Israel Horovitz

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Israel Horovitz is author of more than 50 produced plays. Among Horovitz’s best-known plays are Line, The Indian Wants The Bronx, Rats, It’s Called The Sugar Plum, Morning, The Primary English Class, The Wakefield Plays, The Good Parts, Mackerel, and his “Growing Up Jewish” trilogy. This season in NYC: Free Gift, Barking Sharks and Captains and Courage. Other well-known work includes Park Your Car In Harvard Yard, North Shore Fish, Henry Lumper, Sunday Runners In The Rain, Strong-Man’s Weak Child, The Widow’s Blind Date, Year Of The Duck, Fighting Over Beverley, Unexpected Tenderness, Barking Sharks, and Captains and Courage. Recent Horovitz plays include My Old Lady, Lebensraum, One Under; Stations of the Cross, Fast Hands, promises.com and 50 Years of Caddying. Screen adaptations of his stage-plays include: Strong- Man’s Weak Child, North Shore Fish, The Widow’s Blind Date, Fighting Over Beverley, Sunshine and the recently- acclaimed TNT film James Dean. He has written and performed 3 Weeks After Paradise, a monologue concerned with the September 11th attacks on the World Trade Center. Horovitz has won numerous writing awards, including the OBIE (twice), the EMMY, the Prix de Plaisir du Théâtre, The Prix du Jury of the Cannes Film Festival, The Prix Italia, The Christopher Award, The Drama Desk Award, an Award in Literature of the American Academy of Arts and Letters, The Elliot Norton Prize, a Lifetime Achievement Award from B’Nai Brith, an honorary Doctorate in Humane Letters from Salem (Massachusetts) State College, Boston Public Library's Literary Lights Award, The Walker Hancock Prize, and many others.
 
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Credits

Author
Production Theatre Opened Credit
1 Out of the Mouths of Babes Cherry Lane Theatre 06/19/2016 Playwright
2 My Old Lady Promenade Theatre 10/03/2002 Playwright
3 The Primary English Class Minetta Lane Theatre 11/15/1998 Playwright
4 Unexpected Tenderness WPA Theatre 10/06/1994 Playwright
5 The Widow's Blind Date Circle in the Square Downtown 10/25/1989 Playwright
6 Today, I Am a Fountain Pen Theater 890 07/10/1986 Playwright
7 The Good Parts Astor Place Theatre 01/07/1982 Playwright
8 The Primary English Class Circle in the Square Downtown 02/16/1976 Playwright
9 Acrobats & Line Lucille Lortel Theatre 02/15/1971 Playwright
10 The Honest-to-God Schnozzla Gramercy Arts Theatre 04/21/1969 Lyricist
11 The Honest-to-God Schnozzla Gramercy Arts Theatre 04/21/1969 Playwright
12 Collision Course Actors' Playhouse 06/04/1968 Author
13 The Indian Wants the Bronx/ It's Called the Sugar Plum Astor Place Theatre 01/17/1968 Playwright

Director
Production Theatre Opened Credit
1 The Widow's Blind Date Circle in the Square Downtown 10/25/1989 Director

Producer
Production Theatre Opened Credit
1 Acrobats & Line Lucille Lortel Theatre 02/15/1971 Producer