Gender
Male
Born
Aug 25, 1918
Lawrence, Massachusetts, USA
Died
Oct 14, 1990
New York, New York, USA
Composer Performer Writer Lyricist Orchestrator Conductor Other
Relations
Brother of
Shirley Bernstein
Husband of
Felicia Montealegre (1951 - 1978) her death
Media
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Prince of Broadway (Aug 24, 2017 - Oct 29, 2017)
  • Featuring songs by Leonard Bernstein
MusicalRevueOriginal
On the Town (Oct 16, 2014 - Sep 06, 2015)
  • Music by Leonard Bernstein
MusicalComedyRevival
Sondheim on Sondheim (Apr 22, 2010 - Jun 27, 2010)
  • Additional music by Leonard Bernstein
MusicalRevueOriginal
West Side Story (Mar 19, 2009 - Jan 02, 2011)
  • Music by Leonard Bernstein
  • Music orchestrated by Leonard Bernstein
MusicalDramaRevival
Chita Rivera: The Dancer's Life (Dec 11, 2005 - Feb 19, 2006)
  • Featuring songs by Leonard Bernstein
MusicalOriginal
Barbara Cook's Broadway! (Mar 28, 2004 - Apr 18, 2004)
  • Featuring songs by Leonard Bernstein
SpecialConcertOriginal
Wonderful Town (Nov 23, 2003 - Jan 30, 2005)
  • Music by Leonard Bernstein
MusicalComedyRevival
On the Town (Nov 19, 1998 - Jan 17, 1999)
  • Music by Leonard Bernstein
MusicalComedyRevival
Candide (Apr 29, 1997 - Jul 27, 1997)
  • Music by Leonard Bernstein
  • Music orchestrated by Leonard Bernstein
MusicalComedyRevival
Jerome Robbins' Broadway (Feb 26, 1989 - Sep 01, 1990)
  • Featuring songs by Leonard Bernstein
MusicalRevue DanceOriginal
Barbara Cook: A Concert for the Theatre (Apr 15, 1987 - Apr 26, 1987)
  • Featuring songs by Leonard Bernstein
SpecialConcertOriginal
West Side Story (Feb 14, 1980 - Nov 30, 1980)
  • Music by Leonard Bernstein
  • Music orchestrated by Leonard Bernstein
MusicalDramaRevival
The Madwoman of Central Park West (Jun 13, 1979 - Aug 25, 1979)
  • Featuring songs with music by Leonard Bernstein
MusicalComedyOriginal
Side by Side by Sondheim (Apr 18, 1977 - Mar 19, 1978)
  • Additional music by Leonard Bernstein
MusicalRevueOriginal
1600 Pennsylvania Avenue (May 04, 1976 - May 08, 1976)
  • Music by Leonard Bernstein
MusicalOriginal
Candide (Mar 10, 1974 - Jan 04, 1976)
  • Music by Leonard Bernstein
  • Additional lyrics by Leonard Bernstein
MusicalComedyRevival
On the Town (Oct 31, 1971 - Jan 01, 1972)
  • Music by Leonard Bernstein
  • Music orchestrated by Leonard Bernstein
MusicalComedyRevival
West Side Story (Apr 08, 1964 - May 03, 1964)
  • Music by Leonard Bernstein
MusicalDramaRevival
Dylan (Jan 18, 1964 - Sep 12, 1964)
  • The song "New York, New York" from ON THE TOWN used by kind permission of Leonard Bernstein
PlayOriginal
West Side Story (Apr 27, 1960 - Dec 10, 1960)
  • Music by Leonard Bernstein
  • Music orchestrated by Leonard Bernstein
MusicalDramaRevival
A Party with Betty Comden & Adolph Green (Dec 23, 1958 - May 23, 1959)
  • Featuring songs by Leonard Bernstein
MusicalRevue ComedyOriginal
The Firstborn (Apr 30, 1958 - May 31, 1958)
  • Featuring songs by Leonard Bernstein
PlayOriginal
West Side Story (Sep 26, 1957 - Jun 27, 1959)
  • Music by Leonard Bernstein
  • Music orchestrated by Leonard Bernstein
MusicalDramaOriginal
Candide (Dec 01, 1956 - Feb 02, 1957)
  • Music by Leonard Bernstein
  • Music orchestrated by Leonard Bernstein
MusicalComedyOriginal
The Lark (Nov 17, 1955 - Jun 02, 1956)
  • Incidental music by Leonard Bernstein
PlayDramaOriginal
All in One (Apr 19, 1955 - May 28, 1955)
  • Music by Leonard Bernstein
  • Libretto by Leonard Bernstein
MusicalOperaOriginal
Wonderful Town (Feb 25, 1953 - Jul 03, 1954)
  • Music by Leonard Bernstein
MusicalComedyOriginal
Peter Pan (Apr 24, 1950 - Jan 27, 1951)
  • Music and lyrics by Leonard Bernstein
PlayRevival
The Cradle Will Rock (Dec 26, 1947 - Feb 07, 1948)
  • Performer: Leonard Bernstein [Clerk]
  • Conducted by Leonard Bernstein
MusicalRevival
Ballet Theatre (Sep 30, 1946 - Nov 09, 1946)
  • Music by Leonard Bernstein
SpecialBallet DanceOriginal
On the Town (Dec 28, 1944 - Feb 02, 1946)
  • Music by Leonard Bernstein
  • Additional lyrics by Leonard Bernstein
  • Music orchestrated by Leonard Bernstein
MusicalComedyOriginal
West Side Story (Sep 30, 2010 - Jun 10, 2012)
  • Music by Leonard Bernstein
  • Music orchestrated by Leonard Bernstein
MusicalDramaRevival
Chita Rivera: The Dancer's Life (Dec 19, 2006 - Jun 10, 2007)
  • Featuring songs by Leonard Bernstein
MusicalOriginal
West Side Story (Sep 26, 1995 - Jun 15, 1997)
  • Book by Leonard Bernstein
  • Music orchestrated by Leonard Bernstein
MusicalDramaRevival
Jerome Robbins' Broadway (Oct 02, 1990 - Sep 08, 1991)
  • Featuring songs by Leonard Bernstein
MusicalRevue DanceOriginal
West Side Story (Aug 31, 1985 - Sep 21, 1985)
  • Music by Leonard Bernstein
MusicalDramaRevival
Sondheim: A Musical Tribute (Mar 11, 1973 - Mar 11, 1973)
  • Performer: Leonard Bernstein [Special Guest]
  • Featuring songs by Leonard Bernstein
SpecialBenefitOriginal
A Celebration of Richard Rodgers (Mar 26, 1972 - Mar 26, 1972)
  • Performer: Leonard Bernstein [Performer]
SpecialBenefitOriginal

Tony Award®

Special Award

1969 | Recipient
Leonard Bernstein
 

Best Musical

1958 | Nominee  | West Side Story
Music by Leonard Bernstein
 

Best Musical

1957 | Nominee  | Candide
Music by Leonard Bernstein

Best Musical

1953 | Winner  | Wonderful Town
Music by Leonard Bernstein

Drama Desk Award

 

Outstanding Music and Lyrics

1976 | Nominee  | 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue
Music by Leonard Bernstein (music only)

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