Pulitzer Prize Winning Plays

Pullitzer prize

Pulitzer Prize-Winning Plays

The Pulitzer Prize for Drama is one of the seven American Pulitzer Prizes that are annually awarded for Letters, Drama, and Music.

2021 – The Hot Wing King, by Katori Hall

2020 –A Strange Loop, by Michael R. Jackson

2019 – Fairview, by Jackie Sibblies Drury

2018 – Cost of Living, by Martyna Majok

2017 – Sweat, by Lynn Nottage

2016 – Hamilton, by Lin-Manuel Miranda

2015 – Between Riverside and Crazy, by Stephen Adly Guirgis

2014 –The Flick, by Annie Baker

2013 – Disgraced, by Ayad Akhtar

2012 – Water by the Spoonful, by Quiara Alegría Hudes

2011 – Clybourne Park, by Bruce Norris

2010 – Next to Normal, by Tom Kitt and Brian Yorkey

2009 – Ruined, by Lynn Nottage

2008 – August: Osage County, by Tracy Letts

2007 – Rabbit Hole, by David Lindsay-Abaire

2006 – No award given

2005 – Doubt, a parable, by John Patrick Shanley

2004 – I Am My Own Wife, by Doug Wright

2003 – Anna in the Tropics, by Nilo Cruz

2002 – Topdog/Underdog, by Suzan-Lori Parks

2001 – Proof, by David Auburn

2000 – Dinner With Friends, by Donald Margulies

1999 – Wit, by Margaret Edson

1998 – How I Learned to Drive, by Paula Vogel

1997 – No award given

1996 – Rent, by Jonathan Larson

1995 – The Young Man From Atlanta, by Horton Foote

1994 – Three Tall Women, by Edward Albee

1993 – Angels in America: Millennium Approaches, by Tony Kushner

1992 – The Kentucky Cycle, by Robert Schenkkan

1991 – Lost in Yonkers, by Neil Simon

1990 – The Piano Lesson, by August Wilson

1989 – The Heidi Chronicles, by Wendy Wasserstein

1988 – Driving Miss Daisy, by Alfred Uhry

1987 – Fences, by August Wilson

1985 – Sunday in the Park With George, by Stephen Sondheim and James Lapine

1984 – Glengarry Glen Ross, by David Mamet

1983 – Night, Mother, by Marsha Norman

1982 – A Soldier’s Play, by Charles Fuller

1981 – Crimes of the Heart, by Beth Henley

1980 – Talley’s Folly, by Lanford Wilson

1979 – Buried Child, by Sam Shepard

1978 – The Gin Game, by Donald L. Coburn

1977 – The Shadow Box, by Michael Cristofer

1976 – A Chorus Line, by Michael Bennett, James Kirkwood, Jr., Marvin Hamlisch, Nicholas Dante and Edward Kleban

1975 –Seascape, by Edward Albee

1973 – That Championship Season, by Jason Miller

1971 – The Effect of Gamma Rays on Man-In-The-Moon Marigolds, by Paul Zindel

1970 – No Place To Be Somebody, by Charles Gordone

1969 – The Great White Hope, by Howard Sackler

1967 – A Delicate Balance, by Edward Albee

1965 – The Subject Was Roses, by Frank D. Gilroy

1962 – How To Succeed In Business Without Really Trying, by Frank Loesser and Abe Burrows

1961 – All The Way Home, by Tad Mosel

1960 – Fiorello!, by Jerome Weidman, George Abbott, Jerry Bock and Sheldon Harnick

1959 – J. B., by Archibald Macleish

1958 – Look Homeward, Angel, by Ketti Frings

1957 – Long Day’s Journey Into Night, by Eugene O’Neill

1956 – Diary of Anne Frank, by Albert Hackett and Frances Goodrich

1955 – Cat on A Hot Tin Roof, by Tennessee Williams

1954 – The Teahouse of the August Moon, by John Patrick

1953 – Picnic, by William Inge

1952 – The Shrike, by Joseph Kramm

1950 – South Pacific, by Richard Rodgers, Oscar Hammerstein II and Joshua Logan

1949 – Death of a Salesman, by Arthur Miller

1948 – A Streetcar Named Desire, by Tennessee Williams

1946 – State of the Union, by Russel Crouse and Howard Lindsay

1945 – Harvey, by Mary Chase

1943 –The Skin of Our Teeth, by Thornton Wilder

1941 – There Shall Be No Night, by Robert E. Sherwood

1940 – The Time of Your Life, by William Saroyan

1939 – Abe Lincoln in Illinois, by Robert E. Sherwood

1938 – Our Town, by Thornton Wilder

1937 – You Can’t Take It With You, by Moss Hart and George S. Kaufman

1936 – Idiots Delight, by Robert E. Sherwood

1935 –The Old Maid, by Zoe Akins

1934 – Men in White, by Sidney Kingsley

1933 – Both Your Houses, by Maxwell Anderson

1932 – Of Thee I Sing, by George S. Kaufman, Morrie Ryskind and Ira Gershwin

1931 – Alison’s House, by Susan Glaspell

1930 – The Green Pastures, by Marc Connelly

1929 – Street Scene, by Elmer L. Rice

1928 – Strange Interlude, by Eugene O’Neill

1927 – In Abraham’s Bosom, by Paul Green

1926 – Craig’s Wife, by George Kelly

1925 – They Knew What They Wanted, by Sidney Howard

1924 – Hell-Bent Fer Heaven, by Hatcher Hughes

1923 – Icebound, by Owen Davis

1922 – Anna Christie, by Eugene O’Neill

1921 – Miss Lulu Bett, by Zona Gale

1920 – Beyond the Horizon, by Eugene O’Neill

1918 –Why Marry?, by Jesse Lynch Williams