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Arthur Laurents
Arthur Laurents

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Arthur Laurents has been the recipient of awards from the American Institute of Arts and Letters, the Writers Guild of America, the Golden Globes, the Drama Desk, and the National Board of Review, and is an emeritus member of the Council of the Dramatists Guild. He lives in New York City and Long Island.

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Mainly on Directing
Gypsy, West Side Story, and Other Musicals
Written by Arthur Laurents


Format: Hardcover, 192 pages
Publisher: Knopf
On Sale: March 10, 2009
Price: $25.00

From Arthur Laurents, playwright, screenwriter, director—a mesmerizing book about theater, the art, the artist, the insider, the outsider—and the making of two of the greatest musicals of the American stage, West Side Story and Gypsy. It is a book profoundly enriched by the author’s two loves, love for the theater and... Read more >
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Mainly on Directing

Written by Arthur Laurents


Format: eBook, 176 pages
Publisher: Knopf
On Sale: March 10, 2009
Price: $14.99

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