Gender
Male
Born
Dec 13, 1890
McKeesport, Pennsylvania, USA
Died
Dec 21, 1980
New York, New York, USA
Director Producer Performer Writer Lyricist Other
Relations
Husband of
Madeline Hurlock (1930 - 1935) divorced
Comments
His final play, The Stitch in Time, was scheduled to open February 3, 1981 at the ANTA Playhouse. The production canceled its run during rehearsals before previews started.
  • CREDITS
    Beggar on Horseback (May 14, 1970 - Jun 27, 1970)
    • Written by Marc Connelly
    PlayRevival
    Tall Story (Jan 29, 1959 - May 02, 1959)
    • Performer: Marc Connelly [Professor Charles Osman]
    PlayComedyOriginal
    The Solid Gold Cadillac (Nov 05, 1953 - Feb 12, 1955)
    • Special thanks for his contribution of "Spartacus to the Gladiators" to Marc Connelly
    PlayComedyOriginal
    The Green Pastures (Mar 15, 1951 - Apr 21, 1951)
    • Directed by Marc Connelly
    • Written by Marc Connelly
    PlayRevival
    A Story for Strangers (Sep 21, 1948 - Sep 25, 1948)
    • Staged by Marc Connelly
    • Written by Marc Connelly
    PlayFantasyOriginal
    Sleepy Hollow (Jun 03, 1948 - Jun 12, 1948)
    • Directed by Marc Connelly
    MusicalComedyOriginal
    Hope for the Best (Feb 07, 1945 - May 19, 1945)
    • Produced by Marc Connelly
    PlayOriginal
    Our Town (Jan 10, 1944 - Jan 29, 1944)
    • Performer: Marc Connelly [Stage Manager]
    PlayDramaRevival
    The Flowers of Virtue (Feb 05, 1942 - Feb 07, 1942)
    • Directed by Marc Connelly
    • Written by Marc Connelly
    PlayOriginal
    The Happiest Days (Apr 11, 1939 - Apr 1939)
    • Staged by Marc Connelly
    PlayDramaOriginal
    Everywhere I Roam (Dec 29, 1938 - Jan 1939)
    • Produced by Marc Connelly
    • Staged by Marc Connelly
    • Written by Marc Connelly
    PlayOriginal
    The Two Bouquets (May 31, 1938 - Jul 16, 1938)
    • Produced by Marc Connelly
    • Staged by Marc Connelly
    MusicalOperettaOriginal
    Having Wonderful Time (Feb 20, 1937 - Jan 08, 1938)
    • Produced by Marc Connelly
    • Staged by Marc Connelly
    PlayComedyOriginal
    The Green Pastures (Feb 26, 1935 - Apr 27, 1935)
    • Staged by Marc Connelly
    • Written by Marc Connelly
    PlayPlay with musicRevival
    The Farmer Takes a Wife (Oct 30, 1934 - Jan 26, 1935)
    • Staged by Marc Connelly
    • Written by Marc Connelly
    PlayComedyOriginal
    The Green Pastures (Feb 26, 1930 - Aug 29, 1931)
    • Staged by Marc Connelly
    • Written by Marc Connelly
    PlayPlay with musicOriginal
    The Wild Man of Borneo (Sep 13, 1927 - Sep 1927)
    • Staged by Marc Connelly
    • Written by Marc Connelly
    PlayComedyOriginal
    The Wisdom Tooth (Feb 15, 1926 - Jul 1926)
    • Written by Marc Connelly
    PlayComedyOriginal
    Beggar on Horseback (Mar 23, 1925 - Apr 1925)
    • Written by Marc Connelly
    PlayRevival
    Be Yourself (Sep 03, 1924 - Nov 22, 1924)
    • Book by Marc Connelly
    • Lyrics by Marc Connelly
    MusicalComedyOriginal
    Beggar on Horseback (Feb 12, 1924 - Aug 23, 1924)
    • Written by Marc Connelly
    PlayOriginal
    The Deep Tangled Wildwood (Nov 05, 1923 - Nov 1923)
    • Written by Marc Connelly
    PlayComedyOriginal
    Helen of Troy, New York (Jun 19, 1923 - Dec 01, 1923)
    • Book by Marc Connelly
    MusicalComedyOriginal
    Merton of the Movies (Nov 13, 1922 - Oct 20, 1923)
    • Written by Marc Connelly
    PlayComedyOriginal
    The '49ers (Nov 06, 1922 - Nov 18, 1922)
    • Directed by Marc Connelly
    • Sketches By: Marc Connelly
    MusicalRevueOriginal
    To the Ladies (Feb 20, 1922 - Jun 10, 1922)
    • Written by Marc Connelly
    PlayComedyOriginal
    Dulcy (Aug 13, 1921 - Mar 11, 1922)
    • Written by Marc Connelly
    PlayComedyOriginal
    The Maid of the Mountains (Sep 11, 1918 - Oct 12, 1918)
    • Additional lyrics by Marc Connelly
    MusicalOriginal
    The Amber Empress (Sep 19, 1916 - Sep 30, 1916)
    • Book by Marc Connelly
    • Lyrics by Marc Connelly
    MusicalComedy OperaOriginal
    Hip! Hip! Hooray! [1915] (Sep 30, 1915 - Jun 03, 1916)
    • Additional lyrics by Marc Connelly
    MusicalRevueOriginal
  • AWARDS

