Gender
Male
Born
Dec 18, 1910
New York, New York, USA
Died
May 17, 1985
New York, New York, USA
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James Burrows
How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying (Mar 27, 2011 - May 20, 2012)
  • Book by Abe Burrows
MusicalComedyRevival
Guys and Dolls (Mar 01, 2009 - Jun 14, 2009)
  • Book by Abe Burrows
MusicalComedyRevival
How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying (Mar 23, 1995 - Jul 14, 1996)
  • Book by Abe Burrows
MusicalComedyRevival
Guys and Dolls (Apr 14, 1992 - Jan 08, 1995)
  • Book by Abe Burrows
MusicalComedyRevival
Can-Can (Apr 30, 1981 - May 03, 1981)
  • Directed by Abe Burrows
  • Book by Abe Burrows
MusicalComedyRevival
Guys and Dolls (Jul 21, 1976 - Feb 13, 1977)
  • Book by Abe Burrows
  • Entire Production Under the Supervision of Abe Burrows
MusicalComedy All Black CastRevival
Good News (Dec 23, 1974 - Jan 04, 1975)
  • Directed by Abe Burrows
  • Book adapted by Abe Burrows
MusicalComedyRevival
No Hard Feelings (Apr 08, 1973 - Apr 08, 1973)
  • Directed by Abe Burrows
PlayComedyOriginal
Four on a Garden (Jan 30, 1971 - Mar 20, 1971)
  • House of Dunkelmayer
  • Directed by Abe Burrows
  • Book adapted by Abe Burrows
PlayOne Act ComedyOriginal
  • Betty
  • Directed by Abe Burrows
  • Book adapted by Abe Burrows
PlayOne Act ComedyOriginal
  • Toreador
  • Directed by Abe Burrows
  • Book adapted by Abe Burrows
PlayOne Act ComedyOriginal
  • The Swingers
  • Directed by Abe Burrows
  • Book adapted by Abe Burrows
PlayOne Act ComedyOriginal
Forty Carats (Dec 26, 1968 - Nov 07, 1970)
  • Directed by Abe Burrows
PlayComedyOriginal
Breakfast at Tiffany's (Never Officially Opened - Dec 14, 1966)
  • Directed by Abe Burrows
  • Book adapted by Abe Burrows
MusicalOriginal
Cactus Flower (Dec 08, 1965 - Nov 23, 1968)
  • Directed by Abe Burrows
  • Written by Abe Burrows
PlayComedyOriginal
Guys and Dolls (Apr 28, 1965 - May 09, 1965)
  • Book by Abe Burrows
MusicalComedyRevival
What Makes Sammy Run? (Feb 27, 1964 - Jun 12, 1965)
  • Directed by Abe Burrows
MusicalOriginal
How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying (Oct 14, 1961 - Mar 06, 1965)
  • Directed by Abe Burrows
  • Book by Abe Burrows
MusicalComedyOriginal
Golden Fleecing (Oct 15, 1959 - Dec 26, 1959)
  • Directed by Abe Burrows
PlayComedyOriginal
First Impressions (Mar 19, 1959 - May 30, 1959)
  • Directed by Abe Burrows
  • Book by Abe Burrows
MusicalComedyOriginal
Say, Darling (Apr 03, 1958 - Jan 17, 1959)
  • Directed by Abe Burrows
  • Book by Abe Burrows
PlayComedy Play with musicOriginal
Happy Hunting (Dec 06, 1956 - Nov 30, 1957)
  • Directed by Abe Burrows
MusicalComedyOriginal
Guys and Dolls (Apr 20, 1955 - May 31, 1955)
  • Book by Abe Burrows
MusicalComedyRevival
Silk Stockings (Feb 24, 1955 - Apr 14, 1956)
  • Book by Abe Burrows
MusicalComedyOriginal
Reclining Figure (Oct 07, 1954 - Jan 15, 1955)
  • Staged by Abe Burrows
PlayComedyOriginal
Can-Can (May 07, 1953 - Jun 25, 1955)
  • Directed by Abe Burrows
  • Book by Abe Burrows
MusicalComedyOriginal
Three Wishes for Jamie (Mar 21, 1952 - Jun 07, 1952)
  • Entire Production Directed by Abe Burrows
  • Book by Abe Burrows
MusicalComedyOriginal
Two on the Aisle (Jul 19, 1951 - Mar 15, 1952)
  • Directed by Abe Burrows
MusicalRevueOriginal
Make a Wish (Apr 18, 1951 - Jul 14, 1951)
  • (Uncredited) book by Abe Burrows
MusicalOriginal
Guys and Dolls (Nov 24, 1950 - Nov 28, 1953)
  • Book by Abe Burrows
MusicalComedyOriginal
Guys and Dolls (Jul 09, 2011 - Aug 21, 2011)
  • Book by Abe Burrows
MusicalComedyRevival
Guys and Dolls (Aug 25, 2001 - Jun 09, 2002)
  • Book by Abe Burrows
MusicalComedyRevival
How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying (May 28, 1996 - Jun 01, 1997)
  • Book by Abe Burrows
MusicalComedyRevival
Guys and Dolls (Sep 15, 1992 - Jul 03, 1994)
  • Book by Abe Burrows
MusicalComedyRevival
Can-Can (Feb 02, 1988 - Feb 26, 1989)
  • Book by Abe Burrows
MusicalComedyRevival
Good News (Dec 15, 1973 - Oct 20, 1974)
  • Directed by Abe Burrows
  • Book adapted by Abe Burrows
MusicalComedyRevival

Tony Award®

Best Author of a Musical

Book by Abe Burrows

Best Direction of a Musical

Directed by Abe Burrows

Best Musical

Book by Abe Burrows

Best Musical

1951 | Winner  | Guys and Dolls
Book by Abe Burrows

Pulitzer Prize

for Drama

Book by Abe Burrows

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