JEWISH RECIPIENTS OF THE ANTOINETTE PERRY (TONY) AWARD FOR BEST PLAY
(39% of recipients)

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Listed below are recipients of the Tony Award for Best Play who were, or are, Jewish (or of partial Jewish descent, as noted).  For lists of Jewish novelists, playwrights, poets, and other Jewish writers, see Jews in Literature.
  • Arthur Miller (1947), All My Sons
  • Arthur Miller (1949), Death of a Salesman
  • Arthur Miller (1953), The Crucible
  • Dory Schary (1958), Sunrise at Campobello
  • Peter Weiss 1 (1966), Marat/Sade
  • Harold Pinter (1967), The Homecoming
  • Sir Tom Stoppard (1968), Rosencrantz & Guidenstern Are Dead
  • Howard Sackler (1969), The Great White Hope
  • Anthony Shaffer (1971), Sleuth
  • Peter Shaffer (1975), Equus
  • Sir Tom Stoppard (1976), Travesties
  • Bernard Pomerance (1979), The Elephant Man
  • Mark Medoff (1980), Children of a Lesser God
  • Peter Shaffer (1981), Amadeus
  • Harvey Fierstein (1983), Torch Song Trilogy
  • Sir Tom Stoppard (1984), The Real Thing
  • Neil Simon (1985), Biloxy Blues
  • Herb Gardner (1986), I'm Not Rappaport
  • Wendy Wasserstein (1989), The Heidi Chronicles
  • Neil Simon (1991), Lost in Yonkers
  • Tony Kushner 1993), Angels in America: Millennium Approaches
  • Tony Kushner 1994), Angels in America: Perestroika
  • Alfred Uhry (1997), The Last Night of Ballyhoo
  • Yasmina Reza (1998), 'Art'
  • David Auburn 2 (2001), Proof
  • Richard Greenberg (2003), Take Me Out
  • Sir Tom Stoppard (2007), The Coast of Utopia
  • Yasmina Reza (2009), God of Carnage
NOTES
1. Jewish father, non-Jewish mother.
2. Jewish mother, non-Jewish father.


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