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Robert Cuccioli
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Stacy Keach
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Federico Fellini
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Gene Frankel
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Jerome Robbins
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Stella Adler
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Arthur Kopit

Knowledge Identifier: +Arthur_Kopit

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Arthur Kopit

American playwright add

Category: Literature

Born in 1937.

Countries: United States (41%), United Kingdom (18%), (14%)

Education: undef.

Main connections: Judi Dench, Robert Cuccioli, Stacy Keach

Linked to: Harvard University, Lawrence High School, Wesleyan University, City College of New York

 

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Arthur Kopit was born in 1937 add something


1960

David Bailie - In 1960 he moved to England and landed his first small role in the film "Flame in the Streets" and played one of the bell boys in Arthur Kopit's "Oh Dad, Poor Dad, Mama's Hung You in the Closet and I'm Feelin' So Sad" with Stella Adler playing Madame Rosepettle


1962

He won the Vernon Rice Award in 1962 for his play "Oh Dad, Poor Dad, Mama's Hung You in the Closet and I'm Feelin' So Sad" and was nominated for another Drama Desk Award in 1979 for his play "Wings" add something

 

Jerome Robbins - In 1962, Robbins tried his hand at a straight play, directing Arthur Kopit's unconventional "Oh Dad, Poor Dad, Mamma's Hung You in the Closet and I'm Feelin' So Sad"


1963

Hermione Gingold - In October 1963, she opened in Jewish American playwright Arthur Kopit's "Oh Dad, Poor Dad, Mama's Hung You in the Closet and I'm Feelin' So Sad", playing a monstrously possessive mother who is driving her son crazy


1969

Fritz Holt - Holt's first Broadway credit as a stage manager was the 1969 production of the Arthur Kopit play "Indians"

 

Stacy Keach - "Million Dollar Baby", DVD, directed by Clint Eastwood Keach first appeared on Broadway in 1969 as Buffalo Bill in "Indians" by Arthur Kopit


1970

Gene Frankel - His most notable Broadway production was Arthur Kopit's "Indians" starring Stacy Keach, who won the 1970 Tony *award as Best Actor for his portrayal of Buffalo Bill


1982

Judi Dench - Dench's next film was Rob Marshall's musical film "Nine", based on Arthur Kopit's book for the 1982 musical of the same name, which was itself suggested by Federico Fellini's semi-autobiographical film "8½"


1990

Robert Cuccioli - His other notable off-Broadway appearances include Nathan in the long-running revival of "The Rothschilds" ; the highly successful 1991 Kander and Ebb revue, "And The World Goes 'Round", which garnered him the Outer Critics Circle *award in 1991; and he played the title role of in the Maury Yeston and Arthur Kopit musical, "Phantom", at the Westchester Broadway Theater in 1992-93, a role that he has repeated


 

"Nine" returned to Broadway in 2003 with Antonio Banderas as Guido and won two Tony awards, including best revival; in 2009 Rob Marshall directed the film "Nine" based on Kopit's script, the principal cast consisting of Daniel Day-Lewis, Judi Dench, Nicole Kidman, Marion Cotillard, Penélope Cruz, Sophia Loren, Kate Hudson, and Fergie add something


2005

In 2005, Kopit donated his papers to the Fales Library at NYU add something


2007

Robert Cuccioli - Cuccioli reprised the title role of the Maury Yeston and Arthur Kopit musical, "Phantom", at the Westchester Broadway Theater From December 2007 to February 2008