Department of Theatre and Dance Distinguished Professor of Playwriting Steven Dietz received the Creative Research Award last week at the Robert W. Hamilton Book Awards, an annual event honoring the scholarship of faculty members.
The University of Texas at Austin's Department of Theatre and Dance will mark the 50th anniversary of the longest-running musical in American theatre history, "The Fantasticks," written by College of Fine Arts alumni Tom Jones (B.F.A. '49, M.F.A. '51) and Harvey Schmidt (B.F.A. '52), with a sold-out celebration weekend, Oct. 15-16.