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Sidney Howard

Director, Producer, Writer, Source Material
( b. Jun 26, 1891 Oakland, California, USA - d. Aug 23, 1939 Tyringham, Massachusetts, USA ) Male
Also known as: Sidney Coe Howard [Birthname]
Relations: Husband of Clare Eames
Founding member of the Playwrights' Company. First person to win Pulitzer Prize & Oscar for Best Screenplay in the same year (Gone With the Wind).



Productions Date of Productions
The Most Happy Fella
[Musical, Comedy, Revival]
  • Based on "They Knew What They Wanted" by Sidney Howard
Feb 13, 1992 - Aug 30, 1992
The Most Happy Fella
[Musical, Comedy, Revival]
  • Based on "They Knew What They Wanted" by Sidney Howard
Oct 11, 1979 - Nov 25, 1979
They Knew What They Wanted
[Play, Comedy, Revival]
  • Written by Sidney Howard
Jan 27, 1976 - Mar 06, 1976
The Best Man
[Play, Original]
  • Produced by The Playwrights' Company (Maxwell Anderson; S.N. Behrman; Elmer Rice; Robert E. Sherwood; Sidney Howard)
Mar 31, 1960 - Jul 08, 1961
Silent Night, Lonely Night
[Play, Original]
  • Produced by The Playwrights' Company (Maxwell Anderson; S.N. Behrman; Elmer Rice; Robert E. Sherwood; Sidney Howard)
Dec 03, 1959 - Mar 19, 1960
Five Finger Exercise
[Play, Original]
  • Produced by The Playwrights' Company (Maxwell Anderson; S.N. Behrman; Elmer Rice; Robert E. Sherwood; Sidney Howard)
Dec 02, 1959 - Oct 01, 1960
Flowering Cherry
[Play, Original]
  • Produced by The Playwrights' Company (Maxwell Anderson; S.N. Behrman; Elmer Rice; Robert E. Sherwood; Sidney Howard)
Oct 21, 1959 - Oct 24, 1959
Chéri
[Play, Original]
  • Produced by The Playwrights' Company (Maxwell Anderson; S.N. Behrman; Elmer Rice; Robert E. Sherwood; Sidney Howard)
Oct 12, 1959 - Nov 28, 1959
Juno
[Musical, Comedy, Original]
  • Produced by The Playwrights' Company (Maxwell Anderson; S.N. Behrman; Elmer Rice; Robert E. Sherwood; Sidney Howard)
Mar 09, 1959 - Mar 21, 1959
Look After Lulu
[Play, Comedy, Original]
  • Produced by The Playwrights' Company (Maxwell Anderson; S.N. Behrman; Elmer Rice; Robert E. Sherwood; Sidney Howard)
Mar 03, 1959 - Apr 04, 1959
The Gazebo
[Play, Comedy, Mystery, Original]
  • Produced by The Playwrights' Company (Maxwell Anderson; S.N. Behrman; Elmer Rice; Robert E. Sherwood; Sidney Howard)
Dec 12, 1958 - Jun 27, 1959
Cue for Passion
[Play, Drama, Original]
  • Produced by The Playwrights' Company (Maxwell Anderson; S.N. Behrman; Elmer Rice; Robert E. Sherwood; Sidney Howard)
Nov 25, 1958 - Dec 27, 1958
Edwin Booth
[Play, Drama, Original]
  • Produced by The Playwrights' Company (Maxwell Anderson; S.N. Behrman; Elmer Rice; Robert E. Sherwood; Sidney Howard)
Nov 24, 1958 - Dec 13, 1958
The Pleasure of His Company
[Play, Comedy, Original]
  • Produced by The Playwrights' Company (Maxwell Anderson; S.N. Behrman; Elmer Rice; Robert E. Sherwood; Sidney Howard)
Oct 22, 1958 - Nov 21, 1959
Handful of Fire
[Play, Drama, Original]
  • Produced by The Playwrights' Company (Maxwell Anderson; S.N. Behrman; Elmer Rice; Robert E. Sherwood; Sidney Howard)
Oct 01, 1958 - Oct 04, 1958
Howie
[Play, Comedy, Original]
  • Produced by The Playwrights' Company (Maxwell Anderson; S.N. Behrman; Elmer Rice; Robert E. Sherwood; Sidney Howard)
Sep 17, 1958 - Sep 20, 1958
Present Laughter
[Play, Comedy, Revival]
