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1940s

Kiss Me, Kate is a stage musical by Samuel and Bella Spewack (book) and Cole Porter (music and lyrics) that ran for 1,077 performances and was first performed in New York on December 30, 1948. ... Cole Albert Porter (June 9, 1891 – October 15, 1964) was an American composer and songwriter from Indiana. ...

1950s

South Pacific is a musical play, written with music by Richard Rodgers and lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II that opened on Broadway on April 7, 1949, and ran for more than five years. ... An autographed photo of Richard Rodgers Richard Rodgers (June 18, 1902 – December 30, 1979) was one of the great composers of musical theater, best known for his song writing partnerships with Lorenz Hart and Oscar Hammerstein II. He wrote more than 900 published songs, and forty Broadway musicals. ... (For work done with Richard Rodgers, see Rodgers and Hammerstein) Oscar Hammerstein II (July 12, 1895 – August 23, 1960) was a New-York born writer, producer, and (usually uncredited) director of musicals for almost forty years. ... Joshua Logan (1908-1988), a director and writer, was best known for Broadway and Hollywood shows such as Mister Roberts, Picnic, and South Pacific. ... Guys and Dolls is a successful 1950 musical. ... Frank Loesser (June 29, 1910, New York City - July 26, 1969, New York City) was a composer and lyricist. ... Abe Burrows (1910- 1985) noted author and director for the stage, particularly Broadway. ... This article needs to be cleaned up to conform to a higher standard of quality. ... (For work done with Richard Rodgers, see Rodgers and Hammerstein) Oscar Hammerstein II (July 12, 1895 – August 23, 1960) was a New-York born writer, producer, and (usually uncredited) director of musicals for almost forty years. ... An autographed photo of Richard Rodgers Richard Rodgers (June 18, 1902 – December 30, 1979) was one of the great composers of musical theater, best known for his song writing partnerships with Lorenz Hart and Oscar Hammerstein II. He wrote more than 900 published songs, and forty Broadway musicals. ... Logo for the New Broadway Revival Wonderful Town is a musical with lyrics by Betty Comden and Adolph Green and music by Leonard Bernstein. ... Jerome Chodorov (10 August 1911 - 12 September 2004) was a playwright and librettist. ... Leonard Bernstein in 1971 Leonard Bernstein (August 25, 1918 – October 14, 1990) was an American composer and orchestra conductor. ... Comden and Green was the writing duo of Betty Comden and Adolph Green. ... Adolph Green (December 2, 1914 - October 23, 2002) was an American lyricist and playwright, who penned most of his songs, plays, and movies with Betty Comden. ... Kismet is a musical written in 1953 by Robert Wright and George Forrest, adapted from the music of Alexander Borodin. ... Charles Davies Lederer was born on December 31, 1911 in New York, New York. ... Borodins tomb bust at Tikhvin Cemetery Alexander Porfyrevich Borodin (Алекса́ндр Порфи́рьевич Бороди́н, Aleksandr Porfirevič Borodin) (November 12, 1833 – February 27, 1887) was a Russian composer who made his living as a chemist. ... Robert Wright (born Daytona Beach, Florida, September 25, 1914; died Miami, Florida, October 10, 1999) was a United States writer of musical theatre best known for the show Kismet, adapted from the works of Alexander Borodin. ... People named George Forrest include: George Forrest (author) (1915-) - American author and musician George Forrest (botanist) (1873-1932) - British botanist and plant collector George Forrest (businessman) - Belgian businessman established in Katanga This is a disambiguation page — a navigational aid which lists other pages that might otherwise share the same title. ... The Pajama Game is a Broadway musical based on the novel 7-1/2 Cents by Richard Bissell. ... George Abbott (June 25, 1887 - January 31, 1995) was among the greatest of Broadway showmen. ... Richard Mervin Bissell Jr. ... Richard Adler was born on 23rd August 1923 in New York, NY, USA. He is a lyricist, composer and producer of several Broadway shows. ... Jerry Ross may refer to: Musician Jerry Ross Astronaut Jerry L. Ross This is a disambiguation page — a navigational aid which lists other pages that might otherwise share the same title. ... Damn Yankees is a musical comedy, a modern retelling of the Faust legend, set in Washington, D.C., with book by Douglass Wallop and George Abbott and music and lyrics by Richard Adler and Jerry Ross. ... George Abbott (June 25, 1887 - January 31, 1995) was among the greatest of Broadway showmen. ... Richard Adler was born on 23rd August 1923 in New York, NY, USA. He is a lyricist, composer and producer of several Broadway shows. ... Jerry Ross may refer to: Musician Jerry Ross Astronaut Jerry L. Ross This is a disambiguation page — a navigational aid which lists other pages that might otherwise share the same title. ... A pipe dream is a fantastic hope that is generally regarded as being nearly impossible. ... (For work done with Richard Rodgers, see Rodgers and Hammerstein) Oscar Hammerstein II (July 12, 1895 – August 23, 1960) was a New-York born writer, producer, and (usually uncredited) director of musicals for almost forty years. ... An autographed photo of Richard Rodgers Richard Rodgers (June 18, 1902 – December 30, 1979) was one of the great composers of musical