Sarah Ruhl (P#13)

    Melancholy Play: a new chamber piece
    • Sarah Ruhl (P#13)
    • DAVIS MCCALLUM
    • TODD ALMOND
    • JASON SIMMS
    • ANITA YAVICH
    • TYLER MICOLEAU
    • DARRON L. WEST
    • DANNY MEFFORD
    • CODY WESTGAARD
    • DAVID GREENSPAN
    • ERIK LOCHTEFELD
    • APRIL MATTHIS
    • SARAH TOLAN-MEE
    • AMY WARREN
    • GEORGE SPELVIN
    • MEGAN SCHWARZ DICKERT
    • KELLY GILLESPIE
    • ANNAH FEINBERG
    • ISABELLA F. BYRD
    • The Invisible Dog
    • July 2012
    Tilly is beautiful and melancholy. Everyone she meets falls in love with her. Then one day...she is suddenly happy. And things get very strange.
    When 13P imploded, Sarah Ruhl’s plays included In the Next Room, or the vibrator play (Broadway 2009, 2010 Pulitzer Prize Finalist), The Clean House (2005 Pulitzer Prize Finalist; The Susan Smith Blackburn Prize, 2004); Passion Play, a cycle (Pen American Award, The Fourth Freedom Forum Playwriting Award from The Kennedy Center); Dead Man’s Cell Phone (Helen Hayes Award for Best New Play); Melancholy Play; Demeter in the City (9 NAACP Image Award nominations), Eurydice; Orlando; and Late: a cowboy song. She was the recipient of the Helen Merrill Emerging Playwrights Award, the Whiting Writers’ Award, the MacArthur Fellowship, and the PEN Center Award for a mid-career playwright.