Lorenz Hart

Lorenz Hart

Librettist, Lyricist


Biography



Shows by Lorenz Hart

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One of the quintessential “Hey, let’s put on a show” musicals, which boasts one of the most beautiful scores ever written, by Richard Rodgers and Lorenz Hart, including such timeless standards as “The Lady is a Tramp”, “Where... read more

The Boys from Syracuse, based on Shakespeare's The Comedy of Errors, revolves around the escapades and romantic mix-ups of long-separated identical twins Antipholus of Ephesus and Antipholus of Syracuse, whose servants, the t... read more

By Jupiter takes place in the land of the Amazons, which is ruled by women. An army of Greek soldiers arrives seeking the Sacred Girdle of Diana, currently in use by the Queen of the Amazons. The women initially refuse to g... read more

Li-Pi Tchou, the Grand Eunuch's son, and his wife Chee-Chee flee from Peking because Li-Pi has no desire becoming a eunuch himself “ a requirement in his line of work. On their journey they are set upon by the tartars, monks,... read more

Martin is about to get married to Fay Morgan but is knocked in the head when she sees him talking to his former fiancée, Alice. While he is knocked out he dreams of being in the court of King Arthur and gaining immens... read more

The musical is set in New York City in 1776 during the American Revolution. The story concerns an American woman, Betsy, who falls in love with a British soldier, Sir John Copeland... read more

Leonard, a farm boy, is determined to compete in a major six-day bicycle race and win the heart of the girl he loves, Mollie Farrell. Even though the race has been fixed by corrupt gamblers, Leonard manages to win the race a... read more

Willy Palaffi, a banker and ladies’ man, is fed up with earthly women and declares that the only woman he would marry is an angel. To his shock, the gods send down a real Angel and she and Willy quickly marry. However, troubl... read more

Jumbo is a show about a war between two rival circuses .... read more

While teaching music at Knickerbocker University, Junior Donal tries to pursuade Sergei Alexandrovich, the director of the Russain Ballet, to stage a friend's jazz ballet Slaughter on Tenth Avenue. After getting involved with... read more

By using his self-confidence and cockiness, Joey Evans manages to get an M.C. gig at Mike's club. He quickly gets a girlfriend; the naive Linda. He treats her badly and ends up in an affair with a wealthy, married customer... read more

Overview

Nationality
American
Born
5/2/1895
Died
11/22/1943
Show Categories
Musical
Genres
Comedy, Farce, Drama, Romance

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