Columbia Welcomes Pulitzer Prize-Winning Playwright Martyna Majok
On Friday, February 9 from 3-4 p.m., Martyna Majok, winner of the 2018 Pulitzer Prize for her play “Cost of Living,” will discuss issues of immigration, inequality, and humanity in her plays with Columbia College Chicago Theatre students and other members of the Columbia community. This event is a prime example of howColumbia strives to serve as a vital bridge between students and industry leaders, fostering meaningful connections that empower students to thrive in their chosen fields.
Majok was born in Bytom, Poland, and raised in New Jersey and Chicago. She was awarded the 2018 Pulitzer Prize for Drama for her Broadway debut play, “Cost of Living,” which was nominated for the Tony Award for Best Play. Her other plays include Sanctuary City, Queens, and Ironbound, which have been produced across American and international stages.