Tiny Kushner: Five Short Plays by Pulitzer-Winner Tony Kushner
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The last date listed for Tiny Kushner was Saturday October 22, 2011 / 8:00pm.
Currently at Boston Center for the Arts - Plaza Black Box
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Sunday performances include post-show talkbacks with the cast.
Directed by David J. Miller Cast: Maureen Adduci, Craig Houk, Kara Manson & Victor Shopov Tiny Kushner includes:
Flip Flop Fly! — Queen Geraldine of Albania and Lucia Pamela, infamous for her album __Into Outer Space With Lucia Pamela, __meet in the afterlife on the moon.
Terminating or Sonnet LXXV or “Lass Meine Schmerzen Nicht Verloren Sein” or Ambivalence — Using Shakespeare’s 75th sonnet as a inspiration, the play explores a therapist and her patient who find it hard to quit each other. __
East Coast Ode to Howard Jarvis: a little teleplay in tiny monologues__ - Inspired by actual events from 1996, the play explores how New York City municipal employees - inspired by mid-western militia groups — attempted to evade paying federal and state taxes by claiming 98 exemptions.
Dr. Arnold A. Hutschnecker in Paradise — The highest of the Jewish angels, Metatron, has Dr. Arnold Hutschnecker – best known as Richard Nixon’s therapist – on the therapy couch in the afterlife.
Only We Who Guard the Mystery Shall Be Unhappy — Laura Bush reads Dostoevsky’s The Brothers Karamazov to the ghosts of dead Iraqi schoolchildren.
Kushner is the recipient of a Pulitzer Prize for Drama, an Emmy Award, two Tony Awards, three Obie Awards, an Oscar nomination, an Arts Award from the American Academy of Arts and Letters, the PEN/Laura Pels Award for a Mid-Career Playwright, a Spirit of Justice Award from the Gay and Lesbian Advocates and Defenders, and a Cultural Achievement Award from The National Foundation for Jewish Culture, among many others. Kushner latest full length play, The Intelligent Homosexual’s Guide to Capitalism & Socialism with a Key to the Scriptures opened in New York at the Public Theatre in May 2011.