Kesselring Prize

Photo Flash: David Henry Hwang Presents 2017 Kesselring Prize To Lauren Yee At National Arts Club by David Hwang


On November 5, 2017, Tony Award-winning playwright David Henry Hwang presented the 2017 Kesselring Prize to rising young playwright Lauren Yee at the National Arts Club. Ms. Yee earned the Kesselring for her play THE GREAT LEAP, to be produced this season by Denver Center, Seattle Rep and Atlantic Theater Company. The Prize includes a $25,000 award and a two week residency in the historic clubhouse of the National Arts Club in order to develop her work.

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