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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 She's Gotta Have It (2017), Ruined and Side Streets (1998). See full bio »

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Known For

Ruined Writer
Side Streets Writer
First to Fall Producer


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 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) (co-producer)
 2014 The Notorious Mr. Bout (Documentary) (executive producer)
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 2017 She's Gotta Have It (TV Series) (written by - 1 episode)
- #LBD (LITTLE BLACK DRESS) (2017) ... (written by)
 2013 The Belle of New Orleans (Short)
 2012 My America (TV Series) (2 episodes)
 2011 The Belle of New Orleans (Short)
 2007 In Another Time (Short) (play "Intimate Apparel")
 1998 Side Streets (writer)
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 2007 In Another Time (Short) (very special thanks)
 2005 Manderlay (the production wishes to thank)
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 2017 The 71st Annual Tony Awards (TV Special)
Self - Nominee
 2016 PBS NewsHour (TV Series)
- Episode dated 10 February 2016 (2016) ... Self
 2014 The Legacy Project (TV Series documentary)

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(2014-2015 Season) Her play, "Intimate Apparel," was performed at the Eclipse Theatre Company in Chicago, Illinois with Kelly Owens in the cast. Steve Scott was director. Rachel Lambert was costume designer. See more »

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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 »


Winner of the 2009 New York Critics' Circle Award for Best Play - "Ruined" by Lynn Nottage. See more »

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