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Arthur Kopit

Arthur KopitAKA Arthur Lee Koenig

Born: 10-May-1937
Birthplace: New York City
Died: 2-Apr-2021
Location of death: Manhattan, NY
Cause of death: unspecified

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Playwright

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Mama's Hung You in the Closet

Father: Henry Koenig
Mother: Maxine Dubin
Father: George Kopit (stepfather, jewelry executive)
Wife: Leslie Garis (writer, m. 1968, until his death, two sons, one daughteR)
Son: Alex
Son: Ben
Daughter: Kat

    High School: Lawrence High School (1955)
    University: BA, Harvard University (1959)
    Scholar: Playwright-in-Residence, Wesleyan University
    Professor: Yale University
    Professor: City College of New York

    Guggenheim Fellowship 1969
    American Academy of Arts and Letters 1971
    Phi Beta Kappa Society

    Roswell (31-Jul-1994)

Author of books:
The Day the Whores Came Out to Play Tennis and Other Plays (1965, drama)

Wrote plays:
Oh Dad, Poor Dad, Mama's Hung You in the Closet and I'm Feelin' So Sad (1960)
Wings (1978)
The End of the World (1984)
The Road to Nirvana (1991)

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