Harvey Schmidt

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[Off-Broadway]
Original Off-Broadway Production, 1997
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[Chicago]
World Premiere, 1987
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Original Off-Broadway Production, 1974
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[Off-Broadway]
1970
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THE FANTASTICKS Comes to Quintessence This Holiday Season

This holiday season Quintessence presents The Fantasticks, the legendary longest running musical that ran off-Broadway for over 55 years.

Musical Theatre Melodies Celebrates the 60th Anniversary of the Schmidt and Jones Musical 110 IN THE SHADE

The next Musical Theatre Melodies broadcast, hosted by Rob Morrison on 96.5 FM on Tuesday, October 24 will mark the 60th anniversary of the Harvey Schmidt and Tom Jones musical 110 in the Shade. Get all the details here!

Review: LITTLE BY LITTLE, CUT TOO SHORT, & BROADWAY BOUND Bring Some Pleasures To 54 Below

These three evenings at 54 Below celebrated what some might cavalierly dismiss as missable musical theatre “also-rans,” but they’d be missing out

Have There Been Many Two-Person Broadway Musicals Before GUTENBERG?

This time, the reader question was: Have there been many Broadway musicals starring only two actors, before Gutenberg! The Musical!?

Review: FIFTY KEY STAGE MUSICALS - PART 4 Is A Swell Sampling at 54 Below

The choices made for a satisfying potpourri that didn’t seem to be trying to overdo the “think outside the box” approach or check every possible box to ensure variety in every possible way.

Broadway Lyricist and Librettist Tom Jones Has Passed Away

Tom Jones, best known for his work as the librettist and lyricist of The Fantasticks, has passed away. He was 95.

Love And War Erupt In Quintessence Theatre Group's 14th Season At The Sedgwick Theater

Quintessence Theatre Group, Northwest Philadelphia's first professional theatre company, has produced classic works of theatre for 13 years on stage at the historic Sedgwick Theater in the neighborhood of Mt. Airy. Season XIV includes six epic productions, four in repertory, on the lasting themes of love and war.

Christine Ebersole, Norm Lewis, Andrew Rannells & More to Headline York Theatre Company Gala

Get all the details on the star-studded lineup for York Theatre Company's 31st Oscar Hammerstein Award Gala, including Christine Ebersole, Norm Lewis, Andrew Rannells, and more. Find out when and where the event will take place.

RENT and More Set For Bergen County Players 2023-24 Season

The Bergen County Players, one of America's longest-running little theater companies, is proud to announce its 2023/24 season with an ambitious, joyous, and playful year of audience-pleasing musicals and innovative plays for its 91st season.

Previews: THE FANTASTICKS at Provincetown Theater

The Provincetown Theater will be presenting their production of the longest running musical in theatre history. THE FANTASTICKS will take to the stage as the company presents an updated re-imagined version of the classic love story, written and updated by the original author, Tom Jones.

Previews: Coachella Valley Repertory Announces 2023/2024 Season

Executive Artistic Director Adam Karsten has announced CVRep’s 2023-2024 Season: five sensational productions new to CVRep, World and West Coast premieres, and multi-Tony®Award winning shows. 

POTUS, THE FANTASTICKS & More Set for Coachella Valley Repertory 2023-24 Season

COACHELLA VALLEY REPERTORY has revealed its 2023-2024 Season: five sensational productions new to CVRep, World and West Coast premieres, and multi-Tony® Award winning shows. Learn how to purchase tickets!

York Theatre Company Will Honor Patti LuPone and Jamie DeRoy at Gala Evening This November

The York Theatre Company will honor musical theater legend Patti LuPone with the 2023 Oscar Hammerstein Award for Outstanding Achievement in Musical Theater and producer Jamie deRoy with The York Theatre Company Founders' Award at the 31st Oscar Hammerstein Award Gala.

