Alan Jay Lerner

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Noun1.Alan Jay Lerner - United States lyricist who collaborated on musicals with Frederick Loewe (1918-1986)
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Mackintosh has staged two major revivals of My Fair Lady: the first, in 1979, was directed by Alan Jay Lerner, and the second, in 2001, was honored with three Olivier Awards.
After its opening, master lyricist and book writer Alan Jay Lerner fired off an ironic congratulatory telegram to Fosse: "You finally did it.
Ditto Alan Jay Lerner and Frederick Loewe, the men who made ``My Fair Lady'' out of Shaw's ``Pygmalion.
Brigadoon," with lyrics by Alan Jay Lerner and music by Frederick Loewe (`My Fair Lady'), is a classic musical famed for such hit songs as "Almost Like Being in Love," "The Heather on the Hill," "I'll Go Home With Bonnie Jean" and "Waitin' for My Dearie.
It was written by Alan Jay Lerner and Frederick Loewe in 1953 for the original stage show with Tony Banner in the US role (HMV CLP 1005) and Ken Cantrill in the UK (Columbia DB 3289).
The Alan Jay Lerner lyrics remain a marvel, written for grown-ups rather than kids and full of witty rhymes and ideas while Frederic Loewe's music has a marvellous range.
CBS Films' development slate includes such titles as "Crowley," to star Harrison Ford under director Tom Vaughan; "Permission," written by Karen McCullah Lutz; "Plan B," a romantic comedy from writer Kate Angelo; "Consent to Kill," an action-thriller based on the Mitch Rapp character from the best-selling Vince Flynn novels; "The Eternals" from writer Chris Hauty and director Jeff Wadlow; and a remake of "My Fair Lady," based on the classic musical by Alan Jay Lerner and Frederick Loewe, which is being co-developed with Columbia Pictures.
In Broadway's My Fair Lady, that master lyricist Alan Jay Lerner posed the highly pertinent Shavian question: "Why don't the English teach their children how to speak?
Ira & George Gershwin, Alan Jay Lerner & Frederick Loewe, Lorenz Hart, Richard Rodgers & Oscar Hammerstein II, Meredith Willson, and Frank Loesser are featured on the pane of 20 (six designs) 33-cent stamps.
Pieces from the Alan Jay Lerner and Frederick Loewe archives also are up for sale, including seven songs deleted from their musical ``My Fair Lady,'' as well as the only surviving music manuscripts from ``Camelot.
Based on the stories of King Arthur and the Round Table, it had been written by Americans Alan Jay Lerner and Frederick Loewe.
In 1956, when Frederick Loewe and Alan Jay Lerner wrote "My Fair Lady," that was a provocative question.