30 Years Ago Monday: Tennessee Williams Dies In Manhattan Hotel SuiteOn Feb. 25, 1983 -- 30 years ago Monday -- playwright Tennessee Williams was found dead in his home at the iconic Hotel Elysée in Midtown Manhattan.
CUNY's Trustees Block Honorary Degree For Prize-Winning Playwright Tony KushnerThe trustees of the City University of New York have voted to block a planned honorary degree to playwright Tony Kushner. The vote came after one trustee said the "Angels in America" playwright had made disparaging comments about Israel in the past.