First Impressions (Musical comedy).
Abram S. Burrows
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When you're dealing with songwriters, I think you're dealing with the most intuitive kind of guys. None of them can explain where the hell their stuff is coming from. They're all a little nuts - and it comes out. See, everybody forgets that the purest example of abstract art in our world is music. Music gives you all of those things - love, hate, anger, fear - all of it in abstract form.
Won four Tony Awards from four nominations: in 1951, as writer of the Book, along with Jo Swerling
, of Best Musical winner "Guys and Dolls;" and, in 1962, as Best Director (Musical); and, along with Jack Weinstock
and Willie Gilbert
, as Best Authors (Musical) and writers of the Book for Best Musical winner "How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying,