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Lynn Nottage

Lynn Nottage was born on November 2, 1964 in Brooklyn, New York, USA. She is a producer and writer, known for Everlasting Yea!, She's Gotta Have It (2017) and Playing on Air (2012). See full bio »

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Known For

Ruined Writer


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Hide Hide Show Show Producer (7 credits)
 2022 What We Do Next (co-producer)
 2021 Op-Docs (TV Series documentary) (executive producer - 1 episode)
- Takeover (2021) ... (executive producer)
 2021 Takeover (Documentary short) (executive producer)
 2017 She's Gotta Have It (TV Series) (producer - 10 episodes)
- #NolasChoice (3 DA HARD WAY) (2017) ... (producer)
- #ChangeGonCome (GENTRIFICATION) (2017) ... (producer)
- #HeGotItAllMixedUp (DYSLEXIA) (2017) ... (producer)
 2017 This is Reading (Video documentary) (producer)
 2014 First to Fall (Documentary short) (co-producer)
 2014 The Notorious Mr. Bout (Documentary) (executive producer)
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Show Show Self (7 credits)

Personal Details

Other Works:

Her play, "Crumbs From the Table of Joy", was performed at the Goodman Theatre in Chicago, Illinois with Nambi E. Kelley and Ella Joyce in the cast. See more »

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2 Articles | See more »

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Lyn Nottage


Tony Gerber  (1 child)

Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

[on her decision to work in theater, rather than continuing a career in journalism] We all come to those forks in the road. I just loved making theater more than I loved covering stories on a day-to-day basis. There was something about the magic of the theater that enticed me. I could remain in a place of infinite imagination. I felt very confined by journalism. There's a part of me that always ... See more »


Her play, "Ruined," at the Eclipse Theatre Company in Chicago, Illinois was nominated for a 2015 Joseph Jefferson Non-Equity Award for Play Production. See more »

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