Woman of the Year

Woman of the Year

Woman of the Year

Fred Ebb, John Kander, Peter Stone, Ring Lardner, Jr., Michael Kanin

Woman of the Year

Woman of the Year

Fred Ebb, John Kander, Peter Stone, Ring Lardner, Jr., Michael Kanin

Overview

Lauren Bacall made a triumphant return to Broadway in this Tony Award winning musical adaptation of the famous Tracy/Hepburn film. Tess Harding, a glamorous is a high powered anchorwoman of a network TV morning news show. She makes some derogatory remarks about comic strips on the air and comes head to head with Sam Craig, a famous cartoonist who introduces a lampoon of Tess into his comic strip. The feud turns to romance and marriage, but not to harmony in this delightful battle of the sexes between two out sized egos.

Details

  • Time Period: 1960s
  • Target Audience: Adult, Senior, Pre-Teen (Age 11 - 13), Teen (Age 14 - 18)

Authors

Fred Ebb

Fred Ebb (1933–2004) was an award-winning lyricist, librettist and director who frequently and successfully collaborated with composer John Kander. Ebb's work for the theatre included Flora, The Red Menace; Cabaret; The Happy Time; Zorba; 70, Girls, 70; Chicago; The Act; Woma ...

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John Kander

John Kander is a Tony, Emmy and Grammy-winning composer, a recipient of the Kennedy Center Honors Award, and a member of the American Theatre Hall of Fame. With frequent collaborator Fred Ebb, he composed the score to dozens of Broadway musicals, including Cabaret, Zorba, Chi ...

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Peter Stone

Peter Stone (1930-2003) was the first writer to win the Tony, the Oscar and the Emmy. With 15 Broadway productions to his credit, he received Tony Awards for his books to 1776, Woman Of The Year, The Will Rogers Follies and Titanic (all four also winning the Tony for Best Mus ...

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Author

Ring Lardner, Jr.

Author

Michael Kanin