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Israel Horovitz

 
Date Of Birth:
March 31, 1939 (83)
Birth Place:
Wakefield, MA, USA
Bio:
Horovitz was the author of more than 70 produced plays, among them Line, Park Your Car in Harvard Yard, The Primary English Class, The Widow's Blind Date, What Strong Fences Make, and The Indian Wants the Bronx, for which he won the Obie Award for Best Play. He also founded The New York ... (read complete bio)
 
Date of Birth: March 31, 1939 (83)

Birth Place: Wakefield, MA, USA

Bio:
Horovitz was the author of more than 70 produced plays, among them Line, Park Your Car in Harvard Yard, The Primary English Class, The Widow's Blind Date, What Strong Fences Make, and The Indian Wants the Bronx, for which he won the Obie Award for Best Play. He also founded The New York ... (read complete bio)
 

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Israel Horovitz Biography

Horovitz was the author of more than 70 produced plays, among them Line, Park Your Car in Harvard Yard, The Primary English Class, The Widow's Blind Date, What Strong Fences Make, and The Indian Wants the Bronx, for which he won the Obie Award for Best Play.

He also founded The New York Playwrights Lab in 1975. His work Out of the Mouths of Babes ran Off-Broadway in 2016.

Israel Horovitz Awards and Nominations

 
IT Awards - 2007 - Outstanding Original Short Script
Israel HorovitzBeirut Rocks - Israel Horovitz's New Shorts
 
IT Awards - 2007 - Outstanding Original Short Script
Israel HorovitzThe Hotel Play - Israel Horovitz's New Shorts
 
Drama Desk Awards - 1968 - Best Playwrights Gold Star
Israel Horovitz, The Indian Wants the Bronx
 
Obie Awards - 1968 - Distinguished Plays Gold Star
Israel Horovitz The Indian Wants the Bronz

Israel Horovitz News

Jonathan Freeman, Julia Murney, Ariel Shafir & Christopher Sieber To Star In 29-Hour  Photo Jonathan Freeman, Julia Murney, Ariel Shafir & Christopher Sieber To Star In 29-Hour Reading Of BE STILL BE SILENT
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 20, 2023

Broadway alums Jonathan Freeman (Aladdin), Julia Murney (Wicked), Ariel Shafir ('Only Murders in the Building') and Christopher Sieber (Company, Shrek the Musical) will lead an AEA 29-hour reading of Be Still Be Silent.

Patti LuPone is Hitting the Road With New Tour, DON'T MONKEY WITH BROADWAY Photo Patti LuPone is Hitting the Road With New Tour, DON'T MONKEY WITH BROADWAY
by Stephi Wild - Jan 17, 2023

Patti LuPone is hitting the road with her new tour Don't Monkey With Broadway! Check out the full list of dates and find out how to get tickets here!

Video Flashback: Patti LuPone and Howard McGillin Sing 'You're The Top' From ANYTHING Photo Video Flashback: Patti LuPone and Howard McGillin Sing 'You're The Top' From ANYTHING GOES
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 27, 2022

Watch a video of Patti LuPone and Howard McGillin singing 'You're The Top' from Anything Goes!

Patti LuPone Joins AGATHA: COVEN OF CHAOS on Disney+ Photo Patti LuPone Joins AGATHA: COVEN OF CHAOS on Disney+
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 21, 2022

Three-time Tony winner Patti LuPone is joining the cast of the WandaVision spinoff series Agatha: Coven of Chaos on Disney+. See who else is starring in the show!

Feature: PRESENTAZIONE DELLA NUOVA STAGIONE 2022/23 del TEATRO MANZONI Photo Feature: PRESENTAZIONE DELLA NUOVA STAGIONE 2022/23 del TEATRO MANZONI
by ETTORE FARRATTINI - Jun 16, 2022

PRESENTAZIONE DELLA NUOVA STAGIONE del TEATRO MANZONI Prosa, drammaturgia, commedia, tutti gli aspetti in una stagione ricca di interessanti appuntamenti

COMPANY's Patti LuPone Wins 2022 Tony Award for Best Performance by an Actress in a F Photo COMPANY's Patti LuPone Wins 2022 Tony Award for Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Role in a Musical
by Team BWW - Jun 12, 2022

Patti LuPone has won the 2022 Tony Award for Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Role in a Musical for COMPANY.

