|born on||18 October 1950|
|Place||Brooklyn (Kings County), New York, 40n38, 73w56|
|Timezone||EST h5w (is standard time)|
|Astrology data||24°45' or|
American playwright, a Tony Award and Pulitzer Prize-winning dramatist known for her plays about educated women facing challenges in post-liberation America. Her plays include "Uncommon Women and Others," 1977, "Isn't It Romantic," 1983 and "The Heidi Chronicles," 1988.
In 1999 she gave birth to her daughter, Lucy Jane, who was born three months prematurely. Wasserstein, nearly 49, did not reveal the father's identity. The child survived and thrived.
The playwright died of lymphoma on January 30, 2006 in Manhattan; she was 55. Her mother Lola, who was the model for some of Wasserstein's material on mothers, died on June 17, 2007 in New York at age 89.
- Work : Published/ Exhibited/ Released 1977 (Play written, "Uncommon Women and Others")
- Work : Published/ Exhibited/ Released 1988 (Play released)
- Family : Change in family responsibilities 1999 (Daughter Lucy Jane)
- Health : Medical diagnosis 2005 (Lymphoma)
Shelley Ackerman quotes media for date: time unknown. PT notes that same information was given in Wasserstein's obituary in the NY Times.
- Diagnoses : Major Diseases : Cancer
- Personal : Death : Illness/ Disease
- Vocation : Writers : Playwright/ script (Noted playwright)
- Notable : Awards : Pulitzer prize
- Notable : Awards : Tony