Pulitzer, Tony Winner to Work with UNT

Doug Wright
Doug Wright

Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award-winning playwright Doug Wright will serve as the 2015-2016 artist-in-residence for UNT’s Institute for the Advancement of the Arts.

Wright, who grew up in the Park Cities, will visit UNT for three weeks in the fall and spring, where he will work with students and conduct research for upcoming works.

The playwright won the Pulitzer and Tony for his 2003 play, “I Am My Own Wife,” a portrayal of a transgender woman in Nazi Germany. He studied at Yale and NYU and has taught at both schools, as well as The Juilliard School.



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