Gender
Male
Born
Mar 29, 1889
Waterford, New York, USA
Died
Feb 11, 1968
New York, New York, USA
Producer Theatre Owner/Operator Director Performer Writer
Relations
Husband of
Vriginia Frölick (1920 - 1925) divorced
Husband of
Dorothy Stickney (1927 - 1968) his death
  • CREDITS
    Anything Goes (Apr 07, 2011 - Jul 08, 2012)
    • Original book by Howard Lindsay
    MusicalComedyRevival
    The Sound of Music (Mar 12, 1998 - Jun 20, 1999)
    • Book by Howard Lindsay
    MusicalDramaRevival
    Anything Goes (Oct 19, 1987 - Sep 03, 1989)
    • Original Book by Howard Lindsay
    MusicalComedyRevival
    Arsenic and Old Lace (Jun 26, 1986 - Jan 03, 1987)
    • Original N.Y. Production by Howard Lindsay
    PlayComedyRevival
    Mr. President (Oct 20, 1962 - Jun 08, 1963)
    • Book by Howard Lindsay
    MusicalComedyOriginal
    A Lovely Light (Feb 08, 1960 - Feb 20, 1960)
    • Directed by Howard Lindsay
    PlaySoloOriginal
    The Sound of Music (Nov 16, 1959 - Jun 15, 1963)
    • Book by Howard Lindsay
    MusicalDramaOriginal
    Tall Story (Jan 29, 1959 - May 02, 1959)
    • Written by Howard Lindsay
    PlayComedyOriginal
    Happy Hunting (Dec 06, 1956 - Nov 30, 1957)
    • Book by Howard Lindsay
    MusicalComedyOriginal
    The Great Sebastians (Jan 04, 1956 - Jun 02, 1956)
    • Produced by Howard Lindsay
    • Written by Howard Lindsay
    PlayMelodrama ComedyOriginal
    The Prescott Proposals (Dec 16, 1953 - Apr 03, 1954)
    • Directed by Howard Lindsay
    • Written by Howard Lindsay
    PlayComedyOriginal
    One Bright Day (Mar 19, 1952 - Apr 12, 1952)
    • Produced by Howard Lindsay
    • Performer: Howard Lindsay [Julian Prescott]
    PlayDramaOriginal
    Remains to Be Seen (Oct 03, 1951 - Mar 22, 1952)
    • Written by Howard Lindsay
    • Also Starring: Howard Lindsay [Benjamin Goodman]
    PlayComedyOriginal
    Call Me Madam (Oct 12, 1950 - May 03, 1952)
    • Book by Howard Lindsay
    MusicalComedyOriginal
    Detective Story (Mar 23, 1949 - Aug 12, 1950)
    • Produced by Howard Lindsay
    PlayDrama MelodramaOriginal
    Life With Mother (Oct 20, 1948 - Jun 04, 1949)
    • Performer: Howard Lindsay [Father]
    • Written by Howard Lindsay
    PlayComedyOriginal
    Man and Superman (Oct 08, 1947 - Jun 19, 1948)
    • Theatre Owned / Operated by Howard Lindsay
    PlayComedyRevival
    State of the Union (Nov 14, 1945 - Sep 13, 1947)
    • Theatre Owned / Operated by Howard Lindsay
    • Written by Howard Lindsay
    PlayComedyOriginal
    The Hasty Heart (Jan 03, 1945 - Jun 30, 1945)
    • Produced by Howard Lindsay
    PlayDramaOriginal
    The Voice of the Turtle (Dec 08, 1943 - Jan 03, 1948)
    • Theatre Owned / Operated by Howard Lindsay
      • Replacement
    PlayComedyOriginal
    Strip for Action (Sep 30, 1942 - Jan 02, 1943)
    • Produced by Howard Lindsay
    • Written by Howard Lindsay
    PlayOriginal
    Arsenic and Old Lace (Jan 10, 1941 - Jun 17, 1944)
    • Produced by Howard Lindsay
    • Theatre Owned / Operated by Howard Lindsay
      • Replacement
    PlayComedyOriginal
    Life With Father (Nov 08, 1939 - Jul 12, 1947)
    • Performer: Howard Lindsay [Father]
    • Dramatized by Howard Lindsay
    PlayComedyOriginal
    Hooray For What! (Dec 01, 1937 - May 21, 1938)
    • Book staged by Howard Lindsay
    • Book by Howard Lindsay
    MusicalComedyOriginal
    Red, Hot and Blue (Oct 29, 1936 - Apr 10, 1937)
    • Staged by Howard Lindsay
    • Book by Howard Lindsay
    MusicalComedyOriginal
    Achilles Had a Heel (Oct 13, 1935 - Oct 1935)
    • In the direction of the plaq, Mr. Hampden acknowledges the invaluable co-operation of Howard Lindsay
    PlayOriginal
    A Slight Case of Murder (Sep 11, 1935 - Nov 1935)
    • Produced by Howard Lindsay
    • Staged by Howard Lindsay
    • Written by Howard Lindsay
    PlayComedyOriginal
    Anything Goes (Nov 21, 1934 - Nov 16, 1935)
    • Staged by Howard Lindsay
    • Book revised by Howard Lindsay
    MusicalComedyOriginal
    By Your Leave (Jan 24, 1934 - Feb 24, 1934)
