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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 won two Tony Awards for Torch Song Trilogy (Best Play, Best Actor).  He has also written the Tony-winning hit, Kinky Boots (now playing on four continents), as well as La Cage aux Folles (Tony and Drama Desk Awards), Newsies (Tony ...
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 is a musical theatre composer whose most recent work, WAR PAINT (starring Patti LuPone and Christine Ebersole), enjoyed a run on Broadway following a record-breaking engagement at the Goodman Theatre.  Other works include GREY GARDENS ...
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
Composer, playwright and pianist Andrew Gerle won the Kleban Award for outstanding librettist for his show GLORYANA, which also won a Richard Rodgers Award. He has also won three other Rodgers Awards for THE TUTOR (book and lyrics by Maryrose Wood). With ...
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
Born and raised in Glasgow, Scotland, PSG moved to NYC in 1984. He wrote the book, music, and lyrics for Bright Lights Big City, directed by Michael Greif which was presented at the New York Theater Workshop, The Guggenheim Museum, the Prince Music ...
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 (b. 1956 in Oceanside, NY) studied piano, composition and acting, at Carnegie Mellon University. After moving to New York City, he quickly emerged as a leading writer of vocal music that spans art song, opera, and musical theater. Mr. ...
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 ...