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Tony Kushner comes to Loyola Nov. 2

An interview with the writer of Angels in America and Caroline, or Change



Tony Kushner grew up in Lake Charles, the setting for his 2003 musical Caroline, or Change. The drama about a black single mother who struggles to raise her children working as a maid is currently being presented by Loyola University and Jefferson Performing Arts Society at Westwego Performing Arts Theatre. The playwright is best known for his two-part drama Angels in America, for which Angels in America: Millennium Approaches won a 1993 Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award. He also wrote the screenplay for Steven Spielberg's Lincoln. Jim O'Quinn, founding editor of American Theatre, interviews Kushner Thursday at Loyola University. Free admission.

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