    • Also Starring: Howard Lindsay [Henry Smith]
    PlayComedyOriginal
    She Loves Me Not (Nov 20, 1933 - Sep 22, 1934)
    • Staged by Howard Lindsay
    • Written by Howard Lindsay
    PlayComedyOriginal
    Tommy (Aug 07, 1933 - Aug 1933)
    • Written by Howard Lindsay
    PlayComedyRevival
    The Party's Over (Mar 27, 1933 - May 1933)
    • Staged by Howard Lindsay
    PlayComedyOriginal
    Gay Divorce (Nov 29, 1932 - Jul 01, 1933)
    • Directed by Howard Lindsay
    MusicalComedyOriginal
    Child of Manhattan (Mar 01, 1932 - May 1932)
    • Staged by Howard Lindsay
    PlayRomantic ComedyOriginal
    Oh, Promise Me (Nov 24, 1930 - Mar 1931)
    • Staged by Howard Lindsay
    • Written by Howard Lindsay
    PlayComedy FarceOriginal
    The Up and Up (Sep 08, 1930 - Nov 1930)
    • Staged by Howard Lindsay
    PlayComedyOriginal
    Your Uncle Dudley (Nov 18, 1929 - Feb 1930)
    • Staged by Howard Lindsay
    • Written by Howard Lindsay
    PlayComedyOriginal
    This Thing Called Love (Sep 17, 1928 - Jan 1929)
    • Staged by Howard Lindsay
    PlayComedyOriginal
    The Beaux Stratagem (Jun 04, 1928 - Jun 1928)
    • Staged by Howard Lindsay
    PlayComedyRevival
    Tommy (Jan 10, 1927 - Aug 1927)
    • Directed by Howard Lindsay
    • Written by Howard Lindsay
    PlayComedyOriginal
    The Good Fellow (Oct 05, 1926 - Oct 1926)
    • Directed by Howard Lindsay
    PlayComedyOriginal
    The Poor Nut (Apr 27, 1925 - May 1925)
    • Staged by Howard Lindsay
    PlayComedyOriginal
    Two By Two (Feb 23, 1925 - Mar 07, 1925)
    • Performer: Howard Lindsay [Richard Graham]
    PlayComedyOriginal
    The Haunted House (Sep 02, 1924 - Dec 1924)
    • Staged by Howard Lindsay
    PlayFarceOriginal
    The Good Old Days (Aug 14, 1923 - Oct 1923)
    • Directed by Howard Lindsay
    PlayComedyOriginal
    Sweet Nell of Old Drury (May 18, 1923 - Jun 1923)
    • Performer: Howard Lindsay [Rollins]
    PlayFarce MelodramaRevival
    The '49ers (Nov 06, 1922 - Nov 18, 1922)
    • Staged by Howard Lindsay
    • Performer: Howard Lindsay
    MusicalRevueOriginal
    To the Ladies (Feb 20, 1922 - Jun 10, 1922)
    • Staged by Howard Lindsay
    PlayComedyOriginal
    The Wren (Oct 10, 1921 - Oct 1921)
    • Staged by Howard Lindsay
    PlayComedyOriginal
    Dulcy (Aug 13, 1921 - Mar 11, 1922)
    • Staged by Howard Lindsay
    • Performer: Howard Lindsay [Vincent Leach]
    PlayComedyOriginal
    A Young Man's Fancy (Oct 15, 1919 - Oct 1919)
    • Performer: Howard Lindsay [Laramy]
    PlayComedyOriginal
    Billeted (Dec 25, 1917 - Mar 1918)
    • Performer: Howard Lindsay
    PlayComedyOriginal
    The Sound of Music (Sep 14, 2015 - Jul 23, 2017)
    • Book by Howard Lindsay
    MusicalDramaRevival
    Anything Goes (Oct 02, 2012 - Nov 17, 2013)
    • Original Book by Howard Lindsay
    MusicalComedyRevival
    The Sound of Music (Aug 24, 1999 - Jun 25, 2000)
    • Book by Howard Lindsay
    MusicalDramaRevival
    The Sound of Music (Nov 27, 1993 - May 21, 1995)
    • Book by Howard Lindsay
    MusicalDramaRevival
    Anything Goes (Sep 08, 1989 - Jun 24, 1990)
    • Original Book by Howard Lindsay
    MusicalComedyRevival
    Anything Goes (Oct 18, 1988 - Jan 15, 1989)
    • Original Book by Howard Lindsay
    MusicalComedyRevival
    The Sound of Music (Jun 28, 1977 - Sep 04, 1977)
    • Book by Howard Lindsay
    MusicalDramaRevival
    The Sound of Music (Dec 30, 1963 - Mar 22, 1964)
    • Book by Howard Lindsay
    MusicalDramaOriginal
    The Sound of Music (Sep 17, 1962 - May 25, 1963)
    • Book by Howard Lindsay
    MusicalDramaOriginal
    The Sound of Music (Feb 27, 1961 - Nov 23, 1963)
    • Book by Howard Lindsay
    MusicalDramaOriginal
    Call Me Madam (May 05, 1952 - Apr 18, 1953)
    • Book by Howard Lindsay
    MusicalComedyOriginal
    Anything Goes (Apr 01, 2002 - Apr 01, 2002)
    • Original Book by Howard Lindsay
    SpecialBenefitRevival
    Gratefully Yours (Apr 07, 1942 - Apr 12, 1942)
    • Written by Howard Lindsay
    SpecialBenefitOriginal
  • AWARDS

