2021 Edgerton Foundation New Play Awards

by Liz Duffy Adams
at Alley Theatre


music by Duncan Sheik, book by Kyle Jarrow
lyrics by Kyle Jarrow and Duncan Sheik
at Alley Theatre

House of Shades

by Beth Steel
at Almeida Theatre, London, UK

by Kait Kerrigan
at Aurora Theatre Company

by Charlayne Woodard
at Baltimore Center Stage

co-created by Satya Jnani Chavez and Andrew Rosendorf
transcreation by Marialuisa Burgos
at Curious Theatre Company

by Emily Kaczmarek
at Geffen Theatre

words and music by Matt Schatz
at Geffen Theatre

by Doug Wright
at Goodman Theatre

by Kimber Lee
at La Jolla Playhouse

by Lauren Yee
at La Jolla Playhouse

by Joshua Harmon
at Manhattan Theatre Club

by Colette Robert
music and lyrics by Dionne McClain-Freeney
at New Georges and The Movement Theatre Company

by Michael Hollinger
at Northlight Theatre

by Cinco Paul & Bekah Brunstetter
at Olney Theatre Center

by Dave Harris
at Playwrights Horizons

by Sanaz Toossi
at Playwrights Horizons

by Shaina Taub
at The Public Theater

by Tim J. Lord
at Round House Theatre

book and lyrics Nancy Harris
music and lyrics Marc Teitler
adapted from the novel by Kate DiCamillo
at Royal Shakespeare Company

a new musical
music by Richard Oberacker
book & lyrics by Robert Taylor and Richard Oberacker 
at Seattle Rep

by Rajiv Joseph
at Second Stage Theater

by Samuel D. Hunter
at Signature Theatre

by Vichet Chum
at Steppenwolf Theatre Company

by Jessica Dickey
at TheatreWorks Silicon Valley

by Tori Sampson
at Vineyard Theatre


book by Daniel Goldstein
music and lyrics by Dawn Landes
inspired by A Pearl in the Storm by Tori Murden McClure
at Williamstown Theatre Festival

Darlin’ Cory

Book by Phillip DePoy
Music by Kristian Bush
Lyrics by Phillip DePoy and Kristian Bush
Directed by Susan V. Booth
at Alliance Theatre

WILD: A Musical Becoming

Book by V (formerly Eve Ensler)
Music by Justin Tranter & Caroline Pennell with contributions by Eren Cannata
Lyrics by Justin Tranter, Caroline Pennell & V (formerly Eve Ensler)
With contributions by Idina Menzel
at American Repertory Theater

Change Agent

by Craig Lucas
at Arena Stage

American Prophet

by Charles Randolph-Wright, Marcus Hummon
at Arena Stage

The High Ground

by Nathan Alan Davis
at Arena Stage


by Sanaz Toossi
at Atlantic Theater Company & Roundabout Theatre Company

This Much I Know

by Jonathon Spector
at Aurora Theatre Company


Conceived by Saheem Ali
Music and Lyrics by Michael Thurber
Book by Jocelyn Bioh
Additional Material by Mkhululi Z. Mabija
Choreographed by Darrell Grand Moultrie
Directed by Saheem Ali
at Berkeley Repertory Theatre

In the Upper Room

by Beaufield Berry
at Denver Center for the Performing Arts

Georgina and Kitty: Christmas at Pemberley

by Lauren Gunderson, Margot Melcon
at Marin Theatre Company


by Moira Buffini
at National Theatre


by David Eldridge
at National Theatre

The Father and the Assassin

by Anupama Chandrasekhar
at National Theatre

Camp Siegfried

by Bess Wohl
at The Old Vic

The Mirror and The Light

by Hilary Mantel
at Royal Shakespeare Company

In Every Generation

by Ali Viterbi
at Victory Gardens Theater