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“Great Writers, Great Readings” Presents Playwright Annie Baker, Apr. 2

Hofstra University’s Great Writers, Great Readings Series presents Obie Award-winning playwright Annie Baker on Wednesday, April 2, 11:15 a.m. The Great Writers, Great Readings Series is sponsored by the MFA in Creative Writing Program in the Department of English.

Baker, whose full-length plays include The Flick (Playwrights Horizons, winner of the Susan Smith Blackburn Award and an Obie Award for Excellence in Playwriting, Drama Desk and Lucille Lortel nominations for Best Play), Circle Mirror Transformation (Playwrights Horizons, Obie Award for Best New American Play, Drama Desk nomination for Best Play), The Aliens (Rattlestick Playwrights Theater, Obie Award for Best New American Play), Body Awareness (Atlantic Theater Company, Drama Desk and Outer Critics Circle nominations for Best Play/Emerging Playwright), and an adaptation of Anton Chekhov’s Uncle Vanya, for which she also designed the costumes (Soho Rep, Drama Desk nomination for Best Revival). Her plays have been produced throughout the U.S. and in England, Australia, Argentina, Bolivia, Chile, Peru, Venezuela, Mexico, Latvia, Sweden and Russia.

This installment of Great Writers, Great Readings will take place at the Guthart Cultural Center Theater, 1st Fl, Axinn Library, South Campus. It is free and open to the public. For more information, please call 516-463-5410.

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