George S. Kaufman

his life, his theater by Goldstein, Malcolm.

Publisher: Oxford University Press in New York

Written in English
Cover of: George S. Kaufman | Goldstein, Malcolm.
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  • Kaufman, George S. 1889-1961.,
  • Dramatists, American -- 20th century -- Biography.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

StatementMalcolm Goldstein.
LC ClassificationsPS3521.A727 Z67
The Physical Object
Paginationxi, 503 p., [8] leaves of plates :
Number of Pages503
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4409473M
ISBN 100195026233
LC Control Number79012819

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Kaufman, Once in a Lifetime. With Kaufmann, he also wrote such American classics as The Man Who Came to Dinner and You Can't Take it With You, winner of the Pulitzer Prize/5. George Kaufman was born to Joseph S. Kaufman and Henrietta Myers, both members of the German-Jewish community of Pittsburgh.

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Kaufman made significant contributions as a librettist and director to a variety of productions in the. George S. Kaufman and Moss Hart in (), adapted from George Bernard Shaw's Pygmalion, with book and lyrics by Alan Jay Lerner and music by Frederick Loewe.

The show ran over seven years and won a Tony Award for Best Musical. Hart picked up the Tony for Best Director. [citation needed].

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George S. Kaufman (with Edna Ferber) No, I’m just telling you the truth. Do you know what Stengel said, out in the hall, there. He said, “Why he’s a wreck of a man.” Of course, you never were an actor, but you did have looks. Well, they’re gone.

And you don’t have to take my word for it. It surely might be argued that neither Scott Meredith's rampantly chatty George $. Kaufman and his Friends () nor Howard Teichmann's cozily anecdotal George S.

Kaufman () offers the serious critical biography that playwright-director G.S.K. deserves; but this dry-as-dust rerun is equally superficial in its own studious way, and humorless (about George S.

Kaufman!) to boot. Perhaps. George Simon Kaufman (–) was an award-winning playwright, theatre director and producer, humorist, and drama critic. Laurence Maslon, editor, is an associate arts professor at NYU’s Tisch School of the Arts and a former associate artistic director at Arena Stage in Washington, was senior consultant and co-writer for two episodes of the six-part PBS series Broadway: The Brand: Library of America.

George S. Kaufman was born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, on November 16, His parents were Joseph Kaufman and Henrietta Myers, both from families successful in local business. On March 15,he and Beatrice Bakrow married. They moved into a farmhouse in Bucks County, Pennsylvania, in and had one daughter.

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