M. Kennedy Prize for Drama Inspired by American History, known as the EMK Prize. The judges voted unanimously [...]

  • Board Announces Finalists

    Published: February 22nd, 2013

    Columbia University Libraries, on behalf of the board of the Edward M. Kennedy Prize for Drama Inspired by American History, has announced the five finalist plays for works produced for the first time in 2012. The prize was established earlier this year and this is the first group of finalists to be named by the [...]

  • Columbia University Libraries Announce The Edward M. Kennedy Prize for Drama Inspired by American History

    Published: September 27th, 2012

    Columbia University Libraries and Ambassador Jean Kennedy Smith are pleased to announce the establishment of a significant theater award, The Edward M. Kennedy Prize for Drama Inspired by American History

  • New Theater Award at Columbia to Honor Kennedy

    Published: September 27th, 2012

    A $100,000 theater award, recognizing a play or musical inspired by American history, is being established at Columbia University in honor of the Senator Edward M. Kennedy, the university and one of Mr. Kennedy’s sisters, Jean Kennedy Smith, announced on Thursday