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Ransom Center Hosts Discussion
with Playwright Tony Kushner Thursday, October 18 at 7 P.M.

In conjunction with the exhibition "Rehearsing the American Dream: Arthur Miller's Theater," the Harry Ransom Center presents a discussion with Tony Kushner, a Pulitzer Prize- and Tony Award-winning playwright, and Steven Dietz, professor of theater at The University of Texas at Austin, about the legacy of American playwright Arthur Miller. The event is free, but tickets are required.

Background: Kushner is best known for his two-part epic, "Angels In America: A Gay Fantasia On National Themes." His other plays include "A Bright Room Called Day," "Slavs!," "Hydriotaphia," "Homebody/Kabul" and "Caroline, or Change," among others. Kushner has received numerous awards, including a Pulitzer Prize for Drama, an Emmy Award, two Tony Awards, three Obie Awards and an Oscar nomination.

A book signing follows.

Tickets: Please note that all tickets have been distributed for this event. Empty seats will be released beginning at 6:50 p.m. the night of the event.

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Jessen Auditorium,
Homer Rainey Hall   (Map)
Seating is free, but tickets are required.
Doors open at 6:30 p.m.


College of Fine Arts
This event is co-sponsored by the Ransom Center and the university's College of Fine Arts.