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Birth NameRebecca Claire Gilman

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Born in Trussville, Alabama, playwright Rebecca Gilman attended Middlebury College and is a graduate of Birmingham-Southerm College in Birmingham, Alabama. Her plays include The Glory of Living, Boy Gets Girl, and Spinning Into Butter. She is a three-time Joseph Jefferson Award-winner. The Glory of Living was also named a Time Magazine Top 10 play for 2001, and it won Gilman the George Devine Award and the Evening Standard Award for Most Promising Playwright.

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Her play, "The Glory of Living," at the Circle Theatre in Chicago, Illinois was awarded the 1997 Joseph Jefferson Award Citation for New Work.
Her play, "Spinning Into Butter," at the Goodman Theatre in Chicago, Illinois was awarded the 1999 Joseph Jefferson Award for New Work.
She was awarded the 2000 Joseph Jefferson Award Citation for New Adaptation of "The Crime of the Century" at the Circle Theatre in Chicago, Illinois.
Her play, "Boy Gets Girl," at the Goodman Theatre in Chicago, Illinois was awarded the 2000 Joseph Jefferson Award for New Work.
She was awarded the 2005 Joseph Jefferson Award for New Adaptation for "Dollhouse" at the Goodman Theatre in Chicago, Illinois.
Nominated for the 2002 Pulitzer Prize for Drama for the play "The Glory of Living".
Her play, "Luna Gale" at the Goodman Theatre in Chicago, Illinois was nominated for a 2014 Joseph Jefferson Equity Award for Large Play Production.
Her play, "Luna Gale" at the Goodman Theatre in Chicago, Illinois was awarded the 2014 Joseph Jefferson Equity Award for New Work.
Her play, "Luna Gale" in a Goodman Theatre and Center Theatre Group production at the Kirk Douglas Theatre in Los Angeles, California was awarded the 2015 Los Angeles Stage Alliance Ovation Award for Best Presented Production.
She was awarded the 2015 Los Angeles Drama Critics Circle Award for Writing for "Luna Gale" in a Goodman Theatre and Center Theatre Group production at the Kirk Douglas Theatre in Los Angeles, California.

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