JEWISH RECIPIENTS OF THE ANTOINETTE PERRY (TONY) AWARD
 FOR BEST MUSICAL PRODUCTION

(62% of recipients)


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Broadway and Hollywood Musicals Composed by Jews

Jewish Recipients of the Tony Award for Best Book of a Musical
Jewish Recipients of the Tony Award for Best Original Score of a Musical
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COMPOSERS (63%) LYRICISTS (67%) LIBRETTISTS (56%)

  • Richard Rodgers (1950), South Pacific
  • Frank Loesser (1951), Guys and Dolls
  • Richard Rodgers (1952), The King and I
  • Leonard Bernstein (1953), Wonderful Town
  • Richard Adler (1955), The Pajama Game
  • Jerry Ross (1955), The Pajama Game
  • Richard Adler (1956), Damn Yankees
  • Jerry Ross (1956), Damn Yankees
  • Frederick Loewe 1 (1957), My Fair Lady
  • Albert Hague (1959), Redhead
  • Richard Rodgers (1960), The Sound of Music
  • Jerry Bock (1960), Fiorello! (tied with The Sound of Music)
  • Charles Strouse (1961), Bye Bye Birdie
  • Frank Loesser (1962), How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying
  • Stephen Sondheim (1963), A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum
  • Jerry Herman (1964), Hello, Dolly!
  • Jerry Bock (1965), Fiddler on the Roof
  • Mitch Leigh (1966), Man of La Mancha
  • John Kander (1967), Cabaret
  • Jule Styne (1968), Hallelujah, Baby!
  • Sherman Edwards (1969), 1776
  • Charles Strouse (1970), Applause
  • Stephen Sondheim (1971), Company
  • Stephen Sondheim (1973), A Little Night Music
  • Judd Woldin (1974), Raisin
  • Marvin Hamlisch (1976), A Chorus Line
  • Charles Strouse (1977), Annie
  • Stephen Sondheim (1979), Sweeney Todd
  • Maury Yeston (1982), Nine
  • Jerry Herman (1984), La Cage aux Folles
  • Rupert Holmes 2 (1986), The Mystery of Edwin Drood
  • Claude-Michel Schönberg (1987), Les Misérables
  • Cy Coleman (1990), City of Angels
  • Cy Coleman (1991), The Will Rogers Follies
  • George Gershwin (1992), Crazy for You
  • John Kander (1993), Kiss of the Spider Woman
  • Stephen Sondheim (1994), Passion
  • Jonathan Larson (1996), Rent
  • Maury Yeston (1997), Titanic
  • Mel Brooks (2001), The Producers
  • Marc Shaiman (2003), Hairspray
  • Jeff Marx (2004), Avenue Q
  • David Bryan (2010), Memphis
  • Matt Stone 3 (2011), The Book of Mormon
  • Steven Lutvak (2014), A Gentleman's Guide to Love and Murder
  • Benj Pasek (2017), Dear Evan Hansen

  • Oscar Hammerstein II1 (1950), South Pacific
  • Frank Loesser (1951), Guys and Dolls
  • Oscar Hammerstein II1(1952), The King and I
  • Betty Comden (1953), Wonderful Town
  • Adolph Green (1953), Wonderful Town
  • Richard Adler (1955), The Pajama Game
  • Jerry Ross (1955), The Pajama Game
  • Richard Adler (1956), Damn Yankees
  • Jerry Ross (1956), Damn Yankees
  • Alan Jay Lerner (1957), My Fair Lady
  • Dorothy Fields (1959), Redhead
  • Oscar Hammerstein II1 (1960), The Sound of Music
  • Sheldon Harnick (1960), Fiorello!
  • Lee Adams (1961), Bye Bye Birdie
  • Frank Loesser (1962), How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying
  • Stephen Sondheim (1963), A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum
  • Jerry Herman (1964), Hello, Dolly!
  • Sheldon Harnick (1965), Fiddler on the Roof
  • Joe Darion (1966), Man of La Mancha
  • Fred Ebb (1967), Cabaret
  • Betty Comden (1968), Hallelujah, Baby!
  • Adolph Green (1968), Hallelujah, Baby!
  • Sherman Edwards (1969), 1776
  • Lee Adams (1970), Applause
  • Stephen Sondheim (1971), Company
  • Stephen Sondheim (1973), A Little Night Music
  • Edward Kleban (1976), A Chorus Line
  • Martin Charnin (1977), Annie
  • Murray Horwitz (1978), Ain't Misbehavin'
  • Stephen Sondheim (1979), Sweeney Todd
  • Al Dubin (1981), 42nd Street
  • Maury Yeston (1982), Nine
  • Jerry Herman (1984), La Cage aux Folles
  • Rupert Holmes 2 (1986), The Mystery of Edwin Drood
  • Herbert Kretzmer (1987), Les Misérables
  • David Zippel (1990), City of Angels
  • Betty Comden (1991), The Will Rogers Follies
  • Adolph Green (1991), The Will Rogers Follies
  • Ira Gershwin (1992), Crazy for You
  • Fred Ebb (1993), Kiss of the Spider Woman
  • Stephen Sondheim (1994), Passion
  • Don Black (1995), Sunset Boulevard
  • Jonathan Larson (1996), Rent
  • Maury Yeston (1997), Titanic
  • Mel Brooks (2001), The Producers
  • Marc Shaiman (2003), Hairspray
  • Jeff Marx (2004), Avenue Q
  • Steven Sater (2007), Spring Awakening
  • David Bryan (2010), Memphis
  • Matt Stone 3 (2011), The Book of Mormon
  • Robert Freedman (2014), A Gentleman's Guide to Love and Murder
  • Steven Lutvak (2014), A Gentleman's Guide to Love and Murder
  • Lisa Kron (2015), Fun Home
  • Benj Pasek (2017), Dear Evan Hansen

