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Moisés Kaufman is the founder and artistic director of Tectonic Theater Project, a Tony- and Emmy-nominated director and playwright, and a 2015 recipient of the National Medal of Arts. Mr. Kaufman’s Broadway directing credits include the revival of Harvey Fierstein’s Torch Song, the revival of The Heiress with Jessica Chastain, 33 Variations (which he also wrote) starring Jane Fonda (Five Tony nominations); Rajiv Joseph’s Pulitzer Prize finalist Bengal Tiger at the Baghdad Zoo with Robin Williams; and Doug Wright’s Pulitzer and Tony Award-winning play I Am My Own Wife with Jefferson Mays. His play The Laramie Project (which he wrote with the Tectonic Theater Project company) is among the most performed plays in America. Kaufman also co-wrote and directed the HBO film adaptation of “The Laramie Project,” which received two Emmy Award nominations for Best Director and Best Writer. He is an Obie Award winner and a Guggenheim Fellow in Playwriting.



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Moisés Kaufman Awards and Nominations

The Pulitzer Prize - 2024 - Pulitzer Prize for Drama

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Outer Critics Circle Awards - 2022 - Outstanding Director of a Musical

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Drama Desk Awards - 2011 - Outstanding Director of a Play

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Outer Critics Circle Awards - 2009 - Outstanding Director of a Play

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Tony Awards - 2009 - Best Play

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Helen Hayes Awards - 2008 - The Charles MacArthur Award for Outstanding New Play or Musical

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BroadwayWorld Awards - 2004 - Best Direction of a Play

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Obie Awards - 2004 - Direction

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Outer Critics Circle Awards - 2004 - Outstanding Director of a Play

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The Lortels - 2004 - Outstanding Director

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Tony Awards - 2004 - Best Direction of a Play

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Drama Desk Awards - 2003 - Outstanding Director - Play

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Review Roundup: HERE THERE ARE BLUEBERRIES Opens At New York Theatre Workshop

New York Theatre Workshop and Tectonic Theater Project present Here There Are Blueberries, co-written by NYTW Usual Suspect and Tony & Emmy award nominee Moisés Kaufman (The Laramie Project) & Emmy Award nominee Amanda Gronich (The Laramie Project) and conceived & directed by Moisés Kaufman. Read reviews!
Photos: Go Inside Opening Night of Moisés Kaufman's LAS AVENTURAS DE JUAN PLANCHARD at Miami New Drama

Miami New Drama, in collaboration with Tectonic Theater Project, is presenting the world premiere of Las Aventuras de Juan Planchard, written and directed by award-winning playwright Moisés Kaufman. See photos from opening night below!
Photos: See Cynthia Nixon, Jane Krakowski & More at A TECTONIC CABARET

Get a glimpse into the star-studded performance of A TECTONIC CABARET, featuring Jane Krakowski, Cynthia Nixon, and more. Explore the captivating photos from this unforgettable night of entertainment.
12 Days Left To Vote For The 2022 BroadwayWorld San Diego Awards; Teatro San Diego Leads Favorite Local Theatre!

The latest standings as of Monday, December 19th, have been released for the 2022 BroadwayWorld San Diego Awards! Nominations were reader-submitted and now our readers get to vote for their favorites.
Latest Stats Released For The 2022 BroadwayWorld San Diego Awards; at Steele Canyon High School Leads Best Ensemble Performance!

The latest standings as of Monday, December 12th, have been released for the 2022 BroadwayWorld San Diego Awards! Nominations were reader-submitted and now our readers get to vote for their favorites.
Latest Standings Released For The 2022 BroadwayWorld San Diego Awards; Moonlight Stage Productions Leads Favorite Local Theatre!

The latest standings as of Monday, December 5th, have been released for the 2022 BroadwayWorld San Diego Awards! Nominations were reader-submitted and now our readers get to vote for their favorites.

Moisés Kaufman FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

How many shows has Moisés Kaufman written?

Moisés Kaufman has written 5 shows including Gross Indecency:The Trials of Oscar Wilde (Playwright), The Laramie Project (Playwright), 33 Variations (Playwright), Standing On Ceremony: The Gay Marriage Plays (Playwright), Here There Are Blueberries (Co-Writer).

What awards has Moisés Kaufman been nominated for?

Moisés Kaufman has been nominated for several prestigious awards throughout his career, including the Pulitzer Prize for Drama for "Here There are Blueberries," Outstanding Director of a Musical at the Outer Critics Circle Awards for "Paradise Square," and Outstanding Director of a Play at the Drama Desk Awards for "Bengal Tiger at the Baghdad Zoo." He has also received nominations for Best Play at the Tony Awards, The Charles MacArthur Award for Outstanding New Play or Musical at the Helen Hayes Awards, and the BroadwayWorld Award for Best Direction of a Play for "I Am My Own Wife." Additionally, he has been recognized with nominations for Direction at the Obie Awards, Outstanding Director of a Play at the Outer Critics Circle Awards for "I Am My Own Wife," Outstanding Director at The Lortels for the same production, Best Direction of a Play at the Tony Awards for "I Am My Own Wife," and Outstanding Director - Play at the Drama Desk Awards for "I Am My Own Wife."

What awards has Moisés Kaufman won?

Moisés Kaufman has won several awards for his work on the Broadway play "I Am My Own Wife," including Best Direction of a Play at the BroadwayWorld Awards, Direction at the Obie Awards, and Outstanding Director - Play at the Drama Desk Awards.

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