2000 - Dinner With Friends by Donald Margulies
2001 - Proof by David Auburn
2002 - Topdog/Underdog by Suzan-Lori Parks
2003 - Anna in the Tropics by Nilo Cruz
2004 - I Am My Own Wife by Doug Wright
2005 - Doubt, a parable by John Patrick Shanley
2006 - No Award Given
2007 - Rabbit Hole by David Lindsay-Abaire
And there you have it.
So...that's a list from the 2000 on. I'd be curious if there were American plays from these past seven years you found more deserving of this honor.
Playgoer thickens the plot a bit.
ANOTHER UPDATE -
The Playgoer shows exactly what blogs are good for. Stirring the pot and added analysis.
- Matthew Freeman is a Brooklyn based playwright with a BFA from Emerson College. His plays include THE DEATH OF KING ARTHUR, REASONS FOR MOVING, THE GREAT ESCAPE, THE AMERICANS, THE WHITE SWALLOW, AN INTERVIEW WITH THE AUTHOR, THE MOST WONDERFUL LOVE, WHEN IS A CLOCK, GLEE CLUB, THAT OLD SOFT SHOE and BRANDYWINE DISTILLERY FIRE. He served as Assistant Producer and Senior Writer for the live webcast from Times Square on New Year's Eve 2010-2012. As a freelance writer, he has contributed to Gamespy, Premiere, Complex Magazine, Maxim Online, and MTV Magazine. His plays have been published by Playscripts, Inc., New York Theatre Experience, and Samuel French.