Bruce Norris is the author of Clybourne Park, which premiered in 2010 at Playwrights Horizons and received the Pulitzer Prize for Drama, as well as the Olivier, Evening Standard, and Tony Awards for productions at Playwrights Horizons, The Royal Court, West End, and Broadway. In 2018-2019, Downstate was seen at Steppenwolf Theatre, Chicago and subsequently at the National Theatre, London. Other plays include The Low Road, The Qualms, A Parallelogram, The Unmentionables, The Pain and the Itch, and Purple Heart, many of which premiered at Steppenwolf Theatre, Chicago. He lives in New York.
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