theater, best known for his song writing partnerships with Lorenz Hart and Oscar Hammerstein II. He wrote more than 900 published songs, and forty Broadway musicals. ... The original poster for the Broadway production of the show designed by Al Hirschfeld My Fair Lady is a 1956 musical theater production with lyrics and book by Alan Jay Lerner and music by Frederic Loewe, adapted from George Bernard Shaws Pygmalion. ... Alan Jay Lerner was a Jewish-American Broadway lyricist and librettist. ... Frederic Loewe, an Austrian-American composer (June 10, 1901 - February 14, 1988) worked with lyricist Alan J. Lerner in musical theater. ... Bells Are Ringing was a romantic comedy film was released in 1960 and was directed by Vincente Minnelli. ... Comden and Green was the writing duo of Betty Comden and Adolph Green. ... Adolph Green (December 2, 1914 - October 23, 2002) was an American lyricist and playwright, who penned most of his songs, plays, and movies with Betty Comden. ... Jule Styne (December 31, 1905 – September 20, 1994) was a British born United States songwriter. ... Candide is a comic operetta by Leonard Bernstein, based on the novella of the same name by Voltaire. ... Lillian Hellman Lillian Florence Hellman (June 20, 1905 – June 30, 1984) was an American playwright, romantically involved for thirty years with mystery writer Dashiell Hammett. ... Leonard Bernstein in 1971 Leonard Bernstein (August 25, 1918 – October 14, 1990) was an American composer and orchestra conductor. ... Richard Purdy Wilbur (born March 1, 1921, in New York City) is a United States poet. ... The Most Happy Fella is a theater musical with music, lyrics and book by Frank Loesser. ... Frank Loesser (June 29, 1910, New York City - July 26, 1969, New York City) was a composer and lyricist. ... The Music Man is a musical play with book, music, and lyrics by Meredith Willson (story by Meredith Willson and Franklin Lacey), which opened on Broadway at the Majestic Theatre on December 19, 1957. ... Robert Meredith Willson (18 May 1902 - 15 June 1984) was an American composer and playwright, best known as the writer of The Music Man. ... West Side Story is a musical written by Arthur Laurents (book), Leonard Bernstein (music), and Stephen Sondheim (lyrics), and was originally produced, choreographed, and directed by Jerome Robbins. ... Arthur Laurents (born July 14, 1918) is an American playwright, novelist, screenwriter, librettist and stage director. ... Leonard Bernstein in 1971 Leonard Bernstein (August 25, 1918 – October 14, 1990) was an American composer and orchestra conductor. ... Stephen Joshua Sondheim (born March 22, 1930) is an American musical theater lyricist and composer. ... A New Girl in Town (Musical) A New Girl in Town was a musical from a book by George Abbott, which was based on Eugene ONeills play Anna Christie. The music was written by Bob Merrill. ... George Abbott (June 25, 1887 - January 31, 1995) was among the greatest of Broadway showmen. ... Bob (Robert) Merrill (born Henry Lavan May 17, 1921? or ? 1923?- February 17, 1998) was a Jewish-American composer and lyricist. ... José Ferrer José Vicente Ferrer de Otero y Cintrón (January 8, 1909 – January 26, 1992), was an actor and film director, born in Santurce, Puerto Rico. ... Jay Livingston (March 28, 1915 - October 17, 2001) was a partner in the composing and songwriter duo with Ray Evans, best known for the songs they composed for films. ... Raymond Bernard Ray Evans (born February 14, 1915 in Salamanca, New York) was a partner in the composing and songwriter duo with Jay Livingston, best known for the songs they composed for films. ... E. Y. Yip Harburg (April 8, 1896 - March 5, 1981) was a lyricist who worked with many well-known composers. ... Harold Arlen, photographed by Carl Van Vechten, 1960 Harold Arlen (February 15, 1905 - April 23, 1986) was a Jewish-American composer of popular music. ... // Redhead (Musical) Redhead is a Broadway musical set in London in the 1880s, around the time of Jack the Ripper. ... Dorothy Fields (July 15, 1905 - March 28, 1974) was an American librettist and lyricist who wrote well over 400 songs for Broadway musicals and films. ... Sidney Sheldon Sidney Sheldon (born February 11, 1917), is an American screenwriter and novelist. ... David Shaw; David Shaw is the founder and current chief executive officer of D. E. Shaw. ... Flower Drum Song is a Broadway musical with a score by Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein, and a book by Hammerstein and Joseph Fields, based on the novel by C.Y. Lee. ... (For work done with Richard Rodgers, see Rodgers and Hammerstein) Oscar Hammerstein II (July 12, 1895 – August 23, 1960) was a New-York born writer, producer, and (usually uncredited) director of musicals for almost forty years. ... (For work done with Richard Rodgers, see Rodgers and Hammerstein) Oscar Hammerstein II (July 12, 1895 – August 23, 1960) was a New-York born writer, producer, and (usually uncredited) director of musicals for almost forty years. ... An autographed photo of Richard Rodgers Richard Rodgers (June 18, 1902 – December 30, 1979) was one of the great composers of musical theater, best known for his song writing partnerships with Lorenz Hart and Oscar Hammerstein II. He wrote more than 900 published songs, and forty Broadway musicals. ... The English language is a West Germanic language that originates in England. ...

