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Sidney Howard

 
Sidney Howard Headshot
Date Of Birth:
June 26, 1891
Date Of Death:
August 23, 1939 (48)
Birth Place:
Oakland, CA, USA
 
Sidney Howard Headshot
Date of Birth: June 26, 1891
Date of Death: August 23, 1939 (48)

Birth Place: Oakland, CA, USA

Stage Credits

  [West End]
Original London Production, 1894
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[Broadway, 1934]
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[Broadway, 1925]
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Performances
  [West End]
Original London Production, 1894
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[Broadway, 1934]
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[Broadway, 1925]
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Source Material

Sidney Howard Awards and Nominations

 
The Pulitzer Prize - 1925 - The Pulitzer Prize for Drama Gold Star
Sidney Howard, They Knew What They Wanted

Sidney Howard 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!

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.

Reagle Music Theatre of Greater Boston Presents  Benefit Concert Performance of Frank Photo Reagle Music Theatre of Greater Boston Presents Benefit Concert Performance of Frank Loesser's THE MOST HAPPY FELLA
by Rebecca Russo - Dec 6, 2018

Reagle Music Theater of Greater Boston (617 Lexington Street, Waltham, MA) presents a one-time-only benefit concert version of Frank Loesser's most ambitious and romantic musical, The Most Happy Fella on Sunday, January 13th at 2:00 pm. This lighthearted musical tells the heart-stopping story of a love triangle between an aging Napa Valley farmer, a younger waitress, and a handsome, restless ranch hand.

Frank Loesser's MOST HAPPY FELLA to Close Musical Theatre West Reiner's Staged Readin Photo Frank Loesser's MOST HAPPY FELLA to Close Musical Theatre West Reiner's Staged Reading Series
by Julie Musbach - Jul 24, 2018

Musical Theatre West's (MTW) Reiner Staged Reading Series (RRS) returns with Frank Loesser's (Guys and Dolls) touching, dramatic and intensely personal love story Most Happy Fella, Sunday, August 19, 7pm at the Carpenter Performing Arts Center.   Tickets are now on sale at the MTW Ticket Office, by calling (562) 856-1999, ext. 4, online at www.musical.org, or at the Musical Theatre West Ticket Office.  Advance tickets are $40, and $53 at the door.  Seating is general admission, with priority access for Reiner Staged Reading Subscribers.

Breaking: Martyna Majok's COST OF LIVING Wins 2018 Pulitzer Prize for Drama! Photo Breaking: Martyna Majok's COST OF LIVING Wins 2018 Pulitzer Prize for Drama!
by Nicole Rosky - Apr 16, 2018

It was just announced by Pulitzer Prize Administrator Dana Canedy that Martyna Majok's COST OF LIVING has officially won the 2018 Pulitzer Prize for Drama.

Sidney Howard Videos

STAGE TUBE: On This Day for 2/10/16- THE MOST HAPPY FELLA
by Stage Tube - Feb 10, 2016

Today in 1959, The Most Happy Fella opened at City Center where it ran for 16 performances. With a book, music, and lyrics by Frank Loesser, the story isabout a romance between an older man and younger woman, is based on the play They Knew What They Wanted by Sidney Howard. The original Broadway production opened in 1956 and ran for 14 months. A 1992 revival, directed by Gerald Guttierrez, featured Spiro Malas as Tony, Sophie Hayden as Rosabella, Charles Pistone as Joe, Claudia Catania as Marie, Liz Larsen as Cleo, and Scott Waara as Herman.

STAGE TUBE: On This Day for 2/10/15- THE MOST HAPPY FELLA
by Stage Tube - Feb 10, 2015

Today in 1959, The Most Happy Fella opened at City Center where it ran for 16 performances. With a book, music, and lyrics by Frank Loesser, the story isabout a romance between an older man and younger woman, is based on the play They Knew What They Wanted by Sidney Howard. The original Broadway production opened in 1956 and ran for 14 months. A 1992 revival, directed by Gerald Guttierrez, featured Spiro Malas as Tony, Sophie Hayden as Rosabella, Charles Pistone as Joe, Claudia Catania as Marie, Liz Larsen as Cleo, and Scott Waara as Herman.

