George S. Kaufman

Writer, Director, Performer, Producer, Source Material
George S.  Kaufman

Male

Born: November 16, 1889
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Died: June 2, 1961
New York, New York

 

Roles

Playbill Cover - The Royal Family The Royal Family
Oct. 8, 2009 - Dec. 13, 2009
Writer
(Original)
Who's Who
Playbill Cover - Dinner at Eight Dinner at Eight
Dec. 19, 2002 - Jan. 26, 2003
Playwright
(Original)
Who's Who
Playbill Cover - The Man Who Came to Dinner The Man Who Came to Dinner
Jul. 27, 2000 - Oct. 8, 2000
Writer
(Original)
 
Playbill Cover - You Can't Take It With You You Can't Take It With You
Apr. 4, 1983 - Jan. 1, 1984
Writer
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Playbill Cover - Merrily We Roll Along Merrily We Roll Along
Nov. 16, 1981 - Nov. 28, 1981
From the play by
(Original)
Who's Who
Playbill Cover - The Man Who Came to Dinner The Man Who Came to Dinner
Jun. 26, 1980 - Sep. 7, 1980
Writer
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Playbill Cover - Once in a Lifetime Once in a Lifetime
Jun. 15, 1978 - Aug. 27, 1978
Writer
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Playbill Cover - The Royal Family The Royal Family
Dec. 30, 1975 - Jul. 18, 1976
Writer
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Beggar on Horseback
May 14, 1970 - Jun. 27, 1970
Writer
(Original)
 
Playbill Cover - Sherry! Sherry!
Mar. 28, 1967 - May 27, 1967
Based on "The Man Who Came to Dinner"
(Original)
 
You Can't Take It With You
Feb. 10, 1967 - Feb. 1, 1967
Writer
(Original)
 
Playbill Cover - Dinner at Eight Dinner at Eight
Sep. 27, 1966 - Jan. 14, 1967
Writer
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Playbill Cover - You Can't Take It With You You Can't Take It With You
Nov. 23, 1965 - Jun. 18, 1966
Writer
(Original)
 
Playbill Cover - Romanoff and Juliet Romanoff and Juliet
Oct. 10, 1957 - Sep. 13, 1958
Staging
(Original)
 
Playbill Cover - Silk Stockings Silk Stockings
Feb. 24, 1955 - Apr. 14, 1956
Book
(Original)
 
Playbill Cover - The Solid Gold Cadillac The Solid Gold Cadillac
Nov. 5, 1953 - Feb. 12, 1955
Staging
(Original)
 
    Writer
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Playbill Cover - First Lady First Lady
May 28, 1952 - Jun. 8, 1952
Writer
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Playbill Cover - Of Thee I Sing Of Thee I Sing
May 5, 1952 - Jul. 5, 1952
Director
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    Book
(Original)
 
Fancy Meeting You Again
Jan. 14, 1952 - Jan. 19, 1952
Writer
(Original)
 
    Staging
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Playbill Cover - The Small Hours The Small Hours
Feb. 15, 1951 - Mar. 3, 1951
Staging
(Original)
 
    Writer
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Playbill Cover - The Royal Family The Royal Family
Jan. 10, 1951 - Jan. 21, 1951
Writer
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Guys and Dolls
Nov. 24, 1950 - Nov. 28, 1953
Staging
(Original)
 
Playbill Cover - The Enchanted The Enchanted
Jan. 18, 1950 - Feb. 25, 1950
Staging
(Original)
 
Playbill Cover - Metropole Metropole
Dec. 6, 1949 - Dec. 7, 1949
Staging
(Original)
 
Playbill Cover - Bravo! Bravo!
Nov. 11, 1948 - Dec. 18, 1948
Staging
(Original)
 
    Writer
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Playbill Cover - Town House Town House
Sep. 23, 1948 - Oct. 2, 1948
Staging
(Original)
 
Playbill Cover - Park Avenue Park Avenue
Nov. 4, 1946 - Jan. 4, 1947
Staging
(Original)
 
    Book
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Playbill Cover - The Next Half Hour The Next Half Hour
Oct. 29, 1945 - Nov. 3, 1945
Staging
(Original)
 
