Awards & Winners

Pulitzer Prize for Drama

Pulitzer Prize

Check all the winners of Pulitzer Prize for Drama presented under Pulitzer Prize since 1918 .

Annie Baker

Honored for : The Flick

Nominations 2014 »

Nominee Nominated Work
Annie Baker The Flick
Madeleine George The (Curious Case of the) Watson Intelligence
Lisa Kron Fun Home
Jeanine Tesori Fun Home

Ayad Akhtar

Honored for : Disgraced

Nominations 2013 »

Nominee Nominated Work
Gina Gionfriddo Rapture, Blister, Burn
Amy Herzog 4000 Miles
Ayad Akhtar Disgraced

Quiara Alegría Hudes

Honored for : Water by the Spoonful

Nominations 2012 »

Nominee Nominated Work
Quiara Alegría Hudes Water by the Spoonful
Jon Robin Baitz Other Desert Cities
Stephen Karam Sons of the Prophet

Bruce Norris

Honored for : Clybourne Park

Nominations 2011 »

Nominee Nominated Work
Bruce Norris Clybourne Park
John Guare A Free Man of Color
Lisa D'Amour Detroit

Brian Yorkey, Tom Kitt

Honored for : Next to Normal

Nominations 2010 »

Nominee Nominated Work
Brian Yorkey Next to Normal
Tom Kitt Next to Normal
Kristoffer Diaz The Elaborate Entrance of Chad Deity
Rajiv Joseph Bengal Tiger at the Baghdad Zoo
Sarah Ruhl In the Next Room (or The Vibrator Play)

Lynn Nottage

Honored for : Ruined

Nominations 2009 »

Nominee Nominated Work
Lynn Nottage Ruined
Gina Gionfriddo Becky Shaw
Lin-Manuel Miranda In the Heights
Quiara Alegría Hudes In the Heights

Tracy Letts

Honored for : August: Osage County

Nominations 2008 »

Nominee Nominated Work
Tracy Letts August: Osage County
David Henry Hwang Yellow Face
Christopher Shinn Dying City

David Lindsay-Abaire

Honored for : Rabbit Hole

Nominations 2007 »

Nominee Nominated Work
David Lindsay-Abaire Rabbit Hole
Rinde Eckert Orpheus X
Eisa Davis Bulrusher
Quiara Alegría Hudes Elliot, a Soldier's Fugue

John Patrick Shanley

Honored for : Doubt: A Parable

Nominations 2005 »

Nominee Nominated Work
John Patrick Shanley Doubt: A Parable
Will Eno Thom Pain (based on nothing)
Sarah Ruhl The Clean House

Doug Wright

Honored for : I Am My Own Wife

Nominations 2004 »

Nominee Nominated Work
Alexandra Gersten-Vassilaros Omnium Gatherum
Theresa Rebeck Omnium Gatherum
Doug Wright I Am My Own Wife
Tracy Letts Man from Nebraska

Nilo Cruz

Honored for : Anna in the Tropics

Nominations 2003 »

Nominee Nominated Work
Nilo Cruz Anna in the Tropics
Edward Albee The Goat, or Who Is Sylvia?
Richard Greenberg Take Me Out

Suzan-Lori Parks

Honored for : Topdog/Underdog

Nominations 2002 »

Nominee Nominated Work
Suzan-Lori Parks Topdog/Underdog
Rebecca Gilman The Glory of Living
Dael Orlandersmith Yellowman

David Auburn

Honored for : Proof

Nominations 2001 »

Nominee Nominated Work
David Auburn Proof
Edward Albee The Play About the Baby
Kenneth Lonergan The Waverly Gallery

Donald Margulies

Honored for : Dinner with Friends

Nominations 2000 »

Nominee Nominated Work
Donald Margulies Dinner with Friends
Suzan-Lori Parks In the Blood
August Wilson King Hedley II

Margaret Edson

Honored for : Wit

Nominations 1999 »

Nominee Nominated Work
Margaret Edson Wit
Cornelius Eady Running Man
Diedre Murray Running Man
Warren Leight Side Man

Paula Vogel

Honored for : How I Learned to Drive

Nominations 1998 »

Nominee Nominated Work
Paula Vogel How I Learned to Drive
Amy Freed Freedomland
Richard Greenberg Three Days of Rain

Jonathan Larson

Honored for : Rent

Nominations 1996 »

Nominee Nominated Work
Jonathan Larson Rent
Jon Robin Baitz A Fair Country
Jon Marans Old Wicked Songs

Horton Foote

Honored for : The Young Man from Atlanta

Nominations 1995 »

Nominee Nominated Work
Horton Foote The Young Man from Atlanta
David Mamet The Cryptogram
August Wilson Seven Guitars

Edward Albee

Honored for : Three Tall Women

Nominations 1994 »

Nominee Nominated Work
Edward Albee Three Tall Women
Terrence McNally A Perfect Ganesh
Jane Martin Keely and Du

Tony Kushner

Honored for : Millennium Approaches

Nominations 1993 »

Nominee Nominated Work
Tony Kushner Angels in America: Millennium Approaches
Larry Kramer The Destiny of Me
Anna Deavere Smith Fires in the Mirror

Robert Schenkkan

Honored for : The Kentucky Cycle

Nominations 1992 »