  • Produced by The Playwrights' Company (Maxwell Anderson; S.N. Behrman; Elmer Rice; Robert E. Sherwood; Sidney Howard)
Jan 31, 1958 - Feb 08, 1958
Summer of the 17th Doll
[Play, Original]
  • Produced by The Playwrights' Company (Maxwell Anderson; S.N. Behrman; Elmer Rice; Robert E. Sherwood; Sidney Howard)
Jan 22, 1958 - Feb 15, 1958
The Country Wife
[Play, Comedy, Revival]
  • Produced by The Playwrights' Company (Maxwell Anderson; S.N. Behrman; Elmer Rice; Robert E. Sherwood; Sidney Howard)
Nov 27, 1957 - Jan 04, 1958
Nude With Violin
[Play, Comedy, Original]
  • Produced by The Playwrights' Company (Maxwell Anderson; S.N. Behrman; Elmer Rice; Robert E. Sherwood; Sidney Howard)
Nov 14, 1957 - Feb 08, 1958
Small War on Murray Hill
[Play, Comedy, Original]
  • Produced by The Playwrights' Company (Maxwell Anderson; S.N. Behrman; Elmer Rice; Robert E. Sherwood; Sidney Howard)
Jan 03, 1957 - Jan 12, 1957
The Lovers
[Play, Original]
  • Produced by The Playwrights' Company (Maxwell Anderson; S.N. Behrman; Elmer Rice; Robert E. Sherwood; Sidney Howard)
May 10, 1956 - May 12, 1956
The Most Happy Fella
[Musical, Comedy, Original]
  • Based on "They Knew What They Wanted" by Sidney Howard
May 03, 1956 - Dec 14, 1957
The Ponder Heart
[Play, Comedy, Original]
  • Produced by The Playwrights' Company (Maxwell Anderson; S.N. Behrman; Elmer Rice; Robert E. Sherwood; Sidney Howard)
Feb 16, 1956 - Jun 23, 1956
Once Upon A Tailor
[Play, Comedy, Original]
  • Produced by The Playwrights' Company (Maxwell Anderson; S.N. Behrman; Elmer Rice; Robert E. Sherwood; Sidney Howard)
May 23, 1955 - May 28, 1955
The Bad Seed
[Play, Original]
  • Produced by The Playwrights' Company (Maxwell Anderson; S.N. Behrman; Elmer Rice; Robert E. Sherwood; Sidney Howard)
Dec 08, 1954 - Sep 27, 1955
The Traveling Lady
[Play, Original]
  • Produced by The Playwrights' Company (Maxwell Anderson; S.N. Behrman; Elmer Rice; Robert E. Sherwood; Sidney Howard)
Oct 27, 1954 - Nov 20, 1954
All Summer Long
[Play, Original]
  • Produced by The Playwrights' Company (Maxwell Anderson; S.N. Behrman; Elmer Rice; Robert E. Sherwood; Sidney Howard)
Sep 23, 1954 - Nov 13, 1954
Ondine
[Play, Romance, Original]
  • Produced by The Playwrights' Company (Maxwell Anderson; S.N. Behrman; Elmer Rice; Robert E. Sherwood; Sidney Howard)
Feb 18, 1954 - Jul 03, 1954
The Winner
[Play, Original]
  • Produced by The Playwrights' Company (Maxwell Anderson; S.N. Behrman; Elmer Rice; Robert E. Sherwood; Sidney Howard)
Feb 17, 1954 - Mar 13, 1954
In the Summer House
[Play, Original]
  • Produced by The Playwrights' Company (Maxwell Anderson; S.N. Behrman; Elmer Rice; Robert E. Sherwood; Sidney Howard)
Dec 29, 1953 - Feb 13, 1954
Madam, Will You Walk
[Play, Comedy, Original]
  • Written by Sidney Howard
Dec 01, 1953 - Jan 10, 1954
The Emperor's Clothes
[Play, Drama, Original]
  • Produced in association with The Playwrights' Company (Maxwell Anderson; S.N. Behrman; Elmer Rice; Robert E. Sherwood; Sidney Howard)
Feb 09, 1953 - Feb 21, 1953
Mr. Pickwick
[Play, Comedy, Revival]
  • Produced by The Playwrights' Company (Maxwell Anderson; S.N. Behrman; Elmer Rice; Robert E. Sherwood; Sidney Howard)
Sep 17, 1952 - Nov 08, 1952
The Grand Tour
[Play, Original]
  • Produced by The Playwrights' Company (Maxwell Anderson; S.N. Behrman; Elmer Rice; Robert E. Sherwood; Sidney Howard)
Dec 10, 1951 - Dec 15, 1951
