August Wilson Most-Produced Playwright for 2016-2017 Season

August_Wilson_in_hatBy Mike Downing

According to, August Wilson was the “No. 1 playwright in America this season,” followed by San Francisco playwright Lauren Gunderson.

The magazine’s criteria is production: “This season’s most-produced playwright, August Wilson, has reached the top . . . a full 9 of his 10 plays are in circulation.”

In addition to Wilson and Gunderson, others on the list include Arthur Miller, Ayad Akhtar, Tennessee Williams, Tony Kushner, and Susan Lori-Parks.

The entire article is available here.

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