John Guare (pronounced gwâr; born February 5, 1938) is an American playwright. He is best known as the author of The House of Blue Leaves, Six Degrees of Separation, and Landscape of the Body. His style, which mixes comic invention with an acute sense of the failure of human relations and aspirations, is at once cruel and deeply compassionate.
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... Guare also received the Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Lyrics ... Guare received the Award of Merit from the American Academy of Arts and Letters for his plays The House of Blue Leaves, Rich and Famous, Marco Polo Sings a Solo, Landscape of the Body ...
... at Pope Lick Creek by Naomi Wallace Cabaret! by John Kander (music), Fred Ebb (lyrics), and Joe Masteroff (book) The Master and Margarita adapted by Peter Morris 2002-2003 Betty's Summer Vacation by Christopher ... Rowe 1995-1996 Six Degrees of Separation by John Guare Gatsby, adapted and directed by Erik Brodnax '96 from the novel Burn This by Lanford Wilson, directed by ... William Mastrosimone Blue Window by Craig Lucas Twelfth Night Dracula Agnes of God by John Pielmeier Of Mice and Men by John Steinbeck 1983-1984 The American Dream by Edward Albee ...
... Award Category Nominee Result 1972 Tony Award Best Musical Won Best Book of a Musical John Guare and Mel Shapiro Won Best Original Score Galt MacDermot and John Guare Nominated Best Performance by a ... Aldredge Nominated Drama Desk Award Outstanding Book of a Musical John Guare and Mel Shapiro Won Outstanding Performance Raul Julia Won Jonelle Allen Won ...
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“I only do business with the people I do business with. The people I do business with find out I do business with the people I dont do business with.... I cant do business with you.”
—John Guare (b. 1938)
“We like the idea of childhood but are not always crazy about the kids we know. We like it, that is, when we are imagining our own childhoods. So part of our apparent appreciation of youth is simply envy.”
—C. John Sommerville (20th century)