Concord Theatricals Recordings Digitally Re-Releases THE GAY 90S MUSICAL, THE PAUL SIMON ALBUM & More

Concord Theatricals Recordings has digitally re-released the fourth wave of albums from the former Fynsworth Alleytheatrical recorded music catalog, including 12 titles that have not previously been available to stream or download.

Review: 110 IN THE SHADE at Reboot Theatre & Seattle Public Theater

The theater scene has been as parched as a midwestern prairie waiting for a show like this. And Paris Manzanares is a tall drink of water during a drought. With a magnificent score by composer Harvey Schmidt and lyricist Tom Jones, Reboot Theatre and Seattle Public Theater have found new meaning in old truths. Some hard topics are served up sweetly and mixed with great humor. 110 IN THE SHADE is reimagined, reinvigorated, and resplendent in every way possible.What did our critic think of 110 IN THE SHADE at Reboot Theatre & Seattle Public Theater?

The Musical CELEBRATION Will Be Staged For Three Performances At Lakewood Theatre Company April 14-15

Lakewood Theatre Company presents the musical Celebration as part of its Lost Treasures Collection Series for three performances, April 14 & 15, 2023.

Verdi's FALSTAFF to be Presented at Opera San José in February

Women take charge in Opera San José’s rollicking production of Verdi’s Falstaff. Adapted from Shakespeare’s The Merry Wives of Windsor and scenes from Henry IV, Parts 1 and 2.

Review: THE FANTASTICKS at College Of The Desert

COD's production of THE FANTASTICKS is a simple joy -- something we can all use more of!

Shoshana Bean, Lilli Cooper, Jared Grimes & Christine Pedi Join Lineup for 30th Oscar Hammerstein Award Gala

Shoshana Bean, Lilli Cooper, Jared Grimes and Christine Pedi have joined the roster of performers for a concert celebration at the 30th Oscar Hammerstein Award Gala, which will honor musical theater legend Leslie Uggams with the 2022 Oscar Hammerstein Award for Outstanding Achievement in Musical Theater, which will be presented by Dionne Warwick. 

Broadway Inspirational Voices, Dionne Warwick & More to Join 2022 Oscar Hammerstein Award Gala

The York Theatre Company has announced the roster of performers for a concert celebration at the 30th Oscar Hammerstein Award Gala, which will take place on Monday evening, November 14, 2022 at The Edison Rooftop.

Harvey Schmidt FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

Harvey Schmidt has written 17 shows including 110 in the Shade (Composer), Son of 4 Below (Composer), Demi-Dozen (Composer), The Fantasticks (Composer), I Do! I Do! (Composer), Celebration (Composer), Colette (Composer), Colette (Composer), Portfolio Revue (Composer), Philemon (Composer), The Bone Room (Composer), Colette (Composer), Grover's Corners (Composer), Mirette (Composer), The Show Goes On (Composer), Roadside (Composer), Roadside (Composer).

Harvey Schmidt has been nominated for several awards throughout his career. He was the recipient of the Legend of Off Broadway Award, and was also inducted into the Playwrights Sidewalk by The Lortels. He received a nomination for Best Musical Revival at the Olivier Awards for his work on The Fantasticks. Schmidt also received a Special Award from the Outer Critics Circle Awards for Portfolio Studio. Additionally, he was nominated for Best Original Score (Music and/or Lyrics) Written for the Theatre at the Tony Awards for both I Do! I Do! and 110 in the Shade. Lastly, he received a Citation of Excellence from the Drama Desk Awards for his work on The Fantasticks.

Harvey Schmidt, the renowned Broadway composer, has received several prestigious awards throughout his career. Some of his notable accolades include the Legend of Off Broadway Award, being inducted into the Playwrights Sidewalk (The Lortels), receiving a Special Award from the Outer Critics Circle Awards for Portfolio Studio, and receiving a Citation of Excellence from the Drama Desk Awards for his work on The Fantasticks. These awards are a testament to Schmidt's immense talent and contributions to the world of Broadway.

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