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Betty Comden

Performer, Writer, Lyricist, Source Material, Other
( b. May 03, 1919 Brooklyn, New York, USA - d. Nov 23, 2006 New York, New York, USA ) Female
Also known as: Basya Cohen [Birthname]


Productions Date of Productions
On the Twentieth Century
[Musical, Comedy, Revival]
  • Book by Betty Comden
  • Lyrics by Betty Comden
Mar 12, 2015 - Jul 05, 2015
On the Town
[Musical, Comedy, Revival]
  • Book by Betty Comden
  • Lyrics by Betty Comden
Oct 16, 2014 - ?
Barbara Cook's Broadway!
[Special, Concert, Original]
  • Featuring songs with lyrics by Betty Comden
Mar 28, 2004 - Apr 18, 2004
Wonderful Town
[Musical, Comedy, Revival]
  • Lyrics by Betty Comden
Nov 23, 2003 - Jan 30, 2005
Elaine Stritch At Liberty
[Special, Solo, Play with music, Original]
  • Featuring songs with lyrics by Betty Comden
Feb 21, 2002 - May 27, 2002
Bells Are Ringing
[Musical, Comedy, Revival]
  • Book by Betty Comden
  • Lyrics by Betty Comden
Apr 12, 2001 - Jun 10, 2001
Peter Pan
[Musical, Comedy, Revival]
  • Additional lyrics by Betty Comden
Apr 07, 1999 - Aug 29, 1999
Peter Pan
[Musical, Comedy, Revival]
  • Additional lyrics by Betty Comden
Nov 23, 1998 - Jan 03, 1999
On the Town
[Musical, Comedy, Revival]
  • Book by Betty Comden
  • Lyrics by Betty Comden
Nov 19, 1998 - Jan 17, 1999
Peter Pan
[Musical, Comedy, Revival]
  • Additional lyrics by Betty Comden
Nov 26, 1991 - Jan 05, 1992
The Will Rogers Follies
[Musical, Original]
  • Lyrics by Betty Comden
May 01, 1991 - Sep 05, 1993
Peter Pan
[Musical, Comedy, Revival]
  • Additional lyrics by Betty Comden
Dec 13, 1990 - Jan 20, 1991
Jerome Robbins' Broadway
[Musical, Revue, Dance, Original]
  • Additional text by Betty Comden
  • Featuring songs with lyrics by Betty Comden
Feb 26, 1989 - Sep 01, 1990
Barbara Cook: A Concert for the Theatre
[Special, Concert, Original]
  • Featuring songs with lyrics by Betty Comden
Apr 15, 1987 - Apr 26, 1987
Singin' in the Rain
[Musical, Comedy, Original]
  • Book adapted by Betty Comden
  • Screenplay by Betty Comden
  • Lyrics for "Moses Supposes" by Betty Comden
Jul 02, 1985 - May 18, 1986
A Doll's Life
[Musical, Original]
  • Book by Betty Comden
  • Lyrics by Betty Comden
Sep 23, 1982 - Sep 26, 1982
Peter Pan
[Musical, Comedy, Revival]
  • Additional lyrics by Betty Comden
Sep 06, 1979 - Jan 04, 1981
The Madwoman of Central Park West
[Musical, Comedy, Original]
  • Featuring songs with lyrics by Betty Comden
Jun 13, 1979 - Aug 25, 1979
On the Twentieth Century
[Musical, Comedy, Original]
  • Book by Betty Comden
  • Lyrics by Betty Comden
  • Performer: Betty Comden
    • Letitia Primrose - Replacement
Feb 19, 1978 - Mar 18, 1979
A Party with Betty Comden & Adolph Green
[Musical, Revue, Comedy, Revival]
  • Starring: Betty Comden [Performer]
Feb 10, 1977 - Apr 30, 1977
Lorelei
[Musical, Comedy, Original]
  • New lyrics by Betty Comden
Jan 27, 1974 - Nov 03, 1974
On the Town
[Musical, Comedy, Revival]
  • Book by Betty Comden
  • Lyrics by Betty Comden
Oct 31, 1971 - Jan 01, 1972
Applause
[Musical, Original]
  • Book by Betty Comden
Mar 30, 1970 - Jul 27, 1972
Hallelujah, Baby!