1960s

Julie Andrews as Maria, seeks guidance from the Mother Abbess, played by Peggy Wood, in this scene from the 1965 film version. ... Howard Lindsay (March 29, 1888 - February 11, 1968) was a Broadway producer, playwright, librettist, director and actor, best known for his writing work as part of the collaboration of Lindsay and Crouse, and for his performance, with his wife Dorothy Stickney, in the long-running play Life with Father. ... Russel Crouse (1893 - 1966) was a U.S. dramatist and journalist. ... (For work done with Richard Rodgers, see Rodgers and Hammerstein) Oscar Hammerstein II (July 12, 1895 – August 23, 1960) was a New-York born writer, producer, and (usually uncredited) director of musicals for almost forty years. ... An autographed photo of Richard Rodgers Richard Rodgers (June 18, 1902 – December 30, 1979) was one of the great composers of musical theater, best known for his song writing partnerships with Lorenz Hart and Oscar Hammerstein II. He wrote more than 900 published songs, and forty Broadway musicals. ... Fiorello! is a Pulitzer Prize-winning 1959 Broadway musical about New York City mayor Fiorello H. LaGuardia, a reform Republican who took on Tammany Hall. ... George Abbott (June 25, 1887 - January 31, 1995) was among the greatest of Broadway showmen. ... Sheldon Harnick (born 1924) is an American lyricist best known for his collaboration with composer Jerry Bock on hit musicals such as Fiddler on the Roof. ... Jerry Bock (born 1928) is a Jewish-American musical theatre composer best known for his collaboration with lyricist Sheldon Harnick on shows such as Fiddler on the Roof. ... Gypsy: A Musical Fable is a musical with music by Jule Styne, lyrics by Stephen Sondheim. ... Arthur Laurents (born July 14, 1918) is an American playwright, novelist, screenwriter, librettist and stage director. ... Stephen Joshua Sondheim (born March 22, 1930) is an American musical theater lyricist and composer. ... Jule Styne (December 31, 1905 – September 20, 1994) was a British born United States songwriter. ... It has been suggested that King Sextimus be merged into this article or section. ... Mary Rodgers (born January 11, 1931) is a composer of musicals, an author of childrens books, and daughter of Richard Rodgers. ... Joseph Stein (born 1913) is a Jewish-American playwright best known for his books for hit musicals such as Fiddler on the Roof, Zorba, Rags, Take Me Along, and The Bakers Wife. ... Bob (Robert) Merrill (born Henry Lavan May 17, 1921? or ? 1923?- February 17, 1998) was a Jewish-American composer and lyricist. ... Bye Bye Birdie is a musical satire on American society written by Michael Stewart (book), Lee Adams (lyrics), and Charles Strouse (music). ... Michael Stewart (1924 New York City- 1987), Jewish-American playwright and librettist. ... Charles Strouse (born 7 June 1928) is a Jewish-American composer and three-time winner of the Tony Award for Best Musical. ... Lee Adams (born August 14, 1924 in Mansfield, Ohio) is a Jewish-American lyricist best known for his collaboration with Charles Strouse in the musical theatre. ... Do-Re-Mi is a song which features in The Sound of Music. ... Garson Kanin (November 24, 1912 – March 13, 1999) was an American writer and director of plays and films. ... Jule Styne (December 31, 1905 – September 20, 1994) was a British born United States songwriter. ... Comden and Green was the writing duo of Betty Comden and Adolph Green. ... Adolph Green (December 2, 1914 - October 23, 2002) was an American lyricist and playwright, who penned most of his songs, plays, and movies with Betty Comden. ... Irma la Douce is a 1956 French stage musical whose book and lyrics were written by Alexandre Breffort with music by Marguerite Monnot. ... Marguerite Monnot (1903 - 1961) was a French songwriter and composer best known for having written many of the songs performed by Edith Piaf and for the music in the stage musical Irma la Douce. External link The allmusic Biography of Marguerite Monnot Categories: Substubs | Musical theatre composers ... The English language is a West Germanic language that originates in England. ... Monty Norman (born in London on April 4, 1928) is a singer and film composer best known for the creation of The James Bond Theme. Biography Norman was born in the East End of London to Jewish parents on the second night of Passover in 1928. ... How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying was a humorous book by Shepherd Mead. ... Abe Burrows (1910- 1985) noted author and director for the stage, particularly Broadway. ... Pen name of William Willie Gomberg, born 1916 in Cleveland, Ohio, died 1980 in New York City. ... Frank Loesser (June 29, 1910, New York City - July 26, 1969, New York City) was a composer and lyricist. ... ... Michael Stewart (1924 New York City- 1987), Jewish-American playwright and librettist. ... Bob (Robert) Merrill (born Henry Lavan May 17, 1921? or ? 1923?- February 17, 1998) was a Jewish-American composer and lyricist. ... Milk And Honey is a posthumous album by John Lennon first released in 1984. ... Jerry Herman (born Gerald Herman on July 10, 1933 in New York City) is an American composer/lyricist of the Broadway musical theater. ... Samuel Taylor (June 13, 1912–May 26, 2000) was an American playwright and screenwriter. ... An autographed photo of Richard Rodgers Richard Rodgers (June 18, 1902 – December 30, 1979) was one of the great composers of musical theater, best known for his song writing partnerships with Lorenz Hart and Oscar Hammerstein II. He wrote more than 900 published songs, and forty Broadway musicals. ... A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum is a musical with music and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim and a book by Burt Shevelove and Larry Gelbart. ... Burt Shevelove (1915 - 8 April 1981) was an American musical theater writer, lyricist, librettist, and director. ... Larry Gelbart (b. ... Stephen Joshua Sondheim (born March 22, 1930) is an American musical theater lyricist and composer. ... Little Me was the parody confessional self-indulgent autobiography of Belle Poitrine (Pretty Bosom), subtitled The Intimate Memoirs of the Great Star of Stage, Screen and Television, by Patrick Dennis, who had achieved a great success with Auntie Mame. ... Neil Simon (born July 4, 1927 in The Bronx, New York City), is an American playwright and screenwriter. ... Cy Coleman (1929 - 2004) was an American composer, songwriter, and jazz pianist. ... Carolyn Leigh (born August 21, 1926 New York, NY, died November 19, 1981 New York, NY) was a lyricist and composer for Broadway and movies. ... Oliver! is a British musical, with music and lyrics by Lionel Bart. ... Lionel Bart (1930-1999) was a British composer of songs musicals, best known for Oliver! Bart was born Lionel Begleiter in London to Galician Jews, and grew up in Stepney. ... Stop the World - I want to get off Stop the World - I want to get off was a musical which opened at the Queens Theatre, London on 20th July 1961, and ran for 555 performances. ... Leslie Bricusse (born January 29, 1931) is a British lyricist. ... George Anthony Newley (b. ... Hello, Dolly! is a Broadway musical with a book by Michael Stewart and a score by Jerry Herman. ... Michael Stewart (1924 New York City- 1987), Jewish-American playwright and librettist. ... Jerry Herman (born Gerald Herman on July 10, 1933 in New York City) is an American composer/lyricist of the Broadway musical theater. ... Funny Girl is a 1964 semi-biographical musical that tells the story of Broadway star Fanny Brice. ... Jule Styne (December 31, 1905 – September 20, 1994) was a British born United States songwriter. ... Bob (Robert) Merrill (born Henry Lavan May 17, 1921? or ? 