Alum Ed Bullins Wins New Playwriting Award from Dramatists Guild Foundation

Tuesday, December 22, 2020
Ed Bullins standing in front of The New Lafayette Theatre

AMERICAN THEATRE -- Bullins earned his Bachelor of Arts degree from Antioch College in 1989 and his Master of Fine Arts in playwriting from San Francisco State University. Some other plays of Bullins include “It Has No Choice,” “In the Wine Time,” “Goin‘ a Buffalo,” “A Son Come Home” and “Clara’s Ole Man,” which collectively won the Vernon Rice Drama Desk Award, and “The Taking of Miss Janie,” for which he received both an Obie Award and the New York Drama Critics Circle Award.

Bullins has received Guggenheim Fellowships, Rockefeller Foundation playwriting grants, an AUDELCO Award, a National Endowment for the Arts playwriting grant and others. Before retiring, Bullins was a Distinguished Artist-in-Residence at Northeastern University in Boston.