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Dorothy Fields

Date of Death: March 28, 1974 (68)

Birth Place: USA

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[Broadway, 1966]
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Dorothy Fields Movies

Love in the Rough
[ 1930 ] lyrics and music by
The Cuban Love Song
[ 1931 ] songs by
Meet the Baron
[ 1933 ] lyrics by
I Dream Too Much
[ 1935 ] lyrics by
Hooray for Love
[ 1935 ] music and lyrics by
Swing Time
[ 1936 ] lyrics by
Joy of Living
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Father Takes a Wife
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Let's Face It
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Something for the Boys
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Up in Central Park
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Texas Carnival
[ 1951 ] lyrics by
Lovely to Look At
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Dorothy Fields Awards and Nominations

Tony Awards - 1974 - Best Original Score (Music and/or Lyrics) Written for the Theatre

Dorothy Fields, Seesaw

Tony Awards - 1966 - Best Conductor and Musical Director

Dorothy Fields, Sweet Charity


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Tony Awards - 1959 - Best Musical

Dorothy Fields, Redhead

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Westport Country Playhouse Honors Kristin Chenoweth And Mary-Mitchell Campbell At September Fundraiser

Westport Country Playhouse will honor Kristin Chenoweth and Mary-Mitchell Campbell at a special fundraiser on September 14.
STEVE ROSS & KAREN MURPHY: BEST OF THE VERSED to Be Presented By Hamptons Summer Songbook By The Sea

Hamptons Summer Songbook by the Sea will present Steve Ross and Karen Murphy in Best of the Versed, celebrating lesser-known opening lyrics from the Great American Songbook. Learn how to purchase tickets.
Sally Mayes to Return to The Green Room 42 With NOW AND THEN: THE GREAT BIG HUGE BROADWAY

THE GREEN ROOM 42 will present the return of Tony Award-nominated Broadway favorite Sally Mayes in “Now and Then: The Great Big Huge Broadway'. Learn how to purchase tickets.
Philip Chaffin and Tommy Krasker to Present WILL HE LIKE ME? at Coachella Valley Repertory

PS Classics cofounders Philip Chaffin and Tommy Krasker — who, in addition to running the record label PS Classics, have been a couple for 31 years — will share the stage for the debut of Chaffin‘s new one-man show, Will He Like Me?. Learn how to purchase tickets.
Review: Opening Night at Pops Showcases George Gershwin, Harry Connick, Jr., and More

There were three great pianists on the program when the Boston Pops recently opened its 138th season at Symphony Hall.
Don't Tell Mama to Present Return of Judi Mark in MERELY MARVELOUS: THE SONGS OF GWEN VERDON

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Carolyn Montgomery to Present Rosemary Clooney Tribute at 54 Below

54 Below will present the MAC, Bistro and Nightlife Award-winning vocalist Carolyn Montgomery in the return of “girlSINGER” – her tribute to beloved entertainment legend Rosemary Clooney. Learn how to purchase tickets.
El Ensamble Unforgettable Rendirá Homenaje A Tony Bennett En El Ciclo Jazz Y Algo Más...

En el marco del programa Música Inbal en los museos, dentro del ciclo Jazz y algo más…, organizado por la Secretaría de Cultura federal y el Instituto Nacional de Bellas Artes y Literatura (Inbal), se llevará a cabo el concierto Unforgettable, Recordando a Tony Bennett, el domingo 28 de abril, a las 13:30 h, en el Museo José Luis Cuevas.
Review: A CELEBRATION OF TONY BENNETT Was a Starry Night at Jazz at Lincoln Center

This year's Jazz at Lincoln Center gala featured a host of star-studded performers including Kristin Chenoweth, Bernadette Peters, Josh Groban, and many more. A small sample of the hundreds of songs superstar Tony Bennett recorded and sang in concerts sparkled in this one-night-only concert on April 17th.
Klea Blackhurst to Return to Chelsea Table + Stage With ONE OF THE GIRLS

CHELSEA TABLE + STAGE will present the return of Klea Blackhurst in “The Box Set,” a fantastic season-long retrospective of the celebrated theater and concert artist’s acclaimed shows. Learn how to purchase tickets.
Judi Mark Brings Tribute to Gwen Verdon to Don't Tell Mama

DON’T TELL MAMA will present Judi Mark with a musical celebration of four-time Tony Award winner Gwen Verdon and her hit Broadway shows including “Damn Yankees,” “Redhead,” “Sweet Charity” and “Chicago.”
Sally Mayes to Return to The Green Room 42 With NOW AND THEN: THE STORIES

THE GREEN ROOM 42 will present the return of Tony Award-nominated Broadway favorite Sally Mayes in 'Now and Then: The Stories'. Learn more about the show and see how to purchase tickets.
Klea Blackhurst to Present THE BOX SET Series at Chelsea Table + Stage

