Lasha Tabukashvili

Writer, Playwright

Lasha Tabukashvili was born on November 23, 1950 in Tbilisi. He graduated from Ivane Javakhishvili Tbilisi State University, the Faculty of Philology. He was a reviewer of the department of Foreign Relations at Writers’ Union, head of the Literary Department at Mikheil Tumanishvili Film Actors’ Theatre. He founded a Club of Writers’ Union with journal “XX saukune” (XX Century) (1998). His biography is included in the catalogue of Eugene O’Neille Centre of Playwrights “100 Outstanding Playwrights of All Times”.

Books
  • Snow-white Snow (2001)
  • So What if Wet Lilac is Wet: play in 2 actions (1999)
  • Roads Towards You: Plays (1985)
Awards
  • Theatrical Award “Duruji” (2010)
  • The Best Modern Georgian Play “They are Taming Sparrow-Hawk”
  • Shota Rustaveli State Prize (2005)
  • The Best Play of the Year (“There is Spring Beyond the Shutters”)