George Furth

George Furth (Book, 1932-2008) was born in Chicago, received his bachelors’ degree at Northwestern School of Speech, and went to Columbia for his graduate work. Having acted in 40 movies and countless television shows, he went on to write Company, Twigs, The Act, The Supporting Cast, Merrily We Roll Along, and Precious Sons. His other work includes The Doctor is Out, a mystery he collaborated on with Stephen Sondheim, seven one-act plays entitled Sex (7), and a musical entitled Off the Record with music by Doug Katsaros. Mr. Furth has won Tony, Drama Desk, Outer Critics Circle, Drama-Logue, and London Evening Standard Awards.