- Rebecca Gilman
Rebecca Gilman's plays include Luna Gale; Spinning Into Butter; Boy Gets Girl; The Crowd You're in With; Dollhouse; A True History of the Johnstown Flood; The Heart Is a Lonely Hunter; Blue Surge; Soups, Stews, and Casseroles: 1976 and The Glory of Living. Her plays have been produced by (among others) the Goodman Theatre, Steppenwolf Theatre, the Royal Court Theatre, Lincoln Center Theater, the Public Theater, Manhattan Theatre Club, New York Theatre Workshop and Manhattan Class Company. Gilman is the recipient of a Guggenheim Fellowship, the Roger L. Stevens Award from the Kennedy Center Fund for New American Plays, the Evening Standard Award for Most Promising Playwright, the George Devine Award and the Harper Lee Award. She was named a finalist for the 2001 Pulitzer Prize for her play The Glory of Living. Gilman is an artistic associate at the Goodman Theatre. She is an associate professor of dramatic writing at Northwestern University.