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Moisés Kaufman Biography

 
Bio:
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 ... (read complete bio)
 

Bio:
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 ... (read complete bio)

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.

Moisés Kaufman Awards and Nominations

(winners are in red)

 
Drama Desk Awards - 2011 - Outstanding Director of a Play
Moises Kaufman, Bengal Tiger at the Baghdad Zoo
 
Outer Critics Circle Awards - 2009 - Outstanding Director of a Play
Moisés Kaufman, 33 Variations
 
Tony Awards - 2009 - Best Play
Moises Kaufman, 33 Variations
 
Helen Hayes Awards - 2008 - The Charles MacArthur Award for Outstanding New Play or Musical
Moises Kaufman33 Variations
 
BroadwayWorld Awards - 2004 - Best Direction of a Play Gold Star
Moises Kaufman, I Am My Own Wife
 
Obie Awards - 2004 - Direction Gold Star
Moises Kaufman, I Am My Own Wife
 
Outer Critics Circle Awards - 2004 - Outstanding Director of a Play
Moises Kaufman I Am My Own Wife
 
The Lortels - 2004 - Outstanding Director
Moisés Kaufman, I Am My Own Wife
 
Tony Awards - 2004 - Best Direction of a Play
Moises Kaufman, I Am My Own Wife
 
Drama Desk Awards - 2003 - Outstanding Director - Play Gold Star
Moises Kaufman, I Am My Own Wife