“The Next Horizon: The Latest from Playwright Bess Wohl”
In partnership with Asolo Repertory Theatre
Thursday, November 4, 5:30pm ET
Due to a change in the artist’s schedule, this event is now virtual via Zoom.
Registration is required. $5 per person.
Known for her humor and ability to move audiences, Tony Award-nominated playwright and Hermitage Fellow Bess Wohl shares work and discusses her creative process. Join us to learn what is next for one of the most exciting voices writing for the American theater.
Following its Broadway run, Wohl’s comedy Grand Horizons received a 2020 Tony Award nomination for Best Play. The story takes an intimate look at the unpredictable and enduring nature of love after fifty years of marriage. In addition to Grand Horizons, Hermitage Fellow Bess Wohl’s plays include Small Mouth Sounds (New York Times, “Best of 2016”), Make Believe (New York Times, “Best of 2019”), Continuity, American Hero, Barcelona, Touched, In, Cats Talk Back, and Pretty Filthy. She is an associate artist with The Civilians, an alumna of Ars Nova’s Play Group, and the recipient of new play commissions from Manhattan Theatre Club, Hartford Stage, and Lincoln Center. Wohl is also the recipient of the 2015 Sam Norkin Special Drama Desk Award and the John Gassner Outer Critics Circle Award.