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Birth Place: Buffalo, NY, USA

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[Off-Broadway, 2014]
[Off-Broadway, 1983]


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A.R. Gurney Awards and Nominations

- 2013 - Legend of Off Broadway Honoree

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Drama Desk Awards - 2011 - Special Award

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The Lortels - 1994 - Outstanding Body of Work

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The Pulitzer Prize - 1990 - The Pulitzer Prize for Drama

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Drama Desk Awards - 1988 - Outstanding New Play

A.R. Gurney, The Cocktail Hour

Drama Desk Awards - 1982 - Outstanding Play

A.R. Gurney, The Dining Room

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A.R. Gurney News

Holland Taylor and Ana Villafañe Will Lead Political Play, N/A

Emmy Award-winner & Tony and Drama Desk Award-nominee Holland Taylor and Drama League and Outer Critics Circle Nominee, and Theatre World Award-winner Ana Villafañe will star as “N” and “A”, respectively in the world premiere of the new play N/A by Mario Correa. We have all of the details!
Westport Country Playhouse Will Host a Script in Hand Playreading of MRS. CHRISTIE

Westport Country Playhouse will present a Script in Hand playreading of the comedic mystery, “Mrs. Christie,” a fictional account of the unsolved 1926 disappearance of Agatha Christie, one of the most-read mystery writers, written by Heidi Armbruster and directed by Mark Shanahan, on Monday, May 13, at 7 p.m.
Interview: Avon Native John Ambrosino Makes his Broadway Debut in THE WHO'S TOMMY

While a student at Thayer Academy in Braintree, actor, singer, and director John Ambrosino saw his earliest Broadway shows – from “Sunset Boulevard” to “Victor/Victoria” and, in his senior year, “Titanic” with Brian D’Arcy James, brother of the school’s then Head of Drama, Anne James.
Adam Guettel, Austin Pendleton and More Will Be Honored with Dramatists Guild Awards

The Dramatists Guild previously announced that playwright Christopher Durang will receive a Lifetime Achievement award at this year’s ceremony. He will be joined by two additional recipients, George C. Wolfe and Emily Mann.
Julie White, Abby Mueller & More to Join The Acting Company Gala Honoring Stephen McKinley Henderson

Tony Award winner Julie White will host The Acting Company’s “Fantastic Journeys” Gala honoring Stephen McKinley Henderson. See who is taking part and learn how to purchase tickets.
Charles and Chesley Krohn Perform LOVE LETTERS with On the Verge Theatre

On the Verge Theatre has announced a once-in-a-lifetime event featuring the legendary theatre couple, Charles and Chesley Krohn, in a special one-night-only performance of A.R. Gurney's beloved play, LOVE LETTERS.
Cast Theatrical Presents A.R. Gurney's THE DINING ROOM

Experience the unique theatrical performance of THE DINING ROOM, presented by Cast Theatrical Company.
Freestyle Love Supreme, Marissa Jaret Winokur, and John Lloyd Young Will Headline Transport Group Gala

Transport Group has announced performers for its 2024 gala will include Tony Award winners Freestyle Love Supreme, Marissa Jaret Winokur, and John Lloyd Young.  
THE DINING ROOM Comes to Cast Theatrical Company This Month

Cast Theatrical will present A.R. Gurney’s comedy of manners, The Dining Room. Performances will be held at Cast Theatrical Company, 1909 Avenue G in Rosenberg from April 5 – 21, 2024.
Ella Dershowitz & Jill Eikenberry to Star in TWO HANDER World Premiere at NJRep

New Jersey Repertory Company will continue its 27th Season with the world premiere of Two Hander by Julia Blauvelt. Learn how to purchase tickets.
Christopher Durang to Receive Lifetime Achievement Award at 2024 Dramatists Guild Awards

Playwright Christopher Durang is the recipient of The Dramatists Guild's 2024 Lifetime Achievement Award. Learn more about Durang and about the award!
Primary Stages Announces 2024 Fresh Ink Reading Series And Playwriting Cohort

Explore the 2024 Fresh Ink Reading Series and Playwriting Cohort announced by Primary Stages. Discover new talents and upcoming plays in the world of Broadway.
Transport Group 2024 Gala Will Honor Jennifer Costello and Jan Svendsen Weiss This April

