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Jerome Chodorov

 
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Date of Birth: August 10, 1911
Date of Death: September 12, 2004 (93)

Birth Place: New York, NY, USA

Stage Credits

Productions

 
[Milburn, NJ (Regional), 2000]
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[West End, 1970]
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[Broadway, 1960]
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[Broadway, 1958]
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[Broadway, 1958]
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Source Material

Jerome Chodorov Awards and Nominations

 
Tony Awards - 1953 - Best Musical Gold Star
Jerome Chodorov, Wonderful Town

Jerome Chodorov News

A LITTLE NIGHT MUSIC, MAME and More to be Performed in 42nd Street Moon's 2020-2021 S Photo A LITTLE NIGHT MUSIC, MAME and More to be Performed in 42nd Street Moon's 2020-2021 Season
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 5, 2020

San Francisco's 42nd Street Moon (Daren A.C. Carollo and Daniel Thomas, Co-Executive Directors) has announced the titles for the Company's upcoming 2020-2021 season. The 2020-2021 season will include A LITTLE NIGHT MUSIC (September 24 - October 11, 2020), MAME (December 3 - 20, 2020), THE SCOTTSBORO BOYS (February 11 - 29, 2021), A GRAND NIGHT FOR SINGING (April 15 - May 2, 2021), WONDERFUL TOWN (May 13 - June 13, 2021) and MY SISTER EILEEN (May 20 - June 13, 2021).

42nd Street Moon Announces 2020-2021 Season Photo 42nd Street Moon Announces 2020-2021 Season
by Stephi Wild - Feb 5, 2020

San Francisco's 42nd Street Moon (Daren A.C. Carollo and Daniel Thomas, Co-Executive Directors) has announced the titles for the Company's upcoming 2020-2021 season. The 2020-2021 season will include A LITTLE NIGHT MUSIC (September 24 - October 11, 2020), MAME (December 3 - 20, 2020), THE SCOTTSBORO BOYS (February 11 - 29, 2021), A GRAND NIGHT FOR SINGING (April 15 - May 2, 2021), WONDERFUL TOWN (May 13 - June 13, 2021) and MY SISTER EILEEN (May 20 - June 13, 2021).

Hillbarn Theatre Conservatory Presents WONDERFUL TOWN This November Photo Hillbarn Theatre Conservatory Presents WONDERFUL TOWN This November
by BWW News Desk - Nov 2, 2018

Hillbarn Theatre, the Peninsula's premier theatre company, announced today that youth actors from its Conservatory will present the Tony Award-winning musical, WONDERFUL TOWN. The story follows the adventures and misadventures of two sisters, Ruth and Eileen-one an aspiring writer and the other a dancer-who move from their comfortable hometown in Ohio to Greenwich Village, a bohemian area in New York City to fulfill their dreams. Wonderful Town will perform at Hillbarn Theatre (1285 East Hillsdale Blvd., Foster City) November 2-4, 2018. The performance schedule is as follows: Today, November 2 and Saturday, November 3 at 7 p.m. and Sunday, November 4 at 2 p.m. Tickets for all performances are $20 and available now at hillbarntheatre.org or by calling 650.349.6411.

Hillbarn Theatre Conservatory Presents WONDERFUL TOWN This November Photo Hillbarn Theatre Conservatory Presents WONDERFUL TOWN This November
by A.A. Cristi - Sep 18, 2018

Hillbarn Theatre, the Peninsula's premier theatre company, announced today that youth actors from its Conservatory will present the Tony Award-winning musical, WONDERFUL TOWN. The story follows the adventures and misadventures of two sisters, Ruth and Eileen-one an aspiring writer and the other a dancer-who move from their comfortable hometown in Ohio to Greenwich Village, a bohemian area in New York City to fulfill their dreams. Wonderful Town will perform at Hillbarn Theatre (1285 East Hillsdale Blvd., Foster City) November 2-4, 2018. The performance schedule is as follows: Friday, November 2 and Saturday, November 3 at 7 p.m. and Sunday, November 4 at 2 p.m. Tickets for all performances are $20 and available now at hillbarntheatre.org or by calling 650.349.6411.

BWW Review: Seattle Symphony Celebrates Centenary with Bernstein Extravaganza Photo BWW Review: Seattle Symphony Celebrates Centenary with Bernstein Extravaganza
by Erica Miner - Jun 17, 2018

For the centenary of America's favorite musical son Leonard Bernstein, two of his much-loved works

MY SISTER EILEEN to Play MainStage Irving-Las Colinas This Summer
by BWW News Desk - Jul 21, 2017

MainStage Irving-Las Colinas will present Joseph Fields and Jerome Chodorov's 1940s comedy MY SISTEREILEEN. Directed by Dave Schmidt, the production runs July 21 through August 5, 2017, at the Irving Arts Center's Dupree Theater (3333 N. MacArthur Blvd., Irving, TX 75062).

