Tony Kushner

Tony Kushner is an American playwright and screenwriter. He received the Pulitzer Prize for Drama in 1993 for his play Angels in America: A Gay Fantasia on National Themes.

Tony Kushner's other plays include A Bright Room Called Day; Hydriotaphia, or The Death of Dr. Brown; The Illusion, adapted from the play by Pierre Corneille; Slavs!; Homebody/Kabul; Caroline, or Change, a musical with composer Jeanine Tesori; The Intelligent Homosexual's Guide to Capitalism and Socialism with a Key to the Scriptures; and The Visit, adapted from the play by Friedrich Dürrenmatt.

His translations include S. Y. Ansky's The Dybbuk; Bertolt Brecht's The Good Person of Sezuan and Mother Courage and Her Children; and the libretto for Hans Krása and Adolf Hoffmeister's Brundibár, a children's opera for which he wrote a curtain-raiser, But the Giraffe!

He wrote the screenplays for Mike Nichols's film of Angels in America and for Steven Spielberg's Munich and Lincoln.

His books include The Art of Maurice Sendak: 1980 to the Present; Brundibar, with illustrations by Maurice Sendak; and Wrestling with Zion: Progressive Jewish-American Responses to the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict, co-edited with Alisa Solomon.

Among many honours, Kushner is the recipient of a Pulitzer Prize, two Tony Awards, three Obie Awards, two Evening Standard Awards, an Olivier Award, an Emmy Award, two Oscar nominations, and the Steinberg Distinguished Playwright Award. He is a member of the American Academy of Arts and Letters. In 2012, he was awarded a National Medal of Arts by President Barack Obama.

Tony Kushner
A Dybbuk and other tales of the supernatural
A Bright Room Called Day
The Illusion
Death and Taxes: Hydriotaphia & Other Plays
Angels in America Part One: Millennium Approaches
Thinking About the Longstanding Problems of Virtue and Happiness (incl. Slavs!)
Angels in America Part Two: Perestroika
Angels in America: Parts One & Two
Angels in America

Andrew Kushnir

Andrew Kushnir is a playwright, actor, and director based in Toronto. He is the artistic director of Project: Humanity (, a leading developer of Verbatim Theatre. His produced plays include The Middle Place (Canadian national tour, Toronto Theatre Critics Award), Small Axe, Wormwood (as playwright-in-residence at Tarragon Theatre), and Freedom Singer (co-created with Khari Wendell McClelland, two Canadian national tours). He is a four-time Dora Mavor Moore Award nominee, a graduate of the University of Alberta, and a Loran Scholar.

The Gay Heritage Project

Elizabeth Kuti

Elizabeth Kuti is a playwright and lecturer in drama. Her play The Sugar Wife won the 2006 Susan Smith Blackburn Award.

Her plays include: Fishskin Trousers (Finborough Theatre, 2013; revived at Park Theatre, London, 2017); The Six-Days World (Finborough Theatre, London, 2007); and The Sugar Wife (Rough Magic, Project Arts Centre, Dublin, 2005; Soho Theatre, London, 2006; Abbey Theatre, Dublin, 2024).

She teaches drama and playwriting at the University of Essex; and is a long-term collaborator with director Robert Price, with whom she founded Lubkinfinds Theatre.

Elizabeth Kuti
The Six-Days World
The Sugar Wife
Fishskin Trousers
Enter A Gentleman
Time Spent on Trains
The Sugar Wife