Lois Smith and Mimi Kilgore Honored at Lilly Awards
04 Jun 2013
The fourth annual Lilly Awards, which honor women working in the theatre, recognized
Lois Smith and Mimi Kilgore with lifetime achievement awards.
The ceremony was held June 3 at
Smith, a two-time Tony Award nominee for
and The Grapes of Wrath Buried Child, and Kilgore co-founded the Susan Smith Blackburn Prize for women writers.
The other award recipients were
Jessica Hecht, Paula Vogel, Laura Marks, Tanya Barfield, Jill Du Boff, Lear deBessonet, Julie Crosby and Denise Scott Brown.
Jiehae Park was recognized with the Leah Ryan Prize for Emerging Women Writers.
The Lilly Awards were founded by
Julia Jordan, Marsha Norman and Theresa Rebeck and are named for Lillian Hellman, a pioneering American playwright who famously said, "You need to write like the devil and act like one when necessary."
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