MercuryNews.com | 01/31/2006 | Most prominent female playwright in the country dies
She was so talented and so smart. She will be missed.
Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award winner Wendy Wasserstein, the country's most prominent female playwright and one with strong connections to the Silicon Valley theater community, died in New York on Monday after a lengthy and largely unpublicized battle with lymphoma. She was 55.