1923?- February 17, 1998) was a Jewish-American composer and lyricist. ... High Spirits is a Broadway musical with book, music, and lyrics by Hugh Martin and Timothy Gray, based on the play Blithe Spirit by Noel Coward. ... Hugh Martin, born on August 11, 1914 is an American theatre and film composer. ... She Loves Me is a Broadway musical. ... Jerry Bock (born 1928) is a Jewish-American musical theatre composer best known for his collaboration with lyricist Sheldon Harnick on shows such as Fiddler on the Roof. ... Sheldon Harnick (born 1924) is an American lyricist best known for his collaboration with composer Jerry Bock on hit musicals such as Fiddler on the Roof. ... Fiddler on the Roof is one of the most famous stage and film musicals. ... Joseph Stein (born 1913) is a Jewish-American playwright best known for his books for hit musicals such as Fiddler on the Roof, Zorba, Rags, Take Me Along, and The Bakers Wife. ... Jerry Bock (born 1928) is a Jewish-American musical theatre composer best known for his collaboration with lyricist Sheldon Harnick on shows such as Fiddler on the Roof. ... Sheldon Harnick (born 1924) is an American lyricist best known for his collaboration with composer Jerry Bock on hit musicals such as Fiddler on the Roof. ... Golden Boy is the title of a play by Clifford Odets, first staged in 1937 by the Group Theatre. ... Clifford Odets photographed by Carl Van Vechten, 1937 Clifford Odets (July 18, 1906 - August 18, 1963) was an American socialist playwright, screenwriter, and social protester. ... William Gibson (b. ... Charles Strouse (born 7 June 1928) is a Jewish-American composer and three-time winner of the Tony Award for Best Musical. ... Lee Adams (born August 14, 1924 in Mansfield, Ohio) is a Jewish-American lyricist best known for his collaboration with Charles Strouse in the musical theatre. ... Half a Sixpence is a musical comedy, written as a vehicle for British pop star Tommy Steele. ... Oh! What A Lovely War began life in 1963 as a stage musical by Joan Littlewood and her London Theatre Workshop based on a book by the historian Alan Clark. ... Joan Maud Littlewood (October 6, 1914 - September 20, 2002) was a theatrical director, famous for her work in developing the left-wing Theatre Workshop. ... Man of La Mancha is a 1965 Broadway musical which tells the story of the classic novel Don Quixote as a play within a play, performed by Miguel Cervantes and his fellow prisoners as he awaits a hearing with the Spanish Inquisition. ... Mitch Leigh (born January 30, 1928 in Brooklyn, New York) is a Jewish-American writer of musical theatre and theatrical producer best known for the show Man Of La Mancha. ... MAME is a computer software program for personal computers. ... Jerome Lawrence Schwartz (July 14, 1915 in Cleveland, Ohio - February 29, 2004 in Malibu, California) was an American playwright. ... Robert Edwin Lee (October 15, 1918 - July 8, 1994), was a playwright and lyricist. ... Jerry Herman (born Gerald Herman on July 10, 1933 in New York City) is an American composer/lyricist of the Broadway musical theater. ... Peter Stone (February 27, 1930 -April 26, 2003) was a writer for theater, television and movies. ... James Van Heusen (January 26, 1913 - February 7, 1990), often credited as Jimmy Van Heusen, was an American composer. ... Sammy Cahn (June 18, 1913 - January 15, 1993) was a songwriter and musician, playing the piano and violin. ... Sweet Charity, based on Federico Fellinis screenplay for Nights of Cabiria, is a 1966 musical show directed and choreographed by Bob Fosse. ... Neil Simon (born July 4, 1927 in The Bronx, New York City), is an American playwright and screenwriter. ... Cy Coleman (1929 - 2004) was an American composer, songwriter, and jazz pianist. ... Dorothy Fields (July 15, 1905 - March 28, 1974) was an American librettist and lyricist who wrote well over 400 songs for Broadway musicals and films. ... Cabaret is a 1966 Broadway musical, based on John Van Drutens play I Am a Camera, based in its turn on stories by Christopher Isherwood, with book by Joe Masteroff, lyrics by Fred Ebb, and music by John Kander, produced and directed by Hal Prince and starring Bert Convy... John Kander (born March 18, 1927) is the composer of a series of musical theatre successes as part of the songwriting team of Kander and Ebb. ... Fred Ebb (April 8, 1928 - September 11, 2004) was a musical theatre lyricist. ... I Do! I Do! is a 1966 Broadway musical based on the Jan de Hartog play The Fourposter with book and lyrics by Tom Jones and Score by Harvey Schmidt. ... Tom Jones (born in 1928 in Texas) is lyricist of musical theatre, best known for the longest running musical in history, The Fantasticks, which has been running off-Broadway since 1960. ... Harvey Schmidt (born Texas, 1929) is a writer of musical theatre, best known for the longest running musical in history, The Fantasticks, which has been running off-Broadway since 1960. ... Sheldon Harnick (born 1924) is an American lyricist best known for his collaboration with composer Jerry Bock on hit musicals such as Fiddler on the Roof. ... Jerry Bock (born 1928) is a Jewish-American musical theatre composer best known for his collaboration with lyricist Sheldon Harnick on shows such as Fiddler on the Roof. ... Walking Happy is a theater musical with music by James Van Heusen, lyrics by Sammy Cahn and book by Roger O. Hirson and Ketti Frings. ... James Van Heusen (January 26, 1913 - February 7, 1990), often credited as Jimmy Van Heusen, was an American composer. ... Sammy Cahn (June 18, 1913 - January 15, 1993) was a songwriter and musician, playing the piano and violin. ... Arthur Laurents (born July 14, 1918) is an American playwright, novelist, screenwriter, librettist and stage director. ... Jule Styne (December 31, 1905 – September 20, 1994) was a British born United States songwriter. ... Comden and Green was the writing duo of