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Mary Rodgers

Also Credited As: Mary Rodgers Guettel
 
Date of Birth: January 11, 1931 (91)

Birth Place: New York, NY, USA

Stage Credits

  [Off-Broadway]
Encores! Concert, 1994
Host
  [Broadway]
Concert [Broadway], 1973
Special Guest

Productions

 
[Broadway, 1977]
Composer

Writing

Bookwriter/Composer/Lyricist
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Photos

Alex Rybeck,  Liliane Montevecchi, Faith Prince, Donna McKechnie, Jason Graae, Ron Ra Photo

Alex Rybeck, Liliane Montevecchi, Faith Prince, Donna McKechnie, Jason Graae, Ron Raines, and Mary Rodgers

From: 
Date:
08/30/2012
Stephen Schwartz & Mary Rodgers Photo

Stephen Schwartz & Mary Rodgers

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Date:
12/08/2011
James Morgan, Mary Rodgers, Fiddle Viracola and Staff and Writers of Mad Magazine-Rya Photo

James Morgan, Mary Rodgers, Fiddle Viracola and Staff and Writers of Mad Magazine-Ryan Flanders, David Croatto, Charlie Kadau, John Ficarra, Sam Viviano, Desmond Devlin and Barry Liebmann

From: 
Date:
07/30/2011

 

Stage

Performances
  [Off-Broadway]
Encores! Concert, 1994
Host

  [Broadway]
Concert [Broadway], 1973
Special Guest

Productions

Composer

Writing
Bookwriter/Composer/Lyricist
Composer/Lyricist
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Mary Rodgers Awards and Nominations

 
Tony Awards - 1978 - Best Original Score (Music and/or Lyrics) Written for the Theatre
Mary Rodgers, Working
 
Tony Awards - 1960 - Best Musical
Mary Rodgers, Once Upon a Mattress

Mary Rodgers News

Kelli O'Hara, Deborah S. Craig & More to Celebrate the Late Broadway Legend Mary Rodg Photo Kelli O'Hara, Deborah S. Craig & More to Celebrate the Late Broadway Legend Mary Rodgers at Symphony Space
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 9, 2022

Symphony Space will present an evening exploring late Broadway legend Mary Rodgers and her just-published memoir Shy: The Alarmingly Outspoken Memoirs of Mary Rodgers on September 18. 

Full Cast and Creative Team Announced for New ANNIE National Tour Photo Full Cast and Creative Team Announced for New ANNIE National Tour
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 1, 2022

Leapin’ Lizards! The full cast and creative team has been announced for the all-new tour of the iconic Tony Award®-winning musical ANNIE. In the title role of Annie is Ellie Pulsifer, a 12-year-old actress from South Florida, making her tour debut. 

Kate Shindle and Billy Stritch to Perform With Mairi Dorman-Phaneuf at Birdland Theat Photo Kate Shindle and Billy Stritch to Perform With Mairi Dorman-Phaneuf at Birdland Theater in September
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 24, 2022

BIRDLAND THEATER will present the return of Mairi Dorman-Phaneuf – the acclaimed cellist celebrating her recent album Music of Broadway for Cello and Piano – on Monday, September 19 at 8:30 PM.

Mary Rodgers Releases Memoir 'Shy' on August 9 Photo Mary Rodgers Releases Memoir 'Shy' on August 9
by Stephi Wild - Aug 8, 2022

Mary Rodgers will release her new memoir, 'Shy: The Alarmingly Outspoken Memoirs of Mary Rodgers' on August 9. The book is available in Hardcover or Kindle edition.

Symphony Space Announces 2022-2023 Season Featuring Kelli O'Hara, Misty Copeland, a S Photo Symphony Space Announces 2022-2023 Season Featuring Kelli O'Hara, Misty Copeland, a Sondheim Tribute & More
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 3, 2022

Symphony Space has announced highlights of its 2022-23 season, an array of live events that bring literature to life, spark conversation, and provide intimate encounters with wide-ranging musical artists. The programming features acclaimed authors, actors, musicians, comedians, and other luminaries.

FREAKY FRIDAY Comes to Chapel Off Chapel in September Photo FREAKY FRIDAY Comes to Chapel Off Chapel in September
by Stephi Wild - Jul 28, 2022

Newly launched musical theatre company Theatrical presents the Victorian premiere of Freaky Friday, based on the beloved 1972 novel by Mary Rodgers and the hit Disney films, including the 2003 film starring Lindsay Lohan and Jamie Lee Curtis.

Kelli O'Hara, Jessica Vosk, and More Announced for 92NY 2022/23 Tisch Music Season Photo Kelli O'Hara, Jessica Vosk, and More Announced for 92NY 2022/23 Tisch Music Season
by A.A. Cristi - Jul 15, 2022

The 92nd Street Y, New York (92NY) has announced its 2022/23 Tisch Music Season, one of 92NY's largest and most diverse seasons to date.

