Awards & Winners

Mark Dunn

Date of Birth 22-October-1956
Place of Birth Memphis
(Tennessee, United States of America, Shelby County, Area code 901)
Nationality United States of America
Profession Novelist, Playwright
Mark Dunn is an American author and playwright. He studied film at Memphis State University followed by post-graduate work in screenwriting at the University of Texas at Austin moving to New York in 1987 where he worked in the New York Public Library whilst writing plays in his free time. Among the twenty-five plays Dunn has written, Belles and Five Tellers Dancing in the Rain have been produced over one hundred and fifty times. Dunn is playwright-in-residence with the New Jersey Repertory Company and the Community Theatre League in Williamsport, Pennsylvania. In 1998 Dunn sued the writers, distributors and producers of The Truman Show, claiming that the story was based on a play he had written and performed Off-Broadway in 1992, Frank's Life. Dunn seems to be particularly interested in constrained writing, with Ella Minnow Pea being a "progressively lipogrammatic" epistolary novel, and Ibid: A Life, comprised entirely from the endnotes of a fictional "lost" biography. Dunn lives with his wife Mary in Albuquerque, New Mexico.

Awards by Mark Dunn

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Drama Desk Award for Unique Theatrical Experience
Honored for : Blue Man Group: Tubes

Nominations 1992 »

Award Nominated Nominated Work
Drama Desk Award for Unique Theatrical Experience Blue Man Group: Tubes