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GIL KOFMAN

Gil Kofman was born in Nigeria and raised in Kenya, Israel, and NY. He holds an MFA in playwriting from the Yale School of Drama. His play American Magic, a dark political satire, was produced in NY, LA, and London with music by Lee Ranaldo (Sonic Youth) and Richard Foreman as the President.  It was later published by Broadway Play Publishing along with two other plays, The Interview/Entrevista and PharmacopeiaThe Interview/Entrevista starred Tony winner Frank Wood and played in LA, NY and Dallas Theater Center and received a Dramalogue Award.  His film The Memory Thief (starring Mark Webber and Jerry Adler) won several awards and played on the Sundance Channel.  His most recent play about Trump - Transparent Falsehood: An American Travesty - was produced last spring with Richard Caliban directing.  He is excited to be working again with Richard on his most recent play -  Leni’s Last Lament - a darkly comic play about the life and tribulations of Leni Riefenstahl. 

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