Discipline: Theatre – playwriting

Paula Vogel

Discipline: Theatre – playwriting
Region: Providence, RI
MacDowell Fellowships: 1983, 1989, 1994, 1997, 2011

Paula Vogel worked on a new play with Rebecca Taichman, INDECENT, based on the obscenity trial of the 1905 play THE GOD OF VENGEANCE by Sholom Asch. INDECENT earned three Tony Award nominations and won for Best Direction and Best Lighting Design in 2017. She is the author of HOW I LEARNED TO DRIVE, HOT'N'THROBBING, BALTIMORE WALTZ, and many others. She has visited MacDowell five times.

Made at MacDowell

Fellow Works Supported by MacDowell

Indecent (Play)



Paula Vogel worked in the Veltin studio.

Veltin Studio was donated by alumni of the Veltin School, a school for girls in New York with a highly respected visual arts department. As the plaque just outside the entrance attests, this studio was used by poet Edwin Arlington Robinson during most of the 24 summers he spent at MacDowell. Perhaps most famously, Thornton Wilder put the finishing…

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