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Tony Kushner’s Lincoln Screenplay Published

The Theatre Communications Group will be publishing the Lincoln screenplay on January 22, 2013. Above, we’ve embedded the official trailer of the adaptation of Doris Kearns Goodwin‘s nonfiction book.

Pulitzer Prize-winning writer Tony Kushner adapted the book, Team of Rivals: The Political Genius of Abraham Lincoln, for Oscar-winning director Stephen Spielberg‘s latest silver screen flick. Goodwin has agreed to pen a foreword for the Lincoln publication. The book will contain eight pages of color photographs from the movie.

Here’s more from the release: “Kushner’s plays include Angels in America, Parts One and TwoA Bright Room Called Day; Slavs!; Homebody/Kabul;Caroline, or Change, a musical with composer Jeanine Tesori; and The Intelligent Homosexual’s Guide to Capitalism and Socialism with a Key to the  Scriptures. He wrote the screenplays for Mike Nichols’ film of Angels in America and for Steven Spielberg’s Munich.”

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