Israel Horovitz

Birth Place: Wakefield, MA, USA

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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

Israel Horovitz, The Indian Wants the Bronx

Obie Awards - 1968 - Distinguished Plays

Israel Horovitz The Indian Wants the Bronz

Israel Horovitz News


Lesli Margherita to Join Tony Danza & More in RADIO GALAXY Industry Readings

Radio Galaxy, a new play by Michele Aldin Kushner, will be performed at invitation-only readings on Friday, February 2 at 11:00am and 2:00pm at the New York Library for the Performing Arts at Lincoln Center.

Tony Danza Will Lead Industry Reading of New Play RADIO GALAXY

Tony Danza will star in an industry reading of new play, Radio Galaxy, next month! Learn more about the reading here!

Director Jon Royal Selected As The SDCF 2023 Lloyd Richards New Futures Resident Artist At St. Louis Black Repertory Theatre

Stage Directors and Choreographers Foundation (SDCF) announces that Jon Royal, a director, teaching artist, and facilitator from Nashville, TN, has been selected as the 2023 Lloyd Richards New Futures Resident Artist at St. Louis Black Repertory Theatre, where he will work with Founder and Producing Director Ron Himes.

Patti LuPone to Bring A LIFE IN NOTES to New York, California & More in 2024

Patti LuPone is set to perform her latest concert A Life in Notes at venues across the country! Learn how to purchase tickets!

Amber Iman, Ruben Santiago-Hudson, Annie Golden & More to be Featured in Williamstown Theatre Festival Readings

Amber Iman, Ruben Santiago-Hudson, Annie Golden and more will be featured in Williamstown Theatre Festival's Fridays@3 reading series.

TALK OF THE TOWN: James Thurber's Years with Ross to Present Two Industry Readings This Month

ALK OF THE TOWN: James Thurber's Years with Ross, a new comedy by Mike Bencivenga will present two industry readings on Tuesday, May 16 at 3pm and 7pm.

Patti LuPone, Sierra Boggess & Sutton Foster to Star in Sondheim Celebration at the Hollywood Bowl

Patti LuPone will lead a glittering cast of Broadway luminaries for Everybody Rise! A Sondheim Celebration at the Hollywood Bowl. See how to purchase tickets!

See Patti LuPone on Tour in Austin, Toronto, New York & More!

There are nine chances left to see three-time Tony Award-winning superstar Patti LuPone on her current tour! See performance dates, and learn how to purchase tickets!

Christiane Noll, David Burtka, And More To Star In GOD OF CARNAGE Off-Broadway Debut

Theater Breaking Through Barriers, the only professional Off-Broadway theater company dedicated to advancing artists and developing audiences of people with disabilities, will present the Off Broadway debut with Yasmina Reza's acclaimed Tony Award-winning play God of Carnage, with a translation by Christopher Hampton.

Jonathan Freeman, Julia Murney, Ariel Shafir & Christopher Sieber To Star In 29-Hour Reading Of BE STILL BE SILENT

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

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 GOES

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+

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

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

Stage Directors and Choreographers Foundation Announces Mentor and Host Theatre for 2022 Lloyd Richards New Futures Residency Program

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.

COMPANY's Patti LuPone Wins 2022 Tony Award for Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Role in a Musical

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

RULES AND ROLES OF COMEDY by Harold Dean James Will Be Presented by We Three Productions in September.

'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

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

Texas Performing Arts to Offer LIVE FROM THE WEST SIDE: WOMEN OF BROADWAY

Texas Performing Arts announced today that it will present Live from the West Side: Women of Broadway featuring two-time Tony Award winner Patti LuPone on October 24, Tony Award winner Laura Benanti on November 14, and critically acclaimed actress and singer Vanessa Williams on December 5.

Marcus Performing Arts Center To Offer Virtual Concert Series LIVE FROM THE WEST SIDE: WOMEN OF BROADWAY

Marcus Performing Arts Center announced today that it is one of a select group of nonprofit arts organizations participating in a three-part virtual concert series, Live from the West Side: Women of Broadway featuring two-time Tony Award winner Patti LuPone on October 24, Tony Award winner Laura Benanti on November 14, and critically acclaimed actress and singer Vanessa Williams on December 5. Tickets go on sale October 7 at Noon.

Israel Horovitz FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

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

Israel Horovitz has been nominated for several awards throughout his career. Some of the notable nominations include Outstanding Original Short Script (IT Awards) for "Beirut Rocks - Israel Horovitz's New Shorts" and "The Hotel Play - Israel Horovitz's New Shorts." He was also nominated for Best Playwrights (Drama Desk Awards) for "The Indian Wants the Bronx" and Distinguished Plays (Obie Awards) for "The Indian Wants the Bronx." These nominations highlight Horovitz's talent and recognition within the theater industry.

Israel Horovitz has won several awards for his work as a playwright. He received the Best Playwrights award at the Drama Desk Awards for his play "The Indian Wants the Bronx." Additionally, he was honored with the Distinguished Plays award at the Obie Awards for the same play. These accolades recognize Horovitz's talent and contribution to the theater industry.

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