Howard Lindsay


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Noun1.Howard Lindsay - United States playwright who collaborated with Russel Crouse on several musicals (1889-1931)
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The show was based on Baroness Maria Von Trapp's 1949 autobiography, which inspired Richard Rodgers, Oscar Hammerstein II, Howard Lindsay and Russel Crouse to create the Broadway musical 10 years later.
It all began with the story of the Trapp Family Singers and Baroness Maria von Trapp's 1949 autobiography, which inspired Richard Rodgers, Oscar Hammerstein II, Howard Lindsay and Russel Crouse to create a Broadway musical in 1959.
Perhaps it's the music of Richard Rodgers and lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II, or the book by Howard Lindsay and Russel Crouse, that have ensured the musical's lasting appeal since its Broadway debut in 1959, followed by the hit movie adaptation starring Julie Andrews in 1965.
According to (http://ew.com/tv/2017/02/01/girls-zosia-mamet-grandpa-sound-music/) Entertainment Weekly , Crouse and his collaborator, Howard Lindsay, wrote "The Sound of Music" book.
Created as a Broadway musical in 1959 by Richard Rodgers, Oscar Hammerstein II, Howard Lindsay and Russel Crouse, the unforgettable score features some of the most memorable songs ever performed on stage, including Edelweiss, My Favorite Things, Do-Re-Mi, Climb Ev'ry Mountain, So Long, Farewell and of course, the title song, The Sound of Music.
Created as a Broadway musical in 1959 by Richard Rodgers, Oscar Hammerstein II, Howard Lindsay and Russel Crouse, the unforgettable score features some of the most memorable songs ever performed on stage, including Edelweiss, My Favourite Things, Do-Re-Mi, Climb Ev'ry Mountain, So Long, Farewell and of course, the title song, The Sound of Music.
Tony-winning librettist, playwright and actor Howard Lindsay is born in Waterford, N.Y.
And he managed to find the relatives of Francis Howard Lindsay, who was killed on the first day of the Battle of the Somme in 1916.
The elder Crouse was a journalist who made his bones on the Broadway stage, co-authoring a series of hit plays with his close friend, Howard Lindsay. Their successes included "Life With Father," "The Sound of Music," and yes, "Anything Goes," which Tim and his co-author, John Weidman rewrote in 1987 and again in 2011 when it won a Tony Award.
The book of the musical was written by Howard Lindsay and Russel Crouse, based on the memoir of Maria von Trapp, which tells the story of the Trapp Family Singers, and how they came to America in 1939 while escaping the Nazi takeover of Austria.
The Sound of Music (1959) is a musical with music composed by Richard Rodgers, lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II and is based on a book by Howard Lindsay and Russel Crouse.
Wodehouse & Guy Bolton and Howard Lindsay & Russel Crouse, new book by Timothy Crouse & John Weidman.