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Albert Hackett

 
Albert Hackett Headshot
Date of Birth: February 16, 1900
Date of Death: March 16, 1995 (95)

Birth Place: New York, NY, USA

Stage Credits

  [Broadway]
1941
Mr. North
  [Broadway]
1930
Biney
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1928
Chester Underwood
  [Broadway]
1928
Roger King
  [Broadway]
1927
Roy Tracey
  [Broadway]
1927
Tommy Neville
  [Broadway]
1925
Charles (Chuck) Raymond
  [Broadway]
1923
Chester Underwood
  [Broadway]
1922
Jerry
  [Broadway]
1916
Performer
  [Broadway]
1909
Performer

Writing

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Source Material
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Albert Hackett Awards and Nominations

 
New York Drama Critics Circle Awards - 1956 - Best American Play Gold Star
Albert Hackett, The Diary of Anne Frank
 
Tony Awards - 1956 - Best Play Gold Star
Albert Hackett, The Diary of Anne Frank

Albert Hackett News

Photos: Donna Lynne Champlin, Mary Testa & More Star in IT'S A WONDERFUL LIFE Benefit Photo Photos: Donna Lynne Champlin, Mary Testa & More Star in IT'S A WONDERFUL LIFE Benefit Performance
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 13, 2022

See photos of Transport Group's one-night-only benefit performance of the Frank Capra holiday classic It's a Wonderful Life, directed by Artistic Director Jack Cummings III, starring Donna Lynne Champlin, Mary Testa, and more.

Marc Kudisch, Mary Testa, Barbara Walsh Join Cast of One-Night-Only IT'S A WONDERFUL  Photo Marc Kudisch, Mary Testa, Barbara Walsh Join Cast of One-Night-Only IT'S A WONDERFUL LIFE
by Stephi Wild - Nov 30, 2022

Transport Group has announced casting for its one-night-only performance of the Frank Capra holiday classic, It's a Wonderful Life, directed by Artistic Director Jack Cummings III, which takes place Monday, December 12, at 8pm, at The Sheen Center for Thought and Culture, 18 Bleecker Street.

Latinx THE DIARY OF ANNE FRANK Returns For A Special Limited Los Angeles Area Engagem Photo Latinx THE DIARY OF ANNE FRANK Returns For A Special Limited Los Angeles Area Engagement In January 2023
by Stephi Wild - Nov 17, 2022

With support from the Rosenthal Family Foundation, the critically acclaimed 2018 Los Angeles production of The Diary of Anne Frank will return for a special limited engagement at Burbank's Colony Theatre. The revival, which garnered international attention with its predominately LatinX cast, will run for three performances January 19 & 20, 2023.

Tipping Point Theatre Opens 15th Theatrical Season With Holiday Classic IT'S A WONDER Photo Tipping Point Theatre Opens 15th Theatrical Season With Holiday Classic IT'S A WONDERFUL LIFE
by A.A. Cristi - Nov 16, 2022

Tipping Point Theatre (TPT) launches its 15th theatrical season on November 17 at 8 p.m. with Joe Landry's adaptation of It's A Wonderful Life: A Live Radio Play.

Donna Lynne Champlin to Star in IT'S A WONDERFUL LIFE Presented by Transport Group Photo Donna Lynne Champlin to Star in IT'S A WONDERFUL LIFE Presented by Transport Group
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 11, 2022

Transport Group will present a one-night-only benefit performance of the Frank Capra holiday classic It’s a Wonderful Life, directed by Artistic Director Jack Cummings III, on Monday, December 12 at 8pm at The Sheen Center for Thought and Culture, 18 Elizabeth Street. Donna Lynne Champlin (“Crazy Ex-Girlfriend”) stars in the role of George Bailey.

Hartford Stage Announces Holiday Production of IT'S A WONDERFUL LIFE: A LIVE RADIO PL Photo Hartford Stage Announces Holiday Production of IT'S A WONDERFUL LIFE: A LIVE RADIO PLAY
by Stephi Wild - Nov 2, 2022

Usher in the season with the holiday hit It's a Wonderful Life: A Live Radio Play at Hartford Stage, starting performances November 25. In this stage adaptation directed by Zoë Golub-Sass, Connecticut playwright Joe Landry has refashioned the 1946 Jimmy Stewart movie into a play reminiscent of the Golden Age of Radio.Originally co-directed by Melia Bensussen and Rachel Alderman, the staging, complete with a Foley sound effects artists and period commercials, is certain to charm and entertain.

IT'S A WONDERFUL LIFE Returns To The Gamm Stage Photo IT'S A WONDERFUL LIFE Returns To The Gamm Stage
by Stephi Wild - Nov 2, 2022

The Sandra Feinstein-Gamm Theatre (The Gamm) brings audiences home for the holidays with a limited run of It’s A Wonderful Life: A Live Radio Play.

Review: World Premiere of New DIARY OF ANNE FRANK Adaptation at Nashville Children's  Photo Review: World Premiere of New DIARY OF ANNE FRANK Adaptation at Nashville Children's Theatre
by Jeffrey Ellis - Sep 21, 2022

Wendy Kesselman’s new adaptation of The Diary of Anne Frank – which is based upon the acclaimed 1955 play by Frances Goodrich and Albert Hackett and is an update of her 1997 script which has been widely produced since – is given a superb world premiere production by Nashville Children’s Theatre, which adds luster to the original work and makes it more accessible to contemporary audiences in director Ernie Nolan’s new iteration onstage through October 2.

Hartford Stage to Host Free Open House for Upcoming Season Photo Hartford Stage to Host Free Open House for Upcoming Season
by Blair Ingenthron - Sep 11, 2022

On Saturday, September 17 from 12PM to 4PM, Hartford Stage will open their doors to new and returning audiences to learn about the theatre's inner-workings and what it has in store for this season.

FAT HAM Wins 2022 Pulitzer Prize for Drama Photo FAT HAM Wins 2022 Pulitzer Prize for Drama
by Team BWW - May 9, 2022

The Pulitzer Prize Board has just announced that Fat Ham has won the 2022 Pulitzer Prize for Drama. Other finalists included: Selling Kabul, and Kristina Wong, Sweatshop Overlord.


Albert Hackett Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has Albert Hackett been in?
Albert Hackett has appeared on Broadway in 11 shows.

How many West End shows has Albert Hackett been in?
Albert Hackett has not appeared in the West End

What awards has Albert Hackett been nominated for?
Best American Play (New York Drama Critics Circle Awards) for The Diary of Anne Frank and Best Play (Tony Awards) for The Diary of Anne Frank .

What awards has Albert Hackett won?
Best American Play (New York Drama Critics Circle Awards) for The Diary of Anne Frankand Best Play (Tony Awards) for The Diary of Anne Frank.

How many shows has Albert Hackett written?
Albert Hackett has written 7 shows including Up Pops the Devil (Playwright), Bridal Wise (Playwright), The Great Big Doorstep (Playwright), The Diary of Anne Frank (Playwright), The Diary of Anne Frank (Playwright), Yours, Anne (Source Material), Cole Porter's The Pirate (Source Material).