Aaron Loeb wins Glickman for Ideation

Jan 28

Aaron Loeb wins Glickman for <i>Ideation</i>

Ideation was a good idea from the start.

Berkeley-based playwright Aaron Loeb is the winner of the 2013 Glickman Award for the best new play to premiere in the San Francisco Bay Area. Loeb won for Ideation, which had its premiere last fall at San Francisco Playhouse as part of the company's "Sandbox Series" for new work.

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Chen’s Hundred Flowers wins the Glickman

Jan 22

Chen’s <i>Hundred Flowers</i> wins the Glickman

This being awards season, it's nice to temper all the movie accolades with a homegrown theater award. The Glickman Award, presented each year to the best play that had its world premiere in the Bay Area, comes with a $4,000 cash prize and the honor of having your work set alongside other Glickman winners like Tony Kushner, Denis Johnson and Octavio Solis.

This year's winner is...

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Dan Hoyle’s Glickman Award

Apr 06

Dan Hoyle knows how to liven up a party. On Sunday afternoon, Theatre Bay Area hosted the Glickman New Play Award reception at the home of Nancy Quinn (a TBA board member) and Tom Driscoll (purveyor of a stunning wine cellar). All the usual award-event elements were in place: the honoree (Dan Hoyle, writer and performer of Tings Dey Happen), his associates...

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Dan Hoyle wins Glickman Award

Jan 21

Tings certainly do happen when you’re Dan Hoyle. The young performer, both author and performer of Tings Dey Happen, is this year’s winner of the Will Glickman Playwright Award, which brings with it a check for $4,000. The award is given annually to a playwright whose work makes its world premiere in the Bay Area. In Tings, the dynamic Hoyle (son of...

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Hunting and gathering awards

Feb 16

Peter Sinn Nachtrieb’s Hunter Gatherers is the 2006 winner of the Will Glickman Playwrights Award. The annual award — given to the author of the best play to make its world premiere in the Bay Area — comes with a $4,000 check. An esteemed group of theater critics _ including me, naturally _ met to discuss the merits of some 200 new plays that took a...

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