The “Paris Review Writers-at-Work Live Interview” will begin at 8 PM. George Plimpton, the founding editor of The Paris Review, will introduce the evening, and the interview will focus on the craft of writing as well as Kushner’s upcoming works. Tony Kushner won back-to-back Tony Awards for his two-part epic Angels in America. The first half, Millennium Approaches, won the 1993 Best Play Tony and the second, Perestroika, was awarded the 1994 Best Play prize. His other works include A Bright Room Called Day, Slavs!, Henry Box Brown, The Mirror of Slavery and Homebody/Kabul.
The New York Times’ former drama critic, Frank Rich is now the paper’s culture columnist. He is also the author of “Hot Seat” and “Ghost Light.”
Tickets for the May 20 interview are priced at $16 and are available by calling (212) 415-5500. For more information, visit www.92y.org. The interview will eventually be published in The Paris Review.