R.I.P. Milan Stitt

Passings: Milan Stitt, Playwright and educator Los Angeles Times March 14, 2009

Milan Stitt, 68, a playwright best known for “The Runner Stumbles,” a drama about a fateful encounter in 1911 between a Catholic priest and a nun, died Thursday of liver cancer at St. Vincent’s Hospital in New York.

Since 1997 he had been head of the dramatic writing program at Carnegie Mellon University’s School of Drama, which announced his death. He was chairman of the playwriting program at Yale University from 1987 to 1993.



One response to “R.I.P. Milan Stitt

  1. Great memories of Milan. Thanks for bringing me into the Yale fold.

    Walter Allen Bennett, Jr. ’91
    Yale School of Drama – Playwriting

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