[Musical, Original]
  • Lyrics by Betty Comden
Apr 26, 1967 - Jan 13, 1968
Fade Out - Fade In
[Musical, Comedy, Original]
  • Book by Betty Comden
  • Lyrics by Betty Comden
May 26, 1964 - Apr 17, 1965
Dylan
[Play, Original]
  • The song "New York, New York" from ON THE TOWN used by kind permission of Betty Comden
Jan 18, 1964 - Sep 12, 1964
Subways Are for Sleeping
[Musical, Comedy, Original]
  • Book by Betty Comden
  • Lyrics by Betty Comden
Dec 27, 1961 - Jun 23, 1962
An Evening With Yves Montand
[Special, Solo, Original]
  • "Just in Time" lyrics by Betty Comden
Oct 24, 1961 - Dec 16, 1961
Do Re Mi
[Musical, Comedy, Original]
  • Lyrics by Betty Comden
Dec 26, 1960 - Jan 13, 1962
A Party with Betty Comden & Adolph Green
[Musical, Revue, Comedy, Original]
  • Starring: Betty Comden [Performer]
  • Book by Betty Comden
  • Lyrics by Betty Comden
Dec 23, 1958 - May 23, 1959
Say, Darling
[Play, Comedy, Play with music, Original]
  • Lyrics by Betty Comden
Apr 03, 1958 - Jan 17, 1959
Bells Are Ringing
[Musical, Comedy, Original]
  • Book by Betty Comden
  • Lyrics by Betty Comden
Nov 29, 1956 - Mar 07, 1959
Peter Pan
[Musical, Comedy, Original]
  • Additional lyrics by Betty Comden
Oct 20, 1954 - Feb 26, 1955
Wonderful Town
[Musical, Comedy, Original]
  • Lyrics by Betty Comden
Feb 25, 1953 - Jul 03, 1954
Two on the Aisle
[Musical, Revue, Original]
  • Sketches by Betty Comden
  • Lyrics by Betty Comden
Jul 19, 1951 - Mar 15, 1952
Billion Dollar Baby
[Musical, Comedy, Original]
  • Book by Betty Comden
  • Lyrics by Betty Comden
Dec 21, 1945 - Jun 29, 1946
On the Town
[Musical, Comedy, Original]
  • Book by Betty Comden
  • Also Starring: Betty Comden [Claire DeLoone]
  • Lyrics by Betty Comden
Dec 28, 1944 - Feb 02, 1946
Special Events Date of Special Events
On the Twentieth Century
[Special, Benefit, Comedy, Concert, Revival]
  • Book by Betty Comden
  • Lyrics by Betty Comden
Sep 26, 2005 - Sep 26, 2005
1991 Tony Award® Best Original Score
winnerThe Will Rogers Follies [winner]
Lyrics by Betty Comden
1986 Tony Award® Best Book of a Musical
 Singin' in the Rain [nominee]
Book adapted by Betty Comden
1983 Tony Award® Best Book of a Musical
 A Doll's Life [nominee]
Book by Betty Comden
1983 Tony Award® Best Original Score
 A Doll's Life [nominee]
Lyrics by Betty Comden
1978 Tony Award® Best Book of a Musical
winnerOn the Twentieth Century [winner]
Book by Betty Comden
1978 Tony Award® Best Original Score
winnerOn the Twentieth Century [winner]
Lyrics by Betty Comden
1970 Tony Award® Best Musical
winnerApplause [winner]
Book by Betty Comden
1968 Tony Award® Best Composer and Lyricist
winnerHallelujah, Baby! [winner]
Lyrics by Betty Comden
1968 Tony Award® Best Musical
winnerHallelujah, Baby! [winner]
Lyrics by Betty Comden
1961 Tony Award® Best Musical
 Do Re Mi [nominee]
Lyrics by Betty Comden
1957 Tony Award® Best Musical
 Bells Are Ringing [nominee]
Lyrics by Betty Comden
1953 Tony Award® Best Musical
winnerWonderful Town [winner]
Lyrics by Betty Comden
1945 Theatre World Award
winner Betty Comden [winner]
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