JEWISH RECIPIENTS OF THE ANTOINETTE PERRY (TONY) AWARD
FOR BEST ORIGINAL SCORE OF A MUSICAL
(68% of recipients)

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COMPOSERS (67%)
LYRICISTS* (70%)

  • Kurt Weill (1947), Street Scene
  • Richard Rodgers (1950), South Pacific
  • Irving Berlin (1951), Call Me Madam
  • Richard Rodgers (1962), No Strings
  • Lionel Bart (1963), Oliver!
  • 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!
  • Stephen Sondheim (1971), Company
  • Stephen Sondheim (1972), Follies
  • Stephen Sondheim (1973), A Little Night Music
  • Frederick Loewe 1 (1974), Gigi
  • Marvin Hamlisch (1976), A Chorus Line
  • Charles Strouse (1977), Annie
  • Cy Coleman (1978), On the Twentieth Century
  • Stephen Sondheim (1979), Sweeney Todd
  • John Kander (1981), Woman of the Year
  • 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
  • Stephen Sondheim (1988), Into the Woods
  • Cy Coleman (1990), City of Angels
  • Cy Coleman (1991), The Will Rogers Follies
  • William Finn (1992), Falsettos
  • John Kander (1993), Kiss of the Spider Woman
  • Stephen Sondheim (1994), Passion
  • Jonathan Larson (1996), Rent
  • Maury Yeston (1997), Titanic
  • Jason Robert Brown (1999), Parade
  • Mel Brooks (2001), The Producers
  • Marc Shaiman (2003), Hairspray
  • Jeff Marx (2004), Avenue Q
  • Adam Guettel (2005), The Light in the Piazza
  • Lisa Lambert (2006), The Drowsy Chaperone
  • David Bryan (2010), Memphis
  • Matt Stone 3 (2011), The Book of Mormon
  • Alan Menken (2012), Newsies
  • Jason Robert Brown (2014), The Bridges of Madison County
  • Benj Pasek (2017), Dear Evan Hansen

  • Lionel Bart (1963), Oliver!
  • 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!
  • Stephen Sondheim (1971), Company
  • Stephen Sondheim (1972), Follies
  • Stephen Sondheim (1973), A Little Night Music
  • Alan Jay Lerner (1974), Gigi
  • Edward Kleban (1976), A Chorus Line
  • Martin Charnin (1977), Annie
  • Betty Comden (1978), On the Twentieth Century
  • Adolph Green (1978), On the Twentieth Century
  • Stephen Sondheim (1979), Sweeney Todd
  • Fred Ebb (1981), Woman of the Year
  • Maury Yeston (1982), Nine
  • Jerry Herman (1984), La Cage aux Folles
  • Rupert Holmes 1 (1986), The Mystery of Edwin Drood
  • Alain Boublil (1987), Les Misérables
  • Herbert Kretzmer (1987), Les Misérables
  • Stephen Sondheim (1988), Into the Woods
  • David Zippel (1990), City of Angels
  • Betty Comden (1991), The Will Rogers Follies
  • Adolph Green (1991), The Will Rogers Follies
  • William Finn (1992), Falsettos
  • Fred Ebb (1992), Kiss of the Spider Woman
  • Stephen Sondheim (1994), Passion
  • Don Black (1995), Sunset Boulevard
  • Jonathan Larson (1996), Rent
  • Maury Yeston (1997), Titanic
  • Lynn Ahrens (1998), Ragtime
  • Jason Robert Brown (1999), Parade
  • Mel Brooks (2001), The Producers
  • Marc Shaiman (2003), Hairspray
  • Jeff Marx (2004), Avenue Q
  • Adam Guettel (2005), The Light in the Piazza
  • Lisa Lambert (2006), The Drowsy Chaperone
  • Steven Sater (2007), Spring Awakening
  • David Bryan (2010), Memphis
  • Matt Stone 2 (2011), The Book of Mormon
  • Jack Feldman (2012), Newsies
  • Jason Robert Brown (2014), The Bridges of Madison County
  • Lisa Kron (2015), Fun Home
  • Benj Pasek (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
* Lyricists were apparently not acknowledged prior to 1963.
1. Jewish father, non-Jewish mother.
2. Jewish mother, non-Jewish father.


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