2017 Edgerton Foundation New Play Awards

The three rounds of the 2017 Edgerton Foundation New Play Awards are shared below. New rounds will be announced in 2018.

This Ain't No Disco

musical & lyrics by Stephen Trask and Peter Yanowitz
book by Rick Elice

at Atlantic Theater Company 

Describe the Night

by Rajiv Jospeh

at Alley Theatre


by Lawrence Wright

at Alley Theatre

Six Corners

by Keith Huff

at American Blues Theater

Jagged Little Pill

music by Alanis Morissette and Glen Ballard
book by Diablo Cody

at American Repertory Theatre

Snow Child

book by John Strand
music by Bob Banghart and Georgia Stitt
lyrics by George Stitt

at Arena Stage


by E.M. Lewis

at Artists Repertory Theatre

The Trials of Sam Houston

by Aaron Loeb

at Dallas Theater Center

American Mariachi

by José Cruz González

at Denver Center for the Performing Arts

Great Leap

by Lauren Yee

at Denver Center for the Performing Arts

Chasing Mem’ries: A Different Kind of Musical

written and directed by Josh Ravetch

at Geffen Playhouse

The Agitators

by Matt Smart

at Geva Theatre Center

Blind Date

by Rogelio Martinez

at Goodman Theatre

Support Group for Men

by Ellen Fairey

at Goodman Theatre


by Sarah Gancher

at Hartford Stage


by Bernard Weinraub

at Huntington Theatre Company

SUMMER: The Donna Summer Musical

book by Colman Domingo, Robert Cary, and Des McAnuff

at La Jolla Playhouse


book by Joshua Harmon

at Lincoln Center Theater


by Matthew Barber

at Long Wharf Theatre

Dan Cody's Yacht

by Anthony Giardina

at Manhattan Theatre Club

Sugar in our Wounds

by Donja R. Love

at Manhattan Theatre Club

The Portuguese Kid

by John Patrick Shanley

at Manhattan Theatre Club


by Lucy Thurber

at MCC Theater

One House Over

by Catherine Trieschmann

at Milwaukee Repertory Theater

Saint George and the Dragon

by Rory Mullarkey

at National Theatre

Issei, He Say (Or The Myth of the First)

by Chloé Hung

at New Jersey Repertory Company

An Ordinary Muslim

by Hammaad Chaudry

at New York Theatre Workshop

The Wanderers

by Anna Ziegler

at The Old Globe


by Mary Kathryn Nagle

at Oregon Shakespeare Festival

The Way the Mountain Moved

by Idris Goodwin

at Oregon Shakespeare Festival

This Flat Earth

by Lindsey Ferrentino

at Playwrights Horizons

The Treasurer

by Max Posner

at Playwrights Horizons

Sex and Other Disturbances

by Marissa Smith

at Portland Stage

Mlima's Tale

by Lynn Nottage

at The Public Theater


by Sarah Burgess

at The Public Theater

Willow Run

by Jeff Duncan

at The Purple Rose Theatre Company


by Joshua Harmon

at Roundabout Theatre Company


by Mike Poulton

at Royal Shakespeare Company

An Entomologist's Love Story

by Melissa Ross

at San Francisco Playhouse

Ibsen in Chicago

by David Grimm

at Seattle Repertory Theatre

Curve of Departure

by Rachel Bonds

at South Coast Repertory

Little Black Shadows

by Kemp Powers

at South Coast Repertory

Cambodian Rock Band

by Lauren Yee

at South Coast Repertory

The Four Immigrants

by Min Kahng

at TheatreWorks


by Boo Killebrew

at Victory Gardens Theater

The Amateurs

by Jordan Harrison

at Vineyard Theatre

The Beast in the Jungle

music by John Kander
book by David Thompson
direction and choreography by Susan Stroman

at Vineyard Theatre


by Regina Taylor

at WaterTower Theatre

Where Storms are Born

by Harrison David Rivers

at Williamstown Theatre Festival