Jerome Weidman

Jerome Weidman (April 4, 1913, New York City – October 6, 1998, New York City) was an American playwright and novelist.wikipedia
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Fiorello!

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He collaborated with George Abbott on the book for the musical Fiorello! with music by Jerry Bock, and lyrics by Sheldon Harnick.
The book is by Jerome Weidman and George Abbott, drawn substantially from the 1955 volume Life with Fiorello by Ernest Cuneo, with lyrics by Sheldon Harnick, and music by Jerry Bock.

Pulitzer Prize for Drama

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All received the 1960 Pulitzer Prize for Drama for the work.

I Can Get It for You Wholesale

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He wrote the book for the musical I Can Get It for You Wholesale which was based on his first novel, and was Barbra Streisand's Broadway debut.
I Can Get It for You Wholesale is a musical, produced by David Merrick, music and lyrics by Harold Rome, and book by Jerome Weidman, based on his 1937 novel of the same title.

John Weidman

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He married Peggy Wright in 1942 and had two sons, John and Jeffrey.
Weidman was born in New York City, the son of Peggy Wright and librettist and novelist Jerome Weidman.

Tenderloin (musical)

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Tenderloin is a musical with a book by George Abbott and Jerome Weidman, lyrics by Sheldon Harnick, and music by Jerry Bock, their follow-up to the highly successful Pulitzer Prize-winning Fiorello! a year earlier.

Before You Go (novel)

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Before You Go is a 1960 novel by Jerome Weidman, published by Random House.

Sheldon Harnick

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He collaborated with George Abbott on the book for the musical Fiorello! with music by Jerry Bock, and lyrics by Sheldon Harnick.

Invitation (1952 film)

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by Jerome Weidman.

The Damned Don't Cry

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The screenplay by Harold Medford and Jerome Weidman was based on the story "Case History" by Gertrude Walker.

The Reporter (TV series)

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The series was created by Jerome Weidman and developed by executive producers Keefe Brasselle and John Simon.

Harry Ransom Center

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The papers of Jerome Weidman are held at the Harry Ransom Center at the University of Texas at Austin.

New York City

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Jerome Weidman (April 4, 1913, New York City – October 6, 1998, New York City) was an American playwright and novelist.

Playwright

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Jerome Weidman (April 4, 1913, New York City – October 6, 1998, New York City) was an American playwright and novelist.

Novelist

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Jerome Weidman (April 4, 1913, New York City – October 6, 1998, New York City) was an American playwright and novelist.

George Abbott

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He collaborated with George Abbott on the book for the musical Fiorello! with music by Jerry Bock, and lyrics by Sheldon Harnick.

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He collaborated with George Abbott on the book for the musical Fiorello! with music by Jerry Bock, and lyrics by Sheldon Harnick.

Jerry Bock

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He collaborated with George Abbott on the book for the musical Fiorello! with music by Jerry Bock, and lyrics by Sheldon Harnick.

Manhattan

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Weidman was born in Manhattan, New York City, and moved with his family to The Bronx after finishing high school at DeWitt Clinton.

The Bronx

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Weidman was born in Manhattan, New York City, and moved with his family to The Bronx after finishing high school at DeWitt Clinton.

City College of New York

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He also worked in the garment industry, which later provided him with book material, and attended City College of New York and New York University Law School, all the while writing stories and finally novels.

New York University

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He also worked in the garment industry, which later provided him with book material, and attended City College of New York and New York University Law School, all the while writing stories and finally novels.

Barbra Streisand

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He wrote the book for the musical I Can Get It for You Wholesale which was based on his first novel, and was Barbra Streisand's Broadway debut.

Susan Hayward

The book was the source for a 1951 movie starring Susan Hayward, but used mainly the title.

University of Texas at Austin

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The papers of Jerome Weidman are held at the Harry Ransom Center at the University of Texas at Austin.