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Wolfe, George C.

George C. Wolfe directed CAROLINE, OR CHANGE (nominated for six 2004 Tony nominations, including Best Musical and Best Direction) and directed and co-wrote THE WILD PARTY (nominated for seven 2000 Tony Awards, including Best Musical and Best Book). He won the Tony Award for his direction of ANGELS IN AMERICA: MILLENIUM APPROACHES and the Tony Award for his direction of BRING IN 'DA NOISE, BRING IN 'DA FUNK. His other credits on Broadway include TOPDOG/ UNDERDOG; ELAINE STRITCH AT LIBERTY; ON THE TOWN; THE TEMPEST; TWILIGHT: LOS ANGELES, 1992; ANGELS IN AMERICA: PERESTROIKA; and JELLY'S LAST JAM (of which he is also the author). For the Public Theater, where Mr. Wolfe served as Producer from 1993 to 2004, he has directed MACBETH, BLADE TO THE HEAT, THE CAUCASIAN CHALK CIRCLE and SPUNK. Mr. Wolfe also directed AMISTAD at Chicago's Lyric Opera and is the author of THE COLORED MUSEUM. In addition to Tony, Drama Desk, Outer Critics' Circle, DramaLogue and Obie awards, Mr. Wolfe's awards and distinctions include Actors' Equity Association Paul Robeson Award; the Society of Stage Directors and Choreographers' Calloway Award, the Bessie Award, the George Oppenheimer/Newsday Award and the Lambda Liberty Award. He was named "a living landmark" by the New York Landmarks Conservancy, and also was honored as a "Library Lion" by the New York Public Library.

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      The birthday of George C. Wolfe; co-writer of THE WILD PARTY.