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Guare, John

Born: 1938 AD
Currently alive, at 77 years of age.

Nationality: American
Categories: Playwrights


1938 - Born on February 5th in New York, New York.

1960-1963 - Received his B.A. from Georgetown Universtiy and M.F.A from Yale Univesity.

1965 - Mr. Guare was a founding member of the Eugene O'Neill Playwrights Conference in Waterford, Connecticut

1968-1977 - Wrote the plays Muzeeka, Cop-Out, The House of Blue Leaves, Two Gentlemen of Verona, Marco Polo Sings a Solo, and Rich and Famous.

         - Member of Resident Playwright at the New York Shakespeare Festival.

1989 - He was elected to the American Academy of Arts and Letters.

1993 - He was awarded the Laurence Olivier Theatre Award and BBC Award for Best Play for his Six Degrees of Separation.

         - He is a council member of the Dramatist Guild, and was elected to the Theatre Hall of Fame.

1996  - He received the New York State Governor's Arts Award.

1998-1999 - The Signature Theater Company in New York City honored Mr. Guare by devoting their season to his works.


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