Not for Children
[Play, Comedy, Original]
  • Produced by The Playwrights' Company (Maxwell Anderson; S.N. Behrman; Elmer Rice; Robert E. Sherwood; Sidney Howard)
Feb 13, 1951 - Feb 17, 1951
They Knew What They Wanted
[Play, Comedy, Revival]
  • Written by Sidney Howard
Feb 16, 1949 - Apr 09, 1949
The Smile of the World
[Play, Original]
  • Produced by The Playwrights' Company (Maxwell Anderson; S.N. Behrman; Elmer Rice; Robert E. Sherwood; Sidney Howard)
Jan 12, 1949 - Jan 15, 1949
Yellow Jack
[Play, Drama, History, Revival]
  • Written by Sidney Howard
Feb 27, 1947 - Mar 15, 1947
Street Scene
[Musical, Drama, Original]
  • Produced by The Playwrights' Company (Maxwell Anderson; S.N. Behrman; Elmer Rice; Robert E. Sherwood; Sidney Howard)
Jan 09, 1947 - May 17, 1947
Truckline Cafe
[Play, Original]
  • Produced in association with The Playwrights' Company (Maxwell Anderson; S.N. Behrman; Elmer Rice; Robert E. Sherwood; Sidney Howard)
Feb 27, 1946 - Mar 09, 1946
Lute Song
[Musical, Original]
  • Book by Sidney Howard
Feb 06, 1946 - Jun 08, 1946
The Rugged Path
[Play, Original]
  • Produced by The Playwrights' Company (Maxwell Anderson; S.N. Behrman; Elmer Rice; Robert E. Sherwood; Sidney Howard)
Nov 10, 1945 - Jan 19, 1946
Yellow Jack
[Play, Drama, History, Original]
  • Written by Sidney Howard
Apr 07, 1944 - Apr 07, 1944
Storm Operation
[Play, Original]
  • Produced by The Playwrights' Company (Maxwell Anderson; S.N. Behrman; Elmer Rice; Robert E. Sherwood; Sidney Howard)
Jan 11, 1944 - Jan 29, 1944
A New Life
[Play, Original]
  • Produced by The Playwrights' Company (Maxwell Anderson; S.N. Behrman; Elmer Rice; Robert E. Sherwood; Sidney Howard)
Sep 15, 1943 - Nov 13, 1943
The Patriots
[Play, Original]
  • Produced by The Playwrights' Company (Maxwell Anderson; S.N. Behrman; Elmer Rice; Robert E. Sherwood; Sidney Howard)
Jan 29, 1943 - Jun 26, 1943
The Pirate
[Play, Comedy, Original]
  • Produced by The Playwrights' Company (Maxwell Anderson; S.N. Behrman; Elmer Rice; Robert E. Sherwood; Sidney Howard)
Nov 25, 1942 - Apr 27, 1943
The Eve of St. Mark
[Play, Drama, Original]
  • Produced by The Playwrights' Company (Maxwell Anderson; S.N. Behrman; Elmer Rice; Robert E. Sherwood; Sidney Howard)
Oct 07, 1942 - Jun 26, 1943
Candle in the Wind
[Play, Original]
  • Produced by The Playwrights' Company (Maxwell Anderson; S.N. Behrman; Elmer Rice; Robert E. Sherwood; Sidney Howard)
Oct 22, 1941 - Jan 10, 1942
The Talley Method
[Play, Original]
  • Produced by The Playwrights' Company (Maxwell Anderson; S.N. Behrman; Elmer Rice; Robert E. Sherwood; Sidney Howard)
Feb 24, 1941 - Apr 12, 1941
Flight to the West
[Play, Original]
  • Produced by The Playwrights' Company (Maxwell Anderson; S.N. Behrman; Elmer Rice; Robert E. Sherwood; Sidney Howard)
Dec 30, 1940 - Apr 26, 1941
Journey to Jerusalem
[Play, Drama, Original]
  • Produced by The Playwrights' Company (Maxwell Anderson; S.N. Behrman; Elmer Rice; Robert E. Sherwood; Sidney Howard)
Oct 05, 1940 - Oct 19, 1940
There Shall Be No Night
[Play, Drama, Original]
  • Produced by The Playwrights' Company (Maxwell Anderson; S.N. Behrman; Elmer Rice; Robert E. Sherwood; Sidney Howard)
Sep 09, 1940 - Nov 02, 1940
There Shall Be No Night
[Play, Drama, Original]
  • Produced by The Playwrights' Company (Maxwell Anderson; S.N. Behrman; Elmer Rice; Robert E. Sherwood; Sidney Howard)
