John W. Bardo Fine and Performing Arts Center

Tony Kushner

Tony Kushner

An Evening with Tony Kushner 

Thursday, April 5, 2018 at 7:30PM

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Join us for an engaging on-stage discussion with Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright and author of Angels in America and Caroline, or Change, and screenwriter of movies such as Munich and Lincoln   

Kushner gives voice to characters who have been rendered powerless by the forces of circumstances – a drag queen dying of AIDS, an uneducated Southern maid, contemporary Afghans – and his attempt to see all sides of their predicament has a sly subversiveness. He forces the audience to identify with the marginalized – a humanizing act of the imagination. 

This presentation is a part of the WCU Literary Festival. In addition, the WCU School of Stage and Screen will be presenting Tony Kushner's acclaimed theatrical production, Angels in America, in Hoey Theatre November 2017. More details coming soon! 

For more Tony Kushner videos, information, and his written works, please visit his website.

Kushner is the recipient of a Pulitzer Prize for Drama, an Emmy Award, two Tony Awards, three Obie Awards, an Arts Award from the American Academy of Arts and Letters, a PEN/Laura Pels Award, a Spirit of Justice Award from the Gay and Lesbian Advocates and Defenders, a Cultural Achievement Award from The National Foundation for Jewish Culture, a Chicago Tribune Literary Prize for lifetime achievement, the 2012 National Medal of Arts, and the 2015 Lifetime Achievement in the American Theater Award, among many others. 

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