John Guare (pronounced gwâr; born February 5, 1938) is an American playwright. He is best known as the author of The House of Blue Leaves, Six Degrees of Separation, and Landscape of the Body. His style, which mixes comic invention with an acute sense of the failure of human relations and aspirations, is at once cruel and deeply compassionate.
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... Pope Lick Creek by Naomi Wallace Cabaret! by John Kander (music), Fred Ebb (lyrics), and Joe Masteroff (book) The Master and Margarita adapted by Peter Morris 2002-2003 Betty's Summer Vacation by Christopher ... Rowe 1995-1996 Six Degrees of Separation by John Guare Gatsby, adapted and directed by Erik Brodnax '96 from the novel Burn This by Lanford Wilson, directed by Suzanne Agins '97 The Bacchae by ... by William Mastrosimone Blue Window by Craig Lucas Twelfth Night Dracula Agnes of God by John Pielmeier Of Mice and Men by John Steinbeck 1983-1984 The American Dream by Edward Albee Silence by Harold Pinter Miss ...
... Nominee Result 1972 Tony Award Best Musical Won Best Book of a Musical John Guare and Mel Shapiro Won Best Original Score Galt MacDermot and John ... Aldredge Nominated Drama Desk Award Outstanding Book of a Musical John Guare and Mel Shapiro Won Outstanding Performance Raul Julia Won Jonelle Allen ...
... Guare also received the Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Lyrics ... Guare received the Award of Merit from the American Academy of Arts and Letters for his plays The House of Blue Leaves, Rich and Famous, Marco Polo Sings a ...
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“Avoiding humiliation is the core of tragedy and comedy.”
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