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Jerome Lawrence

 
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Date of Birth: July 14, 1915
Date of Death: February 29, 2004 (88)

Birth Place: Cleveland, OH, USA
 

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Jerome Lawrence News

Lawrence Leritz, Bill McCauley & More to Join RICHARD SKIPPER CELEBRATES Photo Lawrence Leritz, Bill McCauley & More to Join RICHARD SKIPPER CELEBRATES
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 6, 2021

Broadway's Lawrence Leritz, Bill McCauley and Stephen Currens will join friends, family and colleagues to salute the life and career of the great ICM literary agent Mitch Douglas on Richard Skipper Celebrates (YouTube) this Saturday evening, November 6th, 2021 at 6PM est.

Maeve Spain's A SEAT ON THE BUS Will Premiere on The Open-Door Playhouse Podcast Next Photo Maeve Spain's A SEAT ON THE BUS Will Premiere on The Open-Door Playhouse Podcast Next Month
by Stephi Wild - Aug 26, 2021

Two icons from the turbulent 1960’s share a brief ride on a New York City bus. Along their journey they realize some of their beliefs and judgements have stood the test of time, while others now reflect those they fought against. 

UN DÍA COMO HOY: MAME se estrenaba en Broadway Photo UN DÍA COMO HOY: MAME se estrenaba en Broadway
by Nuria Pedret - May 24, 2021

La obra se estrenó con Angela Lansbury y Bea Arthur en el Winter Garden Theatre en 1966

USITT21 - Virtually Anywhere; Successful Annual Conference Concludes Photo USITT21 - Virtually Anywhere; Successful Annual Conference Concludes
by A.A. Cristi - Mar 12, 2021

USITT concluded its 61st Annual Conference & Stage Expo on Fri., Mar. 12, 2021 with an address by award-winning lighting designer Adam Honoré. It capped a week-long event that has historically been one of the largest and most anticipated events in the live entertainment design and technology industry.

Celebrating Women's History Month: Women in Theatre Through the Decades: 1940s-1950s Photo Celebrating Women's History Month: Women in Theatre Through the Decades: 1940s-1950s
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 2, 2021

Through our Women in Theatre Through the Decades features, we will be highlighting the vital role that women have played in theatre history, showcasing those who paved the way and who continue to make history today. 

Former ICM Literary Agent Mitch Douglas Dies at 78 Photo Former ICM Literary Agent Mitch Douglas Dies at 78
by Stephi Wild - Nov 20, 2020

Calvin Mitchell (Mitch) Douglas passed from metastatic brain cancer on November 5th, 2020 at Calvary Hospital, Bronx, NY. He was 78 years old.

Raven Theatre Announces Revamped 2020-21 Season Photo Raven Theatre Announces Revamped 2020-21 Season
by A.A. Cristi - Jul 7, 2020

Raven Theatre today announced a revamped 2020-21 Season, in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

VIDEO: On This Day, May 24- MAME Opens On Broadway! Photo VIDEO: On This Day, May 24- MAME Opens On Broadway!
by Stage Tube - May 24, 2020

On this day in 1966 the classic musical comedy, Mame, opened on Broadway!

Bucks County Playhouse Cancels 2020 Summer Season; Announces 2020 Subscriptions to be Photo Bucks County Playhouse Cancels 2020 Summer Season; Announces 2020 Subscriptions to be Used in 2021
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 14, 2020

In response to the continuing coronavirus pandemic and with the knowledge that the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania's reopening of Southeastern Pennsylvania is still pending, the historic Bucks County Playhouse has announced it will cancel its 2020 Summer Season.

BWW Exclusive: The 101 GREATEST PLAYS of the Past 100 Years (1920-2020) Photo BWW Exclusive: The 101 GREATEST PLAYS of the Past 100 Years (1920-2020)
by Peter Nason - Apr 7, 2020

BWW Reviewer Peter Nason chooses the greatest theatrical works (non-musical) from 1920-2020; see if your favorites made the list!

Jerome Lawrence Videos

VIDEO: On This Day, May 24- MAME Opens On Broadway! Videoplay
VIDEO: On This Day, May 24- MAME Opens On Broadway!

by Stage Tube - May 24, 2020

On this day in 1966 the classic musical comedy, Mame, opened on Broadway!

VIDEO: Get A First Look At The First UK Revival Of MAME Starring Tracie Bennett Videoplay
VIDEO: Get A First Look At The First UK Revival Of MAME Starring Tracie Bennett

by BroadwayWorld TV - Oct 11, 2019

BroadwayWorld has a first look at the first professional UK revival of Jerry Herman's much loved musical MAME with Tracie Bennett in the title role.

STAGE TUBE: Watch Amy Adams and SNL Cast Get Into the Christmas Spirit with Classic MAME Tune!
by Stage Tube - Dec 21, 2014

Amy Adams hosted SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE with musical guest One Direction last night, December 20, 2014. To open the show, she was interrupted by Kristen Wiig and eventually joined on stage by a chorus of Christmasy dancers to sing 'We Need a Little Christmas' from MAME. Check out the clip below!

BWW TV: Sneak Peek of Louise Pitre in Goodspeed's MAME- Performance Highlights!
by BroadwayWorld TV - May 7, 2012

Goodspeed Musicals' bold and brassy musical comedy MAME runs now through July 7 at the Goodspeed Opera House in East Haddam, Conn., with an official press opening of May 9, 2012. BroadwayWorld brings you full performance highlights below!

BWW TV: First Look at Louis Pitre in Goodspeed's MAME ; Performs 'Bosom Buddies'
by BroadwayWorld TV - May 3, 2012

Goodspeed Musicals' bold and brassy musical comedy MAME runs now through July 7 at the Goodspeed Opera House in East Haddam, Conn., with an official press opening of May 9, 2012. The first clip of this exciting production has been released and BroadwayWorld brings you a first look at Pitre in 'Bosom Buddies' below!

STAGE TUBE: Sneak Peek - Inside MAME Dress Rehearsal with Louise Pitre!
by Stage Tube - Apr 29, 2012

Goodspeed Musicals will 'coax the blues right out ‘a the horn' with its much-anticipated new production of MAME. The bold and brassy musical comedy will runs now through July 1 at the Goodspeed Opera House in East Haddam, Conn. [Official Press Opening will be May 9, 2012.] Check out a sneak peek into last night's - April 28 - dress rehearsal for MAME. Watch the video below!


Jerome Lawrence Frequently Asked Questions

How many shows has Jerome Lawrence written?
Jerome Lawrence has written 13 shows including Look Ma, I'm Dancin'! (Bookwriter), Shangri-La (Bookwriter/Lyricist), Auntie Mame (Playwright), The Gang's All Here (Playwright), Only in America (Playwright), A Call on Kuprin (Playwright), Maggie May (Playwright), Diamond Orchid (Playwright), Mame (Source Material), Dear World (Bookwriter), The Incomparable Max (Playwright), First Monday in October (Playwright), Inherit the Wind (Playwright).