(2009-2010 Season) Charles Ludlam and his play, "The Mystery of Irma Vep," was performed at the Court Theatre in Chicago, Illinois with Erik Hellman and Chris Sullivan in the cast. Sean Graney was director. Alison Siple was costume designer.
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[on his Oscar nomination for Lincoln
(2012)] I'm tremendously honored to be a nominee in the company of so many writers and filmmakers whose work I admire. I'm very grateful to Steven and Kathy, to Daniel, Sally, Tommy Lee and the whole cast, to Rick, Joanna, Janusz, Mike and John and everyone who made Lincoln happen. I'm overwhelmed by the Academy's response to the film. I heard that I'd been ...
Won two Tony Awards as the author of the Best Play winner two years in a row: in 1993 for "Angels in America: Millennium Approaches" and in 1994 for "Angels in America: Perestroika". He was also twice-nominated in 2004 for "Caroline, or Change:" as Best Book of a Musical and as Best Score (Music and/or Lyrics), the latter with collaborator Jeanine Tesori