The 2018 winner was “Ulster American” by David Ireland, directed by Gareth Nicholls, produced by Traverse Theatre, Edinburgh. Gareth Nicholls’ production was a huge, sold out hit of the 2018 Festival.
It is equally violent and funny, and has provoked audiences to gasps as well as tears of laughter.
It will return to Traverse in February 2019— the New York run has not yet been finalized.
Carol Tambor publishes a monthly newsletter, which announces worthy shows coming to New York, along with occasional information about London theatre and, of course, the Edinburgh Fringe.