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Arthur Kopit

Arthur Kopit

Arthur Kopit is a playwright whose work includes Oh Dad, Poor Dad, Mamma's Hung You in the Closet and I'm Feelin' So Sad (Drama Desk Award); Indians (Tony Nominee, Finalist for Pulitzer Prize); Wings (Tony Nominee, Finalist for Pulitzer Prize); a new translation of Ibsen's Ghosts; the book for the musical Nine (Tony Award for Best Musical, 1982; Tony Award for Best Musical revival, 2003); End of the World With Symposium to Follow; the books for the musicals Phantom and High Society; Road to Nirvana; Chad Curtiss, Lost Again; BecauseHeCan; A Dram of Drummhicit (written with Anton Dudley); Discovery of America; and various one-act plays. He was the 2014 recipient of the Dramatists Guild Flora Roberts Award and the William Inge Award for Distinguished Playwriting. He has taught playwriting at New York University’s Graduate Department of Dramatic Writing, the Yale School of Drama, Wesleyan University, Columbia, Harvard, Princeton and Hunter College. He is a member of the Dramatists Guild, where he serves on the Dramatists Guild Council, and a member of The Lark’s Board of Trustees.


last edited 10/1/2018

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