Kelli O'Hara Will Appear in Concert at 92NY; Plus Lyrics & Lyricists  Performances An Photo Kelli O'Hara Will Appear in Concert at 92NY; Plus Lyrics & Lyricists Performances Announced
by Stephi Wild - Jul 13, 2022

92NY has announced the Lyrics & Lyricists concert season along with Kelli O'Hara's 92NY solo concert debut – the only NYC solo engagement of the season for the Tony Award winner.

Review: June 26th Installment Of SONDHEIM UNPLUGGED at Feinstein's/54 Below by Guest  Photo Review: June 26th Installment Of SONDHEIM UNPLUGGED at Feinstein's/54 Below by Guest Reviewer Andrew Poretz
by Stephen Mosher - Jul 7, 2022

Phil Geoffrey Bond's long-running Sondheim series sparkles and shines with glittering cast on Gay Pride Sunday.

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by Stephen Mosher - Jul 6, 2022

Mary Rodgers Videos

VIDEO: Orlando REP Presents Disney's FREAKY FRIDAY THE MUSICAL VideoVIDEO: Orlando REP Presents Disney's FREAKY FRIDAY THE MUSICAL
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 4, 2022

The Orlando REP season concludes with an all-new musical, Disney's Freaky Friday The Musical (One-Act Edition)(April 1- May 8, 2022).

VIDEO: Check Out an All New Trailer For WORKING: A MUSICAL, Now Playing at Alliance T VideoVIDEO: Check Out an All New Trailer For WORKING: A MUSICAL, Now Playing at Alliance Theatre
by Stage Tube - May 27, 2021

Working: A Musical is now playing Under the Tent at Alliance Theatre, running through May 30, 2021.

VIDEO: Check Out an All New Trailer For WORKING: A MUSICAL, Now Playing at Alliance T VideoVIDEO: Check Out an All New Trailer For WORKING: A MUSICAL, Now Playing at Alliance Theatre
by Stage Tube - May 11, 2021

Working: A Musical is now playing Under the Tent at Alliance Theatre, running through May 30, 2021.

VIDEO: Mykal Kilgore, Gizel Jimenez, and Kathryn Allison Perform 'Token Goat Song' by VideoVIDEO: 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 VideoRona 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 VideoVIDEO: 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: Get A First Look At FREAKY FRIDAY At Williams Street Repertory VideoVIDEO: Get A First Look At FREAKY FRIDAY At Williams Street Repertory
by Alan Henry - Aug 26, 2019

WSRep, McHenry County's only professional theater company, presents Chicagoland premiere of Disney's Freaky Friday! Watch these awesome clips of the show!

VIDEO: Get A First Look At FREAKY FRIDAY At Williams Street Repertory VideoVIDEO: Get A First Look At FREAKY FRIDAY At Williams Street Repertory
by Stage Tube - Aug 6, 2019

WSRep, McHenry County's only professional theater company, presents Chicagoland premiere of Disney's Freaky Friday! Check out video of the production!

VIDEO: On This Day, December 19 - Sarah Jessica Parker Returns to Broadway in ONCE UP VideoVIDEO: On This Day, December 19 - Sarah Jessica Parker Returns to Broadway in ONCE UPON A MATTRESS
by A.A. Cristi - Dec 19, 2018

On this day in 1996, film and television star, Sarah Jessica Parker made her big Broadway return as Princess Winnifed in a revival of the fractured fairytale Once Upon A Mattress!

VIDEO: Watch the Official Trailer for Disney's FREAKY FRIDAY, Starring Heidi Blickens VideoVIDEO: Watch the Official Trailer for Disney's FREAKY FRIDAY, Starring Heidi Blickenstaff and Cozi Zuehlsdorff
by Stage Tube - Jun 24, 2018

Disney's new musical adaptation of FREAKY FRIDAY will be coming to the Disney Channel this summer! The TV movie stars Broadway's Heidi Blickenstaff as one half of the mother-daughter duo at the center of the body-swapping story. She will be joined by Cozi Zuehlsdorff as the other half of the pair.


Mary Rodgers Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has Mary Rodgers been in?
Mary Rodgers has appeared on Broadway in 1 shows.

How many West End shows has Mary Rodgers been in?
Mary Rodgers has not appeared in the West End

What awards has Mary Rodgers been nominated for?
Best Original Score (Music and/or Lyrics) Written for the Theatre (Tony Awards) for Working and Best Musical (Tony Awards) for Once Upon a Mattress .

How many shows has Mary Rodgers written?
Mary Rodgers has written 9 shows including Music with Mary Martin (Bookwriter/Lyricist), Once Upon a Mattress (Composer), Hot Spot (Composer), Davy Jones' Locker (Composer/Lyricist), Pinocchio (Composer), Side by Side by Sondheim (Composer), Working (Composer), The Madwoman of Central Park West (Composer), Hey, Love (Composer).