Christopher Durang
Date of Birth
Jan 02, 1949

Biography

Christopher Durang first studied theater at Harvard before moving on to the Yale School of Drama and working under Robert Brustein. He began his career as a parodist, penning The Idiots Karamazov and The Vietnamization Of New Jersey before finding his trademark blend of satire and black comedy. Influenced by Eugene Ionesco and Tom Stoppard, among others, Durang uses wit and absurdity to take on...