Ken Ludwig

Ken Ludwig

Playwright, Librettist


Biography



Shows by Ken Ludwig

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Synopsis

"The Adventures of Tom Sawyer" is the Broadway adaptation of Mark Twain's classic book. The story revolves around Tom Sawyer, a fourteen-year-old boy growing up in America's heartland. Along the way, Tom and his friend, Huckl... read more

Crazy For You -- the “new Gershwin musical comedy” with a book by famed comedic playwright Ken Ludwig -- is the classic tale of a boy, a girl, and a theater in need of salvation. Stage-struck Bobby Child works as a banker for... read more

Set in the 1950s, Leading Ladies focuses on two English Shakespearean actors, Jack and Leo, who find their careers in a rut. They are currently performing "Scenes from Shakespeare" on the Moose Lodge circuit in the Amish coun... read more

On a very important night for the Cleveland Grand Opera Company, Tito Mirelli, the world-famous Italian tenor, is set to perform the starring role in Otello. Henry Saunders -- General Manager of the company -- is beyond stres... read more

It is the summer of 1953, and George and Charlotte Hay, formerly a couple of Broadway stars, have taken their run-down touring company to Buffalo, New York. In Buffalo they have the intention of running “Cyrano de Bergerac” a... read more

Take the glitz and glamour of 1930s Hollywood, populated by real-life, yet delightfully exaggerated, personalities of the movie scene. Add a sophisticated German director with an artistic vision, a couple of misplaced supern... read more

Set in March 1933 on the Twentieth Century Limited, a train from Chicago to NYC, Broadway ballyhoo meets Hollywood hustle. The comedy centers around Oscar Jaffe the theater producer who will do anything to get his ex-lover a... read more

Overview

Nationality
American
Born
3/15/1950
Show Categories
Musical, Play
Genres
Fairy Tale/Fantasy, Comedy, Romance, Farce