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Sidney Kingsley

Also Credited As: Sidney S. Kingsley
 
Date of Birth: October 18, 1906
Date of Death: March 20, 1995 (88)

Birth Place: New York, NY, USA

Stage Credits

Productions

 
[Broadway, 1962]
Director
Producer
 
[Broadway, 1954]
Director
 
[Broadway, 1951]
Director
Director
 
[Broadway, 1949]
Director
 
[Broadway, 1939]
Director
Producer
 
[Broadway, 1936]
Producer
 
[Broadway, 1935]
Director

Writing

Playwright
Playwright
Playwright
Playwright

Photos

Carol Hall and Dustin Sparks during The DGF's 14th Biannual Madge Evans & Sidney King Photo

Carol Hall and Dustin Sparks during The DGF's 14th Biannual Madge Evans & Sidney Kingsley Awards at the Dramatists Guild Fund headquarters on April 4, 2016 in New York City.

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Date:
10/15/2018
Ron Harrington, Barbara Olcott, Carol Hall and Leonard Majzlin during The DGF's 14th  Photo

Ron Harrington, Barbara Olcott, Carol Hall and Leonard Majzlin during The DGF's 14th Biannual Madge Evans & Sidney Kingsley Awards at the Dramatists Guild Fund headquarters on April 4, 2016 in New York City.

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Date:
10/15/2018
Susan Laubach, Carol Hall and Gretchen Cryer during The DGF's 14th Biannual Madge Eva Photo

Susan Laubach, Carol Hall and Gretchen Cryer during The DGF's 14th Biannual Madge Evans & Sidney Kingsley Awards at the Dramatists Guild Fund headquarters on April 4, 2016 in New York City.

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Date:
10/15/2018
Andrew Lippa and Carol Hall during The DGF's 14th Biannual Madge Evans & Sidney Kings Photo

Andrew Lippa and Carol Hall during The DGF's 14th Biannual Madge Evans & Sidney Kingsley Awards at the Dramatists Guild Fund headquarters on April 4, 2016 in New York City.

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Date:
10/15/2018
Carol Hall during The DGF's 14th Biannual Madge Evans & Sidney Kingsley Awards at the Photo

Carol Hall during The DGF's 14th Biannual Madge Evans & Sidney Kingsley Awards at the Dramatists Guild Fund headquarters on April 4, 2016 in New York City.

From: 
Date:
10/15/2018

 

Stage

Productions

[Broadway, 1962]
Director

Producer

[Broadway, 1954]
Director

[Broadway, 1951]
Director

Director

[Broadway, 1949]
Director

[Broadway, 1939]
Director

Producer

[Broadway, 1936]
Producer

[Broadway, 1935]
Director

Writing
Playwright
Playwright
Playwright
Playwright

Sidney Kingsley Awards and Nominations

 
New York Drama Critics Circle Awards - 1951 - Best American Play Gold Star
Sidney Kingsley, Darkness at Noon
 
New York Drama Critics Circle Awards - 1943 - Best American Play Gold Star
Sidney Kingsley, The Patriots
 
The Pulitzer Prize - 1934 - The Pulitzer Prize for Drama Gold Star
Sidney Kingsley, Men in White

Sidney Kingsley 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!

Steep Theatre Returns with Two New Premieres for Summer
by Marissa Tomeo - May 8, 2022

Steep Theatre will make its much-anticipated return to stage this summer with two productions that continue the company’s tradition of introducing Chicago audiences to bold new plays from today’s most exciting playwrights.

DEAD END Play to be Released as Musical Concept Album Photo DEAD END Play to be Released as Musical Concept Album
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 29, 2022

The landmark Broadway stage play, Dead End, has been adapted as a musical and produced as a concept album available for digital download on May 1st 2022. Neil Fishman (Music), Harvey Edelman (Lyrics), and Peter C. Palame (Book), began this dream project years ago and after a saga worthy of a Broadway musical of its own, have brought it to fruition.

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.

Benefit Re-Broadcast of THE YEAR OF MAGICAL THINKING Starring Kathleen Chalfant to be Photo Benefit Re-Broadcast of THE YEAR OF MAGICAL THINKING Starring Kathleen Chalfant to be Presented by Keen Company
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 7, 2021

Keen Company will continue the 2020-’21 Season with the benefit re-broadcast of The Year of Magical Thinking adapted from Joan Didion’s best-selling memoir and starring Kathleen Chalfant in a one-woman tour de force performance. 

WE HAVE TO HURRY Hosts Virtual Stage Door With Performance Photo WE HAVE TO HURRY Hosts Virtual Stage Door With Performance
by Stephi Wild - Apr 26, 2021

We Have to Hurry , by a new work by acclaimed playwright, actor, and director Dorothy Lyman starring Kathleen Chalfant and Elliott Gould will host a Virtual Stage Door.

Kathleen Chalfant to Star in Keen Co's Benefit Broadcast of THE YEAR OF MAGICAL THINK Photo Kathleen Chalfant to Star in Keen Co's Benefit Broadcast of THE YEAR OF MAGICAL THINKING
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 23, 2021

Keen Company is continuing its 2020-’21 Season with the benefit broadcast of The Year of Magical Thinking adapted from Joan Didion’s best-selling memoir and starring Kathleen Chalfant in a one-woman tour de force performance.

Kathleen Chalfant, Matthew Saldivar and More to Join KEEN AFTER HOURS Photo Kathleen Chalfant, Matthew Saldivar and More to Join KEEN AFTER HOURS
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 20, 2020

Today Keen Company Artistic Director Jonathan Silverstein announced additional guests for the highly popular FREE event, Keen After Hours. Kathleen Chalfant will be featured on November 23rd, followed by Matthew Saldivar finishing off the month on November 30th.

Kevin Kilner and Kathleen Chalfant Announced as Upcoming Guests for KEEN AFTER HOURS Photo Kevin Kilner and Kathleen Chalfant Announced as Upcoming Guests for KEEN AFTER HOURS
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 11, 2020

Today Keen Company Artistic Director Jonathan Silverstein announced additional guests for the highly popular FREE event, Keen After Hours. Kevin Kilner will be featured on November 16th followed by Kathleen Chalfant on November 23rd.

Sidney Kingsley Videos

BWW TV Exclusive: Backstage with Richard Ridge- SAG Foundation Conversations Series with Kathleen Chalfant
by BroadwayWorld TV - Apr 13, 2014

Screen Actors Guild Foundation and Broadway World have partnered for an filmed Conversations Q&A series to recognize and celebrate the vibrant theatre community in New York City and the union actors who aspire to have a career on the stage and screen. The most recent conversation featured stage legend Kathleen Chalfant, moderated by BroadwayWorld's Richard Ridge. Check out the full interview below!


Sidney Kingsley Frequently Asked Questions

How many shows has Sidney Kingsley written?
Sidney Kingsley has written 4 shows including Dead End (Playwright), The World We Make (Playwright), Darkness at Noon (Playwright), Lunatics and Lovers (Playwright).

What awards has Sidney Kingsley been nominated for?
Best American Play (New York Drama Critics Circle Awards) for Darkness at Noon Best American Play (New York Drama Critics Circle Awards) for The Patriots and The Pulitzer Prize for Drama (The Pulitzer Prize) for Men in White .

What awards has Sidney Kingsley won?
Best American Play (New York Drama Critics Circle Awards) for Darkness at Noon Best American Play (New York Drama Critics Circle Awards) for The Patriotsand The Pulitzer Prize for Drama (The Pulitzer Prize) for Men in White.