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November 15, 2014

'Law & Order: Special Victims Unit' Hires A. Zell Williams as Staff Writer


This January, New Dramatists resident playwright, A. Zell Williams, will begin working as a Staff Writer on NBC's popular crime drama, 'Law & Order: SVU.' Williams is excited to have the chance to contribute to one of his favorite series, which is currently in its sixteenth season. Additionally, he is thrilled to get to work in one of the few TV writers rooms based in New York.

November 15, 2014

'Down Past Passyunk' Wins 2 Barrymore Awards


A. Zell Williams' new play dealing with race and neighborhood identity won Barrymore Awards for Best New Play and Best Overall Production of a Play at the 2014 Barrymore Awards. Inspired by actual events, the play set in a cheesesteak shop was honored Monday, October 27th. For more:

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