Literature Quiz / HCHS Pulitzer in Drama Synposes 2000-2014

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A Pakistan-American lawyer is forced to confront his cultural roots when a dinner party goes awry.2013 Ayad Akhtar
A nun suspects a priest of molesting an altar boy, but with no actual proof, the audience is left in doubt.2005 John Patrick Shanley
A mother struggles with bipolar disorder. She is hospitalized and forgets 19 years of her life including her children Natalie and Gabe.2010 Tom Kitt and Brian Yorkey
Two brothers, Link and Booth, hustle cards and take money from fools.2002 Suzan-Lori Parks
Charlotte von Mahlsdorf killed her father as a child and survives Nazi and Communist regimes in Berlin as a transvestite.2004 Doug Wright
A family copes with the death of a child hit by a car.2007 David Lindsay-Abaire
Tells of the plight of women in the civil war-torn Democratic Rpeublic of the Congo.2009 Lynn Nottage
Beverly is a poet with a drinking problem who lives with his wife, Violet, who suffers from mouth cancer in Oklahoma.He disappears and is later discovered to have committed suicide2008 Tracy Letts
Follows three underpaid Massachusetts movie ushers through their tedious work2014 Annie Baker
Catherine is the daughter of recently deceased mathematician, Robert. A ground-breaking proof is found in his office and catherine must prove its authorship.2001 David Auburn
The lector of a cigar factory in Tampa reads Anna Karenina to its workers, whose lives spin out of control as a result.2003 Nilo Cruz
Gabe and Karen, married, are friends with Tom and Beth, also married. Tom and Beth get divorced and both couples are shown at different ages throughout the play.2000 Donald Margulies
Ellot is a wounded Iraq veteran who suffers nightmares about his tour. He works in a sandwich shop in Philadelphia.2012 Quiara Alegria Hudes
Bev and Russ sell their house to the Youngers, a black couple. 50 years later the neighborhood is all black and a white couple try to move in.2011 Bruce Norris

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