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John Lahr

 
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Date of Birth: July 12, 1941 (80)

Birth Place: Los Angeles, CA, USA
 

Writing

Writer
Bookwriter

 
Writing
Writer
Bookwriter

John Lahr Awards and Nominations

 
Olivier Awards - 2003 - Best Entertainment
John LahrElaine Stritch At Liberty
 
New York Drama Critics Circle Awards - 2002 - Special Citation Gold Star
John Lahr, Elaine Stritch at Liberty

John Lahr News

BWW Review: DIARY OF A SOMEBODY, Seven Dials Playhouse Photo BWW Review: DIARY OF A SOMEBODY, Seven Dials Playhouse
by Gary Naylor - Apr 19, 2022

John Lahr's funny, transgressive and tragic play gets a revival that is executed with great skill by a talented cast

AMERICAN BUFFALO Announces Digital Lottery and Rush Policies Photo AMERICAN BUFFALO Announces Digital Lottery and Rush Policies
by Stephi Wild - Apr 5, 2022

American Buffalo has announced its digital lottery and rush ticket policies! Find out how to get rush and lotto tickets to the production.

Photos: Go Inside Rehearsals for DIARY OF A SOMEBODY Photo Photos: Go Inside Rehearsals for DIARY OF A SOMEBODY
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 9, 2022

Introducing George Kemp (Bridgerton, Netflix; Call My Agent, Netflix; The Trial of Christine Keeler, BBC) as Joe Orton, Diary of a Somebody will see Toby Osmond (Game of Thrones, HBO; Henry VIII and His Six Wives, BBC; Dead Souls, Monkhead Theatre) take to the stage as his mentor and partner, the actor and writer Kenneth Halliwell.

Cast Announced For DIARY OF A SOMEBODY at Seven Dials Playhouse Photo Cast Announced For DIARY OF A SOMEBODY at Seven Dials Playhouse
by Stephi Wild - Feb 28, 2022

Introducing George Kemp (Bridgerton, Netflix; Call My Agent, Netflix; The Trial of Christine Keeler, BBC) as notorious artist and playwright Joe Orton, Diary of a Somebody will see Toby Osmond (Game of Thrones, HBO; Henry VIII and His Six Wives, BBC; Dead Souls, Monkhead Theatre) take to the stage as his mentor and partner, the actor and writer Kenneth Halliwell. 

Seven Dials Playhouse Announces Spring Season Photo Seven Dials Playhouse Announces Spring Season
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 10, 2022

Following the European premiere of Steve which launched the exciting new Covent Garden venue, Seven Dials Playhouse will now present ground-breaking plays Diary of a Somebody and FOXES for the remainder of their Spring 2022 season.

92Y to Celebrate Pride Month 2021 With Free Archived Talks Featuring Alan Cumming, To Photo 92Y to Celebrate Pride Month 2021 With Free Archived Talks Featuring Alan Cumming, Tony Kushner and More
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 1, 2021

92Y will celebrate Pride 2021 by sharing fee archived talks and events featuring luminaries from the world of culture, politics, activism, and literature. 

Governor Cuomo with Billy Crystal, Judy Gold, Michael J. Fox and More Announced for 9 Photo Governor Cuomo with Billy Crystal, Judy Gold, Michael J. Fox and More Announced for 92Y Online Events
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 21, 2020

92Y has announced its upcoming programming featuring Judy Gold, Billy Crystal, the cast of The Queen’s Gambit and much more.

Ethan Hawke Reads Marilynne Robinson's GILEAD in Special Audio Recording Photo Ethan Hawke Reads Marilynne Robinson's GILEAD in Special Audio Recording
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 16, 2020

Actor-writer-director Ethan Hawke will bring Marilynne Robinson's beloved novel Gilead to life in a special audio recording that will be made available to the public from October 19 through October 29.

Broadway Books: 10 MORE Biographies to Read While Staying Inside! Photo Broadway Books: 10 MORE Biographies to Read While Staying Inside!
by Stephi Wild - May 24, 2020

Looking for something new to read while stuck inside, but still need your Broadway fix? We've rounded up 10 MORE of our favorite theatrical biographies to fill the void!

3Views' New Digital Archive Launches Today, Featuring INTIMATE APPAREL, UNKNOWN SOLDI Photo 3Views' New Digital Archive Launches Today, Featuring INTIMATE APPAREL, UNKNOWN SOLDIER, and GNIT
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 18, 2020

The Lillys - in partnership with a broad coalition of theater artists - announced today that 3Views is shifting its mission: it will now serve as a digital archive, highlighting cancelled and waylaid productions, gathering reflections from theater makers, and spotlighting urgent and helpful initiatives.

John Lahr Videos

#TBT: SPAMALOT Finds Its Grail on Broadway! Video#TBT: SPAMALOT Finds Its Grail on Broadway!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Mar 14, 2019

Fourteen years ago today, Monty Python officially came to Broadway with the opening of SPAMALOT at the Shubert Theatre! In honor of the occasion, we're looking on the bright side of life and throwing it back to the show's 2005 Tony Awards performance featuring Sara Ramirez in the role that won her a Tony! Check out the footage below to find your grail!

STAGE TUBE: Highlights of DAME EDNA's Career History for GLORIOUS GOODBYE - THE FAREWELL TOUR
by Stage Tube - Jan 23, 2015

'Dame Edna's Glorious Goodbye -The Farewell Tour,' begins previews at the Center Theatre Group/Ahmanson Theatre on January 24, opens January 28 and continues through March 15, 2015. Check out the video below of her career history!

STAGE TUBE: 'EXIT THE KING' Star Geoffrey Rush Talks With John Lahr
by Eddie Varley - May 28, 2009

EXIT THE KING's Tony nominated Geoffrey Rush is currently featured in The New Yorker's new video series, Conversations with John Lahr.


John Lahr Frequently Asked Questions

How many shows has John Lahr written?
John Lahr has written 2 shows including Elaine Stritch At Liberty (Bookwriter), The Late Great Me: An Evening With Alan Jay Lerner (Writer).

What awards has John Lahr been nominated for?
Best Entertainment (Olivier Awards) for Elaine Stritch At Liberty and Special Citation (New York Drama Critics Circle Awards) for Elaine Stritch at Liberty .

What awards has John Lahr won?
Special Citation (New York Drama Critics Circle Awards) for Elaine Stritch at Liberty.