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Lorenz Hart

Also Credited As: Lorenz M. Hart
 
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Date of Birth: May 02, 1895
Date of Death: November 22, 1943 (48)

Birth Place: New York, NY, USA

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[Broadway, 1922]
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Lorenz Hart Awards and Nominations

 
New York Drama Critics Circle Awards - 1952 - Best Musical Gold Star
Lorenz Hart, Pal Joey

Lorenz Hart News

Review: ARI AXELROD'S ALBUM RELEASE CONCERT at Chelsea Table + Stage Showcases Show B Photo Review: ARI AXELROD'S ALBUM RELEASE CONCERT at Chelsea Table + Stage Showcases Show Business Excellence
by Stephen Mosher - Dec 1, 2022

Ari Axelrod keeps the quality level in the stratosphere as he releases his first album to a star-studded audience.

Arthur Darvill, Anoushka Lucas, and More Will Reprise Roles in West End Transfer of O Photo Arthur Darvill, Anoushka Lucas, and More Will Reprise Roles in West End Transfer of OKLAHOMA!
by Stephi Wild - Nov 23, 2022

Reprising their roles from the run at the Young Vic are Raphael Bushay (Mike), Arthur Darvill (Curly McLain), James Patrick Davis (Will Parker), Stavros Demetraki (Ali Hakim), Greg Hicks (Andrew Carnes), Rebekah Hinds (Gertie Cummings), Anoushka Lucas (Laurey Williams), Marie-Astrid Mence (Lead Dancer), Liza Sadovy (Aunt Eller) and Patrick Vaill (Jud Fry).

Review: BEDSIDE MANNERS at ARTS Theatre Photo Review: BEDSIDE MANNERS at ARTS Theatre
by Barry Lenny - Nov 4, 2022

We deserve a good laugh, and that is what a farce can deliver.

Listen: Branden Jacobs-Jenkins Discusses His Early Work & More on THE DRAMATISTS GUIL Photo Listen: Branden Jacobs-Jenkins Discusses His Early Work & More on THE DRAMATISTS GUILD PRESENTS: TALKBACK
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 24, 2022

The Dramatists Guild of America is presenting season four of The Dramatists Guild Presents: TALKBACK. The Guild celebrates writers from a diverse array of backgrounds and how they’ve built meaningful careers within a constantly evolving industry. The first episode of the season debuts today with Branden Jacobs-Jenkins. Listen here!

Exclusive: Watch the New Lyric Video for Barbra Streisand's 'Cry Me a River', Feature Photo Exclusive: Watch the New Lyric Video for Barbra Streisand's 'Cry Me a River', Featured on New Album- Live At The Bon Soir
by Team BWW - Oct 7, 2022

BroadwayWorld is very excited to debut the lyric video for Barbra's show-stopping rendition of 'Cry Me A River,' directed by Matt Amato. Watch as Matt cleverly includes lyrical easter eggs and references to Barbra's historic career throughout the video. Can you find them all?

Listen: Christine Ebersole's New Album AFTER THE BALL Out Now Photo Listen: Christine Ebersole's New Album AFTER THE BALL Out Now
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 30, 2022

After the Ball, a new album from two-time Tony Award winner Christine Ebersole has been released in physical and digital formats! Listen to the album here! The recording finds Ebersole at the start of a brave new chapter, reflecting on life, love and family now that the last of her three adopted children has flown the nest. 

Listen: Get an Exclusive First Listen to 'A Sleepin' Bee' From Christine Ebersole's N Photo Listen: Get an Exclusive First Listen to 'A Sleepin' Bee' From Christine Ebersole's New Album 'After The Ball'
by Stephi Wild - Sep 29, 2022

Christine Ebersole is releasing a special new album titled 'After The Ball' on Friday, September 30. BroadwayWorld has your exclusive first listen to the first track released from the album, 'A Sleepin' Bee'.

