Discipline: Theatre – playwriting

Hardwick Nevin

Discipline: Theatre – playwriting
MacDowell Fellowships: 1919, 1920, 1931, 1932

Hardwick Nevin (1897-1965) was a playwright and poet. Two of Nevin’s plays were Broadway hits in the 1930s — Whatever Possessed Her and Young Alexander. He had earlier been a Broadway actor.



Hardwick Nevin worked in the Cheney studio.

Cheney Studio was given to MacDowell by Mrs. Benjamin P. Cheney and Mrs. Karl Kauffman. Like Barnard Studio, Cheney is a low, broadly massed bungalow. Sited on a steep westward slope, its porches are supported on wooden posts and fieldstone with lattices. Although it still retains its appealing character, the original design of the shingled building…

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