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John Guare
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Vassar College
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Paul Rudd
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Josh Charles
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Richard Greenberg

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Richard Greenberg

American playwright and television writer known for his subversively humorous depictions of middle-class American life add

Category: Literature

Born in 1958.

Countries: United States (83%), New York (17%)

Main connections: Mercedes Ruehl, John Guare, Princeton University

Linked to: Princeton University, Yale School of Drama, Vassar College, Yale University

 

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Richard Greenberg was born in 1958 add something


1976

Greenberg graduated from East Meadow, New York High School in 1976 and later went on to attend Princeton University, where he graduated magna cum laude add something


1977

Alexa Kenin - On the stage, Kenin appeared in John Guare's "Landscape of the Body" at The Public Theater in 1977, an off-Broadway production of Jack Gilhooley's "Elusive Angel", and in "Life Under Water" by Richard Greenberg at the Ensemble Studio Theatre's "Marathon '85"


1985

He later attended Harvard for graduate work in English and American Literature, but later dropped out of the program when he was accepted to the Yale School of Drama's playwriting program in 1985 add something


 

After its Broadway transfer in early 2003, "Take Me Out" won widespread critical acclaim for Greenberg and numerous prestigious awards add something

 

Greenberg is perhaps best known for his 2003 Tony award winning play, "Take Me Out" about the conflicts that arise after a Major League Baseball player nonchalantly announces to the media that he is gay add something


2006

Terry Kinney - He directed Richard Greenberg's play "Well Appointed Room" in 2006 and Neil Labute's "reasons to be pretty" in 2009

 

Josh Charles - In January 2006 he appeared in the world premiere of Richard Greenberg's "The Well-Appointed Room" for the Steppenwolf Theatre Company in Chicago, and followed this with a run at the American Conservatory Theater in San Francisco, portraying the cloned brothers in Caryl Churchill's "A Number"

 

Julia Roberts - Roberts made her Broadway debut on April 19, 2006 as Nan in a revival of Richard Greenberg's 1997 play "Three Days of Rain" opposite Bradley Cooper and Paul Rudd


2008

Mercedes Ruehl - In 2008, Ruehl returned to the Broadway stage in Manhattan Theater Club's production of Richard Greenberg's "The American Plan" playing the role of Eva Adler


2013

In 2013, Greenberg worked on three shows: on Broadway, an adaptation of "Breakfast at Tiffany's" and "The Assembled Parties" and the book for the musical "Far From Heaven" which will open in June 2013 at Playwrights Horizons" add something


2014

The play was first performed at the Vassar College Powerhouse Theater program in June to July 2014, starring add something


2016

His play "The Babylon Line" will premiere Off-Broadway at Lincoln Center Theater's Mitzi E. Newhouse Theater on November 10, 2016 in previews add something