Hermitage Fellow and playwright Bess Wohl will speak about her work and creative process.
Following its Broadway run, Wohl’s comedy Grand Horizons received a 2020 Tony Award nomination for Best Play. The story takes an intimate look at the unpredictable and enduring nature of love after 50 years of marriage. In addition to Grand Horizons, Hermitage Fellow Bess Wohl’s plays include Small Mouth Sounds (New York Times, “Best of 2016”), Make Believe (New York Times, “Best of 2019”), Continuity, American Hero, Barcelona, Touched, In, Cats Talk Back, and Pretty Filthy. She is an associate artist with The Civilians, an alumna of Ars Nova’s Play Group, and the recipient of new play commissions from Manhattan Theatre Club, Hartford Stage, and Lincoln Center. Wohl is also the recipient of the 2015 Sam Norkin Special Drama Desk Award and the John Gassner Outer Critics Circle Award.