Horton Foote

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Horton Foote had his first play, Texas Town, produced Off-Broadway in 1941. Since then he has had plays produced on Broadway, Off-Broadway, Off Off- Broadway and at many regional theatres. Plays include the Last of the Thorntons, The Young Man from Atlanta, The Chase, The Traveling Lady, The Trip to Bountiful, Night Seasons, Tomorrow, The Habitation of Dragons, The Orphan’s Home Cycle, Roots in a Parched Ground, Covicts, Lily Date, the Widow Clare, Courtship, Pictures, Laura Dennis, Vernon Early and the Roads To Home. He received Academy Awards for his screenplay adaptation of To Kill a Mockingbird and his original screenplay, Tender Mercies. He received the Pulitzer Prize for his play, The Young Man from Atlanta, the Lucille Lortel Award for Outstanding Achievement Off-Broadway and the Outer Critics Circle Special Achievement Award for the Signature Series of his plays. In 1996 he was elected to the Theatre Hall of Fame. In 1998 he was elected to membership in the American Academy of Arts and Letters, and at the same time received from the Academy the Gold Medal of Drama for the entire body of his work. In 2000 he received the PEN/Laura Pels Foundation Award for Drama, New York State Governor’s Arts Award and in December of that year he was given the National Medal of Arts Award by President Clinton. His memoir, Farewell and Beginnings, is published by Scribners.
 
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Credits

Author
Production Theatre Opened Credit
1 The Roads to Home Cherry Lane Theatre 10/05/2016 Playwright
2 The Old Friends Pershing Square Signature Center-Irene Diamond Stage 09/12/2013 Playwright
3 Harrison, TX: Three Plays by Horton Foote 59E59 Theater A 08/14/2012 Playwright
4 The Orphans' Home Cycle Part III Peter Norton Space 01/26/2010 Playwright
5 The Orphans' Home Cycle Part II Peter Norton Space 12/17/2009 Playwright
6 The Orphans' Home Cycle Part I Peter Norton Space 11/19/2009 Playwright
7 Dividing the Estate 59E59 Theater A 09/27/2007 Playwright
8 The Trip To Bountiful Peter Norton Space 12/04/2005 Playwright
9 The Day Emily Married 59E59 Theater A 08/03/2004 Playwright
10 The Carpetbagger's Children Mitzi E. Newhouse Theater 03/07/2002 Playwright
11 The Last of the Thorntons Peter Norton Space 12/03/2000 Playwright
12 Laura Dennis Signature Theatre 03/10/1995 Playwright
13 The Young Man from Atlanta Signature Theatre 01/27/1995 Playwright
14 Night Seasons Signature Theatre 11/04/1994 Playwright
15 Talking Pictures Signature Theatre 09/23/1994 Playwright
16 The Widow Claire Circle in the Square Downtown 12/17/1986 Playwright
17 Lily Dale Samuel Beckett Theatre 11/20/1986 Playwright

Director
Production Theatre Opened Credit
1 When They Speak of Rita Primary Stages 05/17/2000 Director
2 Night Seasons Signature Theatre 11/04/1994 Director
Awards
Award Production
1 NOMINATED 2008 Lucille Lortel Award Nomination, Outstanding Revival 2008 Drama Desk Nomination, Outstanding Play Dividing the Estate Playwright
2 WON 2008 Outer Critics Circle Award, Outstanding New Off-Broadway Play 2008 Obie Award, Playwriting Dividing the Estate Playwright
3 NOMINATED 2002 Lucille Lortel Award Nomination, Outstanding Play The Carpetbagger's Children Playwright
4 WON 2010 Drama Critics Circle Award, Best Play The Orphans' Home Cycle Part I Playwright
5 WON 2010 Outer Critics Circle Award, Outstanding New Off-Broadway Play The Orphans' Home Cycle Part I Playwright
6 NOMINATED 2010 ITBA Award Nomination, Outstanding New Off-Broadway Play The Orphans' Home Cycle Part I Playwright
7 WON 2010 Lucille Lortel Award, Outstanding Play The Orphans' Home Cycle Part I Playwright
8 WON 2010 Drama Critics Circle Award, Best Play The Orphans' Home Cycle Part II Playwright
9 WON 2010 Outer Critics Circle Award, Outstanding New Off-Broadway Play The Orphans' Home Cycle Part II Playwright
10 NOMINATED 2010 ITBA Award Nomination, Outstanding New Off-Broadway Play The Orphans' Home Cycle Part II Playwright
11 WON 2010 Lucille Lortel Award, Outstanding Play The Orphans' Home Cycle Part II Playwright
12 WON 2010 Drama Critics Circle Award, Best Play The Orphans' Home Cycle Part III Playwright
13 WON 2010 Outer Critics Circle Award, Outstanding New Off-Broadway Play The Orphans' Home Cycle Part III Playwright
14 NOMINATED 2010 ITBA Award Nomination, Outstanding New Off-Broadway Play The Orphans' Home Cycle Part III Playwright
15 WON 2010 Lucille Lortel Award, Outstanding Play The Orphans' Home Cycle Part III Playwright
16 WON 2006 Lucille Lortel Award, Outstanding Revival The Trip To Bountiful Playwright
17 WON 1995 Pulitzer Prize for Drama The Young Man from Atlanta Playwright