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(stage play book)
(TV Movie) (libretto by)
(TV Series) (book for the musical play 'The Producers' - 1 episode)
(book of the stage play)
Mark O'Donnell and he wrote the book for the musical, "Hairspray," at the Ogunquit Playhouse in Ogunquit, Maine with Ryan Landry and Eddie Mekka in the cast. Marc Shaiman was composer. Scott Wittman and Marc Shaiman were lyricists. Mark O'Donnell and Thomas Meehan wrote the book.
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The shameful fact is that I'm not remotely musical. I don't sing well. I don't play any instrument ...... Every once in a while, I think about going back to playwriting, frankly. I have a couple of ideas, but once I got on track of doing musicals, I stayed on it because Annie was out to be such an incredible, life-changing experience. Now I can't afford to go back.
Beginning his writing career as a writer with the New Yorker's "Talk of the Town" section and Meehan later earned an EMMY nomination in 1964 as one of the writers of the television series "That Was the Week That Was." Meehan made his Broadway debut with "Annie," alongside Martin Charnin and songwriter Charles Strouse. The 1977 original stage musical won the Tony for best musical, inspiring tours ...