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Tony Kushner


Tony Kushner's play "Angels in America: A Gay Fantasia on National Themes" earned him the Pulitzer Prize, among many other awards. His other acclaimed plays include "Slavs", "Homebody/Kabul" and "Caroline, or Change". He has collaborated with children's author and illustrator Maurice Sendak on several books. In 2003, Kushner married his boyfriend,... See full bio »
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Nominated for 2 Oscars. Another 23 wins & 19 nominations. See more awards »

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 2013 National Theatre Live (TV Series) (1 episode)
 2012 Lincoln (screenplay)
 2005 Munich (screenplay)
 2004 Angels in America (TV Movie) (based on the play by)
  Angels in America (TV Mini-Series) (play - 2 episodes, 2003) (teleplay - 2 episodes, 2003)
- Part 2 Perestroika (2003) ... (play) / (teleplay)
- Part 1 Millennium Approaches (2003) ... (play) / (teleplay)
 1993 American Playhouse (TV Series) (play "Angels in America: A Gay Fantasia on National Themes" - 1 episode)
- In the Wings: Angels in America on Broadway (1993) ... (play "Angels in America: A Gay Fantasia on National Themes")
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His play, "Angels in America, Part II: Perestroika," was performed at the Hypocrites Theatre and Bailiwick Repertory Theatre in Chicago, Illinois with Jared Moore (lighting designer), Michael Griggs and Mikhail Fiksel (sound designers) in the crew. See more »

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1 Print Biography | 3 Interviews | 8 Articles | See more »

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6' 1½" (1.87 m)
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[on Meryl Streep's open-air performance in 'Mother Courage and Her Children'] The set was mostly dirt, so by the end of the evening it was mud, and Meryl incorporated it into her performance. Thinking of her slogging around in the mud singing 'The Song of the Great Capitulation' is one of my favorite memories of any theater that I've had anything to do with. See more »

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Brandeis University awarded him an honorary Doctorate in 2006. This decision was the source of some controversy among some conservative members of the Brandeis student body, faculty, staff, and alumni who objected to Kushner because they perceived his co-authorship of Munich (2005) and some of his stated views to be anti-Israel and anti-Semitic. Kushner responded with a letter to the editor of ... See more »

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