Sophy Burnham

Title:  Executive Director (Retired)

Company:  Fund for New American Plays

Location:  Washington, D.C. United States

Achievements:

  • Inductee, Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement (2018)
  • Featured Listee, Who’s Who in America, Marquis Who’s Who (1994-1995, 1997-1999)
  • Featured Listee, Who’s Who of American Women, Marquis Who’s Who (1991-1998)
  • Recipient, Award of Excellence, Communications Arts Magazine (1980)
  • Recipient, Public Humanities Award, D.C. Community Humanities Council (1988)
  • Recipient, Grant, Office for Advanced Drama Research, University of Minnesota (1976)
  • Recipient, Grant, D.C. Arts and Humanities Council (1980-1981)
  • Recipient, Grant, Helene Wurlitzer Foundation of Taos (1981, 1983, 1991)
  • Recipient, Office for Advanced Drama Research, University of Minnesota (1976)
  • Recipient, Virginia Duvall Mann Award, North Carolina Festival of New Plays (1993)
  • Recipient, Award for Service to the Humanities, D.C. Community Humanity Council (1988)
  • Recipient, First Prize, Women’s Theatre Award, Seattle, WA (1981)
  • Recipient, Award of Excellence, Communications Arts Magazine, Realités (1980)
  • Named, Best Children’s Radio Play, National Association of Community Broadcasters (1980)
  • Recipient, Third Prize, Episcopal Drama Award, National Episcopal Churches (1979)
  • Named, Best Magazine Feature, United States Horse Association (1969)
  • Recipient, Grant, C. Arts & Humanities Council (1980-1981)
  • Recipient, Grant, Helene Wurlitzer Foundation of Taos, New Mexico (1981, 1983, 1991)

Designations: 

  • BA, Smith College, Cum Laude

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