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Fearnley, John
(1914-1994) John Fearnley served as casting director from 1945 to 1955 for the Rodgers and Hammerstein Organization, where he worked on the original Broadway productions of such musicals as CAROUSEL, ALLEGRO, SOUTH PACIFIC, THE KING AND I, ME AND ...
Ferber, Edna
(1887-1968) Edna Ferber was an American novelist and playwright whose camera-like regional descriptions and vigorous portraiture of ordinary men and women made her one of the most popular authors of the early 20th century. Her first professional writing ...
Fields, Dorothy
The brother and sister team of Herbert and Dorothy Fields was part of a vibrant New York theatrical family that also included their brother, Joseph, a prolific librettist and playwright, and their father, Lew, the famous producer, actor, and director. ...
Fields, Herbert
The brother and sister team of Herbert and Dorothy Fields was part of a vibrant New York theatrical family that also included their brother, Joseph, a prolific librettist and playwright, and their father, Lew, the famous producer, actor, and director. ...
Fields, Joseph
JOSEPH FIELDS (1895-1966) was the son of actor, producer and theatre owner Lew Fields (who launched Rodgers & Hart's professional career in 1919) and the brother of Herbert and Dorothy Fields (co-librettists of ANNIE GET YOUR GUN, among many other ...
Fierstein, Harvey
HARVEY FIERSTEIN made his professional debut at La Mama in Andy Warhol's only play, Pork. Following 60 OOB appearances, including several plays he authored, his Torch Song Trilogy opened OOB in 1980, ultimately making it to Broadway in 1982, winning ...
Foreman, Richard
Richard Foreman collaborated with Stanley Silverman on the musical DR. SELAVY'S MAGIC THEATRE and on the Obie-award winning ELEPHANT STEPS, as well as six other plays.  Mr. Foreman is a Phi Beta Kappa graduate of Brown University with a degree in ...
Forster, John
John wrote the music and lyrics for HOW TO EAT LIKE A CHILD, one of the most performed shows in the country.  He founded the long-running revue, THE PROPOSITION, as an undergraduate at Harvard, where he also wrote for the Hasty Pudding Theatricals. ...
Frankel, Scott
Scott Frankel was nominated for Tony, Drama Desk and Outer Critics Circle awards for his work on GREY GARDENS. He has written the music for DOLL (Ravinia Festival; Richard Rodgers Award) and MEET MISTER FUTURE (winner, Global Search for New Musicals), ...
Freedman, Gerald
Obie Award-winner and first American director invited to direct at the Globe Theatre, London, England. Regarded nationally for productions of classic drama, musicals, operas, new plays and television. Served as leading director of Joseph Papp’s New ...
Friedman, Tracy
After performing in nearly one hundred plays and musicals, Tracy turned her attention to staging and choreography. Her choreography credits include the national tours of ONE MO' TIME and GETTING MY ACT TOGETHER, as well as numerous regional theatre ...
Fuller, Dean
B.A. music and drama, Yale University. Alumnus Tamiment Playhouse, last of the Borscht Belt boot camps for revue writers, lyricists and composers. He co-wrote the book for ONCE UPON A MATTRESS, contributed music (with lyrics by Marshall Barer) to revues ...
Futterman, Enid
Ms. Futterman is the librettist of YOURS, ANNE, a musical based on Anne Frank: Diary of a Young Girl, as well as I AM ANNE FRANK, a song-cycle for Andrea Marcovicci, and I REMEMBER, a chamber piece for mezzo-soprano, flute, harp and cello, both also ...

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Andrew Gerle
The son of classical recording artists Marilyn Neeley and Robert Gerle, Andrew started his musical career as a classical pianist in the Baltimore area, appearing with local orchestras and on National Public Radio and Television. While attending Yale ...
Gershwin, Ira
Ira Gershwin, the first songwriter to be awarded a Pulitzer Prize (along with librettists George S. Kaufman and Morrie Ryskind for OF THEE I SING (1931)), was born in New York City on December 6, 1896. For his achievements he received many accolades, ...
Gilbert, W. S.
William Schwenck Gilbert was born in the Strand, London, on November 18, 1836. After earning a B.A. from the University of London he pursued a law career, was called to the Bar in 1863, and also joined the militia as a reserve officer, but by then had ...
Glazer, Benjamin F.
Benjamin Glazer (1888 - 1956) won two Oscars for his screenplays SEVENTH HEAVEN and ARISE MY LOVE. One of the founders of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences and a lifetime member, Glazer was once a producer of early Bing Crosby musicals at ...
Goodman, Paul Scott
Paul Scott Goodman was born and raised in Glasgow, Scotland. In 1984, following UK tours with John Cougar Mellancamp, Joan Armatrading, David Essex, and The Average White Band PSG moved to NYC after a quick year performing in LA. Paul wrote the book, ...
Goodrich, Frances
Frances Goodrich (1891-1984) was born in Belleville, NJ and started in the theatre as an actress, making her debut with Ruth Chatterton in 1916 in COME OUT OF THE KITCHEN.  After collaborating with Albert Hackett in writing the play UP POPS THE ...
Gordon, Ricky Ian
Ricky Ian Gordon’s credits include MY LIFE WITH ALBERTINE, with Richard Nelson at Playwrights Horizons (Cast Recording, PS Classics, Vocal Score, Williamson, Represented by R&H Theatricals), DREAM TRUE, with Tina Landau at The Vineyard Theater ...
Gore, Michael
In 1981, Michael won two Academy Awards for the movie Fame; one for Best Original Score, and a second for Best Song with lyricist Dean Pitchford. He was also nominated for "Out Here On My Own" from the same film, which he co-wrote with his sister, Lesley ...
Grahame, Kenneth
Kenneth Grahame (1859-1932) was born in Edinburgh, Scotland. In 1879 he joined the staff of the Bank of England, becoming secretary in 1898. He retired after the publication of his most successful work, THE WIND IN THE WILLOWS (1908), a fantasy about ...
Guettel, Adam
Adam Guettel (Music, Lyrics) is a composer/lyricist living in New York City. His most recent musical, The Light In The Piazza (cast album on Nonesuch Records), with a book by Craig Lucas, premiered on Broadway at Lincoln Center Theater's Beaumont Theater ...
Adam Gwon
ADAM GWON is a rising musical theater writer named one of "50 to Watch" by The Dramatist magazine. He won the 2008 Fred Ebb Award for excellence in musical theater songwriting, the 2011 Kleban Award in the Lyricist category and has been hailed "an ...

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Haagensen, Erik
Erik Haagensen's theatrical career encompasses the roles of playwright, lyricist, and director. His stage musicals include O. HENRY DUET (music by Eric Stern, based on two short stories by the American author), A FINE AND PRIVATE PLACE (music by Richard ...