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Betty Comden and Adolph Green

A Bio-Bibliography (Bio-Bibliographies in the Performing Arts)

by Alice M. Robinson

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  • 34 Currently reading

Published by Greenwood Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Bibliographies, catalogues, discographies,
  • Biography: film, television & music,
  • Films, cinema,
  • Light orchestral, dance & big band music,
  • Radio,
  • Theatre, drama,
  • Postwar period, 1945 to c 2000,
  • Second World War, 1939-1945,
  • Film/Television Scores And Scoring,
  • Theater Music,
  • Literary Criticism,
  • Biography / Autobiography,
  • Reference,
  • USA,
  • Drama,
  • General,
  • Theater - General,
  • Literary Criticism / Drama,
  • Bibliography,
  • Biography,
  • Comden, Betty,
  • Green, Adolph,
  • Librettists,
  • United States

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages384
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL10419386M
    ISBN 100313276595
    ISBN 109780313276590

      Adolph Green, the playwright, performer and lyricist who in a six-decade collaboration with Betty Comden was co-author of such hit Broadway musicals . CAREER: Author of musical comedies and screenplays, collaborating with Adolph Green, Actress, performing in night club act "The Revuers," in Broadway musicals On the Town, , A Party with Betty Comden and Adolph Green, and , and Isn't It Romantic, , and in films The Band Wagon, , and Garbo Talks,

    Comden and Green Papers Series Descriptions Series I: Scripts, 11 boxes Arrangement: Alphabetical. This series consists of complete scripts written for theatre, film, television and radio, produced and unproduced. Betty Comden and Adolph Green wrote the majority of these scripts.   With Betty Comden and Adolph Green, you don’t know if you’re getting an interview or a sweater. “Close-knit” doesn’t begin to cover it. They have been finishing sentences, polishing.

      Betty Comden and Adolph Green were the writers behind such classic stage musicals as On the Town, Wonderful Town, and Bells Are Ringing, and they provided lyrics for such standards as "New York, New York," "Just in Time," "The Party's Over," and "Make Someone Happy," to name just a remarkable duo, the longest-running partnership in theatrical history, also penned the Brand: Oxford University Press. ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: xiii, pages: illustrations ; 23 cm. Contents: Photographs Preface Biography of Betty Comden and Adolph Green Chronology Stage Musicals for Which Comden and Green Wrote Both the Book and the Lyrics A Revue for Which Comden and Green Wrote Both the Sketches and the Lyrics Stage Musicals for Which Comden and .


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Betty Comden and Adolph Green by Alice M. Robinson Download PDF EPUB FB2

Betty Comden and Adolph Green were the writers behind such classic stage musicals as On the Town, Wonderful Town, and Bells Are Ringing, and they provided lyrics for such standards as "New York, New York," "Just in Time," "The Party's Over," and "Make Someone Happy," to name just a remarkable duo, the longest-running partnership in theatrical history, also penned the screenplays for /5(15).

Betty Comden and Adolph Green, Comden’s original name Basya Cohen, Comden’s name Betty Kyle, (respectively, born May 3,Brooklyn, New York, U.S.—died NovemManhattan, New York; born December 2,Bronx, New York—died OctoManhattan, New York), American musical-comedy team who wrote scripts—and often the lyrics—for many Broadway shows.

Their year collaboration was such that many believed Betty Comden and Adolph Green, whose musicals won five Tony Awards, were married. Instead, the beautiful music they made together graced the stage and screen, and included the classic Broadway musical "On the Town" and the film "Singin' in.

The music by Leonard Bernstein and lyrics by Betty Comden and Adolph Green tell the story of two sisters who move from Ohio to Greenwich Village. After many hardships of adjustment, they find New York to be a "Wonderful Town." The original run of the show opened in and starred Rosalind Russell, and the Broadway revival, which opened on Cited by: 1.

Betty Comden and Adolph Green: Betty Comden and Adolph Green intervied by Susan Haskins and Michael Riedel on "Theater Talk" WNET TV, New York, c.

Courtesy of : Betty Comden and Adolph Green singing "Carried Away" (music by Leonard Bernstein, lyrics by Comden and Green) from the original Broadway production of On the Town.

After graduating with a degree in science, Betty Comden strove to find work as an actress. During this period, the late ’30s, she met Adolph Green (b. December 2,the Bronx, New York City. Betty Comden and Adolph Green produced six decades-worth of plays, melodies, and lyrics.