CHELSEA TABLE + STAGE will present the return of Klea Blackhurst in “The Box Set,” a fantastic season-long retrospective of the celebrated theater and concert artist’s acclaimed shows. Learn how to purchase tickets.
Miami MoCAAD's to Present New Virtual Reality Art Exhibition and Documentary

Miami Museum of Contemporary Art of the African Diaspora will present new work of artist Marielle Plaisir entitled, 'The Day I Heard the Sounds of the World''.
Review: SALLY MAYES Continues Her Reign at The Green Room 42

Lovable Sally Mayes sings love songs and this and that in her 'Now and Then' series at The Green Room 42, with more shows to come in May and June. Sally Mayes entertains with ever-changing sets, chosen from material she's sung over the years. Read about her second chapter at BWW.
Review: FLYING HIGH Celebrates Female Vocalists at Birdland

FLYING HIGH kicked off women’s history month with a jazzy bang, honoring the great female jazz singers of the 40s and 50s at Birdland on March 9. The evening of song was based around an album produced by Jazz at the Ballroom, paying tribute to Rosemary Clooney, Doris Day, Billie Holiday and more.
WAITRESS, MARY POPPINS, and More Set For 5th Avenue Theatre 2024-25 Season

The 5th Avenue Theatre has announced its 2024/25 season. The six-show lineup includes five productions brand new to The 5th Avenue Theatre stage. Learn more about the full season lineup here!
Book Review: MARY & ETHEL ...and MIKEY WHO? Is a Fun-filled Time-traveling Show Biz Adventure

Mary & Ethel...and Mikey Who? is a good read (or listen). Come travel through time in a new work of historical fiction and fun, full of Broadway and spice and sweetness.
ANYTHING GOES, SWEET CHARITY & More Set for Gulfshore Playhouse 2024-2025 Season

Gulfshore Playhouse has unveiled its complete 2024-2025 season, the first in the new Baker Theatre and Education Center. See full programming and learn how to purchase tickets.
Interview: Dominique Kelley & Jen Bender on Co-Directing AFTER MIDNIGHT at Paper Mill Playhouse

BroadwayWorld sat down with the co-directors of the production to learn more about their process and bringing the Jazz Age to life at Paper Mill. After Midnight intertwines the poetry of Langston Hughes with songs from big-band legends Duke Ellington, Cab Calloway, Harold Arlen, Dorothy Fields, and more.

Dorothy Fields FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

How many shows has Dorothy Fields written?

Dorothy Fields has written 38 shows including Ziegfeld Midnight Frolic [1929] (Lyricist), Cotton Club Show (Lyricist), Cotton Club Show (Lyricist), Cotton Club Show (Lyricist), Blackbirds of 1928 (Lyricist), Hello, Daddy (Lyricist), The International Review (Composer), International Review (Lyricist), The Vanderbilt Revue (Lyricist), Shoot the Works! (Lyricist), Singin' the Blues (Lyricist), Stars in Your Eyes (Lyricist), Lew Leslie's Blackbirds of 1939 (Lyricist), Reunion in New York (Lyricist), Let's Face It! (Bookwriter), Something for the Boys (Bookwriter), Mexican Hayride (Bookwriter), Up in Central Park (Bookwriter), Annie Get Your Gun (Bookwriter), Arms and the Girl (Bookwriter), A Tree Grows in Brooklyn (Lyricist), By the Beautiful Sea (Bookwriter), Redhead (Bookwriter), Sweet Charity (Lyricist), The Harold Arlen Songbook (Lyricist), Seesaw (Lyricist), Ain't Misbehavin' (Lyricist), Sugar Babies (Lyricist), Big Deal (Lyricist), Lucky in the Rain (Lyricist), Fosse (Lyricist), Swing! (Composer/Lyricist), Never Gonna Dance (Lyricist), Barbara Cook's Broadway! (Lyricist), Chita Rivera: The Dancer's Life (Lyricist), Stairway to Paradise (Sketches/Composer/Lyricist), Come Fly Away (Lyricist), After Midnight (Composer).

What awards has Dorothy Fields been nominated for?

Dorothy Fields has been nominated for several awards throughout her career. She was nominated for the Tony Award for Best Original Score (Music and/or Lyrics) Written for the Theatre for the musical "Seesaw." Additionally, she received a nomination for Best Conductor and Musical Director for the musical "Sweet Charity." Fields was also involved in the musical "Redhead," which was nominated for the Tony Award for Best Musical.

What awards has Dorothy Fields won?

Dorothy Fields has won the Tony Award for Best Musical for her work on "Redhead".

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