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Hal David

 
Date of Birth: May 25, 1921
Date of Death: September 01, 2012 (91)

Birth Place: New York, NY, USA

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Dick Latessa, Kristin Chenoweth, Neil Simon, Burt Bacharach, Sean Hayes, Hal David, R Photo

Dick Latessa, Kristin Chenoweth, Neil Simon, Burt Bacharach, Sean Hayes, Hal David, Rob Ashford, Tony Goldwyn taking a bow on the Opening Night Broadway performance Curtain Call for "PROMISES, PROMISES" at the Broadway Theatre, New York City. April 25, 2

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Neil Simon, Sean Hayes, Hal David, Rob Ashford, Katie Finneran taking a bow on the  O Photo

Neil Simon, Sean Hayes, Hal David, Rob Ashford, Katie Finneran taking a bow on the Opening Night Broadway performance Curtain Call for "PROMISES, PROMISES" at the Broadway Theatre, New York City. April 25, 2010.

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Neil Simon, Burt Bacharach, Sean Hayes, Hal David, Rob Ashford, Tony Goldwyn.taking a Photo

Neil Simon, Burt Bacharach, Sean Hayes, Hal David, Rob Ashford, Tony Goldwyn.taking a bow on the Opening Night Broadway performance Curtain Call for "PROMISES, PROMISES" at the Broadway Theatre, New York City. April 25, 2010.

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Kristin Chenoweth, Neil Simon, Burt Bacharach, Sean Hayes, Hal David, Rob Ashford, To Photo

Kristin Chenoweth, Neil Simon, Burt Bacharach, Sean Hayes, Hal David, Rob Ashford, Tony Goldwyn.taking a bow on the Opening Night Broadway performance Curtain Call for "PROMISES, PROMISES" at the Broadway Theatre, New York City. April 25, 2010.

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Neil Simon, Burt Bacharach & Hal David.attending the After Party for the Opening Nigh Photo

Neil Simon, Burt Bacharach & Hal David.attending the After Party for the Opening Night Broadway performance for "PROMISES, PROMISES" at the Plaza Hotel, New York City. April 25, 2010.

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Hal David News

Songwriters Hall Of Fame Debuts New Traveling Exhibit Celebrating Some of the World's Photo Songwriters Hall Of Fame Debuts New Traveling Exhibit Celebrating Some of the World's Most Prolific Songwriters
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 24, 2022

The Songwriters Hall of Fame has launched a new traveling exhibit that celebrates the work and legacy of the Songwriters Hall of Fame, as well as explores the mysteries behind the making of great music.

World Premiere of A TRANSPARENT MUSICAL, 1776 National Tour & More Announced for Cent Photo World Premiere of A TRANSPARENT MUSICAL, 1776 National Tour & More Announced for Center Theatre Group 2022-2023 Season
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 23, 2022

Programming has been announced for the 2022/2023 season at the Ahmanson Theatre and Mark Taper Forum. Find out all of the shows in the season, how to get tickets & more. 

BroadStage Announces 2022/23 Season and New Look Photo BroadStage Announces 2022/23 Season and New Look
by Stephi Wild - Jun 14, 2022

Artistic and Executive Director Rob Bailis and BroadStage Board of Directors Chair Jennifer Diener announce the 2022/23 BroadStage at the Santa Monica College Performing Arts Center season with thirty-three offerings that include three world premieres.

Legendary Gordon Lightfoot Returns To Overture Center On Thursday, June 16 Photo Legendary Gordon Lightfoot Returns To Overture Center On Thursday, June 16
by A.A. Cristi - Jun 7, 2022

Canadian sing-songwriter and guitarist Gordon Lightfoot returns to Overture Center on Thursday, June 16, 2022, at 8 p.m. in Capitol Theater.

BWW Review: Susanne Mack FRAGMENTS at Pangea By Guest Reviewer Andrew Poretz Photo BWW Review: Susanne Mack FRAGMENTS at Pangea By Guest Reviewer Andrew Poretz
by Stephen Mosher - May 26, 2022

Respected cabaret artist Susanne Mack recently finished a run of shows at Pangea and guest reviewer Andrew Poretz has some high praise for her.

Billy Valentine to Inaugurate JAZZ AT THE FOUNTAIN Series on Fountain's Outdoor Stage Photo Billy Valentine to Inaugurate JAZZ AT THE FOUNTAIN Series on Fountain's Outdoor Stage
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 24, 2022

The Fountain Theatre is launching¬†its new ‚ÄúJazz at the Fountain‚ÄĚ summer series on its outdoor stage with a one-night only performance by Billboard chart-topping vocalist¬†Billy Valentine. Joining Valentine for an evening of cool jazz on a hot summer night is Grammy¬ģ award-winning saxophonist¬†Tom Scott, and more.

