Tony Kushner http://news.stlpublicradio.org en Pulitzer Prize Winning “Angels in America” Playwright Tony Kushner http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/pulitzer-prize-winning-angels-america-playwright-tony-kushner <p>Tony Kushner is an award-winning playwright and he’s written the screenplay for the upcoming film, “Lincoln.”&nbsp; IMDB bills it as a story where “America's president struggles with continuing carnage on the battlefield and as he fights with many inside his own cabinet on the decision to emancipate the slaves.”</p><p>Kushner, however, is best known for winning a Pulitzer Prize in 1993 for <em>Angels in America: A Gay Fantasia on National Themes</em>. Host Steve Potter talks Kushner about his career during his visit to St. Louis.</p><p><strong>Related Events</strong></p> Fri, 19 Oct 2012 18:35:57 +0000 Alex Heuer & Mary Edwards 5573 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Pulitzer Prize Winning “Angels in America” Playwright Tony Kushner