Betty Comden and Adolph Green. ... Adolph Green (December 2, 1914 - October 23, 2002) was an American lyricist and playwright, who penned most of his songs, plays, and movies with Betty Comden. ... N. Richard Nash (June 8, 1913 - December 11, 2000) was a successful playwright and screenwriter probably best known for writing The Rainmaker. ... John Kander (born March 18, 1927) is the composer of a series of musical theatre successes as part of the songwriting team of Kander and Ebb. ... Fred Ebb (April 8, 1928 - September 11, 2004) was a musical theatre lyricist. ... Max Shulman (March 14, 1919 – August 28, 1988) was an American writer who was popular in the third quarter of the 20th century. ... Elmer Bernstein (April 4, 1922 – August 18, 2004) was an American composer best known for his work writing music for film and television. ... Carolyn Leigh (born August 21, 1926 New York, NY, died November 19, 1981 New York, NY) was a lyricist and composer for Broadway and movies. ... Jules Dassin (born December 18, 1911, in Middletown, Connecticut) is an American film director. ... Manos Hadjidakis (Μάνος Χατζιδάκις) (October 23, 1925–June 15, 1994) was a Greek music composer. ... 1776 is the title of a 1969 Broadway musical and its 1972 film version. ... Peter Stone (February 27, 1930 -April 26, 2003) was a writer for theater, television and movies. ... Sherman Edwards (April 4, 1919 - March 30, 1981) was an Jewish-American songwriter. ... The original poster for the show. ... Gerome Bernard Ragni (September 11, 1942 - July 10, 1991) is famous as the writer and co-writer of several musicals that spoke to the generation of the 1960s. ... James Radomski (born 1932, stage name James Rado, business name James Radomicki), is an actor, writer and composer, most well known for his work writing the musical Hair, for which he won a Grammy Award. ... Galt MacDermot (born December 18, 1928 in Montreal, Quebec) is a Canadian writer of musical theater, best known for the show Hair, which ran for nearly 2000 performances in both London and New York and was later made into a film in 1979. ... Promises, Promises is a musical, based on the film The Apartment by Billy Wilder. ... Neil Simon (born July 4, 1927 in The Bronx, New York City), is an American playwright and screenwriter. ... Burt Bacharach (born May 12, 1928 in Kansas City, Missouri) is a Jewish-American pianist and composer. ... Hal David (born May 25, 1921 in New York City, New York) is an Jewish-American lyricist and songwriter. ... Zorba the Greek is a 1964 movie by Michael Cacoyannis, originally titled Alexis Zorbas, based on the novel by Nikos Kazantzakis. ... Joseph Stein (born 1913) is a Jewish-American playwright best known for his books for hit musicals such as Fiddler on the Roof, Zorba, Rags, Take Me Along, and The Bakers Wife. ... John Kander (born March 18, 1927) is the composer of a series of musical theatre successes as part of the songwriting team of Kander and Ebb. ... Fred Ebb (April 8, 1928 - September 11, 2004) was a musical theatre lyricist. ...

1970s

  • 1972 Two Gentleman of Verona.

Applause is a musical of 1970, with music by Charles Strouse, lyrics by Lee Adams, and book by Betty Comden and Adolph Green. ... Comden and Green was the writing duo of Betty Comden and Adolph Green. ... Adolph Green (December 2, 1914 - October 23, 2002) was an American lyricist and playwright, who penned most of his songs, plays, and movies with Betty Comden. ... Charles Strouse (born 7 June 1928) is a Jewish-American composer and three-time winner of the Tony Award for Best Musical. ... Lee Adams (born August 14, 1924 in Mansfield, Ohio) is a Jewish-American lyricist best known for his collaboration with Charles Strouse in the musical theatre. ... Coco can be: Plants Coconut Cocoyam Callaloo made with cocoyam leaves A musical about the life of Coco Chanel Coco the Clown, (1900-1974) Coco (bondage model) Coco (wireless company) Isla del Coco, a Costa Rica-administered island rumored to hide treasure A computer - see TRS-80 Color Computer The... Alan Jay Lerner was a Jewish-American Broadway lyricist and librettist. ... Andr Previn (born April 6, 1929) is a prominent pianist, orchestral conductor, and composer. ... Purlie is a Broadway musical with music by Gary Geld, lyrics by Peter Udell and book by Ossie Davis, Peter Udell and Philip Rose. ... Ossie Davis in The Green Pastures, photographed by Carl Van Vechten, 1951 Ossie Davis (December 18, 1917 – February 4, 2005) was an African-American actor, film director and activist. ... Company is a musical with music and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim and a book by George Furth. ... The Rothschilds was a Broadway musical that was nominated for a Tony Award in 1971. ... Follies is a musical with music and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim and a book by James Goldman. ... Grease is a popular musical by Jim Jacobs and Warren Casey. ... A Little Night Music is a musical with music and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim and book by Hugh Wheeler. ... Pippin is a stage musical with music and lyrics by Stephen Schwartz and book by Roger O. Hirson. ... Raisin was a musical theatre adaptation of the Lorraine Hansberry play A Raisin in the Sun, and was first performed on Broadway on October 18, 1973. ... Seesaw is a musical comedy based on William Gibsons play, Two for the Seesaw which ran on Broadway in the late 1950s. ... The Wiz is both a 1975 Broadway musical and a 1978 film urbanized adaptation of The Wonderful Wizard of Oz by L. Frank Baum, featuring an all-African-American/Latino cast. ... Mack & Mabel is a Broadway musical play. ... A Chorus Line is a Broadway musical that opened at the Shubert Theatre July 25, 1975 and closed there April 28, 1990 after 6,137 performances. ... Chicago is a musical, first performed in 1975, based on the play Chicago by Maurine Dallas Watkins. ... Pacific Overtures was an ambitious 1976 musical by Stephen Sondheim, with a libretto by John Weidman, and additional material by Hugh Wheeler, set in 1853 Japan. ... Annie is a musical based upon the popular Harold Gray comic strip Little Orphan Annie. ... Happy End (はっぴいえんど) was a Japanese folk rock band that existed between 1970 and 1973. ... Aint Misbehavin is a song by Fats Waller, dating from 1929. ... On the Twentieth Century, was a Broadway musical with book and lyrics by Betty Comden and Adolph Green, and music by Cy Coleman, directed by Hal Prince. ... For other uses, see Runaways (disambiguation). ... Sweeney Todd, the Demon Barber of Fleet Street is a musical with music and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim and book by Hugh Wheeler. ... The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas is a stage and film musical written by Larry F. King based on the Texas Chicken Ranch. ...

