(April 19 to June 21, 1987) He wrote the book and musics for the musical, "Roza," in a West Coast premiere at the Mark Taper Forum Theatre in Los Angeles, California with Georgia Brown in the cast. Gilbert Becaud was composer. Based on the book, "La Vie Devant Soi" by Romain Gary. Harold Prince was director.
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Was twice nominated for Broadway's Tony Award: in 1961 for the English book and lyrics, along with David Heneker
and Monty Norman
, as part of a Best Musical nomination for "Irma la Douce;" and, twenty years later, in 1981, again nominated with collaborator Norman as Best Book (Musical) for "The Moony Shapiro Songbook."