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Morrie Ryskind

 
Morrie Ryskind Headshot
Date of Birth: October 20, 1895
Date of Death: August 24, 1985 (89)

Birth Place: New York, NY, USA

Stage Credits

Productions

 
[Broadway, 1942]
Production Supervisor

Writing

Bookwriter
Bookwriter
Lyricist
Bookwriter
Sketches
Bookwriter
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Source Material
Lyricist
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Bookwriter
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Stage

Productions

Production Supervisor

Writing
Bookwriter
Bookwriter
Lyricist
Bookwriter
Sketches
Bookwriter
Bookwriter
Bookwriter
Source Material
Lyricist
Lyricist
Bookwriter
Bookwriter
Bookwriter
Bookwriter
Bookwriter

Morrie Ryskind Awards and Nominations

 
The Pulitzer Prize - 1932 - The Pulitzer Prize for Drama Gold Star
Morrie Ryskind, Of Thee I Sing

Morrie Ryskind 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 and we've got the full list.

North Coast Repertory Theatre to Stage AN EVENING WITH GROUCHO Photo North Coast Repertory Theatre to Stage AN EVENING WITH GROUCHO
by Marissa Tomeo - Apr 8, 2022

Award-winning actor/director Frank Ferrante re-creates his acclaimed New York and London stage portrayal celebrating America's greatest comedian - Groucho Marx.  You will feel as though Groucho is back, as Ferrante sings, dances and performs classic routines on the North Coast Rep stage, May 2nd & 3rd, 2022 at 7:30pm.

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!

Frank Ferrante Brings His Acclaimed Portrayal Of Groucho Marx To MPAC Photo Frank Ferrante Brings His Acclaimed Portrayal Of Groucho Marx To MPAC
by Stephi Wild - Feb 26, 2020

Award-winning actor and director Frank Ferrante brings his acclaimed portrayal of Groucho Marx to Mayo Performing Arts Center on Friday, March 27 at 8 pm. Tickets for An Evening with Groucho are $29-$59.

BWW Review: Bryce Pinkham Overthrows The Government as MasterVoices Presents Gershwin Photo BWW Review: Bryce Pinkham Overthrows The Government as MasterVoices Presents Gershwin Satire LET 'EM EAT CAKE
by Michael Dale - Nov 23, 2019

'I've got a little favor to ask of you,' an American president asks the members of the Supreme Court on the night he's lost his re-election bid.

MasterVoices Begins 2019-2020 Season with Concert Staging of The Gershwins' LET 'EM E Photo MasterVoices Begins 2019-2020 Season with Concert Staging of The Gershwins' LET 'EM EAT CAKE at Carnegie Hall
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 12, 2019

MasterVoices begins its 2019-20 season on Thursday, November 21 at Carnegie Hall with the concert staging of George and Ira Gershwins' 1933 musical Let 'Em Eat Cake, with a book by George S. Kaufman and Morrie Ryskind, a comic satire about a populist U.S. President who is voted out of office and stages a coup to regain power. Artistic Director Ted Sperling will direct and conduct MasterVoices, soloists, and Orchestra of St. Luke's in this timely musical which has not been heard in New York since 1987. Updated casting details are included below.


Morrie Ryskind Frequently Asked Questions

How many shows has Morrie Ryskind written?
Morrie Ryskind has written 12 shows including My Man Godfrey (Source Material), Garrick Gaieties (Sketches), Merry-Go-Round (Bookwriter), Strike Up the Band (Bookwriter), Animal Crackers (Bookwriter), Ned Wayburn's Gambols (Lyricist), The Gang's All Here (Bookwriter), Of Thee I Sing (Bookwriter), Pardon My English (Bookwriter), Let 'Em Eat Cake (Bookwriter), Louisiana Purchase (Bookwriter), Nellie Bly (Bookwriter).

What awards has Morrie Ryskind been nominated for?
The Pulitzer Prize for Drama (The Pulitzer Prize) for Of Thee I Sing .

What awards has Morrie Ryskind won?
The Pulitzer Prize for Drama (The Pulitzer Prize) for Of Thee I Sing.