Solea Pfeiffer, Jordan Donica & More to Star in 'ISN'T IT BLISS?' SONDHEIM ON LOVE at Photo Solea Pfeiffer, Jordan Donica & More to Star in 'ISN'T IT BLISS?' SONDHEIM ON LOVE at 92NY
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 23, 2022

Ted Sperling will close the¬†Lyrics & Lyricists¬†50th anniversary season with ‚ÄúIsn‚Äôt It Bliss?‚ÄĚ Sondheim on Love¬†on¬†June 18, 19¬†and¬†20.¬†With¬†Isn‚Äôt It Bliss?¬†Ted explores Sondheim‚Äôs perspective on relationships.

BWW Interview: SheleŐĀa's Fabulous WORLD: THROUGH THE EYES OF ALLEN & MARILYN BERGMAN Photo BWW Interview: SheleŐĀa's Fabulous WORLD: THROUGH THE EYES OF ALLEN & MARILYN BERGMAN
by Gil Kaan - May 18, 2022

A prot√©g√©e of Quincy Jones and mentored by Stevie Wonder, singer SheleŐĀa graces The Wallis stage with her one-nighter Pretty World: Through the Eyes of Alan & Marilyn Bergman June 25, 2022. SheleŐĀa shared remembrances of her many high-profile events in her life leading up to her Bergmans tribute.

Kennedy Center Announces the 2022-2023 Ballet and Dance Season Photo Kennedy Center Announces the 2022-2023 Ballet and Dance Season
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 5, 2022

Cultural vibrancy and exemplary artistry from world-class companies and artists will grace the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts‚Äô stages during its 2022‚Äď2023 ballet and dance season, announced today.

92Y to Present Darius de Haas in YOU SEND ME: THE SONGS AND SOUL OF SAM COOKE Photo 92Y to Present Darius de Haas in YOU SEND ME: THE SONGS AND SOUL OF SAM COOKE
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 29, 2022

Lyrics and Lyricists‚ĄĘ¬†50th anniversary season will continue¬†with¬†You Send Me: The Song and Soul of Sam Cook¬†on¬†April 23, 24¬†and¬†25. Darius de Haas¬†delves into the world of Sam Cooke ‚Äď his gospel roots and triumphant 1964 engagement at the Copacabana; his classics of romance, and work as a trailblazing entrepreneur and civil rights activist.

Hal David Videos

VIDEO: Jimmy Fallon & John Legend Perform BEAUTY AND THE BEAST Parody 'March Again' VideoVIDEO: Jimmy Fallon & John Legend Perform BEAUTY AND THE BEAST Parody 'March Again'
by Stage Tube - Mar 2, 2021

'Beauty and the Beast' is a 1991 Disney animated musical with music by Alan Menken and Howard Ashman.

Broadway Rewind: 'Turkey Lurkey Time'- Thanksgiving Song or Christmas Song? VideoBroadway Rewind: 'Turkey Lurkey Time'- Thanksgiving Song or Christmas Song?
by BroadwayWorld TV - Nov 26, 2020

Thanksgiving is here and it's turkey lurkey time! Or is it?

BWW Exclusive: 'Turkey Lurkey Time'- Thanksgiving Song or Christmas Song? VideoBWW Exclusive: 'Turkey Lurkey Time'- Thanksgiving Song or Christmas Song?
by BroadwayWorld TV - Nov 28, 2019

In 1968, Promises, Promises, a musical based on the 1960 film The Apartment, premiered on Broadway. Featuring music by Burt Bacharach, lyrics by Hal David, and a book by Neil Simon, the show features enduring classics like 'Say a Little Prayer,' 'A House Is Not a Home' and 'I'll Never Fall in Love Again,' but none left such a legacy (especially at this time of year) as 'Turkey Lurkey Time.' Featuring the unforgettable choreography of Michael Bennett, and danced originally by Donna McKechnie, Baayork Lee and Julane Stites, the song has undoubtedly become a beloved classic of the musical theatre holiday cannon... but which holiday?

Say Lou Lou Releases Music Video for Cover of 'The Look Of Love' VideoSay Lou Lou Releases Music Video for Cover of 'The Look Of Love'
by Kaitlin Milligan - Nov 20, 2019

Today, Say Lou Lou unveil the Zoe Chait-directed music video for their brilliant cover of Burt Bacharach and Hal David's classic, 'The Look Of Love,' which PAPER Magazine hail as 'a dark, disco revival, finding renewed desire on a dancefloor,' and praising the track's final epic chorus 'which swirls into ecstatic, strobe-lit reverie,' proclaiming the duo 'seal the look of love with a kiss of their very own.'

