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RATE AND COMMENT
Had first plays produced in New York at Herbert Berghof Playwrights Foundation
Made foray into TV writing for Cass Elliot's CBS TV special "Don't Call Me Mama Anymore"
"Bent" has first production at the O'Neill Theatre Centre
First stage success, "Bent"; debuted in London with Ian McKellen and on Broadway with Richard Gere
Had London success with play "When She Danced", starring Vanessa Redgrave as Isadora Duncan
Adapted the novel "The Summer House" for British TV; received theatrical distribution in the USA in 1993
First original screenplay produced, "Alive and Kicking/Indian Summer"
Wrote the screen adaptation of his play "Bent"
Penned the one-person show "Rose", about an elderly Holocaust survivor; opened in London starring Olympia Dukakis
"Rose" transferred to Broadway
Wrote teleplay adaptation of Tennessee Williams' novella "The Roman Spring of Mrs. Stone" (lensed 2002) for Showtime