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Emily Mann


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Multi-award-winning Director and Playwright Emily Mann is the Artistic Director and Resident Playwright of the Tony Award winning McCarter Theatre Center in Princeton, New Jersey. Her plays include: HAVING OUR SAY, adapted from the book by Sarah L. Delany and A. Elizabeth Delany with Amy Hill Hearth (Hull-Warriner Award, Peabody Award, Christopher Award; Tony awards, Outer Critics, Drama Desk award nominations); EXECUTION OF JUSTICE (Bay Area Theatre Critics Award, Playwriting Award from the Women’s Committee of the Dramatists Guild, Burns Mantle Yearbook Best Play Citation, Drama Desk nomination); STILL LIFE (six Obie Awards); ANNULLA, AN AUTOBIOGRAPHY; GREENSBORO (A REQUIEM); an adaptation of I.B. Singer’s novel MESHUGAH; and MRS. PACKARD (Kennedy Center’s Fund for New American Plays). Adaptations: SCENES FROM A MARRIAGE (Drama League Award nomination), UNCLE VANYA, THE CHERRY ORCHARD, A SEAGULL IN THE HAMPTONS, THE HOUSE OF BERNARDA ALBA, BABY DOLL, and ANTIGONE. She was awarded a Princeton University Honorary Doctorate of Arts, a 2015 Helen Merrill Distinguished Playwrights’ Award, and a 2015 Margo Jones Award given to a “citizen-of-the-theatre who has demonstrated a lifetime commitment to the encouragement of the living theatre everywhere.”