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Broadway Play Publishing Inc Playwright of the Year 1988
"...If there's a more gifted,
versatile or probing playwright on the American scene today, he or she has yet
to make an impression..."
Steven Winn, San Francisco Chronicle
Tony Kushner's plays have been produced at theaters around the United States, including New York Theatre Workshop, the New York Shakespeare Festival, The Mark Taper Forum, Berkeley Repertory, Steppenwolf Theater, and Hartford Stage; on Broadway at the Walter Kerr Theater; at the Royal National Theatre in London, The Abbey Theatre in Dublin, The Deutsches Theater in Berlin, and in over thirty countries around the world.
ANGELS IN AMERICA has been awarded the 1993 Pulitzer Prize for Drama, the 1993 and 1994 Tony Awards for Best Play, the 1993 and 1994 Drama Desk Awards, the 1992 Evening Standard Award, two Olivier Award nominations, and the 1993 New York Drama Critics Circle Award, among others.
Mr Kushner is the recipient of grants from the New York State Council on the Arts, and the National Endowment for the Arts, a 1990 Whiting Foundation Writer's Award, and an Arts Award from the American Academy of Arts and Letters, among others. Mr Kushner was born in Manhattan and grew up in Lake Charles, Louisiana. He has a B A from Columbia University and an M F A in Directing from N Y U, where he studied with Carl Weber. He lives in Manhattan.
A BRIGHT ROOM CALLED DAY
ANGELS IN AMERICA
Death & Taxes: Hydriotaphia & Other Plays
EAST COAST ODE TO HOWARD JARVIS (one-act)
G DAVID SCHINE IN HELL (one-act)
NOTES ON AKIBA (one-act)
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