Transport Group has announced that its 2024 gala will honor Broadway producer Jennifer Costello and Activate4Good founder Jan Svendsen Weiss with its Transporting American Theatre Award on Tuesday, April 30, at The Edison Ballroom, 240 West 47 Street.
Theatre Forty's Monday Night Theatre Appreciation Seminars to Return This Month

Theatre Forty's popular series of Monday Night Theatre Appreciation Seminars is resuming. Learn more about the series!
FAIR WINDS AND THE WINDS OF WAR to be Presented at Theater for the New City in March

Fair Winds and Winds of War will be presented at Theater for the New City in March.
Photos: First look at New Herring Productions' LOVE LETTERS

Experience the timeless romance of 'Love Letters' by A. R. Gurney. Follow the enduring connection between Andrew and Melissa through the art of letter writing, as their lives unfold over 50 years. A captivating, heartwarming tale of love, friendship, and the power of the written word. Don't miss this unforgettable theatrical experience!
Rikki Lee Travolta & Deborah Swinford to Star in LOVE LETTERS at Steel Beam Theatre

Chicagoland’s Steel Beam Theatre in St. Charles, IL will be presenting a special limited engagement fundraiser of A.R. Gurney’s romantic masterpiece LOVE LETTERS.
Meet the Cast of WATER FOR ELEPHANTS, Beginning Previews on Broadway Tonight!

WATER FOR ELEPHANTS begins previews tonight, Saturday, February 24, 2024, and opens on Thursday, March 21, 2024, at the Imperial Theatre (249 West 45th Street). Meet the cast of Water For Elephants here!
John Rubinstein Brings EISENHOWER: THIS PIECE OF GROUND to the Rubicon Theatre in February

As part of the company’s 25th Anniversary Season, RUBICON THEATRE has announced its production of EISENHOWER: THIS PIECE OF GROUND, a riveting one-person play starring Tony Award-winner JOHN RUBINSTEIN.
Two-Time Tony-Award Nominee Kate Baldwin and Broadway Star Graham Rowat to Co-Star In LOVE LETTERS in Bloomfield

Skyline Theatre Company, a 21-year-old professional theatre company now calling Essex County its home, kicks off its second season in Bloomfield on Saturday, February 10 at 7:00pm featuring Maplewood residents two-time TONY Award nominee Kate Baldwin and her real-life husband and Broadway star Graham Rowat co-starring in A.R. Gurney's delightful and touching LOVE LETTERS.


How many shows has A.R. Gurney written?

A.R. Gurney has written 30 shows including Grace (Bookwriter), The David Show (Playwright), Tonight in Living Color (Playwright), Who Killed Richard Cory? (Playwright), The Dining Room (Playwright), What I Did Last Summer (Playwright), The Middle Ages (Playwright), The Perfect Party (Playwright), Another Antigone (Playwright), Urban Blight (Bookwriter), The Cocktail Hour (Playwright), Love Letters (Playwright), Love Letters (Playwright), Later Life (Playwright), A Cheever Evening (Playwright), Sylvia (Playwright), Overtime (Playwright), Labor Day (Playwright), Far East (Playwright), Richard Cory (Source Material), The Fourth Wall (Playwright), Big Bill (Playwright), Indian Blood (Playwright), Crazy Mary (Playwright), Buffalo Gal (Playwright), The Grand Manner (Playwright), Black Tie (Playwright), Heresy (Plawyright), The Old Boy (Playwright), Love & Money (Author).

What awards has A.R. Gurney been nominated for?

A.R. Gurney has been nominated for several prestigious awards, including the Legend of Off Broadway Honoree, Special Award from the Drama Desk Awards, Outstanding Body of Work from The Lortels, The Pulitzer Prize for Drama for Love Letters, Outstanding New Play from the Drama Desk Awards for The Cocktail Hour, and Outstanding Play from the Drama Desk Awards for The Dining Room.

What awards has A.R. Gurney won?

A.R. Gurney has won the Legend of Off Broadway Honoree, a Special Award from the Drama Desk Awards, and the Outstanding Body of Work from The Lortels.

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