In addition to Peter Pan, their other acclaimed collaborations include On the Town, Do Re Me!, Singing in the Rain, and Applause, to name but a few.

The duo collaborated with famed lyricist Carolyn Leigh, who wrote "Witchcraft" and "The Best Is Yet to Come. The team of Betty Comden and Adolph Green, the longest running creative partnership in theatre history, began writing and performing their own satirical comic material in a group called "The Revuers," which included the late Judy went onto collaborate with Leonard Bernstein and Jerome Robbins on what was the first show for all of them, "On The Town.".

Adolph Green, American lyricist, screenwriter, and actor (born Dec. 2,Bronx, N.Y.—died Oct. 23,New York, N.Y.), enjoyed a six-decade-long creative collaboration with Betty Comden that resulted in not only a number of joyously enduring stage and screen musicals but so close a working and performing relationship that they were often mistakenly thought of as a married couple.

Betty Comden and Adolph Green A Bio-Bibliography. by Alice M. Robinson. This reference provides a detailed record of the life and work of Betty Comden and Adolph Green, who for over fifty years have collaborated on skits, musicals, revues, and films.

The team of Betty Comden and Adolph Green, the longest running creative partnership in theatre history, began writing and performing their own satirical comic material in a group called "The Revuers," which included the late Judy Holliday.

They went onto collaborate with Leonard Bernstein and Jerome Robbins on what was the first show for all of them, "On The Town.". Biography: Adolph Green was born on December 2, in the Bronx, New York to Helen and Daniel worked as a runner on Wall Street after high school while pursuing acting.

His longtime collaborator was Betty Comden. Their professional partnership lasted more than 60 years. Adolf Green and Betty Comden at Lincoln Center in New York City on Jan.

14, (Gabe Palacio/ImageDirect/Getty Images). Beginning with On the Town () and continuing with The Will Rogers Follies (), Betty Comden’s long career as librettist and lyricist for Broadway and Hollywood has included many classics of American musical comedy.

With her partner Adolph Green, Comden has written lyrics and/or librettos for such hits of stage and screen as The Barkleys of Broadway (), Singin’ in the Rain (   Betty Comden, who with her longtime collaborator Adolph Green wrote the lyrics and often the librettos for some of the most celebrated musicals of stage and screen, died today at Author: Robert Berkvist.

A Party with Betty Comden & Adolph Green ( - ) Starring: Betty Comden [Performer] Book by Betty Comden. This reference provides a detailed overview of the work of Betty Comden and Adolph Green, who for over fifty years have collaborated on skits, musicals, revues, and films.

The book begins with a biography and a chronology, which serve as a summary of the major events in their lives and careers. Betty Comden and Adolph Green were the writers behind such classic stage musicals as On the Town, Wonderful Town, and Bells Are Ringing, and they provided lyrics for such standards as "New York, New York," "Just in Time," "The Party's Over," and "Make Someone Happy," to name just a remarkable duo, the longest-running partnership in theatrical history, also penned,/5.

Betty Comden (born Basya Cohen) was a Jewish American entertainer. She and Adolph Green ( – ), comprised the musical duo Comden and Green, the writing team that penned the screenplays and songs for some of the most beloved movie musicals. They also collaborated on.

Betty Comden and Adolph Green. During their long career, Betty Comden and Adolph Green wrote lyrics for some of the Broadway and film world's greatest composers, including Leonard Bernstein, Jule Styne, Cy Coleman, and Andre Previn.

A Comden and Green lyric was always fun, poignant, witty, intelligent, and well-crafted. This book features 27 ofCategory: Personality Book. About. Betty Comden and Adolph Green were the writers behind such classic stage musicals as On the Town, Wonderful Town, and Bells Are Ringing, and they provided lyrics for such standards as "New York, New York," "Just in Time," "The Party's Over," and "Make Someone Happy," to name just a few.Betty Comden is the author of What's New at the Zoo?

( avg rating, ratings, 27 reviews, published ), Flying to Neverland With Peter Pan ( /5.The partnership was finally ended with the death of Adolph Green in October FURTHER READING: BETTY COMDEN AND ADOLPH GREEN: A BIO-BIBLIOGRAPHY, Alice M. Robinson. OFF STAGE, Betty Comden.