Taylor is awarded a 2017 MacArthur Fellowship
Kennedy Prize Recipient, Pulitzer Prize Finalist, NY Drama Critics Circle Award, 2nd Obie, and Edwin Booth Award
The Kennedy Prize in Drama goes to Taylor Mac and Matt Ray for “A 24-Decade History of Popular Music”.
Taylor has become a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize in Drama and is the recipient of the Edwin Booth Award (in honor of an individual or organization that has had a significant impact on theatre and performance in New York).
Taylor and the team debuted the entire “A 24-Decade History of Popular Music” at St Ann’s Warehouse (with Pomegranate Arts). Here is some critical response:
The Guardian: “Taylor Mac review – 24-hour-long pop show is everything.” 5/5stars
New York Times: “Taylor Mac’s 24-Hour Concert Was One of the Great Experiences of My Life.”
Taylor has been awarded a 2016 Doris Duke Performing Artists Award, the Guggenheim Award in Drama, and has become the resident playwright of the Here Arts Center thanks to the Mellon Foundation.
“A 24-Decade History of Popular Music: 20th Century Abridge” will be performed at Celebrate Brooklyn on August 1st. A 12-piece orchestra plus 24 burlesque performers and marching band musical guest, Brooklyn United. Free! Info here.
Taylor wins Best Male Vocalists, 2015, The Village Voice
“Hir” on five top ten Best Theater of 2015 lists including The New York Times, NY Magazine, and Time Out.
Taylor Mac Wins the 2015 Herb Alpert Award in Theater.