Ken Weitzman's Arrangements Earns 2003 Weissberger Award

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Playwright Ken Weitzman has won the 2003 L. Arnold Weissberger Award for playwriting for his work Arrangements. The prize is given out by the Williamstown Theatre Festival in Massachusetts and carries a $10,000 cash award, publication of the play by Samuel French and the promise of a WTF reading.

The award will be presented to Weitzman at a private event on April 17. The reading will take place in Williamstown this summer on a date yet to be announced. Weitzman is currently a faculty fellow at the University of California, San Diego where he received his MFA in playwriting last June.  His most recent play Richard Aiken received a workshop in March as part of Rattlestick Theater Company’s Directors/Playwrights Lab. 

This year's Weissberger Award finalists were Abi Basch for her play Voices Underwater, submitted by the Alliance Theatre; Lisa D’Amour for The Cataract, submitted by New Dramatists; Peter Morris for Pro Bono Publico, submitted by Manhattan Theatre Club; and Ruben Polendo for Dhhammashok, submitted by the McCarter Theatre. Weitzman's script was submitted by the Mixed Blood Theatre Company.

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