  • Bella Spewack (1949), Kiss Me, Kate
  • Samuel Spewack (1949), Kiss Me, Kate
  • Oscar Hammerstein II 1 (1950), South Pacific
  • Abe Burrows (1951), Guys and Dolls
  • Jo Swerling (1951), Guys and Dolls
  • Oscar Hammerstein II 1 (1952), The King and I
  • Jerome Chodorov (1953), Wonderful Town
  • Joseph Fields (1953), Wonderful Town
  • Charles Lederer 1 (1954), Kismet
  • Alan Jay Lerner (1957), My Fair Lady
  • Dorothy Fields (1959), Redhead
  • Herbert Fields (1959), Redhead
  • Sidney Sheldon (1959), Redhead
  • Jerome Weidman (1960), Fiorello!
  • Michael Stewart (1961), Bye Bye Birdie
  • Abe Burrows (1962), How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying
  • Willie Gilbert (1962), How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying
  • Jack Weinstock (1962), How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying
  • Larry Gelbart (1963), A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum
  • Burt Shevelove (1963), A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum
  • Michael Stewart (1964), Hello, Dolly!
  • Joseph Stein (1965), Fiddler on the Roof
  • Dale Wasserman (1966), Man of La Mancha
  • Joe Masteroff (1967), Cabaret
  • Arthur Laurents (1968), Hallelujah, Baby!
  • Peter Stone (1969), 1776
  • Betty Comden (1970), Applause
  • Adolph Green (1970), Applause
  • Robert Nemiroff (1974), Raisin
  • Charlotte Zaltzberg (1974), Raisin
  • Murray Horwitz (1978), Ain't Misbehavin'
  • Michael Stewart (1981), 42nd Street
  • Arthur Kopit (1982), Nine
  • Harvey Fierstein (1984), La Cage aux Folles
  • Rupert Holmes 2 (1986), The Mystery of Edwin Drood
  • Alain Boublil (1987), Les Misérables
  • Claude-Michel Schönberg (1987), Les Misérables
  • Larry Gelbart (1990), City of Angels
  • Peter Stone (1991), The Will Rogers Follies
  • Ken Ludwig (1992), Crazy for You
  • James Lapine (1994), Passion
  • Don Black (1995), Sunset Boulevard
  • Jonathan Larson (1996), Rent
  • Peter Stone (1997), Titanic
  • John Weidman (2000), Contact
  • Mel Brooks (2001), The Producers
  • Marshall Brickman (2006), Jersey Boys
  • Steven Sater (2007), Spring Awakening
  • Matt Stone 3 (2011), The Book of Mormon
  • Harvey Fierstein (2013), Kinky Boots
  • Robert Freedman (2014), A Gentleman's Guide to Love and Murder
  • Lisa Kron (2015), Fun Home
  • Steven Levenson (2017), Dear Evan Hansen
NOTES
1. Jewish father.
2. Jewish father, non-Jewish mother; see 13th paragraph of "Drood Hits the Road Without Missing a Beat" at:
http://www.rememberwenn.org/wennmoed.htm.
3. Jewish mother, non-Jewish father.

NOTES
1. Jewish father, non-Jewish mother.
2. Jewish father, non-Jewish mother.
3. Jewish mother, non-Jewish father
NOTES
1. Jewish father, non-Jewish mother.
2. Jewish father, non-Jewish mother.
3. Jewish mother, non-Jewish father


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