Oldest Pro Songwriting Team in Pop Music History Releases 'Senior Song Book' VideoOldest Pro Songwriting Team in Pop Music History Releases 'Senior Song Book'
by Abigail Charpentier - Nov 14, 2019

From Elton John & Bernie Taupin and Carole King & Gerry Goffin to Burt Bacharach & Hal David and Jerry Leiber & Mike Stoller, popular music's greatest songwriting teams have produced music that spans the generations.

benny blanco Releases 'graduation' with juice WRLD, Video Features Hailee Steinfeld,  Videobenny blanco Releases 'graduation' with juice WRLD, Video Features Hailee Steinfeld, Olivia Munn, Dove Cameron, and More!
by Kaitlin Milligan - Aug 30, 2019

Grammy-winning, multi-Platinum producer and artist¬†benny blanco¬†today unveils ‚ÄúGraduation‚ÄĚ with¬†Juice WRLD¬†alongside a video starring blanco and Juice WRLD plus Hailee Steinfeld,¬†Justice Smith,¬†Olivia Munn,Dove Cameron,¬†Ross Butler,¬†Noah Cyrus,Tommy Dorfman,¬†Tony Revolori,¬†Lil Dicky,Maddie Ziegler¬†and more. Watch the video, directed by longtime collaborator¬†Jake Schreier,¬†here. The track samples the Vitamin C classic of the same name and follows the pair's previous collaboration, ‚ÄúRoses‚ÄĚ with¬†Brendon Urie, streamed more than 200 million times to date.‚ÄúGraduation‚ÄĚ follows blanco's Gold-certified debut album¬†FRIENDS KEEP SECRETS‚ÄĒstreamed more than 1 billion times to date‚ÄĒwhich featured the global smash hit ‚ÄúEastside‚ÄĚ with¬†Halsey¬†andKhalid, now certified four times Platinum in the U.S. and two times in the U.K. (where it reached #1), with many other accolades worldwide. Earlier this year blanco released the chart topping ‚ÄúI Can't Get Enough‚ÄĚ with¬†Selena Gomez,¬†J Balvin¬†and¬†Tainy, streamed hundreds of millions of times and now nominated for an¬†MTV Video Music Award.

VIDEO: Goo Goo Dolls Perform on THE LATE SHOW WITH STEPHEN COLBERT VideoVIDEO: Goo Goo Dolls Perform on THE LATE SHOW WITH STEPHEN COLBERT
by Abigail Charpentier - Aug 15, 2019

Last night, multi-platinum, four-time GRAMMY-nominated rock band Goo Goo Dolls performed on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert on CBS. Watch the band deliver their first late-night TV performance of 'Miracle Pill', the title track from the band's forthcoming album Miracle Pill (Warner Records). The song is currently at #32 on Billboard's Adult Top 40 chart and rising.

VIDEO: Sara Bareilles Performs New Single 'Fire' on THE LATE LATE SHOW VideoVIDEO: Sara Bareilles Performs New Single 'Fire' on THE LATE LATE SHOW
by Stage Tube - Apr 11, 2019

Last night, Sara Bareilles was a guest on The Late Late Show with James Corden to promote her new album, 'Amidst the Chaos.' During the show, Bareilles performed her first single off the album, 'Fire.'

VIDEO: Sara Bareilles Performs New Single 'Fire' on GOOD MORNING AMERICA VideoVIDEO: Sara Bareilles Performs New Single 'Fire' on GOOD MORNING AMERICA
by Stage Tube - Apr 8, 2019

This morning, Sara Barellies stopped by 'Good Morning America' to perform her single 'Fire' off of her newly released album 'Amidst The Chaos.'

VIDEO: Sara Bareilles Performs 'Fire' and 'Saint Honesty' on SNL VideoVIDEO: Sara Bareilles Performs 'Fire' and 'Saint Honesty' on SNL
by Stage Tube - Apr 7, 2019

Sara Bareilles was the musical guest on last night's Saturday Night Live. During the show, she performed two of her singles, Fire and Saint Honesty.


Hal David Frequently Asked Questions

How many shows has Hal David written?
Hal David has written 4 shows including Promises, Promises (Lyricist), Brainchild (Lyricist), The Look of Love (Lyricist), What's It All About? Bacharach Reimagined (Lyricist).