    Tony Award®

    Best Musical

    1960 | Winner  | The Sound of Music
    Book by Howard Lindsay

    Special Awards

    1959 | Recipient
    Howard Lindsay (for a collaboration that lasted longer than Gilbert and Sullivan)

    Pulitzer Prize

    for Drama

    1946 | Winner  | State of the Union
    Written by Howard Lindsay
Anything Goes (Apr 07, 2011 - Jul 08, 2012)
  • Original book by Howard Lindsay
MusicalComedyRevival
The Sound of Music (Mar 12, 1998 - Jun 20, 1999)
  • Book by Howard Lindsay
MusicalDramaRevival
Anything Goes (Oct 19, 1987 - Sep 03, 1989)
  • Original Book by Howard Lindsay
MusicalComedyRevival
Arsenic and Old Lace (Jun 26, 1986 - Jan 03, 1987)
  • Original N.Y. Production by Howard Lindsay
PlayComedyRevival
Mr. President (Oct 20, 1962 - Jun 08, 1963)
  • Book by Howard Lindsay
MusicalComedyOriginal
A Lovely Light (Feb 08, 1960 - Feb 20, 1960)
  • Directed by Howard Lindsay
PlaySoloOriginal
The Sound of Music (Nov 16, 1959 - Jun 15, 1963)
  • Book by Howard Lindsay
MusicalDramaOriginal
Tall Story (Jan 29, 1959 - May 02, 1959)
  • Written by Howard Lindsay
PlayComedyOriginal
Happy Hunting (Dec 06, 1956 - Nov 30, 1957)
  • Book by Howard Lindsay
MusicalComedyOriginal
The Great Sebastians (Jan 04, 1956 - Jun 02, 1956)
  • Produced by Howard Lindsay
  • Written by Howard Lindsay
PlayMelodrama ComedyOriginal
The Prescott Proposals (Dec 16, 1953 - Apr 03, 1954)
  • Directed by Howard Lindsay
  • Written by Howard Lindsay
PlayComedyOriginal
One Bright Day (Mar 19, 1952 - Apr 12, 1952)
  • Produced by Howard Lindsay
  • Performer: Howard Lindsay [Julian Prescott]
PlayDramaOriginal
Remains to Be Seen (Oct 03, 1951 - Mar 22, 1952)
  • Written by Howard Lindsay
  • Also Starring: Howard Lindsay [Benjamin Goodman]
PlayComedyOriginal
Call Me Madam (Oct 12, 1950 - May 03, 1952)
  • Book by Howard Lindsay
MusicalComedyOriginal
Detective Story (Mar 23, 1949 - Aug 12, 1950)
  • Produced by Howard Lindsay
PlayDrama MelodramaOriginal
Life With Mother (Oct 20, 1948 - Jun 04, 1949)
  • Performer: Howard Lindsay [Father]
  • Written by Howard Lindsay
PlayComedyOriginal
Man and Superman (Oct 08, 1947 - Jun 19, 1948)
  • Theatre Owned / Operated by Howard Lindsay
PlayComedyRevival
State of the Union (Nov 14, 1945 - Sep 13, 1947)
  • Theatre Owned / Operated by Howard Lindsay
  • Written by Howard Lindsay
PlayComedyOriginal
The Hasty Heart (Jan 03, 1945 - Jun 30, 1945)
  • Produced by Howard Lindsay
PlayDramaOriginal
The Voice of the Turtle (Dec 08, 1943 - Jan 03, 1948)
  • Theatre Owned / Operated by Howard Lindsay
    • Replacement
PlayComedyOriginal
