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Photo:(l.r) TONY KUSHNER (Pulitzer Award Winner & Honoree)

Theatre Communications Group (TCG) Honor American Pulitzer Prize-winning Playwright " Tony Kushner " and Broadway Press Agent &  President of DKC/O&M, Rick Miramontez, on Its 2019 Annual Gala in New York City…!

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NEW YORK, NY(SMIWIRE,02.05.19)- American Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright " Tony Kushner ", Broadway press agent, and President of DKC/O&M, Rick Miramontez, and Chairman Emerita of Ingram Industries, Inc., Martha R. Ingram, were honored today (Monday, January 04, 2019) by the Theatre Communications Group, on its 2019 annual gala at the Edison Ballroom in the heart of theater district in Manhattan, New York City.

The Theatre Communications Group (TCG), is the national organization for U.S. theatre, and for the last 65 years has existed to strengthen, nurture, and promote the professional not-for-profit theatre. TCG’s constituency has grown from a handful of groundbreaking theatres to over 700 Member Theatres and affiliate organizations and more than 12,000 individuals nationwide. TCG offers its members networking and knowledge-building opportunities through conferences, events, research, and communications; awards grants, approximately $2 million per year, to theatre companies and individual artists.

2019 TCG Honorees:

Tony Kushner : Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright

Anthony Robert Kushner is an American playwright and screenwrite. He received the Pulitzer Prize for Drama in 1993 for his play Angels in America and then adapted it for HBO in 2003. He co-authored the screenplay for the 2005 film Munich, and he wrote the screenplay for the 2012 film Lincoln .. Both films were critically acclaimed, and he received Acacemy Award nominations for Best Adapted Screenplay. He received a National Medal of Arts from President Barack Obama in 2013.

Rick Miramontez: Broadway Press Agent & President of DKC/O&M

Martha R. Ingram: Arts Philanthropist and Chairman Emerita of Ingram Industries Inc.

Notable Attendees Included: Honorees Tony Kushner and Rick Miramontez; performances by Oklahoma!’sAli Stroker, Hadestown’s Patrick Page and Eva Noblezada, and Angels in America’s Beth Malone; guests Jack Antonoff, Rachel Antonoff, Michael Urie, Harold Prince, Anaïs Mitchell, Joel Grey, Amber Gray, Gideon Glick,Leslie Kritzer, David Rockwell, Michael Hsu Rosen, Jeanine Tesori, Michael Greif, Michael Mayer, Len Cariou, Sarah Ruhl, Paul Downs Colaizzo, Susan Hilferty, Phoebe Strole; Gala Co-Chairs Jordan Roth & Richie Jackson,Thomas Schumacher & Matthew White, and Jacob G. Padrón;….. 

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Photo:Rick Miramontez /Honoree