Arthur Lee Kopit
(born May 10
, New York City
) is an American playwright. He is a three-time Tony Award
nominee: Best Play, Indians
, 1970; Best Play, Wings
, 1979; and Best Book of a Musical, for Nine
, 1982. He won the Vernon Rice Award
in 1962 for his play Oh Dad, Poor Dad, Mama'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
Kopit attended Lawrence High School in Lawrence, Nassau County, New York.
Kopit attended Harvard University.