Dates Confirmed For West End Run of RODGERS & HAMMERSTEIN'S OKLAHOMA! Photo Dates Confirmed For West End Run of RODGERS & HAMMERSTEIN'S OKLAHOMA!
by Stephi Wild - Sep 27, 2022

The dates have been announced for the West End transfer of the critically acclaimed production of Rodgers & Hammerstein's Oklahoma!.

bergenPAC Announces Rockstars America, Ace Frehley and Broadway Star Patti LuPone Photo bergenPAC Announces Rockstars America, Ace Frehley and Broadway Star Patti LuPone
by A.A. Cristi - Sep 13, 2022

bergenPAC is adding another great show to fill out their fall season for the highly anticipated grand re-opening while continuing to build the 2023 roster. Fans can enjoy classic rock hits from the original KISS guitarist and R&R Hall of Fame inductee, Ace Frehley, on November 16 at 8:00 p.m.

Christine Ebersole to Release New Album AFTER THE BALL Photo Christine Ebersole to Release New Album AFTER THE BALL
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 7, 2022

After the Ball, a new album from two-time Tony Award winner Christine Ebersole, will be released in physical and digital formats on Friday, September 30.

Lorenz Hart Videos

VIDEO: Dyllón Burnside to Sing 'Bewitched, Bothered and Bewildered' for R&H GOES POP Videoplay
VIDEO: Dyllón Burnside to Sing 'Bewitched, Bothered and Bewildered' for R&H GOES POP!

by Stage Tube - Aug 26, 2020

Today The Rodgers & Hammerstein Organization announced the next video in their YouTube series R&H Goes Pop! - At Home. To celebrate the 100th anniversary of Richard Rodgers and Lorenz Harta??s first professional collaboration, upcoming R&H Goes Pop! episodes will feature new performances from across the legendary duoa??s catalog.

VIDEO: Mykal Kilgore, Gizel Jimenez, and Kathryn Allison Perform 'Token Goat Song' by Videoplay
VIDEO: Mykal Kilgore, Gizel Jimenez, and Kathryn Allison Perform 'Token Goat Song' by Rona Siddiqui as Part of WICKED's Flying Free Series

by Stage Tube - Jul 21, 2020

As part of the Flying Free: Wicked Inspired Songs series (presented with ASCAP), watch an all new video of 'Token Goat Song', written by Rona Siddiqui, filmed last year and performed by Broadway's Mykal Kilgore with WICKED alums Gizel Jiménez and Kathryn Allison.

Rona Siddiqui Is WICKED's Next Flying Free Songwriter Videoplay
Rona Siddiqui Is WICKED's Next Flying Free Songwriter

by Alan Henry - Jul 20, 2020

Today WICKED announced their next Flying Free songwriter: Rona Siddiqui. After working alongside composer Stephen Schwartz, Flying Free artists have their songs were professionally orchestrated, engineered, and imagined into never-before-seen music videos.

VIDEO: Rona Siddiqui Accepts the 2020 Jonathan Larson Grant Videoplay
VIDEO: Rona Siddiqui Accepts the 2020 Jonathan Larson Grant

by Stage Tube - Apr 29, 2020

2020 Jonathan Larson Grant recipient Rona Siddiqui accepts the grant with a virtual speech. In the speech, Siddiqui shares what this grant means to her.

VIDEO: Watch Jeremy Jordan Go Pop with a Rodgers and Hammerstein Classic! Videoplay
VIDEO: Watch Jeremy Jordan Go Pop with a Rodgers and Hammerstein Classic!

by Stage Tube - Jan 14, 2019

The Rodgers & Hammerstein Organization today launches R&H Goes Pop!', a new Youtube series aiming to preserve the legacy of Rodgers & Hammerstein by inspiring artists to interpret the R&H classics in a contemporary light.   

VIDEO: MAD MEL SAVES THE WORLD to Premiere at Midtown International Theater Festival
by Stage Tube - Jul 11, 2017

Thousands of years ago, ancient aliens called the Marradians visited Earth to share their knowledge and make humanity what it is today. Well, we gotta blame someone! Now they're coming back to destroy us. Unless Mad Mel, the Hans Solo of our story, can save the planet.

Exclusive Podcast: 'Behind the Curtain' Chats with Michael Colby about Life with Theatrical Royalty at the Algonquin Hotel
by Behind the Curtain - Jul 9, 2017

Imagine growing up in a world where your neighbors were Tennessee Williams, The Marx Brothers, Alan Jay Lerner, Noel Coward, Arthur Miller, and scores of others. For Michael Colby, he did grow up in such a world because his grandparents owned New York's famous Algonquin Hotel. Now, Michael swings by Shetler to discuss with Rob and Kevin his enviable life as a real life Eloise of The Plaza.

