Abe Burrows

Director, Writer

Male

Born: December 18, 1910
New York, New York

Died: May 17, 1985
New York, New York

 

Roles

Playbill Cover - How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying
Mar. 27, 2011 - May 20, 2012
Book
(Original)
Who's Who
Playbill Cover - Guys and Dolls Guys and Dolls
Mar. 1, 2009 - Jun. 14, 2009
Book
(Original)
Who's Who
Playbill Cover - How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying
Mar. 23, 1995 - Jul. 14, 1996
Book
(Original)
 
Playbill Cover - Guys and Dolls Guys and Dolls
Apr. 14, 1992 - Jan. 8, 1995
Book
(Original)
 
Playbill Cover - Can-Can Can-Can
Apr. 30, 1981 - May 3, 1981
Book
(Original)
 
    Director
(Original)
 
Playbill Cover - Guys and Dolls Guys and Dolls
Jul. 21, 1976 - Feb. 13, 1977
Entire Production Under the Supervision
(Original)
 
    Book
(Original)
 
Playbill Cover - Good News Good News
Dec. 23, 1974 - Jan. 4, 1975
Director
(Original)
 
    Book Adaptor
(Original)
 
Playbill Cover - No Hard Feelings No Hard Feelings
Apr. 8, 1973 - Apr. 8, 1973
Director
(Original)
 
Playbill Cover - Four on a Garden Four on a Garden
Jan. 30, 1971 - Mar. 20, 1971
Director
(Original)
 
    Director
(Original)
 
    Book Adaptation
(Original)
 
    Director
(Original)
 
    Director
(Original)
 
    Book Adaptation
(Original)
 
    Book Adaptation
(Original)
 
    Book Adaptation
(Original)
 
Playbill Cover - Forty Carats Forty Carats
Dec. 26, 1968 - Nov. 7, 1970
Director
(Original)
 
Playbill Cover - Cactus Flower Cactus Flower
Dec. 8, 1965 - Nov. 23, 1968
Director
(Original)
 
    Writer
(Original)
 
Playbill Cover - Guys and Dolls Guys and Dolls
Apr. 28, 1965 - May 9, 1965
Book
(Original)
 
Playbill Cover - What Makes Sammy Run? What Makes Sammy Run?
Feb. 27, 1964 - Jun. 12, 1965
Director
(Original)
 
Playbill Cover - How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying
Oct. 14, 1961 - Mar. 6, 1965
Director
(Original)
 
    Book
(Original)
 
Playbill Cover - Golden Fleecing Golden Fleecing
Oct. 15, 1959 - Dec. 26, 1959
Director
(Original)
 
Playbill Cover - First Impressions First Impressions
Mar. 19, 1959 - May 30, 1959
Director
(Original)
 
    Book
(Original)
 
Playbill Cover - Say, Darling Say, Darling
Apr. 3, 1958 - Jan. 17, 1959
Director
(Original)
 
    Book
(Original)
 
Playbill Cover - Happy Hunting Happy Hunting
Dec. 6, 1956 - Nov. 30, 1957
Director
(Original)
 
Playbill Cover - Guys and Dolls Guys and Dolls
Apr. 20, 1955 - May 31, 1955
Book
(Original)
 
Playbill Cover - Silk Stockings Silk Stockings
Feb. 24, 1955 - Apr. 14, 1956
Book
(Original)
 
Playbill Cover - Reclining Figure Reclining Figure
Oct. 7, 1954 - Jan. 15, 1955
Director
(Original)
 
    Staging
(Original)
 
Playbill Cover - Can-Can Can-Can
May 7, 1953 - Jun. 25, 1955
Book
(Original)
 
    Director
(Original)
 
Playbill Cover - Three Wishes for Jamie Three Wishes for Jamie
Mar. 21, 1952 - Jun. 7, 1952
Staging
(Original)
 
    Book
(Original)
 
Playbill Cover - Two on the Aisle Two on the Aisle
Jul. 19, 1951 - Mar. 15, 1952
Director
(Original)
 
Playbill Cover - Make a Wish Make a Wish
Apr. 18, 1951 - Jul. 14, 1951
(Uncredited) book
(Original)
 
Guys and Dolls
Nov. 24, 1950 - Nov. 28, 1953
Book
(Original)
 
Breakfast at Tiffany's
Did not open - Dec. 14, 1966
Director
(Original)
 
    Book Adaptor
(Original)
 
 

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Awards


New York Drama Critics' Circle

Year Category Production Winner/Nominee
1962 Best Musical How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying Winner
1951 Best Musical Guys and Dolls Winner

Pulitzer Prize

Year Category Production Winner/Nominee
1962 Pulitzer Prize for Drama How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying Winner

Tony Award

Year Category Production Winner/Nominee
1962 Musical How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying Winner
1962 Direction of a Musical How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying Winner
1962 Author of a Musical How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying Winner
1951 Musical Guys and Dolls Winner
1951 Author of a Musical Guys and Dolls Winner
 
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