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Carol Hall

 

Stage Credits

  [Off-Broadway]
Original Off-Broadway Production, 1985
Caroline
  [Broadway]
Broadway Transfer, 1978
Doatsey Mae [Replacement]
  [Off-Broadway]
Original Off-Broadway Production, 1978
Heather [Replacement]

Writing

Lyrics
Composer/Lyricist
Lyricist
Bookwriter/Composer/Lyricist

Photos

Nancy Ford and Carol Hall attends the Dramatists Guild Fund Music Hall and Office war Photo

Nancy Ford and Carol Hall attends the Dramatists Guild Fund Music Hall and Office warming party at their new home on April 17, 2015 in New York City.

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10/15/2018
Carol Hall attends the Dramatists Guild Fund Music Hall and Office warming party at t Photo

Carol Hall attends the Dramatists Guild Fund Music Hall and Office warming party at their new home on April 17, 2015 in New York City.

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Date:
10/15/2018
Carol Hall attends the Dramatists Guild Fund Music Hall and Office warming party at t Photo

Carol Hall attends the Dramatists Guild Fund Music Hall and Office warming party at their new home on April 17, 2015 in New York City.

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Date:
10/15/2018
Susan Laubach, Carol Hall and Gretchen Cryer during The DGF's 14th Biannual Madge Eva Photo

Susan Laubach, Carol Hall and Gretchen Cryer during The DGF's 14th Biannual Madge Evans & Sidney Kingsley Awards at the Dramatists Guild Fund headquarters on April 4, 2016 in New York City.

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10/15/2018
Nancy Ford and Carol Hall attend the Dramatists Guild Fund Music Hall and Office warm Photo

Nancy Ford and Carol Hall attend the Dramatists Guild Fund Music Hall and Office warming party at their new home on April 17, 2015 in New York City.

From: 
Date:
10/15/2018

 

Stage

Performances
  [Off-Broadway]
Original Off-Broadway Production, 1985
Caroline

  [Broadway]
Broadway Transfer, 1978
Doatsey Mae [Replacement]

  [Off-Broadway]
Original Off-Broadway Production, 1978
Heather [Replacement]

Writing
Lyrics
Composer/Lyricist
Lyricist
Bookwriter/Composer/Lyricist

Carol Hall Awards and Nominations

 
Drama Desk Awards - 1978 - Outstanding Lyrics Gold Star
Carol Hall, The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas
 
Drama Desk Awards - 1978 - Outstanding Music Gold Star
Carol Hall, The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas

Carol Hall News

Theo Ubique Cabaret Theatre Announces 2022-2023 Season Featuring PASSING STRANGE & Mo Photo Theo Ubique Cabaret Theatre Announces 2022-2023 Season Featuring PASSING STRANGE & More
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 13, 2022

Theo Ubique Cabaret Theatre's Artistic Director Fred Anzevino and Managing & Casting Director Christopher Pazdernik announced the 25th Anniversary season today with four musicals including a Midwest Premiere and Anzevino's return to directing for the company.

Ann Kittredge's Debut Album 'reIMAGINE' Available on All Digital Platforms Today Photo Ann Kittredge's Debut Album 'reIMAGINE' Available on All Digital Platforms Today
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 16, 2022

It's today! Award-winning vocalist Ann Kittredge's debut recording reIMAGINE, a specially curated collection of songs uniquely re-imagined and produced by award-winning songwriter and record producer Paul Rolnick, is available on all digital platforms as of today, May 16, 2022.

Ann Kittredge To Celebrate Release of Debut Album reIMAGINE at The Laurie Beechman Th Photo Ann Kittredge To Celebrate Release of Debut Album reIMAGINE at The Laurie Beechman Theatre
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 2, 2022

In celebration of her soon to be released album¬†Ann Kittredge:reIMAGINE(Jazzheads, Inc./King Kozmo Music), a specially curated collection of songs uniquely re-imagined, Ms. Kittredge, will appear at¬†The Laurie Beechman Theatre¬†(407 West 42nd Street ‚Äď between 9th & 10th Avenues) on¬†Thursday, May 26th at 7pm.

André De Shields, Ali Ewoldt & More to Take Part in Prospect Theater Company's Sprin Photo André De Shields, Ali Ewoldt & More to Take Part in Prospect Theater Company's Spring Gala
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 27, 2022

Prospect Theater Company announced today that its annual Spring Gala will feature performances and special appearances by Tony, Emmy, and Grammy Award winner André De Shields; Ali Ewoldt (The Phantom of the Opera); Drama Desk Award winner Gretchen Cryer; Drama League and Outer Critics Circle Award nominee Nick Corley and more.

