Steven Dietz’s “Bloomsday” debuted at ACT in 2015, and has won a $7,500 citation from the American Theatre Critics Association.

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“Bloomsday,” a time-traveling romance by Steven Dietz that premiered at ACT in 2015, has been awarded a $7,500 citation from the American Theatre Critics Association.

Dietz, a part-time Seattle resident who has written more than 30 plays (including (“Becky’s New Car,” “Sherlock Holmes: The Final Adventure” “Halcyon Days,” “Yankee Tavern”) and also directs, is a faculty member at the University of Texas at Austin. Dietz has won an Edgar Award, Edgerton New Play Award and has twice won the Kennedy Center Fund for New American Plays Award.

Qui Nguyen’s “Vietgone” won the Steinberg/ACTA Award for a new play, which carries a $25,000 prize. Jen Silverman’s “The Dangerous House of Pretty Mbane,” which premiered at Philadelphia’s InterAct Theatre Company, also won a $7,500 citation.