Arthur L. Kopit

Arthur L. Kopit

Arthur Lee Kopit (born May 10, 1937, New York City) is an American playwright. He is a three-time Tony Award nominee: Best Play, "Indians", 1970; Best Play, "Wings", 1979; and Best Book of a Musical, for "Nine", 1982. He won the Vernon Rice Award in 1962 for his play "Oh Dad, Poor Dad, Mama's Hung You in the Closet and I'm Feelin' So Sad" and was nominated for another Drama Desk Award in 1979 for his play "Wings". [ Awards for Arthur Kopit, Internet Broadway Database]

Kopit attended Lawrence High School in Lawrence, Nassau County, New York. [Kelly, Kevin. [ "THE CURIOUS CAREER OF ARTHUR KOPIT"] , "The Boston Globe", February 22, 1987. Accessed July 10, 2008.]

Kopit attended Harvard University.


* "Chamber Music" (1962 or 1965) -- published in the collection "Chamber Music and Other Plays" including "Chamber music", "The questioning of Nick", "Sing to me through open windows", "The hero", "The conquest of Everest", "The day the whores came out to play tennis"
* "Oh Dad, Poor Dad, Mama's Hung You in the Closet and I'm Feelin' So Sad" (1963)
* "Indians" (1969)
* "Wings" (1978)
* "Nine" (1982)
* "Good Help is Hard to Find" (1982)
* "End of the World" (1984)
* "Road to Nirvana" (1991)
* "Success" (published in "Plays in One Act", Ecco Press, 1991)
* "Phantom" (1992)
* "Y2K" (2000)--Subsequently published under the title "BecauseHeCan"


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