1980s

  • 1983 Cats.
    • Blues in the Night.
    • Merlin.
    • My One and Only.
  • 1985 Big River.
    • Grind.
    • Leader of the Pack.
    • Quilters..

The cover of the 1979 American Broadway Original Cast Recording of Evita starring Patti Lupone as Eva Peron, Mandy Patinkin as Che Guevara, and Bob Gunton as Juan Peron. ... Barnum is a theatre musical with music by Cy Coleman, lyrics by Michael Stewart and book by Mark Bramble. ... Sugar Babies is a musical comedy from the 1970s that was a tribute to the old burlesque era. ... 42nd Street is a hugely successful Broadway stage musical, loosely based on the movie of the same name. ... Woman of the Year is a 1942 romantic comedy film in which a feminist, chosen Woman of the Year, tries to keep the spark in her personal relationship. ... Nine is a musical with music and lyrics by American composer Maury Yeston. ... Dreamgirls is an award-winning Broadway musical, which opened on December 20, 1981 at the Imperial Theatre on Broadway and ran for 1522 performances. ... Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat was the second musical theatre show written by the team of Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice. ... Starting life as a Broadway musical in 1982, it tells the story of 4 guys, 2 gals working at a gas station/dinette somewhere in the mid-west. ... CATS The Musical is a musical composed by Andrew Lloyd Webber (ALW) in 1981 based on Old Possums Book of Practical Cats by T. S. Eliot, adapted by Richard Stilgoe. ... La Cage aux Folles is both a 1978 French film and a 1983 Broadway musical. ... Sunday in the Park with George is a musical with music and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim and a book by James Lapine. ... Big River: The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn is a musical based on Mark Twains novel The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, with music and lyrics by Roger Miller and book by William Hauptman. ... The Mystery of Edwin Drood is the final novel by Charles Dickens. ... Song and Dance is a musical by composer Andrew Lloyd Webber. ... Argentine tango can refer to: Tango (dance) as a dance style. ... Les Misérables programme from Palace Theatre purchased for £3 in July 2003. ... Me and My Girl is a popular British stage musical, with book and lyrics by Douglas Furber and L. Arthur Rose and music by Noel Gay. ... A rag is a piece of old cloth used to clean or wipe things. ... Starlight Express is a rock musical composed by Andrew Lloyd Webber with lyrics by Richard Stilgoe (and later, Don Black and David Yazbeck. ... Original poster for The Phantom of the Opera. ... Into the Woods is an award-winning musical featuring a score by Stephen Sondheim and book by James Lapine. ... Sarafina! is a South African musical by Mbongeni Ngema depicting apartheid; it was later adapted into a movie starring Leleti Khumalo and Whoopi Goldberg. ... Black And Blue is an album by The Rolling Stones and was released in 1976. ...

