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Jerome Lawrence

Date of Death: February 29, 2004 (88)

Birth Place: Cleveland, OH, USA

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Alfred Molina & John Douglas Thompson To Lead Pasadena Playhouse's INHERIT THE WIND

Pasadena Playhouse announces the cast for the upcoming production of INHERIT THE WIND. Get all the details on this fresh take on a classic play.

MAME, FALSETTOS & More Set for 42 Street Moon 2023-24 Season

Explore the upcoming 2023-24 season at 42nd Street Moon! Get all the details about the highly anticipated lineup, including beloved classics like MAME and FALSETTOS, and more. Don't miss out on this exciting season of theater magic!

Tickets on Sale Now for THE SOUND INSIDE & More at Pasadena Playhouse

Get your tickets now for the latest productions at Pasadena Playhouse. Check out the schedule and book your seats now!

JELLY'S LAST JAM And More Annouced For Pasadena Playhouse 2023-24 Season

Pasadena Playhouse has announed its five mainstage productions for the 2023/2024 season, plus a new holiday tradition!

Lightning Rod Theater to Present WE GOT YOUR SIX in June

Lightning Rod Theater will premier its latest production, We Got Your Six, at the 2023 Hollywood Fringe Festival, story by Shawn Dickens, Rob Rain, Matt Stevens, Anonymous and Paul Hoan Zeidler, written and directed by Paul Hoan Zeidler. We Got Your Six, is the sixth Hollywood Fringe production that Lightning Rod Theater has presented, opening Sunday, June 4th at 5pm at Asylum.

Lawrence and Lee Theatre Research Institute Announces 2023 Margo Jones Award

Susan V. Booth, artistic director of the Goodman Theatre, Chicago, IL is the 2023 recipient of the Margo Jones Award.

TWELVE ANGRY MEN: A NEW MUSICAL & More Set for Asolo Repertory Theatre 2023-24 Season

Asolo Repertory Theatre has announced its 2023-2024 season. See the full programming, and learn how to purchase tickets!

Review Roundup: Critics Visit DEAR WORLD At City Center Encores!

New York City Center Encores! presents Dear World, which features music and lyrics by Jerry Herman, book by Jerome Lawrence and Robert E. Lee, running through March 19, 2023. This madcap romp is directed and choreographed by Josh Rhodes, who helmed Herman's Mack & Mabel (2019 Encores!), with new Encores! Music Director Mary-Mitchell Campbell leading The Encores! Orchestra. Read reviews for the production!

Video: Watch Highlights of Donna Murphy and More in Encores! DEAR WORLD

New York City Center Encores! is presenting Dear World, which features music and lyrics by Jerry Herman, book by Jerome Lawrence and Robert E. Lee. Check out video highlights here!

Photos/Video: First Look at Donna Murphy, Brooks Ashmanskas & More in DEAR WORLD at Encores!

Get a first look at photos and video of Dear World at New York City Center Encores!

GODSPELL, A STREETCAR NAMED DESIRE & More Set for Redhouse 2023/2024 Mainstage Season

Redhouse has announced their 2023/2024 Mainstage Season. This coming season will be a journey through the decades, entitled, Redhouse: Turn Back Time. 

Video: Samantha Williams Sings 'I've Never Said I Love You' From DEAR WORLD

Watch Samantha Williams sing 'I've Never Said I Love You' from Dear World, coming to New York City Center Encores!

Video: Donna Murphy Sings 'I Don't Want To Know' From DEAR WORLD

Watch a sneak peek of Donna Murphy as Countess Aurelia in Dear World singing 'I Don’t Want To Know' accompanied by Encores! Music Director, Mary-Mitchell Campbell.

Video: Get a First Listen to the 28-Piece Orchestra for DEAR WORLD at New York City Center Encores!

Get a first listen to the 28-piece orchestra for Dear World, coming to New York City Center Encores! this month.

Majestic Repertory Theatre and Vegas Theatre Company Team Up to Produce INHERIT THE WIND in March

Majestic Repertory Theatre and Vegas Theatre Company, both situated in the Arts District, are joining forces to produce the American classic Inherit the Wind by Jerome Lawrence and Robert Edward Lee.

Wake Up With BWW 2/9: Casting For DEAR WORLD at Encores!, FROZEN 3 in the Works, and More!

Top stories include casting for Dear World at City Center Encores! Plus, Frozen 3 is in the works, get a first look at Hercules at Paper Mill Playhouse, and more!

Andréa Burns, Christopher Fitzgerald, Ann Harada, and More Join Donna Murphy in DEAR WORLD at City Center Encores!

New York City Center has announced principal casting for Encores! Dear World, which features music and lyrics by Jerry Herman, book by Jerome Lawrence and Robert E. Lee. Learn more about the full cast and how to see the show here!

The Adobe Theater to Present INHERIT THE WIND in March

The Adobe Theater will present the Jerome Lawrence and Robert E. Lee play which premiered in 1955 and bring 28 actors to its stage, directed by James Cady. Philip J. Shortell and Paul Ford play the roles of Henry Drummond (based on Clarence Darrow) and Matthew Harrison Brady (based on William Jennings Bryan) respectively.

Lawrence Leritz, Bill McCauley & More to Join RICHARD SKIPPER CELEBRATES

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 Month

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. 


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).

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