Awards & Winners

Amy Freed

Date of Birth 1958
Place of Birth The Bronx
(United States of America, New York City, New York)
Nationality United States of America
Profession Playwright, Author, Teacher
Amy Freed is an American playwright. She was nominated as a finalist in the drama category of the 1998 Pulitzer Prizes for her play Freedomland. In addition to Freedomland, she is the author of The Beard of Avon, The Psychic Life of Savages, and other plays. Her work has also been produced at New York Theatre Workshop, Seattle Repertory, American Conservatory Theater, Goodman Theatre, Playwrights Horizons, Woolly Mammoth and other theaters around the country. Her play Safe in Hell, another South Coast Repertory commission, received its premiere production in April 2004 followed by a production at Yale Repertory Theatre. She has been the recipient of the Joseph Kesselring Prize, the Charles MacArthur Award and is a several times winner of the Los Angeles Drama Critics Circle Award. She currently teaches acting and playwriting at Stanford University, and is married to San Francisco Chronicle film critic Mick LaSalle.

Awards by Amy Freed

Check all the awards nominated and won by Amy Freed.


Nominations 2004 »

Award Nominated Nominated Work
Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Play The Beard of Avon


Nominations 1998 »

Award Nominated Nominated Work
Pulitzer Prize for Drama Freedomland


The Charles MacArthur Award for Outstanding New Play or Musical
Honored for : The Psychic Life of Savages

Nominations 1996 »

Award Nominated Nominated Work
The Charles MacArthur Award for Outstanding New Play or Musical The Psychic Life of Savages