The 2001 Pulitzer Prize Winners


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For a distinguished play by an American author, preferably original in its source and dealing with American life, Seven thousand five hundred dollars ($7,500).

Awarded to Proof by David Auburn

Columbia University President George Rupp (left) presents David Auburn with the 2001 Pulitzer Prize for Drama.


Also nominated as finalists in this category were: "The Play About the Baby" by Edward Albee, and "The Waverly Gallery" by Kenneth Lonergan.