Nominee Nominated Work
Robert Schenkkan The Kentucky Cycle
David Feldshuh Miss Evers' Boys
August Wilson Two Trains Running
Herb Gardner Conversations with My Father
Donald Margulies Sight Unseen

Neil Simon

Honored for : Lost in Yonkers

Nominations 1991 »

Nominee Nominated Work
Neil Simon Lost in Yonkers
John Guare Six Degrees of Separation
Craig Lucas Prelude to a Kiss

August Wilson

Honored for : The Piano Lesson

Nominations 1990 »

Nominee Nominated Work
August Wilson The Piano Lesson
María Irene Fornés What of the Night?
A. R. Gurney Love Letters

Wendy Wasserstein

Honored for : The Heidi Chronicles

Nominations 1989 »

Nominee Nominated Work
Wendy Wasserstein The Heidi Chronicles
David Henry Hwang M. Butterfly
August Wilson The Piano Lesson

Alfred Uhry

Honored for : Driving Miss Daisy

Nominations 1988 »

Nominee Nominated Work
Alfred Uhry Driving Miss Daisy
Howard Korder Boy's Life
Eric Bogosian Talk Radio

August Wilson

Honored for : Fences

Nominations 1987 »

Nominee Nominated Work
August Wilson Fences
Lee Blessing A Walk in the Woods
Neil Simon Broadway Bound

Stephen Sondheim, James Lapine

Honored for : Sunday in the Park with George

Nominations 1985 »

Nominee Nominated Work
Stephen Sondheim Sunday in the Park with George
James Lapine Sunday in the Park with George
Lee Breuer The Gospel at Colonus
Bob Telson The Gospel at Colonus
A. R. Gurney The Dining Room

David Mamet

Honored for : Glengarry Glen Ross

Nominations 1984 »

Nominee Nominated Work
David Mamet Glengarry Glen Ross
Tina Howe Painting Churches
Sam Shepard Fool for Love

Marsha Norman

Honored for : 'Night, Mother

Nominations 1983 »

Nominee Nominated Work
Marsha Norman 'Night, Mother
Sam Shepard True West

Charles Fuller

Honored for : A Soldier's Play

Beth Henley

Honored for : Crimes of the Heart

Nominations 1981 »

Nominee Nominated Work
Beth Henley Crimes of the Heart

Lanford Wilson

Honored for : Talley's Folly

Nominations 1980 »

Nominee Nominated Work
Lanford Wilson Talley's Folly

Sam Shepard

Honored for : Buried Child

D.L. Coburn

Honored for : The Gin Game

Michael Cristofer

Honored for : The Shadow Box

Edward Albee

Honored for : Seascape

Jason Miller

Honored for : That Championship Season

Paul Zindel

Honored for : The Effect of Gamma Rays on Man-in-the-Moon Marigolds

Charles Gordone

Honored for : No Place to be Somebody

Howard Sackler

Honored for : The Great White Hope

Edward Albee

Honored for : A Delicate Balance

Frank D. Gilroy

Honored for : The Subject Was Roses

Frank Loesser, Abe Burrows

Honored for : How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying

Tad Mosel

Honored for : All the Way Home

Archibald MacLeish

Honored for : J.B.

Ketti Frings

Honored for : Look Homeward, Angel

Eugene O'Neill

Honored for : Long Day's Journey into Night

Albert Hackett, Frances Goodrich

Honored for : The Diary of Anne Frank

Tennessee Williams

Honored for : Cat on a Hot Tin Roof

John Patrick

Honored for : The Teahouse of the August Moon

William Inge

Honored for : Picnic

Joseph Kramm

Honored for : The Shrike

Joshua Logan, Oscar Hammerstein II, Richard Rodgers

Honored for : South Pacific

Arthur Miller

Honored for : Death of a Salesman

Tennessee Williams

Honored for : A Streetcar Named Desire

Howard Lindsay, Russel Crouse

Honored for : State of the Union

Mary Chase

Honored for : Harvey

Thornton Wilder

Honored for : The Skin of Our Teeth

Robert E. Sherwood

Honored for : There Shall Be No Night

William Saroyan

Honored for : The Time of Your Life

Robert E. Sherwood

Honored for : Abe Lincoln in Illinois

Thornton Wilder

Honored for : Our Town

Moss Hart, George S. Kaufman

Honored for : You Can't Take It with You

Robert E. Sherwood

Honored for : Idiot's Delight

Zoe Akins

Honored for : The Old Maid

Sidney Kingsley

Honored for : Men in White

Maxwell Anderson

Honored for : Both Your Houses

Ira Gershwin, Morrie Ryskind, George S. Kaufman

Honored for : Of Thee I Sing

Susan Glaspell

Honored for : Alison's House

Marc Connelly

Honored for : The Green Pastures

Elmer Rice

Honored for : Street Scene

Eugene O'Neill

Honored for : Strange interlude

Paul Green

Honored for : In Abraham's Bosom

George Kelly

Honored for : Craig's Wife

Sidney Howard

Honored for : They Knew What They Wanted

Hatcher Hughes

Honored for : Hell-Bent Fer Heaven

Owen Davis

Honored for : Icebound

Eugene O'Neill

Honored for : Anna Christie

Zona Gale

Honored for : Miss Lulu Bett

Eugene O'Neill

Honored for : Beyond the Horizon

Jesse Lynch Williams

Honored for : Why Marry?