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Jean Genet

Date of Death: April 15, 1986 (75)

Birth Place: Paris, FRANCE

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[Off-Broadway, 2014]
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Jean Genet Awards and Nominations


winner
New York Drama Critics Circle Awards - 1972 - Best Foreign Play

Jean GenetThe Screens


winner
Obie Awards - 1961 - Best New American Play

Jean Genet , The Blacks


winner
Obie Awards - 1960 - Best Foreign Play

Jean Genet, The Balcony

Jean Genet News


Getty And The Classical Theatre Of Harlem Present MEMNON

The Getty Villa Museum and the Classical Theatre of Harlem collaborate to present MEMNON, an engaging outdoor theater production. Tickets are available starting July 1.
Alan Cumming Signs First Look Deal With NBCUniversal

Five-time Emmy Award-nominated actor Alan Cumming has signed a producer first-look deal with NBCUniversal. The deal is inclusive of both scripted and unscripted content and spans the breadth of NBCUniversal’s portfolio of brands. Cumming is currently the host and producer of Peacock’s hit cultural phenomenon The Traitors, the #1 unscripted series.
ALAN CUMMING: UNCUT Comes to the State Theatre of New Jersey

State Theatre New Jersey will present Alan Cumming: Uncut on Saturday, June 22 at 8pm.
Mark Morris Joins Creative Team For WHAT BELONGS TO YOU

Renowned choreographer and director Mark Morris has joined the creative team for What Belongs to You, an opera for tenor and chamber orchestra by GRAMMY Award-nominated composer David T. Little.
David T. Little's WHAT BELONGS TO YOU Will Premiere at Modlin Center for the Arts

GRAMMY® Award-nominated composer David T. Little will unveil his latest work for the stage, an opera for tenor and chamber orchestra in three parts based on Garth Greenwell’s critically acclaimed debut novel, What Belongs to You. 
Three Films From Lee Grant to be Re-Released to Theatres This Summer by Hope Runs High

Three films by Academy Award-winning actor/director Lee Grant have been restored and are being re-released to theatres this summer by Hope Runs High. Learn where to watch!
The Classical Theatre Of Harlem Announces Shakespeare's A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM

The Classical Theatre of Harlem will present A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM featuring comedian Russell Peters for the 2024 Uptown Shakespeare in the Park.
Nadia Fall Appointed New Artistic Director Of The Young Vic Theatre

The Young Vic Theatre has announced the appointment of Nadia Fall as its new Artistic Director and Joint Chief Executive.
Lucille Lortel Theatre Presents JAIME LOZANO & THE FAMILIA: SONGS BY AN IMMIGRANT UNPLUGGED In May

Experience a one-night-only concert at Lucille Lortel Theatre featuring JAIME LOZANO & THE FAMILIA: SONGS BY AN IMMIGRANT UNPLUGGED on May 30. Don't miss this unique musical event.
Lortel Theatre Announces Recipients of 5th Annual NYC Public High School Playwriting Fellowship

Lucille Lortel Theatre recognizes the recipients of its 5th Annual NYC Public High School Playwriting Fellowship, celebrating the city's young and talented playwrights.
Full Cast Set For THE CHERRY ORCHARD at the Donmar Warehouse

Discover the full cast of Chekhov’s THE CHERRY ORCHARD, in a new version adapted and directed by Benedict Andrews, announced by Donmar Warehouse.
Jamila Ponton Bragg Named Manager of the Broadway Women's Fund

Jamila Ponton Bragg has been named the new manager of the Broadway Women's Fund. Learn more about Bragg here!
Ritual Cabaret ART BROTHEL Comes to Coney Island USA in March

International Culture Lab (ICL) and Coney Island USA will present the debut of 'Ritual Cabaret Art Brothel,' an immersive theater experience set to run March 15th to 17th, 2024.
The Classical Theatre Of Harlem To Receive $75,000 Grant From The National Endowment For The Arts

The Classical Theatre of Harlem has announced it has been approved by the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) for a Grants for Arts Projects award of $75,000.00.
Amnon Kabatchnik Releases 'Courtroom Dramas On The Stage, Volume II'

Legendary drama professor, esteemed historian, celebrated director, and award-winning writer Amnon Kabatchnik has penned a new volume in his critically-acclaimed award-winning reference series.
Wake Up With BroadwayWorld December 18th, 2023

Rise and shine, BroadwayWorld! It is December 18, 2023 and it's time to catch up on all of the theatrical happenings you may have missed over the weekend!
Ethan Hawke to Host Brandon Victor Dixon's HERE FOR THE HOLIDAYS Concert at Ginny's Supper Club

CTH announces Ethan Hawke as host of Brandon Victor Dixon’s ‘Here for the Holidays’ concert at Red Rooster. Join CTH and Brandon Victor Dixon for an intimate holiday concert on December 18th at Ginny's Supper Club. Limited standing room tickets available.
The Classical Theatre Of Harlem Unveils 2024 Season Lineup Featuring A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM & More

Get ready to celebrate the 25th anniversary of the Classical Theatre of Harlem with their exciting 2024 season lineup. From the magical fairytale comedy 'A Midsummer Night's Dream' to free outdoor 'Shakespeare in the Park' performances, CTH is bringing the arts to New York City.
Review: THE CARETAKER at Edge Of The Universe Theater

The Writer’s Center is just the right place to stage a reverent version of one of Harold Pinter’s best known plays.
The Classical Theatre of Harlem Presents Brandon Victor Dixon's HERE FOR THE HOLIDAYS Concert At Ginny's Supper Club At Red Rooster

Join The Classical Theatre of Harlem and Tony, Emmy, & Grammy Nominee Brandon Victor Dixon for Here For The Holidays, a concert with an open bar at Ginny's Supper Club (Red Rooster) on December 18th at 8:00 p.m.

Jean Genet FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

What awards has Jean Genet been nominated for?

Jean Genet has been nominated for several awards throughout their career. They were nominated for Best Foreign Play at the New York Drama Critics Circle Awards for their play "The Screens." Additionally, they received nominations for Best New American Play at the Obie Awards for "The Blacks" and Best Foreign Play at the Obie Awards for "The Balcony." These nominations highlight the recognition and acclaim that Genet's works have received in the theater industry.

What awards has Jean Genet won?

Jean Genet has won several awards for their work in the theater. They received the Best Foreign Play award from the New York Drama Critics Circle Awards for their play "The Screens." They also won the Best New American Play award from the Obie Awards for their play "The Blacks." Additionally, Genet received the Best Foreign Play award from the Obie Awards for their play "The Balcony." These accolades recognize the outstanding contributions that Genet has made to the world of theater.

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