BWW TV: Watch Highlights of Laura Benanti, Cheyenne Jackson & More in Encores! THE MOST HAPPY FELLA!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Apr 2, 2014

The New York City Center Encores! production of Frank Loesser's The Most Happy Fella, running for seven performances beginning tonight, April 2 - 6, 2014, is set to star Laura Benanti, Shuler Hensley, Cheyenne Jackson, Heidi Blickenstaff, Brian Cali, Bradley Dean, Zachary James, Jay Armstrong Johnson, Jessica Molaskey and Kevin Vortmann. The Most Happy Fella will be directed and choreographed by Casey Nicholaw, with music direction by Rob Berman. BroadwayWorld is excited to bring you a sneak peek at the production below!

BWW TV: Meet the Company of Encores! THE MOST HAPPY FELLA- Plus a Performance Preview!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Mar 25, 2014

The New York City Center Encores! production of Frank Loesser's The Most Happy Fella, running for seven performances, April 2 - 6, 2014, is set to star Laura Benanti, Shuler Hensley, Cheyenne Jackson, Heidi Blickenstaff, Brian Cali, Bradley Dean, Zachary James, Jay Armstrong Johnson, Jessica Molaskey and Kevin Vortmann. The Most Happy Fella will be directed and choreographed by Casey Nicholaw, with music direction by Rob Berman. The company met the press earlier today, and below you can check out interviews with the cast, plus a special performance preview!

STAGE TUBE: On This Day 2/10- THE MOST HAPPY FELLA
by Stage Tube - Feb 10, 2014

Today in 1959, The Most Happy Fella opened at City Center where it ran for 16 performances. With a book, music, and lyrics by Frank Loesser, the story isabout a romance between an older man and younger woman, is based on the play They Knew What They Wanted by Sidney Howard. The original Broadway production opened in 1956 and ran for 14 months. A 1992 revival, directed by Gerald Guttierrez, featured Spiro Malas as Tony, Sophie Hayden as Rosabella, Charles Pistone as Joe, Claudia Catania as Marie, Liz Larsen as Cleo, and Scott Waara as Herman.

STAGE TUBE: On This Day 2/10- THE MOST HAPPY FELLA
by Stage Tube - Feb 10, 2013

Today in 1959, The Most Happy Fella opened at City Center where it ran for 16 performances. With a book, music, and lyrics by Frank Loesser, the story isabout a romance between an older man and younger woman, is based on the play They Knew What They Wanted by Sidney Howard. The original Broadway production opened in 1956 and ran for 14 months. A 1992 revival, directed by Gerald Guttierrez, featured Spiro Malas as Tony, Sophie Hayden as Rosabella, Charles Pistone as Joe, Claudia Catania as Marie, Liz Larsen as Cleo, and Scott Waara as Herman.

STAGE TUBE: On This Day 2/10- THE MOST HAPPY FELLA
by Stage Tube - Feb 10, 2012

Today in 1959, The Most Happy Fella opened at City Center where it ran for 16 performances. With a book, music, and lyrics by Frank Loesser, the story isabout a romance between an older man and younger woman, is based on the play They Knew What They Wanted by Sidney Howard. The original Broadway production opened in 1956 and ran for 14 months. A 1992 revival, directed by Gerald Guttierrez, featured Spiro Malas as Tony, Sophie Hayden as Rosabella, Charles Pistone as Joe, Claudia Catania as Marie, Liz Larsen as Cleo, and Scott Waara as Herman.


Sidney Howard Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has Sidney Howard been in?
Sidney Howard has not appeared on Broadway.

How many West End shows has Sidney Howard been in?
Sidney Howard has appeared on London's West End in 1 shows.

What was Sidney Howard's first West End show?
Sidney Howard's first West End show was Go-Bang which opened in 1894

What awards has Sidney Howard been nominated for?
The Pulitzer Prize for Drama (The Pulitzer Prize) for They Knew What They Wanted .

What awards has Sidney Howard won?
The Pulitzer Prize for Drama (The Pulitzer Prize) for They Knew What They Wanted.

How many shows has Sidney Howard written?
Sidney Howard has written 19 shows including The Most Happy Fella (Source Material), Swords (Playwright), Bewitched (Playwright), They Knew What They Wanted (Playwright), Lucky Sam McCarver (Playwright), Ned McCobb's Daughter (Playwright), The Silver Cord (Playwright), Salvation (Playwright), Half Gods (Playwright), Marseilles (Playwright), Alien Corn (Playwright), Yellow Jack (Playwright), Dodsworth (Playwright), Ode to Liberty (Playwright), Paths of Glory (Playwright), The Ghost of Yankee Doodle (Playwright), Lute Song (Bookwriter), Madam Will You Walk (Playwright), Madam, Will You Walk (Playwright).