Council Member, Dramatists Guild of America

Arthur Kopit is a two-time Pulitzer Prize finalist (Indians and Wings) and a three-time Tony Award nominee (Indians, Wings, Nine). He won the Vernon Rice Award, now known as the Drama Desk Award, in 1962 for his play Oh Dad, Poor Dad, Mamma’s Hung You in the Closet and I’m Feelin’ So Sad, and was nominated for another Drama Desk Award in 1979 for his play Wings.