Playwright wins award for comedy about autism

Friday, April 6, 2007 | 12:00 a.m. CDT; updated 11:15 p.m. CDT, Saturday, July 19, 2008

Ken LaZebnik’s personal understanding of autism is portrayed in his play “Vestibular Sense,” a dark comedy. For that play, LaZebnik, artistic director of the School of Performing Arts at Stephens College, was awarded the M. Elizabeth Osborn Award on March 31 at the Humana Festival of New American Plays in Louisville, Ky.