Finding aid for the Faye Sholiton Papers

Repository: Western Reserve Historical Society
Creator: Sholiton, Faye
Title: Faye Sholiton Papers
Dates: 1943-2004
Extent: 0.60 linear feet (2 containers)
Abstract: Faye Sholiton (b. 1948) is a Cleveland, Ohio-area playwright. Prior to writing plays, she was an award-winning journalist for local, regional and national publications, including the Cleveland Jewish News. She served as president of the Society of Professional Journalists from 1993-1994. Sholiton is a graduate of Shaker Heights High School, and she holds a master's degree in French language and literature from George Washington University. Sholiton's full-length works have been read or produced in more than three dozen venues throughout the country and have won more than twenty national honors. She has developed her work in the Cleveland Play House Playwrights' Unit since 1996 and in Dobama Theatre's Playwrights' Gym since 2009. She is a three-time winner of Individual Artist Grants from the Ohio Arts Council, and her plays have also won awards from the Dayton FutureFest, the Midwest Theatre Network New Play Festival, the Charlotte Festival of New American Plays, and the William & Arlene Lewis New Play Contest. Sholiton's works are largely about Jewish life in Cleveland. Her most successful plays, The Interview and V-E Day, relate to the history of World War II. The collection consists of of articles, correspondence, drafts, flier, newsletters, newspaper clippings, programs, proposals, scripts, and transcripts.
MS Number MS 5144
Location: closed stacks
Language: The records are in English