Homebody/Kabul: Final Revised Version by Tony Kushner PDF

By Tony Kushner

“Mr. Kushner’s wonderful strong point is in giving theatrical lifestyles to inner issues of view, during which our techniques meld with a character’s wayward speculations or fantasies... He makes the private and the common, the trivial and the cosmic come at the same time to lifestyles in one character’s bewilderment.” –Ben Brantley, ny Times

“An notable play…a deeply felt, expansively ruminative drama.” –Paul Taylor, Independent (London)

“What a banquet of a play. No playwright within the English language has a better ardour for language than Kushner. And to this Kushner provides that infrequent caliber in American theater, a craving to move past family tales and into the good international of political fight. tremendous. It retains us thinking.” –Richard Christiansen, Chicago Tribune

“This eerily well timed paintings approximately Afghanistan is comparably captivating and mournful, great and intimate, emotionally beneficiant and stylistically fabulist, wildly verbal, politically revolutionary and scarily good informed.” –Linda Winer, Newsday

In Homebody/Kabul, Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Tony Kushner, writer of Angels in America, has grew to become his penetrating gaze to the sector of worldwide politics to create this suspenseful portrait of a perilous collision among cultures. Written earlier than 11th of September, Homebody/Kabul premiered in manhattan in December 2001 and has had hugely winning productions in London, windfall, Seattle, Chicago and l. a.. This model comprises all of the playwright's alterations and is now the definitive model of the text.

Tony Kushner’s performs comprise Angels in America; Hydriotaphia, or the demise of Dr. Brown; The Illusion, tailored from the play via Pierre Corneille; Slavs!; A vivid Room known as Day; Homebody/Kabul; Caroline, or Change, a musical with composer Jeanine Tesori; and The clever Homosexual’s advisor to Capitalism and Socialism with a Key to the Scriptures. He wrote the screenplays for Mike Nichols’s movie of Angels in America and for Steven Spielberg’s Munich and Lincoln. His books include The artwork of Maurice Sendak: 1980 to the current; Brundibar, with illustrations by way of Maurice Sendak; and Wrestling with Zion: innovative Jewish-American Responses to the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict, co-edited with Alisa Solomon.
Among many honors, Kushner is the recipient of a Pulitzer Prize, Tony Awards, 3 Obie Awards, night regular Awards, an Olivier Award, an Emmy Award, Oscar nominations, and the Steinberg exclusive Playwright Award. he's a member of the yankee Academy of Arts and Letters. In 2012, he used to be provided a countrywide Medal of Arts through President Barack Obama. He lives in big apple together with his husband, Mark Harris.

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