VIDEO: Creators Chat New Musical THE BOY WHO DANCED ON AIR at Abingdon
by BWW News Desk - May 4, 2017

Abingdon Theatre Company presents its first musical with the New York premiere of The Boy Who Danced On Air, with music by Tim Rosser and book and lyrics by Charlie Sohne, winners of 2015 Jonathan Larson and Mary Rodgers/Lorenz Hart awards. Directed by Abingdon Theatre Company Artistic Director Tony Speciale, The Boy Who Danced On Air plays four weeks only, May 15 through June 11, at the June Havoc Theatre (312 West 36th Street). Opening night is Thursday, May 25 at 7PM. Below, check out an interview with the musical's creators Tim Rosser & Charlie Sohne!

STAGE TUBE: On This Day 8/31 - Celebrating the Birthday of Alan Jay Lerner
by Stage Tube - Aug 31, 2016

On 31 August 1918, Alan Jay Lerner was born - and he went on to become one of the most popular lyricist and librettists in musical theatre's history. A native New-Yorker, Lerner studied at the Juilliard School before being mentored by both Oscar Hammerstein and Lorenz Hart. His first big hit was Brigadoon, written with Frederick Lowe, and it is for his collaborations with Lowe that he is best-known - especially for My Fair Lady.

STAGE TUBE: On This Day for 6/27/16 - PAL JOEY
by Stage Tube - Jun 27, 2016

Today in 1976, the second Broadway revival of Pal Joey opened at the Circle in the SquareTheatre, where it ran for 73 performances. Pal Joey is a musical with a book by John O'Hara (from his novel of the same title) and music and lyrics by Richard Rodgers and Lorenz Hart based on a character and situations O'Hara created in a series of short stories published in The New Yorker. The original 1940 Broadway production was directed by George Abbott and starred Gene Kelly. There have been several revivals since, including a 2008-09 Broadway run, and a 1957 film adaptation starring Frank Sinatra, Rita Hayworth and Kim Novak. The 1976 cast featured: Christopher Chadman (Joey), Harold Gary (Mike), Terri Treas (Kid), Janie Sell (Gladys), and Gail Benedict (Gail).


Lorenz Hart Frequently Asked Questions

How many shows has Lorenz Hart written?
Lorenz Hart has written 41 shows including Ten Cents a Dance (Lyricist), A Lonely Romeo (Lyricist), Fly with Me (Lyricist), Poor Little Ritz Girl (Lyricist), Dearest Enemy (Lyricist), The Girl Friend (Lyricist), Garrick Gaieties (Lyricist), Lido Lady (Lyricist), Peggy-Ann (Lyricist), Betsy (Lyricist), One Dam Thing After Another (Lyricist), She's My Baby (Lyricist), Present Arms (Lyricist), Chee-Chee (Lyricist), Spring is Here (Lyricist), A Yankee At The Court Of King Arthur (Lyricist), Heads Up (Lyricist), Simple Simon (Lyricist), Ever Green (Lyricist), America's Sweetheart (Lyricist), Jumbo (Lyricist), On Your Toes (Bookwriter), All Points West (Lyricist), The Show is On (Lyricist), Babes in Arms (Bookwriter), I'd Rather Be Right (Lyricist), I Married an Angel (Bookwriter), The Boys from Syracuse (Lyricist), Too Many Girls (Lyricist), Higher and Higher (Lyricist), Pal Joey (Lyricist), By Jupiter (Bookwriter), A Celebration of Richard Rodgers (Lyricist), Rodgers & Hart (Lyricist), Barbara Cook: A Concert for the Theatre (Lyricist), Elaine Stritch At Liberty (Lyricist), Something Good (Lyricist), Manhattan Madcaps of 1924 (Lyricist), Stairway to Paradise (Sketches/Composer/Lyricist), Come Fly Away (Lyricist), A Night With Janis Joplin (Lyricist).

What awards has Lorenz Hart been nominated for?
Best Musical (New York Drama Critics Circle Awards) for Pal Joey .

What awards has Lorenz Hart won?
Best Musical (New York Drama Critics Circle Awards) for Pal Joey.