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A. J. Antoon

Born: Dec 7, 1944

Death: Jan 22, 1992

Birthplace: Methuen

Profession: Theatre Director

Nationality: United States

A. J. Antoon

Date of Birth : Dec 7, 1944
Date of Death : Jan 22, 1992
Birth Place : Methuen

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.

Profession


  • Theatre Director

Also known as


  • Alfred Joseph Antoon, Jr.
  • Alfred Joseph Antoon

Parents


  • Alfred J. Antoon
  • Josephine Antoon

Spouse


  • Peter Perez

Awards Won


  • Tony Award for Best Direction of a Play
  • Obie Award for Direction
  • Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Director
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