CMU receives honors from the NATIONAL Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival:
The Paul Stephen Lim Asian-American Playwriting Award Supported by the University of Kansas Endowment Association, this award is given to the outstandingfull-length or one-act play on any subject written by an Asian-American student, in honor of Paul Stephen Lim's outstanding career as a teacher, playwright and passionate advocate for new voices in the American Theatre. It includes a cash award of $2,500, membership in the Dramatists Guild of America, and a professional development residency to be determined in consultation with the recipient. The inaugural recipient is , for his play Blue Note Run.
The Playwrights’ Center Development Workshop Grant goes to Patricia Loughrey of California State University-Long Beach, and
The inaugural award goes to Kate Snodgrass, professor of theatre at Boston University and the Artistic Director of Boston Playwrights’ Theatre.