Play at Goodman awarded Pulitzer

April 20, 2009 (CHICAGO, Ill.) The play "Ruined" was performed at the Goodman Theater in 2008. It is a tale of survival set against the backdrop of an African civil war.

Playwright Lynn Nottage is only the second African-American woman to receive the Pulitzer in drama.

This is the second consecutive prize awarded for a play hailing from Chicago. "August: Osage County" also won in 2008.

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