    Tony Award®

     

    Best Featured Actor in a Play

    1959 | Nominee  | Tall Story
    Performer: Marc Connelly

    Pulitzer Prize

    for Drama

    1930 | Winner  | The Green Pastures
    Written by Marc Connelly
Beggar on Horseback (May 14, 1970 - Jun 27, 1970)
  • Written by Marc Connelly
PlayRevival
Tall Story (Jan 29, 1959 - May 02, 1959)
  • Performer: Marc Connelly [Professor Charles Osman]
PlayComedyOriginal
The Solid Gold Cadillac (Nov 05, 1953 - Feb 12, 1955)
  • Special thanks for his contribution of "Spartacus to the Gladiators" to Marc Connelly
PlayComedyOriginal
The Green Pastures (Mar 15, 1951 - Apr 21, 1951)
  • Directed by Marc Connelly
  • Written by Marc Connelly
PlayRevival
A Story for Strangers (Sep 21, 1948 - Sep 25, 1948)
  • Staged by Marc Connelly
  • Written by Marc Connelly
PlayFantasyOriginal
Sleepy Hollow (Jun 03, 1948 - Jun 12, 1948)
  • Directed by Marc Connelly
MusicalComedyOriginal
Hope for the Best (Feb 07, 1945 - May 19, 1945)
  • Produced by Marc Connelly
PlayOriginal
Our Town (Jan 10, 1944 - Jan 29, 1944)
  • Performer: Marc Connelly [Stage Manager]
PlayDramaRevival
The Flowers of Virtue (Feb 05, 1942 - Feb 07, 1942)
  • Directed by Marc Connelly
  • Written by Marc Connelly
PlayOriginal
The Happiest Days (Apr 11, 1939 - Apr 1939)
  • Staged by Marc Connelly
PlayDramaOriginal
Everywhere I Roam (Dec 29, 1938 - Jan 1939)
  • Produced by Marc Connelly
  • Staged by Marc Connelly
  • Written by Marc Connelly
PlayOriginal
The Two Bouquets (May 31, 1938 - Jul 16, 1938)
  • Produced by Marc Connelly
  • Staged by Marc Connelly
MusicalOperettaOriginal
Having Wonderful Time (Feb 20, 1937 - Jan 08, 1938)
  • Produced by Marc Connelly
  • Staged by Marc Connelly
PlayComedyOriginal
The Green Pastures (Feb 26, 1935 - Apr 27, 1935)
  • Staged by Marc Connelly
  • Written by Marc Connelly
PlayPlay with musicRevival
The Farmer Takes a Wife (Oct 30, 1934 - Jan 26, 1935)
  • Staged by Marc Connelly
  • Written by Marc Connelly
PlayComedyOriginal
The Green Pastures (Feb 26, 1930 - Aug 29, 1931)
  • Staged by Marc Connelly
  • Written by Marc Connelly
PlayPlay with musicOriginal
The Wild Man of Borneo (Sep 13, 1927 - Sep 1927)
  • Staged by Marc Connelly
  • Written by Marc Connelly
PlayComedyOriginal
The Wisdom Tooth (Feb 15, 1926 - Jul 1926)
  • Written by Marc Connelly
PlayComedyOriginal
Beggar on Horseback (Mar 23, 1925 - Apr 1925)
  • Written by Marc Connelly
PlayRevival
Be Yourself (Sep 03, 1924 - Nov 22, 1924)
  • Book by Marc Connelly
  • Lyrics by Marc Connelly
MusicalComedyOriginal
Beggar on Horseback (Feb 12, 1924 - Aug 23, 1924)
  • Written by Marc Connelly
PlayOriginal
The Deep Tangled Wildwood (Nov 05, 1923 - Nov 1923)
  • Written by Marc Connelly
PlayComedyOriginal
Helen of Troy, New York (Jun 19, 1923 - Dec 01, 1923)
  • Book by Marc Connelly
MusicalComedyOriginal
Merton of the Movies (Nov 13, 1922 - Oct 20, 1923)
  • Written by Marc Connelly
PlayComedyOriginal
The '49ers (Nov 06, 1922 - Nov 18, 1922)
  • Directed by Marc Connelly
  • Sketches By: Marc Connelly
MusicalRevueOriginal
To the Ladies (Feb 20, 1922 - Jun 10, 1922)
  • Written by Marc Connelly
PlayComedyOriginal
Dulcy (Aug 13, 1921 - Mar 11, 1922)
  • Written by Marc Connelly
PlayComedyOriginal
The Maid of the Mountains (Sep 11, 1918 - Oct 12, 1918)
  • Additional lyrics by Marc Connelly
MusicalOriginal
The Amber Empress (Sep 19, 1916 - Sep 30, 1916)
  • Book by Marc Connelly
  • Lyrics by Marc Connelly
MusicalComedy OperaOriginal
Hip! Hip! Hooray! [1915] (Sep 30, 1915 - Jun 03, 1916)
  • Additional lyrics by Marc Connelly
MusicalRevueOriginal

Tony Award®

 

Best Featured Actor in a Play

1959 | Nominee  | Tall Story
Performer: Marc Connelly

Pulitzer Prize

for Drama

1930 | Winner  | The Green Pastures
Written by Marc Connelly

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