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Jerome Weidman

 
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Date of Birth: April 04, 1913
Date of Death: October 06, 1998 (85)

Birth Place: New York, NY, USA
 

Writing

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Bookwriter
Source Material
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Writing
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Source Material
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Jerome Weidman Awards and Nominations

 
New York Drama Critics Circle Awards - 1960 - Best Musical Gold Star
Jerome Weidman, Fiorello!
 
The Pulitzer Prize - 1960 - The Pulitzer Prize for Drama Gold Star
Jerome Weidman, Fiorello!
 
Tony Awards - 1960 - Best Musical Gold Star
Jerome Weidman, Fiorello!

Jerome Weidman News

FAT HAM Wins 2022 Pulitzer Prize for Drama Photo FAT HAM Wins 2022 Pulitzer Prize for Drama
by Team BWW - May 9, 2022

The Pulitzer Prize Board has just announced that Fat Ham has won the 2022 Pulitzer Prize for Drama. Other finalists included: Selling Kabul, and Kristina Wong, Sweatshop Overlord.

VIDEO: Who Will Win the 2022 Pulitzer Prize for Drama? Live at 3pm! Photo VIDEO: Who Will Win the 2022 Pulitzer Prize for Drama? Live at 3pm!
by Nicole Rosky - May 9, 2022

The Pulitzer Prize Board today will present the 2022 award winners for Prizes in Journalism, Books, Drama and Music. Who will win this year? Tune in right here at 3pm to watch the announcement live!

How Many Musicals Have Won the Pulitzer Prize for Drama? See the List Here! Photo How Many Musicals Have Won the Pulitzer Prize for Drama? See the List Here!
by BWW Features - Apr 30, 2022

Michael R. Jackson's A Strange Loop, the most recent musical to take home the Pulitzer Prize for Drama, has just opened on Broadway! Only 10 musicals in history have been honored with the coveted award. 

THE HOT WING KING Wins the 2021 Pulitzer Prize for Drama Photo THE HOT WING KING Wins the 2021 Pulitzer Prize for Drama
by Taylor Brethauer-Hamling - Jun 11, 2021

It was just announced by the Pulitzer Prize organization that Katori Hall's The Hot Wing King has officially won the 2021 Pulitzer Prize for Drama. This year's finalists included Circle Jerk by Michael Breslin and Patrick Foley and Stew by Zora Howard.

Breaking: A STRANGE LOOP Wins the 2020 Pulitzer Prize for Drama Photo Breaking: A STRANGE LOOP Wins the 2020 Pulitzer Prize for Drama
by Nicole Rosky - May 4, 2020

It was just announced by Pulitzer Prize Administrator Dana Canedy that Michael R. Jackson's A Strange Loop has officially won the 2020 Pulitzer Prize for Drama. This year's finalists included: Will Arbery's Heroes of the Fourth Turning and David Henry Hwang and Jeanine Tesori's Soft Power.

VIDEO: Who Will Win the 2020 Pulitzer Prize for Drama? Watch Live at 3pm! Photo VIDEO: Who Will Win the 2020 Pulitzer Prize for Drama? Watch Live at 3pm!
by Nicole Rosky - May 4, 2020

The Pulitzer Prize Board today will present the 2020 award winners' (originally scheduled for Monday, April 20) for Prizes in Journalism, Books, Drama and Music. Who will win this year? Tune in right here at 3pm to watch the announcement live!

Breaking: Jackie Sibblies Drury's FAIRVIEW Wins the 2019 Pulitzer Prize for Drama Photo Breaking: Jackie Sibblies Drury's FAIRVIEW Wins the 2019 Pulitzer Prize for Drama
by Nicole Rosky - Apr 15, 2019

It was just announced by Pulitzer Prize Administrator Dana Canedy that Jackie Sibblies Drury's Fairview has officially won the 2019 Pulitzer Prize for Drama.

VIDEO: Who Will Win the Pulitzer Prize for Drama? Watch Live at 3pm! Photo VIDEO: Who Will Win the Pulitzer Prize for Drama? Watch Live at 3pm!
by Nicole Rosky - Apr 15, 2019

Today, April 15 (3pm EST), Pulitzer Prize Administrator Dana Canedy will announce the winners of the the 2019 Pulitzer Prizes, including the finalists and winners for the Pulitzer Prize for Drama. This announcement marks the 103rd year of the Prizes. For more information on this year's and all past years' winners and finalists, please visit http://www.Pulitzer.org.

Lakewood Theatre Company Announces The 2019-2020 Season Of Plays Photo Lakewood Theatre Company Announces The 2019-2020 Season Of Plays
by A.A. Cristi - Mar 20, 2019

Lakewood Theatre Company will begin its 67th season with six productions on its Mainstage and three productions on its Side Door stage beginning July 12, 2019.  

Lakewood Theatre Company Announces Its 67th Season Of Plays And Musicals Photo Lakewood Theatre Company Announces Its 67th Season Of Plays And Musicals
by A.A. Cristi - Mar 13, 2019

Lakewood Theatre Company will begin its 67th season with six productions on its Mainstage and three productions on its Side Door stage beginning July 12, 2019.  

Jerome Weidman Videos

VIDEO: First Look At FIORELLO! At 42nd Street Moon VideoVIDEO: First Look At FIORELLO! At 42nd Street Moon
by Stage Tube - Mar 7, 2019

San Francisco's 42nd Street Moon presents its first 2019 production, the Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award-winning musical FIORELLO! Based on the life of New York City's legendary mayor Fiorello H. LaGuardia, FIORELLO! features lyrics by Sheldon Harnick, and music by Jerry Bock (SHE LOVES ME, FIDDLER ON THE ROOF) and a book by Jerome Weidman and George Abbott (THE PAJAMA GAME, DAMN YANKEES).

VIDEO: In Rehearsal With FIORELLO! At 42nd Street Moon VideoVIDEO: In Rehearsal With FIORELLO! At 42nd Street Moon
by Stage Tube - Feb 15, 2019

San Francisco's 42nd Street Moon presents the Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award-winning musical FIORELLO! Based on the life of New York City's legendary mayor Fiorello H. LaGuardia, FIORELLO! features lyrics by Sheldon Harnick, and music by Jerry Bock (SHE LOVES ME, FIDDLER ON THE ROOF) and a book by Jerome Weidman and George Abbott (THE PAJAMA GAME, DAMN YANKEES).


Jerome Weidman Frequently Asked Questions

How many shows has Jerome Weidman written?
Jerome Weidman has written 6 shows including Joy Ride (Bookwriter), Fiorello! (Bookwriter), Tenderloin (Bookwriter), I Can Get It for You Wholesale (Source Material), Cool Off (Bookwriter), Pousse-Café (Bookwriter).

What awards has Jerome Weidman been nominated for?
Best Musical (New York Drama Critics Circle Awards) for Fiorello! The Pulitzer Prize for Drama (The Pulitzer Prize) for Fiorello! and Best Musical (Tony Awards) for Fiorello! .

What awards has Jerome Weidman won?
Best Musical (New York Drama Critics Circle Awards) for Fiorello! The Pulitzer Prize for Drama (The Pulitzer Prize) for Fiorello!and Best Musical (Tony Awards) for Fiorello!.