Arthur Laurents facts for kids
Laurents in 2009
July 14, 1917
Brooklyn, New York City, U.S.
|Died||May 5, 2011
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.
His best known works were West Side Story (1957), Gypsy (1959), and Hallelujah, Baby! (1967), and directing some of his own shows and other Broadway productions.
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