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Best Playwright

Joe Dennison

Posted 9/22/2004

Joe Dennisonís two contributions to the 2004 Baltimore Playwrights Festival included sharp characters and sparkling dialogue. Though Dennisonís previous work covered a gamut of subjects, including the Vietnam War, this yearís My Play About My Wife at the Audrey A. Herman Spotlighters Theatre and Air/Ice at Fells Point Corner Theatre focused on marital relationships. Marriage in both these plays is a witty, imaginative power struggle, and the man usually ends up on the losing end. Dennison handles everything with a colorful but affectionate comic touch, and although these plays plumb the imagination, they never lose their grip on reality.

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Other Awards for Best Playwright:

Ty DeMartino, 9/19/2007

Ira Gamerman, 9/20/2006

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