- Rebecca Gilman
Rebecca Gilman's plays include Luna Gale; Spinning Into Butter; Boy Gets Girl; The Crowd You're in With; Dollhouse; Twilight Bowl; 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 MCC Theater. Gilman is the recipient of a Guggenheim Fellowship, the George Devine Award, the Harper Lee Award and the Harold and Mimi Steinberg/American Theatre Critics Association New Play Award. She is an inductee in the Alabama Writers Hall of Fame, and 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 also the director of the MFA playwriting program at Texas Tech University.