Photo Flash: MainStage Irving-Las Colinas presents MY SISTER EILEEN
by A.A. Cristi - Jul 20, 2017

MainStage Irving-Las Colinas will present Joseph Fields and Jerome Chodorov's 1940s comedy MY SISTER EILEEN. Directed by Dave Schmidt, the production runs July 21 through August 5, 2017, at the Irving Arts Center's Dupree Theater (3333 N. MacArthur Blvd., Irving, TX 75062). All evening performances are at 7:30 p.m., with Sunday matinees at 2:30 p.m. Single tickets range from $19-28 and are on sale now at the Irving Arts Center Box Office (972.252.2787/ www.irvingartscenter.com). Ticket discounts are available for seniors and students.

MY SISTER EILEEN to Play MainStage Irving-Las Colinas This Summer
by BWW News Desk - Jun 30, 2017

MainStage Irving-Las Colinas will present Joseph Fields and Jerome Chodorov's 1940s comedy MY SISTEREILEEN. Directed by Dave Schmidt, the production runs July 21 through August 5, 2017, at the Irving Arts Center's Dupree Theater (3333 N. MacArthur Blvd., Irving, TX 75062).

Faith Prince and Marc Kudisch to Star as Writer and Editor in LA Opera's WONDERFUL TOWN
by BWW News Desk - Dec 2, 2016

Tony Award winner Faith Prince will star as sharpwitted aspiring reporter Ruth Sherwood opposite three-time Tony nominee Marc Kudisch as sympathetic editor Robert Baker in LA Opera's December presentation of Wonderful Town.

Tony Winner Nikki M. James Boards LA Opera's WONDERFUL TOWN, Starring Faith Prince & More
by BWW News Desk - Dec 2, 2016

Nikki M. James, who won a Tony Award for her appearance in The Book of Mormon, will appear as Eileen Sherwood in LA Opera's December presentation of Wonderful Town.

Jerome Chodorov Videos

STAGE TUBE: Watch New Clips of Goodman Theatre's WONDERFUL TOWN, Starring Lauren Molina, Bri Sudia and More!
by Stage Tube - Oct 3, 2016

Goodman Theatre presents Mary Zimmerman's revival of Wonderful Town, extending the show through October 23. Featuring a company of over 40 actors and musicians, the Goodman production of Leonard Bernstein's whimsical love letter to Manhattan marks the first major revival in more than 10 years.  BroadwayWorld brings you a first look at new clips of the show below!

STAGE TUBE: Watch Highlights of WONDERFUL TOWN Starring Lauren Molina, Bri Sudia and More!
by Stage Tube - Sep 15, 2016

Tony Award winner Mary Zimmerman's revival of WONDERFUL TOWN - Leonard Bernstein's classic musical that with lyrics by Betty Comdenand Adolph Green and book by Joseph Fieldsand Jerome Chodorov, runs now through October 16 at Goodman Theatre's Albert Theatre (Opening Night is September 20). BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below!

STAGE TUBE: Watch Lauren Molina, Bri Sudia and More in Highlights of WONDERFUL TOWN at Goodman Theatre
by Stage Tube - Aug 25, 2016

The cast and creative team is set for Tony Award winner Mary Zimmerman's revival of WONDERFUL TOWN - Leonard Bernstein's classic musical that with lyrics by Betty Comden and Adolph Green and book by Joseph Fieldsand Jerome Chodorov.  Watch highlights of the show below!


Jerome Chodorov Frequently Asked Questions

How many shows has Jerome Chodorov written?
Jerome Chodorov has written 14 shows including Schoolhouse on the Lot (Playwright), My Sister Eileen (Playwright), Junior Miss (Playwright), The French Touch (Playwright), Alive and Kicking (Bookwriter), Wonderful Town (Source Material), The Girl in Pink Tights (Bookwriter), Anniversary Waltz (Playwright), The Ponder Heart (Playwright), I Had a Ball (Bookwriter), Anya (Bookwriter), 3 Bags Full (Playwright), Dumas and Son (Bookwriter), A Talent for Murder (Playwright).

What awards has Jerome Chodorov been nominated for?
Best Musical (Tony Awards) for Wonderful Town .

What awards has Jerome Chodorov won?
Best Musical (Tony Awards) for Wonderful Town.