Apr 29, 1940 - Aug 09, 1940
Two On An Island
[Play, Comedy, Original]
  • Produced by The Playwrights' Company (Maxwell Anderson; S.N. Behrman; Elmer Rice; Robert E. Sherwood; Sidney Howard)
Jan 22, 1940 - Apr 13, 1940
Key Largo
[Play, Drama, Original]
  • Produced by The Playwrights' Company (Maxwell Anderson; S.N. Behrman; Elmer Rice; Robert E. Sherwood; Sidney Howard)
Nov 27, 1939 - Feb 24, 1940
They Knew What They Wanted
[Play, Comedy, Revival]
  • Written by Sidney Howard
Oct 02, 1939 - Oct 21, 1939
American Landscape
[Play, Drama, Original]
  • Produced by The Playwrights' Company (Maxwell Anderson; S.N. Behrman; Elmer Rice; Robert E. Sherwood; Sidney Howard)
Dec 03, 1938 - Jan 1939
Knickerbocker Holiday
[Musical, Comedy, Original]
  • Produced by The Playwrights' Company (Maxwell Anderson; S.N. Behrman; Elmer Rice; Robert E. Sherwood; Sidney Howard)
Oct 19, 1938 - Mar 11, 1939
Abe Lincoln in Illinois
[Play, Drama, Original]
  • Produced by The Playwrights' Company (Maxwell Anderson; S.N. Behrman; Elmer Rice; Robert E. Sherwood; Sidney Howard)
Oct 15, 1938 - Dec 1939
The Ghost of Yankee Doodle
[Play, Drama, Original]
  • Written by Sidney Howard
Nov 22, 1937 - Jan 1938
Paths of Glory
[Play, Tragedy, Original]
  • Written by Sidney Howard
Sep 26, 1935 - Oct 1935
Ode to Liberty
[Play, Comedy, Original]
  • Staged by Sidney Howard
  • Written by Sidney Howard
Dec 21, 1934 - Feb 1935
Dodsworth
[Play, Drama, Original]
  • Written by Sidney Howard
Aug 20, 1934 - Jan 1935
Yellow Jack
[Play, Drama, History, Original]
  • Written by Sidney Howard
Mar 06, 1934 - May 1934
Dodsworth
[Play, Drama, Original]
  • Dramatized by Sidney Howard
Feb 24, 1934 - Jun 30, 1934
Alien Corn
[Play, Original]
  • Written by Sidney Howard
Feb 20, 1933 - May 1933
The Late Christopher Bean
[Play, Comedy, Original]
  • Book adapted by Sidney Howard
Oct 31, 1932 - May 1933
Marseilles
[Play, Comedy, Original]
  • Written by Sidney Howard
Nov 17, 1930 - Dec 1930
Half Gods
[Play, Drama, Original]
  • Written by Sidney Howard
Dec 21, 1929 - Jan 1930
Olympia
[Play, Comedy, Original]
  • Translated by Sidney Howard
Oct 16, 1928 - Nov 1928
Salvation
[Play, Original]
  • Written by Sidney Howard
Jan 31, 1928 - Feb 1928
The Silver Cord
[Play, Original]
  • Written by Sidney Howard
Dec 20, 1926 - Mar 1927
Ned McCobb's Daughter
[Play, Original]
  • Written by Sidney Howard
Nov 29, 1926 - Apr 1927
Last Night of Don Juan / The Pilgrimage
[Play, Original]
  • Translated by Sidney Howard
Nov 09, 1925 - Nov 25, 1925
Lucky Sam McCarver
[Play, Original]
  • Directed by Sidney Howard
  • Written by Sidney Howard
Oct 21, 1925 - Nov 1925
They Knew What They Wanted
[Play, Comedy, Original]
  • Written by Sidney Howard
Nov 24, 1924 - Oct 1925
Bewitched
[Play, Original]
  • Written by Sidney Howard
Oct 01, 1924 - Oct 1924
Casanova
[Play, Drama, Original]
  • Translated by Sidney Howard
Sep 26, 1923 - Dec 1923
Swords
[Play, Drama, Original]
  • Written by Sidney Howard
Sep 01, 1921 - Sep 1921
1960 Tony Award® Best Play
 The Best Man [nominee]
Produced by The Playwrights' Company (Maxwell Anderson; S.N. Behrman; Elmer Rice; Robert E. Sherwood; Sidney Howard)
1925 Pulitzer Prize for Drama
winnerThey Knew What They Wanted [winner]
Written by Sidney Howard
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