A. J. Antoon biography

A. J. Antoon

Theatre Director, Theater Director

1944 – 1992

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Who was A. J. Antoon?

A. J. Antoon was an American theatre director. He attended the Yale School of Drama. Beginning in 1971, Antoon directed numerous plays at the New York Shakespeare Festival over a period of nearly 20 years. In 1973, Antoon became one of the few directors to have been nominated for two Tony Awards in the same category in the same year. In addition to winning the Tony Award with one of his nominations, Antoon was also the winner of a Drama Desk Award, a New York Drama Critics' Circle Award, and an Obie Award. His career lasted until 1991; he died less than a year later from AIDS-related lymphoma.

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Born
Dec 7, 1944
Methuen
Also known as
  • Alfred Joseph Antoon, Jr.
  • Alfred Joseph Antoon
Parents
Nationality
  • United States of America
Profession
Education
  • Boston College
  • Yale School of Drama
Lived in
  • Massachusetts
Died
Jan 22, 1992
New York City

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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