Playbill Cover - Hollywood Pinafore Hollywood Pinafore
May 31, 1945 - Jul. 14, 1945
Staging
(Original)
 
    Revision of Book and Lyrics
(Original)
 
You Can't Take It With You
Mar. 26, 1945 - Apr. 7, 1945
Writer
(Original)
 
Playbill Cover - Seven Lively Arts Seven Lively Arts
Dec. 7, 1944 - May 12, 1945
Book
(Original)
 
Playbill Cover - The Late George Apley The Late George Apley
Nov. 23, 1944 - Nov. 17, 1945
Staging
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    Writer
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Playbill Cover - While the Sun Shines While the Sun Shines
Sep. 19, 1944 - Oct. 21, 1944
Staging
(Original)
 
Playbill Cover - Over 21 Over 21
Jan. 3, 1944 - Jul. 8, 1944
Staging
(Original)
 
Playbill Cover - The Naked Genius The Naked Genius
Oct. 21, 1943 - Nov. 20, 1943
Staging
(Original)
 
Playbill Cover - The Doughgirls The Doughgirls
Dec. 30, 1942 - Jul. 29, 1944
Staging
(Original)
 
Playbill Cover - The Land Is Bright The Land Is Bright
Oct. 28, 1941 - Jan. 3, 1942
Staging
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    Writer
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Mr. Big
Sep. 30, 1941 - Oct. 4, 1941
Producer
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    Staging
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Playbill Cover - My Sister Eileen My Sister Eileen
Dec. 26, 1940 - Jan. 16, 1943
Staging
(Original)
 
Playbill Cover - George Washington Slept Here George Washington Slept Here
Oct. 18, 1940 - Mar. 15, 1941
Director
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    Writer
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Playbill Cover - The Man Who Came to Dinner The Man Who Came to Dinner
Oct. 16, 1939 - Jul. 12, 1941
Staging
(Original)
 
    Writer
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Playbill Cover - The American Way The American Way
Jan. 21, 1939 - Sep. 23, 1939
Writer
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    Staging
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    Writer
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    Staging
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Playbill Cover - The Fabulous Invalid The Fabulous Invalid
Oct. 8, 1938 - Dec. 3, 1938
Staging
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    Writer
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Playbill Cover - Sing Out the News Sing Out the News
Sep. 24, 1938 - Jan. 7, 1939
Uncredited Book Doctoring
(Original)
 
    Produced in Association with
(Original)
 
Playbill Cover - Of Mice and Men Of Mice and Men
Nov. 23, 1937 - May 21, 1938
Staging
(Original)
 
Playbill Cover - I'd Rather Be Right I'd Rather Be Right
Nov. 2, 1937 - Jul. 9, 1938
Staging
(Original)
 
    Book
(Original)
 
Playbill Cover - You Can't Take It With You You Can't Take It With You
Dec. 14, 1936 - Dec. 3, 1938
Staging
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    Writer
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Playbill Cover - Stage Door Stage Door
Oct. 22, 1936 - Mar. 13, 1937
Staging
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    Writer
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Playbill Cover - Tomorrow's a Holiday Tomorrow's a Holiday
Dec. 30, 1935 - Jan. 1, 1936
Staging
(Original)
 
Playbill Cover - First Lady First Lady
Nov. 26, 1935 - Jun. 20, 1936
Staging
(Original)
 
    Writer
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Playbill Cover - Merrily We Roll Along Merrily We Roll Along
Sep. 29, 1934 - Feb. 9, 1935
Staging
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    Writer
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Playbill Cover - The Dark Tower The Dark Tower
Nov. 25, 1933 - Jan. 13, 1934
Writer
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    Director
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Let 'Em Eat Cake
Oct. 21, 1933 - Jan. 6, 1934
Book Staging
(Original)
 
    Book
(Original)
 
Of Thee I Sing
May 15, 1933 - Jun. 10, 1933
Book Staging
(Original)
 
June Moon
May 15, 1933 - Jun. 10, 1933
Writer
(Original)
 
Of Thee I Sing
May 15, 1933 - Jun. 10, 1933
Book
(Original)
 
