While at emory, she co-created the commissioning and development program 4:48, a bake-off style playwriting challenge inspired by the great paula vogel she was also a co-founder and literary manager of the 24seven lab, a ny-based theater incubator that developed the early career work of many amazing playwrights, most of whom are now. Paula vogel, author of how i learned to drive, on librarything librarything is a cataloging and social networking site for booklovers home groups talk zeitgeist. And now comes paula vogel’s indecent taking a huge slice of cultural and social history as its subject, it is in some ways the most ambitious of the three, and in all ways the least convincing.
Other significant adaptations include paula vogel’s desdemona: a play about a handkerchief (1994) and djanet sears’s harlem duet (1997) both of these works reimagine othello from radical black feminist perspectives that turn shakespeare’s stereotypes about race and gender on their head. Biography early years vogel was born in washington, dc to in 2015 paula vogel's literary archive was obtained by the beinecke rare book and manuscript library at yale university, works by or about paula vogel in libraries (worldcat catalog. Vogel howi learned to drive paula vogel's most recent play is the long chrismas ride home, which opened in june 2003 at providence's trinity repertory company. In her work, pulitzer prize-winning playwright paula vogel has tackled difficult topics, including aids, incest, and prostitution born november 16, 1951 in washington, d c, paula vogel grew up in the maryland suburbs of the city.
Younger american playwrights, such as paula vogel, credit albee's daring mix of theatricality and biting dialogue with helping to reinvent the post-war american theatre in the early 1960s later in his life, albee continued to experiment in works such as the goat, or who is sylvia. Paula vogel (born november 16, 1951) is an american playwright and university professor she received the 1998 pulitzer prize for drama for her play how i learned to drive vogel was chair of the playwriting department at the yale school of drama biography early years vogel was born in washington, dc to donald stephen vogel, an advertising executive, and phyllis rita bremerman, a. Paula vogel is an american playwright and university professor she received the 1998 pulitzer prize for drama for her play, how i learned to drive vogel was born in washington, dc to donald stephen vogel, an advertising executive, and phyllis rita bremerman, a secretary for united states postal service training and development center. Paula vogel: remembering through language the greek myth of the fate of eurydice, who dies after being saved from hades by orpheus, provides the kernel of one of pulitzer prize-winner paula vogel.
Joanna mansbridge’s paula vogel, an exploration of vogel’s subversive dramaturgy and reappropriation of canonical male-authored texts, fills a significant hole in theatre studies scholarship and should appeal to both scholars and students across an array of disciplines. Paula vogel biography the paula vogel award, created by the american college theatre festival in 2003, and the paula vogel playwriting award, given annually by the vineyard theatre since 2007. Paula anne vogel was born to a working-class family in washington, dc after her parents’ divorce, she was raised by her mother vogel’s family life, education, and early career were not free.
Writing about literature elements of the essay thesis a thesis is to an essay what a theme is to a short story, play, or poem: it's the governing idea, proposition, claim, or point. Paula vogel, pulitzer prize-winning playwright of the triple tony award-nominated broadway play indecent, was the special guest speaker at a private reception honoring workmen's circle life. Literary associate miriam weiner recently spoke with paula about the reception of god of vengeance in europe and new york, the role of music in her work and process, and her fruitful five-year creative collaboration with rebecca taichman. This year paula vogel amassed a small mountain of awards for her new play how i learned to drive, which premiered at the vineyard theatre, directed by mark brokawlike much of paula’s work, it handles brutal themes in a seductive, almost musical way, winning the audience with truth and irreverent humor. Paula vogel (born november 16, 1951) is an american playwright and university professor she received the 1998 pulitzer prize for drama for her play, how i learned to drive biography early years vogel was born in washington, dc to donald stephen vogel, an advertising executive, and phyllis rita bremerman, a secretary for united states postal service training and development center.
While all works of art, joseph conrad noted, “bind together all humanity—the dead to the living and the living to the unborn,” in their reenactment of sholem asch’s play the god of vengeance vogel and taichman incorporate dance, music, and theatre to stress the imperative of jewish cultural continuity. Edwin honig: a life of literature by lori baker, '86 (am) novelist robert coover came on board part-time in the early 80s and paula vogel joined the faculty in the mid 80s honig, who is the accomplished author of approximately three dozen volumes of poetry, prose, translations and academic works, says he is pleased with the way the. How i learned to drive how i learned to drive, which won paula vogel the pulitzer prize in 1998 (and hasn't been seen in new york since), is one of those plays you don't forget in a hurry.
In this, the first book-length study of vogel and her work, joanna mansbridge explores how vogel’s plays speak back to the canon, responding to and rewriting works by william shakespeare, edward albee, sam shepard, and david mamet, rearranging their plots, revising their conflicts, and recasting their dramatis personae. Janardanan, dipa, images of loss in tennessee williams's the glass menagerie, arthur miller's death of a salesman, marsha norman's night, mother, and paula vogel's how i learned to drive dissertation, georgia state university, 2007. Paula vogel, a highly influential feminist playwright, is known for addressing issues such as aids, domestic abuse, and female sexuality she fights to change the way women are portrayed in theater.
Monday october 8, 2018 04:11 pm hotshot teacher-writer paula vogel is again at the head of the class dozens of her plays are being staged around the country, including one in philadelphia. Now, at off-broadway’s vineyard theatre, playwright paula vogel and director rebecca taichman, aided by david dorfman’s choreography, have collaborated on indecent, which could just as easily be subtitled “or, the making of the yiddish theater sensation of 1923 and all that followed. Playwright paula vogel discusses indecent at build studio on march 24, 2017 in new york citynicholas hunt / getty images you can find new work by paula vogel on broadway at the cort theatre.