Ira Gershwin

Writer
Ira Gershwin

Also known as: Arthur Francis, Israel Gershvin

Male

Born: December 6, 1896
New York, New York

Died: August 17, 1983
Beverly Hills, California

 

Official

Website: gershwin.com/

 

Roles

An American in Paris
Apr. 12, 2015
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Playbill Cover - Nice Work If You Can Get It Nice Work If You Can Get It
Apr. 24, 2012 - Jun. 15, 2013
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Who's Who
Playbill Cover - Porgy and Bess Porgy and Bess
Jan. 12, 2012 - Sep. 23, 2012
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Who's Who
Playbill Cover - Lovemusik Lovemusik
May 3, 2007 - Jun. 24, 2007
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Playbill Cover - Never Gonna Dance Never Gonna Dance
Dec. 4, 2003 - Feb. 15, 2004
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Who's Who
Playbill Cover - Elaine Stritch at Liberty Elaine Stritch at Liberty
Feb. 21, 2002 - May 26, 2002
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Playbill Cover - George Gershwin Alone George Gershwin Alone
Apr. 30, 2001 - Jul. 22, 2001
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Playbill Cover - The Gershwins' Fascinating Rhythm The Gershwins' Fascinating Rhythm
Apr. 25, 1999 - May 9, 1999
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Who's Who
Playbill Cover - Crazy for You Crazy for You
Feb. 19, 1992 - Jan. 7, 1996
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Who's Who
Playbill Cover - Oh, Kay! Oh, Kay!
Nov. 1, 1990 - Apr. 14, 1991
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Playbill Cover - Jerome Kern Goes to Hollywood Jerome Kern Goes to Hollywood
Jan. 23, 1986 - Feb. 1, 1986
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Playbill Cover - My One and Only My One and Only
May 1, 1983 - Mar. 3, 1985
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    The score includes music from Funny Face with lyrics by
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Playbill Cover - Porgy and Bess Porgy and Bess
Apr. 7, 1983 - May 15, 1983
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Playbill Cover - A Kurt Weill Cabaret A Kurt Weill Cabaret
Nov. 5, 1979 - Jun. 1, 1980
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Playbill Cover - Porgy and Bess Porgy and Bess
Sep. 25, 1976 - Jan. 9, 1977
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Playbill Cover - Mr. Wonderful Mr. Wonderful
Mar. 22, 1956 - Feb. 23, 1957
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At Home with Ethel Waters
Sep. 22, 1953 - Oct. 10, 1953
Lyrics for "Lady Be Good"
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Playbill Cover - Porgy and Bess Porgy and Bess
Mar. 10, 1953 - Nov. 28, 1953
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Playbill Cover - Of Thee I Sing Of Thee I Sing
May 5, 1952 - Jul. 5, 1952
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Playbill Cover - Park Avenue Park Avenue
Nov. 4, 1946 - Jan. 4, 1947
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Playbill Cover - The Firebrand of Florence The Firebrand of Florence
Mar. 22, 1945 - Apr. 28, 1945
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Porgy and Bess
Feb. 7, 1944 - Apr. 8, 1944
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Playbill Cover - Lady in the Dark Lady in the Dark
Feb. 27, 1943 - May 15, 1943
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Playbill Cover - Porgy and Bess Porgy and Bess
Jan. 22, 1942 - Sep. 26, 1942
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Playbill Cover - Lady in the Dark Lady in the Dark
Jan. 23, 1941 - May 30, 1942
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Playbill Cover - The Show Is On The Show Is On
Dec. 25, 1936 - Oct. 2, 1937
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Playbill Cover - Ziegfeld Follies of 1936 Ziegfeld Follies of 1936
Jan. 30, 1936 - Dec. 19, 1936
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Porgy and Bess
Oct. 10, 1935 - Jan. 25, 1936
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Thumbs Up!
Dec. 27, 1934 - May 11, 1935
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Playbill Cover - Life Begins at 8:40 Life Begins at 8:40
Aug. 27, 1934 - Mar. 16, 1935
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Let 'Em Eat Cake
Oct. 21, 1933 - Jan. 6, 1934
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Of Thee I Sing
May 15, 1933 - Jun. 10, 1933
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Playbill Cover - Pardon My English Pardon My English
Jan. 20, 1933 - Feb. 25, 1933
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Playbill Cover - Of Thee I Sing Of Thee I Sing
Dec. 26, 1931 - Jan. 14, 1933
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Playbill Cover - Shoot the Works Shoot the Works
Jul. 21, 1931 - Oct. 3, 1931
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Playbill Cover - Sweet and Low Sweet and Low
Nov. 17, 1930 - Apr. 1, 1931
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Playbill Cover - Girl Crazy Girl Crazy
Oct. 14, 1930 - Jun. 6, 1931
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Playbill Cover - Strike Up the Band Strike Up the Band
Jan. 14, 1930 - Jun. 28, 1930
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Playbill Cover - Show Girl Show Girl
Jul. 2, 1929 - Oct. 5, 1929
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Playbill Cover - Treasure Girl Treasure Girl
Nov. 8, 1928 - Jan. 5, 1929
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Playbill Cover - Rosalie Rosalie
Jan. 10, 1928 - Oct. 27, 1928
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Playbill Cover - Oh, Kay! Oh, Kay!
Jan. 2, 1928 - Jan. 14, 1928
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Playbill Cover - Funny Face Funny Face
Nov. 22, 1927 - Jun. 23, 1928
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Oh, Kay!
Nov. 8, 1926 - Jun. 18, 1927
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Americana
Jul. 26, 1926 - Feb. 5, 1927
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Tip-Toes
Dec. 28, 1925 - Jun. 12, 1926
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Captain Jinks
Sep. 8, 1925 - Jan. 30, 1926
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Tell Me More
Apr. 13, 1925 - Jul. 11, 1925
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Lady, Be Good
Dec. 1, 1924 - Sep. 12, 1925
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Playbill Cover - Be Yourself Be Yourself
Sep. 3, 1924 - Nov. 22, 1924
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Nifties of 1923
Sep. 25, 1923 - Nov. 3, 1923
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Little Miss Bluebeard
Aug. 28, 1923 - Jan. 26, 1924
Featured Songs with Lyrics
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Molly Darling
Sep. 1, 1922 - Nov. 25, 1922
Featured Songs with Lyrics
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George White's Scandals [1922]
Aug. 28, 1922 - Nov. 11, 1922
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For Goodness Sake
Feb. 21, 1922 - May 20, 1922
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Two Little Girls in Blue
May 3, 1921 - Aug. 27, 1921
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The Sweetheart Shop
Aug. 31, 1920 - Oct. 16, 1920
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Awards


Pulitzer Prize

Year Category Production Winner/Nominee
1932 Pulitzer Prize for Drama Of Thee I Sing Winner
 
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