Playbill Cover - Face the Music Face the Music
Jan. 31, 1933 - Feb. 25, 1933
Book Director
(Original)
 
Playbill Cover - Dinner at Eight Dinner at Eight
Oct. 22, 1932 - May 6, 1933
Staging
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    Writer
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Playbill Cover - Flying Colors Flying Colors
Sep. 15, 1932 - Jan. 25, 1933
Collaborator on "On the American Plan"
(Original)
 
Playbill Cover - Here Today Here Today
Sep. 6, 1932 - Oct. 8, 1932
Staging
(Original)
 
Playbill Cover - Face the Music Face the Music
Feb. 17, 1932 - Jul. 9, 1932
Director
(Original)
 
Playbill Cover - Of Thee I Sing Of Thee I Sing
Dec. 26, 1931 - Jan. 14, 1933
Book
(Original)
 
    Staging
(Original)
 
Playbill Cover - The Band Wagon The Band Wagon
Jun. 3, 1931 - Jan. 16, 1932
Book
(Original)
 
Playbill Cover - Once in a Lifetime Once in a Lifetime
Sep. 24, 1930 - Sep. 5, 1931
Lawrence Vail Performer
(Original)
 
    Staging
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Playbill Cover - Joseph Joseph
Feb. 12, 1930 - Feb. 22, 1930
Staging
(Original)
 
Playbill Cover - Strike Up the Band Strike Up the Band
Jan. 14, 1930 - Jun. 28, 1930
Based on a libretto
(Original)
 
Playbill Cover - The Channel Road The Channel Road
Oct. 17, 1929 - Dec. 7, 1929
Writer
(Original)
 
Playbill Cover - June Moon June Moon
Oct. 9, 1929 - May 31, 1930
Staging
(Original)
 
    Writer
(Original)
 
Playbill Cover - Animal Crackers Animal Crackers
Oct. 23, 1928 - Apr. 6, 1929
Book
(Original)
 
Playbill Cover - The Front Page The Front Page
Aug. 14, 1928 - Apr. 13, 1929
Staging
(Original)
 
Playbill Cover - The Royal Family The Royal Family
Dec. 28, 1927 - Oct. 20, 1928
Writer
(Original)
 
The Cocoanuts
May 16, 1927 - May 28, 1927
Book
(Original)
 
The Good Fellow
Oct. 5, 1926 - Oct. 9, 1926
Director
(Original)
 
    Writer
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The Cocoanuts
Dec. 8, 1925 - Aug. 7, 1926
Book
(Original)
 
The Butter and Egg Man
Sep. 23, 1925 - Apr. 17, 1926
Writer
(Original)
 
Beggar on Horseback
Mar. 23, 1925 - Apr. 4, 1925
Writer
(Original)
 
Minick
Sep. 24, 1924 - Jan. 31, 1925
Writer
(Original)
 
Be Yourself
Sep. 3, 1924 - Nov. 22, 1924
Lyrics
(Original)
 
    Book
(Original)
 
Beggar on Horseback
Feb. 12, 1924 - Aug. 23, 1924
Writer
(Original)
 
The Deep Tangled Wildwood
Nov. 5, 1923 - Nov. 17, 1923
Writer
(Original)
 
Helen of Troy, New York
Jun. 19, 1923 - Dec. 1, 1923
Book
(Original)
 
Merton of the Movies
Nov. 13, 1922 - Oct. 20, 1923
Writer
(Original)
 
The '49ers
Nov. 6, 1922 - Nov. 18, 1922
Director
(Original)
 
    Sketches
(Original)
 
To the Ladies
Feb. 20, 1922 - Jun. 10, 1922
Writer
(Original)
 
Dulcy
Aug. 13, 1921 - Mar. 11, 1922
Writer
(Original)
 

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Awards


Pulitzer Prize

Year Category Production Winner/Nominee
1937 Pulitzer Prize for Drama You Can't Take It With You Winner
1932 Pulitzer Prize for Drama Of Thee I Sing Winner

Tony Award

Year Category Production Winner/Nominee
1951 Direction (pre-1960) Guys and Dolls Winner
 
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