Tony Kushner

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Kushner being an annoying protester during his Commencement in 1978
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Tony Kushner CC '78 is a playwright who wrote Angels in America and won a Pulitzer Prize.

At Columbia, Kushner was involved in Jester and majored in Medieval Studies. He was involved in a protest during his graduation ceremony in 1978. After, he moved on to NYU to study directing.

Angels in America was parodied in the 1994 Varsity Show as "Angels at Columbia".

Kushner won a John Jay Award in 1994, and spoke at the 2004 CC Class Day.

In The Blue and White's monthly interview, The Conversation, Kushner disclosed to Juli Weiner that he lost his virginity in Furnald 1006.

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Preceded by
George Stephanopoulos
Columbia College Class Day Speaker 
Succeeded by
Robert Kraft