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Laurents in 2009
July 14, 1917
Brooklyn, New York City, U.S.
|Died||May 5, 2011 (aged 93)|
Manhattan, New York City, U.S., U.S.
|Resting place||under a memorial bench in Quogue, New York|
|Alma mater||Cornell University|
|Notable awards||1968 Tony Award for Best Musical – Hallelujah, Baby!|
1975 Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Director of a Musical – Gypsy
1977 Writers Guild of America Award for Best Original Screenplay – The Turning Point
1984 Tony Award for Best Direction of a Musical – La Cage aux Folles
|Partner||Tom Hatcher (c. 1954; d. 2006)|
Arthur Laurents (July 14, 1917 – May 5, 2011) was an American playwright, stage director and screenwriter.
References[change | change source]
- "Legendary Writer & Director Arthur Laurents Dies at 93". Broadway World. Retrieved May 6, 2011. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
- John M. Clum. The Works of Arthur Laurents: Politics, Love, and Betrayal. Amherst, NY: Cambria Press, 2014.
- "Obituaries: Arthur Laurents". The Daily Telegraph. May 6, 2011.
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