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Ayad Akhtar Playwright.
LCT: Junk, Disgraced (Pulitzer Prize for Drama, Tony nomination; Broadway and LCT3), The Who & The What (LCT3). Other plays include The Invisible Hand (Obie Award; Oliver, Evening Standard noms.). As a novelist, he is the author of American Dervish>em? (Little, Brown & Co.), published in over 20 languages. Recipient of an Award in Literature from the American Academy of Arts and Letters and fellowships from MacDowell, Djerassi, the Sundance Institute, Ucross and Yaddo, where he serves as a Board Director. Board Trustee at PEN/America and New York Theatre Workshop.
Appearances on CUNY TV
CUNY TV Special
- Tony Preview 2015
May 29, 2015
Pat Collins’ Spotlight on Broadway
- "Junk" and "20th Century Blues"
December 4, 2017
- "Disgraced" playwright Ayad Akhtar, plus "Brooklynite"
February 7, 2015