Paula Vogel To Receive Obie Lifetime Achievement Award

Playwright Paula Vogel will receive an Obie Award for Lifetime Achievement at the 62nd Annual Obie Awards.

Vogel, who recently made her Broadway debut with “Indecent,” has previously won two Obie Awards. She won the 1998 Pulitzer Prize in drama for “How I Learned to Drive,” was awarded the PEN/Laura Pels Award in 1999, has been recognized for Lifetime Achievement by the Dramatists Guild, and was inducted into the American Theater Hall of Fame in 2013, among many further honors.

Vogel was also named to the 2016 Forward 50.

The Obie Awards will be presented on Monday, May 22.

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Talya Zax

Talya Zax

Talya Zax is the Forward’s deputy culture editor. Contact her at zax@forward.com or on Twitter, @TalyaZax.

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