Sheldon Harnick

Sheldon Harnick

Librettist, Lyricist


Biography



Shows by Sheldon Harnick

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Synopsis

The Apple Tree consists of three one-act musicals about men, women and struggles with temptation. The first, "The Diary Of Adam And Eve," is based on a book by Mark Twain. The second, The Lady Or The Tiger?," explores the fic... read more

Based on Sholom Aleichem’s Tevye and his Daughters, Fiddler on the Roof is the beloved story of the small, tradition-steeped town of Anatevka, Russia, where Jews and Russians live in delicate balance. During the course of the... read more

Fiorello is a musical about the rise to power of New York's Mayor Fiorello LaGuardia . Beating all odds, La Guardia breaks the crooked Tammany Hall political machine and fights against vice and corruption. Meanwhile, he fal... read more

Rex

Taking place in 1520, the show revolves around Queen Elizabeth I of England and her father, King Henry VIII... read more

She Loves Me is a euphoric romantic comedy with a soaring score. Amalia and Georg work together at a modest Hungarian parfurmerie, and have disliked each other from the very beginning. He thinks she’s stuck up, and she think... read more

Set in New York at the turn-of-the-century, Tenderloin recounts the efforts of a crusading minister as he attempts to shut down the notorious red-light district on the West Side of Manhattan and the staunch defenders of debau... read more

Overview

Nationality
American
Born
4/30/1924
Show Categories
Musical
Genres
Dark Comedy, Romance, Historical/Biographical, Comedy