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City of Angels is a film that was directed by Brad Silberling in 1998. ... Larry Gelbart (b. ... David Zippel is an American Tony Award-winning Musical theatre lyricist. ... Cy Coleman (1929 - 2004) was an American composer, songwriter, and jazz pianist. ... Aspects of Love is a musical by Andrew Lloyd Webber based on the novel by David Garnett of the same name. ... Andrew Lloyd Webber, Baron Lloyd-Webber (born March 22, 1948) is a highly successful British composer of musical theatre. ... Don Black (b. ... Charles Hart is a British lyricist, songwriter and musician. ... Andrew Lloyd Webber, Baron Lloyd-Webber (born March 22, 1948) is a highly successful British composer of musical theatre. ... People named George Forrest include: George Forrest (author) (1915-) - American author and musician George Forrest (botanist) (1873-1932) - British botanist and plant collector George Forrest (businessman) - Belgian businessman established in Katanga This is a disambiguation page — a navigational aid which lists other pages that might otherwise share the same title. ... Robert Wright (born Daytona Beach, Florida, September 25, 1914; died Miami, Florida, October 10, 1999) was a United States writer of musical theatre best known for the show Kismet, adapted from the works of Alexander Borodin. ... Meet Me in St. ... Hugh Wheeler (19 March 1912 - 26 July 1987), also known as Patrick Quentin, was an American playwright, librettist, poet, and translator. ... Hugh Martin, born on August 11, 1914 is an American theatre and film composer. ... Will Rogers Follies is a musical about the famed humorist, Will Rogers. ... Peter Stone (February 27, 1930 -April 26, 2003) was a writer for theater, television and movies. ... Comden and Green was the writing duo of Betty Comden and Adolph Green. ... Adolph Green (December 2, 1914 - October 23, 2002) was an American lyricist and playwright, who penned most of his songs, plays, and movies with Betty Comden. ... Cy Coleman (1929 - 2004) was an American composer, songwriter, and jazz pianist. ... Miss Saigon is a musical by Claude-Michel Schönberg and Alain Boublil. ... Alain Boublil is a librettist, best known for his collaborations with the composer Claude-Michel Schönberg. ... Claude-Michel Schönberg is a French record producer, actor, singer, popular songwriter, and musical theatre composer, best known for his collaborations with the librettist Alain Boublil. ... Alain Boublil is a librettist, best known for his collaborations with the composer Claude-Michel Schönberg. ... American lyrcist of Broadway and Off-Braodway musicals. ... Claude-Michel Schönberg is a French record producer, actor, singer, popular songwriter, and musical theatre composer, best known for his collaborations with the librettist Alain Boublil. ... Lynn Ahrens (born 1st October 1948) is an American musical theatre lyricist who most frequently works with Stephen Flaherty. ... Stephen Flaherty (born 1960) is an American composer of musical theatre in collaboration with Lynn Ahrens, and best known for the show Once On This Island, which was nominated for eight Tony Awards. ... The Secret Garden is a musical based on the Frances Hodgson Burnett book of the same name. ... Marsha Norman was awarded the 1983 Pulitzer Prize, Susan Smith Blackburn Prize, Hull-Warriner, and Drama Desk Awards for Night, Mother, which received its world premiere at the A.R.T. in 1982. ... Lucy Simon is the sister of musician Carly Simon and wrote the score for the musical version of The Secret Garden Categories: Musician stubs ... Crazy For You is a two act tap dancing musical comedy for stage written by Ken Ludwig featuring music by Ira and George Gershwin. ... Ken Ludwig (born 1950 in York, Pennsylvania) is a playwright whose works include several popular shows including Lend Me A Tenor and Moon Over Buffalo. ... George (left) and Ira Gershwin Ira Gershwin (born Israel Gershowitz) (December 6, 1896 - August 17, 1983) American lyricist, collaborator with, and brother of George Gershwin He is interred in the Westchester Hills Cemetery, Hastings-on-Hudson, New York. ... George Gershwin photograph by Edward Steichen in 1927. ... William Finn (* 28 February 1952), Tony-winning American composer, especially of musicals. ... William Finn (* 28 February 1952), Tony-winning American composer, especially of musicals. ... James Lapine (born January 10, 1949 in Mansfield, Ohio) is an Jewish-American director and librettist. ... William Finn (* 28 February 1952), Tony-winning American composer, especially of musicals. ... George C. Wolfe (September 23, 1954 - ) is an African-American playwright and director of theater and film. ... Jelly Roll Morton (1890-1941) is third from left Ferdinand Jelly Roll Morton (October 20, 1890 - July 10, 1941) was a virtuoso pianist, a bandleader, and a composer who some call the first true composer of Jazz music. ... Terrence McNally is an openly gay American playwright. ... Fred Ebb (April 8, 1928 - September 11, 2004) was a musical theatre lyricist. ... John Kander (born March 18, 1927) is the composer of a series of musical theatre successes as part of the songwriting team of Kander and Ebb. ... Blood Brothers is a 1982 musical, with book, lyrics, and music by Willy Russell. ... William Martin Russell (born 23 August 1947) is a British playwright, lyricist and composer. ... The Goodbye Girl is a 1977 film which tells the story of an actor who sublets an apartment which already contains a widow and her daughter. ... Neil Simon (born July 4, 1927 in The Bronx, New York City), is an American playwright and screenwriter. ... David Zippel is an American Tony Award-winning Musical theatre lyricist. ... Marvin Hamlisch (born June 2, 1944) is one of the most successful composers of the twentieth century. ... Peter Dennis Blandford Townshend (born May 19, 1945 in Chiswick, London) is an influential British rock guitarist and songwriter best known for his work with The Who. ... Peter Dennis Blandford Townshend (born May 19, 1945 in Chiswick, London) is an influential British rock guitarist and songwriter best known for his work with The Who. ... Pasión es una obra musical que se estreno en Broadway en 1994, adaptada de la película de Ettore Scola Passione dAmore que, a su vez , se basa en la novela de Igino Tarchetti Fosca. Con libreto de James Lapine y música y letras de Stephen Sondheim. ... James Lapine (born January 10, 1949 in Mansfield, Ohio) is an Jewish-American director and librettist. ... Stephen Joshua Sondheim (born March 22, 1930) is an American musical theater lyricist and composer. ... An autographed photo of Richard Rodgers Richard Rodgers (June 18, 1902 – December 30, 1979) was one of the great composers of musical theater, best known for his song writing partnerships with Lorenz Hart and Oscar Hammerstein II. He wrote more than 900 published songs, and forty Broadway musicals. ... There were two notable Oscar Hammersteins: Oscar Hammerstein I, cigar manufacturer, opera impresario, and theatre builder Oscar Hammerstein II, Broadway lyricist, songwriting partner of Jerome Kern and Richard Rodgers This is a disambiguation page — a navigational aid which lists other pages that might otherwise share the same title. ... Beauty and the Beast is one of Broadways longest running productions, devised and produced by Disney Theatrical, a fully owned subsidiary of The Walt Disney Company. ... Howard Ashman (b. ... Sir Tim Rice (born November 10, 1944, in Amersham, Buckinghamshire, England, and educated at St Albans School and Lancing College) is a lyricist for musical theater, a radio presenter, television gameshow panelist and an author. ... Alan Menken Alanis Menken (born July 22, 1949) is an American Broadway and film music composer. ... Sunset Boulevard is a musical play based on the movie of the same title. ... Christopher Hampton (born January 26, 1946 to British parents in Fayal, Azores) is a British playwright, screen writer and film director. ... Don Black (b. ... Don Black (b. ... Andrew Lloyd Webber, Baron Lloyd-Webber (born March 22, 1948) is a highly successful British composer of musical theatre. ... Jerry Leiber (born April 25, 1933) and Mike Stoller (born March 13, 1933) are among the most important songwriters and music producers in post-World War II popular music. ... Jerry Leiber (born April 25, 1933) and Mike Stoller (born March 13, 1933) are among the most important songwriters and music producers in post-World War II popular music. ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article or section may require cleanup. ... Jonathan Larson (February 4, 1960 - January 25, 1996) was a Jewish-American composer from New York City who created musicals including Rent and Tick, Tick. ... George C. Wolfe (September 23, 1954 - ) is an African-American playwright and director of theater and film. ... Chronicle of a Death Foretold cover Chronicle of a Death Foretold (original Spanish title: Crónica de una muerte anunciada) is a short novel by Gabriel García Márquez. ... Gabriel García Márquez Gabriel José García Márquez (born March 6, 1928) is a Colombian novelist, journalist, publisher, and political activist. ... Johnny Burke was a songwriter who died in 1930 Johnny Burke (October 3, 1908 - February 25, 1964) was an American lyric writer. ... Titanic: The Musical was a musical that opened on Broadway in 1997. ... Peter Stone (February 27, 1930 -April 26, 2003) was a writer for theater, television and movies. ... Maury Yeston is a American composer and lyricist educated at Yale and Clare College, Cambridge. ... Elliot Goldenthal, born on May 2, 1954, in Brooklyn, New York City, is an American composer of contemporary music and has written works for concert hall, theater, dance and film. ... == Julie Taymor (born December 15, 1952) is a critically acclaimed Jewish-American director on Broadway and in film: she is known for her visual flair and brilliantly colorful costuming choices. ... Elliot Goldenthal, born on May 2, 1954, in Brooklyn, New York City, is an American composer of contemporary music and has written works for concert hall, theater, dance and film. ... Elliot Goldenthal, born on May 2, 1954, in Brooklyn, New York City, is an American composer of contemporary music and has written works for concert hall, theater, dance and film. ... Steel Pier is a musical written by the songwriting team of Kander and Ebb. ... There are several men named David Thompson: David Thompson (explorer) (1770-1857), Canadian explorer David Eugene Thompson (1854-1942), American diplomat David Thompson (basketball) (b. ... Fred Ebb (April 8, 1928 - September 11, 2004) was a musical theatre lyricist. ... John Kander (born March 18, 1927) is the composer of a series of musical theatre successes as part of the songwriting team of Kander and Ebb. ... Cy Coleman (1929 - 2004) was an American composer, songwriter, and jazz pianist. ... There have been a number of prominent figures named David Newman, including: David Newman, American composer David Newman, American Visual Artist David Newman, Canadian politician This is a disambiguation page — a navigational aid which lists other pages that might otherwise share the same title. ... Cy Coleman (1929 - 2004) was an American composer, songwriter, and jazz pianist. ... The Lion King is a broadway musical. ... Sir Tim Rice (born November 10, 1944, in Amersham, Buckinghamshire, England, and educated at St Albans School and Lancing College) is a lyricist for musical theater, a radio presenter, television gameshow panelist and an author. ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article or section may require cleanup. ... Lebo M (aka Lebo Morake) is a South African composer most famous for arranging and performing music for The Lion King movies and stage productions. ... Mark Mancina - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia /**/ @import /skins-1. ... == Julie Taymor (born December 15, 1952) is a critically acclaimed Jewish-American director on Broadway and in film: she is known for her visual flair and brilliantly colorful costuming choices. ... This article contains information that has not been verified and thus might not be reliable. ... The Scarlet Pimpernel is a musical set in France and England. ... Frank Wildhorm is an American composer. ... Ragtime is a Broadway musical with book by Terrence McNally, lyrics by Lynn Ahrens, and music by Stephen Flaherty, based on the 1975 novel Ragtime by E. L. Doctorow. ... Terrence McNally is an openly gay American playwright. ... Lynn Ahrens (born 1st October 1948) is an American musical theatre lyricist who most frequently works with Stephen Flaherty. ... Stephen Flaherty (born 1960) is an American composer of musical theatre in collaboration with Lynn Ahrens, and best known for the show Once On This Island, which was nominated for eight Tony Awards. ... Fosse A Broadway musical based on the music & choreography of Bob Fosse (1927-1987) in the form of a review. ... American lyrcist of Broadway and Off-Braodway musicals. ... Image:Http://www. ... Ann Reinking (born November 10, 1949 in Seattle, Washington) is an American actor and dancer who made her movie debut in 1979 in All That Jazz in the role loosely based on herself and her relationship with Bob Fosse. ... Frank Wildhorm is an American composer. ... Frank Wildhorm is an American composer. ... Ron Taylor (October 16, 1952 Galveston, Texas - January 16, 2002) was an American actor. ... Parade is a musical that opened on Broadway at the Vivian Beaumont Theater on December 17, 1998 with a book (musical theatre) book by Alfred Uhry and music and lyrics by Jason Robert Brown. ... Alfred Fox Uhry (born December 3, 1936) is an Jewish-American playwright best known for the play and screenplay of Driving Miss Daisy. ... Jason Robert Brown is a musical theater composer and lyricist. ...

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