Howard Lindsay

Howard Lindsay

Playwright, Librettist


Biography



Shows by Howard Lindsay

Title
Synopsis

The S. S. American is sailing between New York and England with a comically colorful assemblage of passengers: Reno Sweeney, a popular nightclub singer and former evangelist, her pal Billy Crocker, a lovelorn Wall Street brok... read more

When President Harry Truman appoints Washingtonian socialite widow Mrs. Sally Adams ambassador to the small, fictitious European nation of Lichtenburg, she takes everyone by surprise. What Sally lacks in policy knowledge, sh... read more

"Happy Hunting" concerns a wealthy, widowed Philadelphian, Liz Livingstone, who is snubbed at the Grace Kelly-Prince Rainier Wedding of the Year in Monaco. As a result, she is determined to find an even more impressive husb... read more

President Stephen Decatur Henderson loses his bid for re-election due to a botched trip to the Soviet Union. Eventually, at the behest of the new president, he returns to political life as a Senator.... read more

The final collaboration between Richard Rodgers & Oscar Hammerstein II, The Sound of Music, has become a play beloved around the world. Based on the true story of the Von Trapp Family Singers, this play captures a personal ta... read more

Overview

Born
3/29/1889
Died
2/11/1968
Show Categories
Musical
Genres
Comedy, Romance, Satire, Farce, Drama, Historical/Biographical