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Presidential Lecture & Performance Series

Tony Kushner

Friday, October 25, 2013 | 7:00 pm

TTU Allen Theatre

  • $18 General Admission
  • TTU Students-1 free ticket with valid
    TTU ID at the SUB Allen Theatre information desk
  • Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at TTU
    $12.00 General Admission ticket with
    valid OLLI ID at the Select-A-Seat
    Civic Center Box Office
  • Select-A-Seat: (806) 770-2000

Tony Kushner

The College of Visual and Performing Arts is pleased to honor Tony Kushner as a Visiting Scholar, an appointment made possible through the generosity of the Maegene Nelson Visiting Scholar Program in Cross-Disciplinary Arts.

About Tony Kushner

Tony Kushner’s internationally acclaimed Angels In America won the Pulitzer Prize in 1993 and numerous Tony Awards. In 2012, he wrote the screenplay for Spielberg’s movie Lincoln for which he received an Academy Award nomination and won the New York Film Critics Circle Award. Adding to his pantheon of awards, he has won an Emmy for the HBO film version of Angels, three Obies, an Oscar nomination for his screenplay of Steven Spielberg’s film Munich, an Arts Award from the American Academy of Arts and Letters, a Cultural Achievement Award from The National Foundation for Jewish Culture, and the 2012 National Medal of Arts.

A Conversation with Tony Kushner will be facilitated by Dr. Mark Charney, Chair of the Department of Theatre & Dance. In homage to Mr. Kushner’s visit and in collaboration with the Presidential Lecture and Performance Series, the Maedgen Mainstage Theatre will be staging a production of Pierre Corneille’s seventeenth-century French comedy, The Illusion, translated and freely adapted by Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Tony Kushner, November 21-24 and directed by Jonathan Marks. The Illusion follows a contrite father seeking news of his prodigal son from a sorcerer.   

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