Kate Snodgrass

Kate Snodgrass is the Artistic Director of Nobel Laureate Derek Walcott’s Boston Playwrights' Theatre and Co-Founder of the Boston Theater Marathon, now in its 23rd year.  She directs the MFA in Playwriting Program at Boston University and is a former National Chair of Playwriting with the Kennedy Center American College Theater Festival.  A StageSource 2001 “Theatre Hero,” Kate was awarded Boston's Theatre Critics’ Elliot Norton Award for Sustained Excellence in 2012.  Playwriting credits include the widely translated and anthologized Haiku (Actors’ Theatre of Louisville, Heideman Award), Boston Playwrights’ Theatre’s The Glider (IRNE Award for Best New Play, ATCA/Steinberg New Play Award nomination), and Observatory (IRNE Award for Best New Play).  She is the recipient of a 2015 Tanne Foundation Award for her passion and commitment to the Theatre. As a Playwriting Fellow with the Huntington Theatre Company, her play Overture can be heard on their website in the “Dream Boston” radio plays. 

(As of September 2020)

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