Stage Directors and Choreographers Foundation Announces Mentor and Host Theatre for 2 Photo Stage Directors and Choreographers Foundation Announces Mentor and Host Theatre for 2022 Lloyd Richards New Futures Residency Program
by A.A. Cristi - Jun 7, 2022

SDCF announces the host theatre for its 2022 Lloyd Richards New Futures Residency program: Actors Theatre of Louisville in Louisville, KY. Applications are being accepted now for a Resident Artist, who will be mentored by Actors Theatre of Louisville's Executive Artistic Director Robert Barry Fleming for one year while also undertaking their own artistic projects at the host theatre.

RULES AND ROLES OF COMEDY by Harold Dean James Will Be Presented by We Three Producti Photo RULES AND ROLES OF COMEDY by Harold Dean James Will Be Presented by We Three Productions in September.
by Stephi Wild - Jul 30, 2021

'Rules and Roles of Comedy' will be acted by Paul Albe, FitzyFitz, Sharon Fogarty, Ray Grist, Jesse N. Holmes, Donna Kennedy and Claudia Menza. Most of them are veterans of James' prior works.  Costumes are by Ramona Ponce.

Israel Horovitz, Playwright Accused of Sexual Abuse, Passes Away at 81 Photo Israel Horovitz, Playwright Accused of Sexual Abuse, Passes Away at 81
by A.A. Cristi - Nov 11, 2020

Playwright Israel Horovitz has passed away at the age of 81. His wife Gillian confirmed his passing citing cancer as the cause of death.

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by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 20, 2020

Israel Horovitz Videos

VIDEO: Kevin Kline Talks Israel Horovitz's MY OLD LADY on 'Today'
by Caryn Robbins - Sep 9, 2014

Two-time Tony Award winner Kevin Kline stopped by this morning's TODAY to talk about his new comedy 'My Old Lady,' in which he plays a down-on-his-luck New Yorker whose late father leaves him an apartment in Paris.

VIDEO: New Trailer for Israel Horovitz's MY OLD LADY, Starring Maggie Smith and Kevin Kline
by Movies News Desk - Jul 14, 2014

The comedy drama MY OLD LADY is a big screen adaptation of the stage play by Israel Horovitz, who is making his feature film directorial debut. Watch the first trailer for the film below!

STAGE TUBE: First Look at Joey McIntyre in THE KID, Opening Tonight at Garner Galleria Theatre
by Stage Tube - Aug 29, 2013

Denver Center Attractions presents the developmental production of a new musical, THE KID, starring Joey McIntyre, opening tonight at The Garner Galleria Theatre August 29, and running through September 15 only .Tickets go on sale now at denvercenter.org or by calling 303.893.4100. Check out a first look at the production below!

STAGE TUBE: Stella Adler Studio of Acting's LEBENSRAUM
by BroadwayWorld TV - Oct 25, 2011

Stella Adler Studio of Acting's production of Israel Horovitz's wildly imaginative play, Lebensraum opens October 27. The play envisions a contemporary Germany and a chancellor who implements a flawed Holocaust reparations plan that sets off visceral responses with global affects.


Israel Horovitz Frequently Asked Questions

How many shows has Israel Horovitz written?
Israel Horovitz has written 3 shows including Line (Playwright), Park Your Car in Harvard Yard (Playwright), Out of the Mouths of Babes (Playwright).

What awards has Israel Horovitz been nominated for?
Outstanding Original Short Script (IT Awards) for Beirut Rocks - Israel Horovitz's New Shorts , Outstanding Original Short Script (IT Awards) for The Hotel Play - Israel Horovitz's New Shorts Best Playwrights (Drama Desk Awards) for The Indian Wants the Bronx and Distinguished Plays (Obie Awards) for The Indian Wants the Bronz .

What awards has Israel Horovitz won?
Best Playwrights (Drama Desk Awards) for The Indian Wants the Bronxand Distinguished Plays (Obie Awards) for The Indian Wants the Bronz.