Samuel D. Hunter

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Samuel D. Hunter
A photo of Samuel D. Hunter at an awards ceremony
Hunter, 2013
Born1981
Moscow, Idaho
OccupationPlaywright
NationalityAmerican
Alma mater
Notable worksA Bright New Boise, The Whale
Notable awardsMacArthur Fellowship

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Samuel D. Hunter (born 1981)[1] is an American playwright living in New York City.[2]

Hunter was born and raised in Moscow, Idaho.[3] He is best known for plays A Bright New Boise, which won the 2011 Obie Award for playwriting, and The Whale, which won the 2013 Drama Desk Award and the 2013 Lucille Lortel Award for Outstanding Play.[2] He is also the recipient of a 2014 MacArthur Fellowship.[1] Hunter is also a writer and producer for the television show Baskets.[4]

Produced plays[edit]

  • Five Genocides (2010)[5]
  • Jack's Precious Moment (2010)[6]
  • A Bright New Boise (2010)[7]
  • Norway (2011)[8]
  • A Permanent Image (2011)[9]
  • The Whale (2012)[10]
  • Pocatello (2014)[11]
  • The Few (2014)[12]
  • A Great Wilderness (2014)[13]
  • Rest (2014)[14]
  • Clarkston (2015)[15]
  • Lewiston (2016)[16]
  • The Healing (2016)[17]
  • The Harvest (2016)[18]
  • Lewiston/Clarkston (2018)[19]

Awards and honors[edit]

See also[edit]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "Samuel D. Hunter - MacArthur Foundation". John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation. Retrieved 2014-10-13.
  2. ^ a b "Samuel D. Hunter - New Dramatists". New Dramatists. Retrieved 2014-10-13.
  3. ^ "Best Idaho - Born 'Genius'". Boise Weekly. Boise Weekly. Retrieved 2014-10-13.
  4. ^ "Samuel D. Hunter - IMDb". IMDb. Retrieved 2019-07-05.
  5. ^ "Five Genocides - clubbed thumb". clubbed thumb. Retrieved 2014-10-13.
  6. ^ "Page 73 >> Jack's Precious Moment". Page 73. Retrieved 2014-10-13.
  7. ^ "Season Eight - Partial Comfort Productions". Partial Comfort Productions. Retrieved 2014-10-13.
  8. ^ "Norway". Boise Weekly. Retrieved 2011-02-02.
  9. ^ "Review: A Permanent Image". Boise Weekly. Retrieved 2019-07-06.
  10. ^ "The Whale: Playwrights Horizons". Playwrights Horizons. Retrieved 2014-10-13.
  11. ^ "Pocatello: Playwrights Horizons". Playwrights Horizons. Retrieved 2014-10-13.
  12. ^ "The Few - Rattlestick Playwrights Theater". Rattlestick Playwrights Theater. Retrieved 2014-10-13.
  13. ^ "A Great Wilderness:Synopsis". Seattle Repertory Theatre. Retrieved 2014-10-13.
  14. ^ "Rest". South Coast Repertory. Retrieved 2014-10-13.
  15. ^ "Clarkston". Dallas Theater Center. Retrieved 2015-09-17.
  16. ^ "Lewiston". Long Wharf Theatre. Retrieved 2015-09-17.
  17. ^ "Samuel D. Hunter's The Healing Opens Tonight". Playbill Inc. Retrieved 2016-07-22.
  18. ^ "Photos: First Look at LCT3 Production of The Harvest". Playbill, Inc. Retrieved 2019-07-06.
  19. ^ "Pull Up a Seat. Two Plays, Dinner and Western History Are Served". The New York Times. Retrieved 2019-07-06.
  20. ^ Jones, Kenneth (8 July 2008). "Samuel D. Hunter is Lark's 2008 Playwriting Fellow". Playbill, Inc. Retrieved 2014-10-13.
  21. ^ Gans, Andrew (29 April 2011). "56th Annual Drama Desk Nominations Announced; Book of Mormon Scores 12 Nominations". Playbill, Inc. Retrieved 2014-10-13.
  22. ^ "New York OBIES: The Village Voice's 56th Annual Obie Awards". VillageVoice, LLC. Retrieved 2014-10-13.
  23. ^ http://www.whiting.org/awards/winners/samuel-hunter#/
  24. ^ Hetrick, Adam (18 March 2013). ""Smash" and The Whale Win NYC GLAAD Media Awards". Playbill, Inc. Retrieved 2014-10-13.
  25. ^ "2013 Drama Desk Award Winners". Drama Desk Awards. Archived from the original on 2014-02-19. Retrieved 2014-10-13.
  26. ^ "2013 Nominations". The Lucille Lortel Awards. Retrieved 2014-10-13.
  27. ^ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ipbmLL9M1PU
  28. ^ "Nominations for the 2019 Drama Desk Awards Announced; Oklahoma!, Tootsie, Rags Parkland Lead the Pack". Playbill, Inc. 25 April 2019. Retrieved 2019-07-06.

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