Book Description: "Tony Kushnerâ€™s Homebody/Kabul is the most remarkable play in a decade . . . without a doubt the most important of our time."â€”John Heilpern, New York Observer"This compelling evening testifies that Mr. Kushner can still deliver his sterling brand of goods: a fusion of politics, poetry and boundless empathy transformed through language into passionate, juicy theater . . . a reminder of how essential and heartening Mr. Kushnerâ€™s voice remains."â€”Ben Brantley, New York Times"Homebody/Kabul is a rich and intelligent piece."â€”Peter Brook"Searing . . . Kushnerâ€™s use of language and ideas continues to make us think about the deeper questions . . . he makes the political personal . . . a masterful conglomerate of words, ideas and history."â€”Mary Houlihan, Chicago Sun TimesIn Homebody/Kabul, Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Tony Kushner, author of Angels in America, has turned his penetrating gaze to the arena of global politics to create this suspenseful portrait of a dangerous collision between cultures. Written before 9-11, this play premiered in New York in December 2001 and has had subsequent highly successful productions in London, Providence, Seattle, Chicago and Los Angeles. This version incorporates all the playwrightâ€™s changes over the past two years and is now the definitive version of the text.Tony Kushnerâ€™s plays include A Bright Room Called Day and Slavs!; as well as adaptations of Corneilleâ€™s The Illusion, Anskyâ€™s The Dybbuk, Brechtâ€™s The Good Person of Szecguan and Goetheâ€™s Stella. Current projects include: Henry Box Brown or The Mirror of Slavery; and two musical plays: St. Cecilia or The Power of Music and Caroline or Change. He recently collaborated with Maurice Sendak on an American version of the childrenâ€™s opera, Brundibar. He grew up in Lake Charles, Louisiana, and he lives in New York.