Strip for Action (Sep 30, 1942 - Jan 02, 1943)
  • Produced by Howard Lindsay
  • Written by Howard Lindsay
PlayOriginal
Arsenic and Old Lace (Jan 10, 1941 - Jun 17, 1944)
  • Produced by Howard Lindsay
  • Theatre Owned / Operated by Howard Lindsay
    • Replacement
PlayComedyOriginal
Life With Father (Nov 08, 1939 - Jul 12, 1947)
  • Performer: Howard Lindsay [Father]
  • Dramatized by Howard Lindsay
PlayComedyOriginal
Hooray For What! (Dec 01, 1937 - May 21, 1938)
  • Book staged by Howard Lindsay
  • Book by Howard Lindsay
MusicalComedyOriginal
Red, Hot and Blue (Oct 29, 1936 - Apr 10, 1937)
  • Staged by Howard Lindsay
  • Book by Howard Lindsay
MusicalComedyOriginal
Achilles Had a Heel (Oct 13, 1935 - Oct 1935)
  • In the direction of the plaq, Mr. Hampden acknowledges the invaluable co-operation of Howard Lindsay
PlayOriginal
A Slight Case of Murder (Sep 11, 1935 - Nov 1935)
  • Produced by Howard Lindsay
  • Staged by Howard Lindsay
  • Written by Howard Lindsay
PlayComedyOriginal
Anything Goes (Nov 21, 1934 - Nov 16, 1935)
  • Staged by Howard Lindsay
  • Book revised by Howard Lindsay
MusicalComedyOriginal
By Your Leave (Jan 24, 1934 - Feb 24, 1934)
  • Also Starring: Howard Lindsay [Henry Smith]
PlayComedyOriginal
She Loves Me Not (Nov 20, 1933 - Sep 22, 1934)
  • Staged by Howard Lindsay
  • Written by Howard Lindsay
PlayComedyOriginal
Tommy (Aug 07, 1933 - Aug 1933)
  • Written by Howard Lindsay
PlayComedyRevival
The Party's Over (Mar 27, 1933 - May 1933)
  • Staged by Howard Lindsay
PlayComedyOriginal
Gay Divorce (Nov 29, 1932 - Jul 01, 1933)
  • Directed by Howard Lindsay
MusicalComedyOriginal
Child of Manhattan (Mar 01, 1932 - May 1932)
  • Staged by Howard Lindsay
PlayRomantic ComedyOriginal
Oh, Promise Me (Nov 24, 1930 - Mar 1931)
  • Staged by Howard Lindsay
  • Written by Howard Lindsay
PlayComedy FarceOriginal
The Up and Up (Sep 08, 1930 - Nov 1930)
  • Staged by Howard Lindsay
PlayComedyOriginal
Your Uncle Dudley (Nov 18, 1929 - Feb 1930)
  • Staged by Howard Lindsay
  • Written by Howard Lindsay
PlayComedyOriginal
This Thing Called Love (Sep 17, 1928 - Jan 1929)
  • Staged by Howard Lindsay
PlayComedyOriginal
The Beaux Stratagem (Jun 04, 1928 - Jun 1928)
  • Staged by Howard Lindsay
PlayComedyRevival
Tommy (Jan 10, 1927 - Aug 1927)
  • Directed by Howard Lindsay
  • Written by Howard Lindsay
PlayComedyOriginal
The Good Fellow (Oct 05, 1926 - Oct 1926)
  • Directed by Howard Lindsay
PlayComedyOriginal
The Poor Nut (Apr 27, 1925 - May 1925)
  • Staged by Howard Lindsay
PlayComedyOriginal
Two By Two (Feb 23, 1925 - Mar 07, 1925)
