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Relentless Award honors playwrights in Philip Seymour Hoffman’s name

Philip Seymour Hoffman as Willy Loman in the 2012 Broadway production of Arthur Miller's "Death of a Salesman" directed by Mike Nichols. (PHOTO: Boneau / Bryan-Brown)
Philip Seymour Hoffman as Willy Loman in the 2012 Broadway production of  “Death of a Salesman” directed by Mike Nichols. (PHOTO: Boneau / Bryan-Brown)

Philip Seymour Hoffman’s legacy lives on by honoring unproduced works of theater by American writers. The winners of the first Relentless Award, which has split its monetary prize, are Clare Barron and  Sarah DeLappe.

According to its website, the Relentless Award was established in honor of Hoffman and his pursuit of truth in the theater. It is the largest annual cash prize in American theater awarded to a playwright in recognition of a new play.

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