(1927) Stage: "Show Boat", produced on Broadway
, based on her novel. Musical drama. Music by Jerome Kern
. Lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II
. Lyrics for "Bill" by P.G. Wodehouse
. Music and lyrics for "Goodbye, My Lady Love" by Joseph E. Howard. Music and lyrics for "After...
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[from her autobiography "A Peculiar Treasure", describing her reaction to "Ol' Man River" from "Show Boat", based on her best-selling novel] The music mounted, mounted, and I give you my word my hair stood on end, the tears came to my eyes, I breathed like a heroine in a melodrama . . . This was great music. This was music that would outlast your day and my day.
George S. Kaufman and her play, "Stage Door," at the Griffin Theatre Company in Chicago, Illinois was nominated for the 2011 Non-Equity Joseph Jefferson Award for Production of a Play.