BWW Review: These Well-Strung Boys Whip Out Their Pizzicatos Right On Stage For A WEL Photo BWW Review: These Well-Strung Boys Whip Out Their Pizzicatos Right On Stage For A WELL-STRUNG CHRISTMAS At Feinstein's/54 Below
by Bobby Patrick - Dec 14, 2021

From the great American Song Book (SLEIGH RIDE) to country (SANTA WENT DOWN TO GEORGIA) ... you basically wind up with something for everyone

BWW Review: AMANDA GREEN AND FRIENDS: VAXXED AF! Is Fun AF at Birdland Photo BWW Review: AMANDA GREEN AND FRIENDS: VAXXED AF! Is Fun AF at Birdland
by Stephen Mosher - Oct 5, 2021

The singing musical theater writer has lots of fabulous friends and fantastic songs... but she, herself, is the most fabulous and fantastic of them all.

LOVE QUIRKS Cast Reunites To Sing From The Musicals Of Seth Bisen-Hersh At Don't Tell Photo LOVE QUIRKS Cast Reunites To Sing From The Musicals Of Seth Bisen-Hersh At Don't Tell Mama, October 30
by A.A. Cristi - Oct 4, 2021

'The Musicals of Seth Bisen-Hersh' comes to world-renowned cabaret venue Don't Tell Mama on Saturday, October 30th at 4:30PM.

BWW Review: Eric Comstock Makes The Audience At Birdland Beg For More ... But Does He Photo BWW Review: Eric Comstock Makes The Audience At Birdland Beg For More ... But Does He Give It To Them?
by Stephen Mosher - Sep 7, 2021

Once a week, something wonderful happens at the Birdland Theater, and it involves three music-making pals with a long history.

BWW Review: The Out Of Towners Are Outta Sight When Meghan Kirk and Carolyn German Pl Photo BWW Review: The Out Of Towners Are Outta Sight When Meghan Kirk and Carolyn German Play DON'T TELL MAMA In The Same Day
by Stephen Mosher - Aug 29, 2021

By accident, a St. Louis Woman and a Nashville Nightengale play the same New York City nightclub within hours of each other, and prove that Manhattan has no copyright on cabaret talent.

BWW Review: Scott Coulter And Friends: FROM DOLLY PARTON TO DAVID BOWIE Lands Spot On Photo BWW Review: Scott Coulter And Friends: FROM DOLLY PARTON TO DAVID BOWIE Lands Spot On Target At Feinstein's/54 Below
by Bobby Patrick - Jun 30, 2021

Scott Coulter Brings A Roster of His Incredible, Usual Suspects To Feinstein's/54 Below To Give A Retrospective Of The Last 7 Years Of Spot On Entertainment With FROM DOLLY TO BOWIE

Carol Hall Videos

BWW TV: KT Sullivan and Jeff Harnar Chat About Their Shining And Nostalgic Holiday Sh VideoBWW TV: KT Sullivan and Jeff Harnar Chat About Their Shining And Nostalgic Holiday Show REMEMBER
by Eugene Ebner - Dec 3, 2018

Cabaret legends KT Sullivan and Jeff Harnar's captivating revival of REMEMBER: SONGS OF THE HOLIDAYS is a great way to kick off the holiday season. We chatted with the dynamic duo after their first show at the Laurie Beechman Theatre!

VIDEO: Stephen Schwartz and Jeanine Tesori Talk Storytelling Through Song for DGF's 'The Legacy Project'
by BWW News Desk - May 2, 2017

The announcement of today's Tony Award nominations marks this as a week for celebration and reaffirms the commitment of organizations that protect the survival of the arts. For those organizations, like the Dramatists Guild Fund (DGF), that commitment likely means shouldering a larger burden of funding and support. Today's celebration also coincides with the launch of the latest installment of 'The Legacy Project: Volume III' from DGF, featuring one of Broadway's best known and loved composers/lyricists, Stephen Schwartz, chatting with Jeanine Tesori (Fun Home) about storytelling through song. Watch the interview below!

STAGE TUBE: On This Day for 6/19/16- THE BEST LITTLE WHOREHOUSE IN TEXAS
by Stage Tube - Jun 19, 2016

Today in 1978, The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas opened at the 46th Street Theatre (now the Richard Rodgers Theatre), where it ran for 1584 performances. The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas is a musical with a book by Texas author Larry L. King and Peter Masterson and music and lyrics by Carol Hall. It is based on a story by King that was inspired by the real-life Chicken Ranch in La Grange, Texas. The original Broadway production was directed by Peter Masterson and Tommy Tune and choreographed by Tune and Thommie Walsh.

STAGE TUBE: On This Day for 5/31/16- THE BEST LITTLE WHOREHOUSE IN TEXAS
by Stage Tube - May 31, 2016

Today in 1982, a return engagement of The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas opened at the Eugene O'Neill Theatre, where it ran for 63 performances. The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas is a musical with a book by Texas author Larry L. King and Peter Masterson and music and lyrics by Carol Hall. It is based on a story by King that was inspired by the real-life Chicken Ranch in La Grange, Texas. The original Broadway production was directed by Peter Masterson and Tommy Tune and choreographed by Tune and Thommie Walsh. It opened on June 19, 1978 at the 46th Street Theatre and ran for 1,584 performances.

BWW TV Exclusive: BROADWAY QUICK CHANGE with Robert Hartwell and the Dramatists Guild Fund!
by Broadway Quick Change - Apr 20, 2016

The Dramatists Guild Fund celebrates the 1 Year Anniversary of The Music Hall, decorated by Robert Hartwell of BroadwayWorld's Broadway Quick Change. The Music Hall is a free space in the city for writers to create and present new work. Officially opened in April 2015 during the tenure of DGF President Gretchen Cryer, The Music Hall has been a resource to 1,500 dramatists for writing groups, readings, workshops, panels, and private writing time.

STAGE TUBE: On This Day for 6/19/15- THE BEST LITTLE WHOREHOUSE IN TEXAS
by Stage Tube - Jun 19, 2015

Today in 1978, The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas opened at the 46th Street Theatre (now the Richard Rodgers Theatre), where it ran for 1584 performances. The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas is a musical with a book by Texas author Larry L. King and Peter Masterson and music and lyrics by Carol Hall. It is based on a story by King that was inspired by the real-life Chicken Ranch in La Grange, Texas. The original Broadway production was directed by Peter Masterson and Tommy Tune and choreographed by Tune and Thommie Walsh.

STAGE TUBE: On This Day for 5/31/15- THE BEST LITTLE WHOREHOUSE IN TEXAS
by Stage Tube - May 31, 2015

Today in 1982, a return engagement of The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas opened at the Eugene O'Neill Theatre, where it ran for 63 performances. The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas is a musical with a book by Texas author Larry L. King and Peter Masterson and music and lyrics by Carol Hall. It is based on a story by King that was inspired by the real-life Chicken Ranch in La Grange, Texas. The original Broadway production was directed by Peter Masterson and Tommy Tune and choreographed by Tune and Thommie Walsh. It opened on June 19, 1978 at the 46th Street Theatre and ran for 1,584 performances.

BWW TV: First Look at Highlights of A CHRISTMAS MEMORY
by BroadwayWorld TV - Nov 25, 2014

Over the course of their 2014 season, Theatre at the Center, a major equity player on the Chicago theater scene, has introduced audiences to never-before-seen productions on Chicagoland stages. To round out their current season, they will be making no exception, and are thrilled to present the regional debut of the musical adaptation of Truman Capote's A CHRISTMAS MEMORY, November 13 through December 14, with a press opening on Sunday, November 16 at 1040 Ridge Road, Munster. Directed by William Pullinsi, A CHRISTMAS MEMORY is a labor of love for its Broadway veteran team, written by Duane Poole, with music by Larry Grossman and lyrics by Carol Hall. Based on Capote's touching memoir of his own childhood, this wistful Southern Christmas tale is a tender portrait of a rare friendship across generations with a joyous score that will bring love and light to everyone's hearts this holiday season. Sure to delight the entire family, Capote's masterpiece springs to life in this heartfelt musical treat. Check out a first look at highlights below!

STAGE TUBE: On This Day 6/19- THE BEST LITTLE WHOREHOUSE IN TEXAS
by Stage Tube - Jun 19, 2014

Today in 1978, The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas opened at the 46th Street Theatre (now the Richard Rodgers Theatre), where it ran for 1584 performances. The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas is a musical with a book by Texas author Larry L. King and Peter Masterson and music and lyrics by Carol Hall. It is based on a story by King that was inspired by the real-life Chicken Ranch in La Grange, Texas. The original Broadway production was directed by Peter Masterson and Tommy Tune and choreographed by Tune and Thommie Walsh.

STAGE TUBE: On This Day 5/31- THE BEST LITTLE WHOREHOUSE IN TEXAS
by Stage Tube - May 31, 2014

Today in 1982, a return engagement of The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas opened at the Eugene O'Neill Theatre, where it ran for 63 performances. The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas is a musical with a book by Texas author Larry L. King and Peter Masterson and music and lyrics by Carol Hall. It is based on a story by King that was inspired by the real-life Chicken Ranch in La Grange, Texas. The original Broadway production was directed by Peter Masterson and Tommy Tune and choreographed by Tune and Thommie Walsh. It opened on June 19, 1978 at the 46th Street Theatre and ran for 1,584 performances.


Carol Hall Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has Carol Hall been in?
Carol Hall has appeared on Broadway in 1 shows.

How many West End shows has Carol Hall been in?
Carol Hall has not appeared in the West End

What awards has Carol Hall been nominated for?
Outstanding Lyrics (Drama Desk Awards) for The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas and Outstanding Music (Drama Desk Awards) for The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas .

What awards has Carol Hall won?
Outstanding Lyrics (Drama Desk Awards) for The Best Little Whorehouse in Texasand Outstanding Music (Drama Desk Awards) for The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas.

How many shows has Carol Hall written?
Carol Hall has written 4 shows including To Whom It May Concern (Bookwriter/Composer/Lyricist), Paper Moon (Lyricist), Hats! (Composer/Lyricist), A Christmas Memory (Lyrics).