  • Performer: Howard Lindsay [Richard Graham]
PlayComedyOriginal
The Haunted House (Sep 02, 1924 - Dec 1924)
  • Staged by Howard Lindsay
PlayFarceOriginal
The Good Old Days (Aug 14, 1923 - Oct 1923)
  • Directed by Howard Lindsay
PlayComedyOriginal
Sweet Nell of Old Drury (May 18, 1923 - Jun 1923)
  • Performer: Howard Lindsay [Rollins]
PlayFarce MelodramaRevival
The '49ers (Nov 06, 1922 - Nov 18, 1922)
  • Staged by Howard Lindsay
  • Performer: Howard Lindsay
MusicalRevueOriginal
To the Ladies (Feb 20, 1922 - Jun 10, 1922)
  • Staged by Howard Lindsay
PlayComedyOriginal
The Wren (Oct 10, 1921 - Oct 1921)
  • Staged by Howard Lindsay
PlayComedyOriginal
Dulcy (Aug 13, 1921 - Mar 11, 1922)
  • Staged by Howard Lindsay
  • Performer: Howard Lindsay [Vincent Leach]
PlayComedyOriginal
A Young Man's Fancy (Oct 15, 1919 - Oct 1919)
  • Performer: Howard Lindsay [Laramy]
PlayComedyOriginal
Billeted (Dec 25, 1917 - Mar 1918)
  • Performer: Howard Lindsay
PlayComedyOriginal
The Sound of Music (Sep 14, 2015 - Jul 23, 2017)
  • Book by Howard Lindsay
MusicalDramaRevival
Anything Goes (Oct 02, 2012 - Nov 17, 2013)
  • Original Book by Howard Lindsay
MusicalComedyRevival
The Sound of Music (Aug 24, 1999 - Jun 25, 2000)
  • Book by Howard Lindsay
MusicalDramaRevival
The Sound of Music (Nov 27, 1993 - May 21, 1995)
  • Book by Howard Lindsay
MusicalDramaRevival
Anything Goes (Sep 08, 1989 - Jun 24, 1990)
  • Original Book by Howard Lindsay
MusicalComedyRevival
Anything Goes (Oct 18, 1988 - Jan 15, 1989)
  • Original Book by Howard Lindsay
MusicalComedyRevival
The Sound of Music (Jun 28, 1977 - Sep 04, 1977)
  • Book by Howard Lindsay
MusicalDramaRevival
The Sound of Music (Dec 30, 1963 - Mar 22, 1964)
  • Book by Howard Lindsay
MusicalDramaOriginal
The Sound of Music (Sep 17, 1962 - May 25, 1963)
  • Book by Howard Lindsay
MusicalDramaOriginal
The Sound of Music (Feb 27, 1961 - Nov 23, 1963)
  • Book by Howard Lindsay
MusicalDramaOriginal
Call Me Madam (May 05, 1952 - Apr 18, 1953)
  • Book by Howard Lindsay
MusicalComedyOriginal
Anything Goes (Apr 01, 2002 - Apr 01, 2002)
  • Original Book by Howard Lindsay
SpecialBenefitRevival
Gratefully Yours (Apr 07, 1942 - Apr 12, 1942)
  • Written by Howard Lindsay
SpecialBenefitOriginal

Tony Award®

Best Musical

1960 | Winner  | The Sound of Music
Book by Howard Lindsay

Special Awards

1959 | Recipient
Howard Lindsay (for a collaboration that lasted longer than Gilbert and Sullivan)

Pulitzer Prize

for Drama

1946 | Winner  | State of the Union
Written by Howard Lindsay

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