Gender
Male
Born
Dec 16, 1899
Teddington, ENGLAND
Died
Mar 26, 1973
JAMAICA
Director Performer Composer Producer Writer Lyricist Source Material
Relations
Godfather of
Daniel Massey
Partner of
Graham Payn
Comments
Knighted by Queen Elizabeth in 1970.
Present Laughter (Apr 05, 2017 - Jul 02, 2017)
  • Written by Noël Coward
PlayComedyRevival
Private Lives (Nov 17, 2011 - Dec 31, 2011)
  • Written by Noël Coward
PlayComedy Romantic ComedyRevival
Brief Encounter (Sep 28, 2010 - Jan 02, 2011)
  • Written by Noël Coward
  • Adapted from the play "Still Life" and the screenplay of "Brief Encounter," both by Noël Coward
PlayMelodrama Play with musicOriginal
Present Laughter (Jan 21, 2010 - Mar 21, 2010)
  • Written by Noël Coward
PlayComedyRevival
Blithe Spirit (Mar 15, 2009 - Jul 19, 2009)
  • Written by Noël Coward
PlayComedy FarceRevival
Private Lives (Apr 28, 2002 - Sep 01, 2002)
  • Written by Noël Coward
  • Featuring "Someday I'll Find You" & "If Love Were All" by Noël Coward
PlayComedy Romantic ComedyRevival
Elaine Stritch At Liberty (Feb 21, 2002 - May 26, 2002)
  • Featuring songs by Noël Coward
SpecialSolo Play with musicOriginal
Design For Living (Mar 15, 2001 - May 13, 2001)
  • Written by Noël Coward
PlayComedyRevival
Waiting in the Wings (Dec 16, 1999 - May 28, 2000)
  • Written by Noël Coward
PlayOriginal
Present Laughter (Nov 18, 1996 - Apr 20, 1997)
  • Written by Noël Coward
PlayComedyRevival
Private Lives (Feb 20, 1992 - Mar 22, 1992)
  • Written by Noël Coward
PlayComedy Romantic ComedyRevival
Barbara Cook: A Concert for the Theatre (Apr 15, 1987 - Apr 26, 1987)
  • Featuring songs by Noël Coward
SpecialConcertOriginal
Blithe Spirit (Mar 31, 1987 - Jun 28, 1987)
  • Written by Noël Coward
PlayComedyFarceRevival
Oh Coward! (Nov 17, 1986 - Jan 03, 1987)
  • Music by Noël Coward
  • Lyrics by Noël Coward
MusicalRevueOriginal
Hay Fever (Dec 12, 1985 - Mar 29, 1986)
  • Written by Noël Coward
PlayComedyRevival
Design For Living (Jun 20, 1984 - Jan 20, 1985)
  • Written by Noël Coward
PlayComedyRevival
Private Lives (May 08, 1983 - Jul 17, 1983)
  • Written by Noël Coward
PlayComedy Romantic ComedyRevival
Present Laughter (Jul 15, 1982 - Jan 02, 1983)
  • Written by Noël Coward
PlayComedyRevival
Bette Midler's Clams on the Half Shell Revue (Apr 14, 1975 - Jun 22, 1975)
  • Featuring songs by Noël Coward
SpecialRevueOriginal
Private Lives (Feb 06, 1975 - Apr 26, 1975)
  • Written by Noël Coward
PlayComedy Romantic ComedyRevival
Noël Coward in Two Keys (Feb 28, 1974 - Jun 29, 1974)
  • Come Into the Garden Maud
  • Written by Noël Coward
PlayComedy One ActOriginal
  • A Song at Twilight
  • Written by Noël Coward
PlayComedy One ActOriginal
Hay Fever (Nov 09, 1970 - Nov 28, 1970)
  • Written by Noël Coward
PlayComedyRevival
Private Lives (Dec 04, 1969 - May 30, 1970)
  • Written by Noël Coward
PlayComedy Romantic ComedyRevival
Noël Coward's Sweet Potato (Sep 29, 1968 - Nov 23, 1968)
  • Music by Noël Coward
  • Book by Noël Coward
  • Lyrics by Noël Coward
MusicalRevueOriginal
Tonight at 8:30 (May 03, 1967 - May 13, 1967)
  • Fumed Oak
  • Written by Noël Coward
PlayComedy One ActRevival
  • Still Life
  • Written by Noël Coward
PlayOne ActRevival
  • Ways and Means
  • Written by Noël Coward
PlayComedy One ActRevival
High Spirits (Apr 07, 1964 - Feb 27, 1965)
  • Directed by Noël Coward
  • Based upon "Blithe Spirit" by Noël Coward
MusicalComedyOriginal
The Girl Who Came to Supper (Dec 08, 1963 - Mar 14, 1964)
  • Music by Noël Coward
  • Lyrics by Noël Coward
MusicalOriginal
Sail Away (Oct 03, 1961 - Feb 24, 1962)
  • Music by Noël Coward
  • Directed by Noël Coward
  • Book by Noël Coward
  • Lyrics by Noël Coward
MusicalComedy SatireOriginal
Look After Lulu (Mar 03, 1959 - Apr 04, 1959)
  • Written by Noël Coward
PlayComedyOriginal
Present Laughter (Jan 31, 1958 - Feb 08, 1958)
  • Starring: Noël Coward [Garry Essendine]
  • Staged by Noël Coward
  • Written by Noël Coward
PlayComedyRevival
Nude With Violin (Nov 14, 1957 - Feb 08, 1958)
  • Directed by Noël Coward
  • Starring: Noël Coward [Sebastien]
  • Written by Noël Coward
PlayComedyOriginal
Fallen Angels (Jan 17, 1956 - Aug 11, 1956)
  • Written by Noël Coward
  • The song "Je t'aime" by Noël Coward
PlayComedyRevival
Quadrille (Nov 03, 1954 - Mar 12, 1955)
  • Written by Noël Coward
PlayRomantic ComedyOriginal
Private Lives (Oct 04, 1948 - May 07, 1949)
  • Written by Noël Coward
PlayComedy Romantic ComedyRevival
Tonight at 8:30 (Feb 23, 1948 - Mar 13, 1948)
  • Fumed Oak
  • Staged by Noël Coward
  • Written by Noël Coward
PlayComedy One ActRevival
  • Hands Across the Sea
  • Staged by Noël Coward
  • Written by Noël Coward
PlayOne Act SatireRevival
  • Shadow Play
  • Staged by Noël Coward
  • Written by Noël Coward
PlayOne Act Play with musicRevival
Tonight at 8:30 (Feb 20, 1948 - Mar 13, 1948)
  • Family Album
  • Staged by Noël Coward
  • Written by Noël Coward
PlayComedy Play with music One ActRevival
  • Red Peppers
  • Staged by Noël Coward
  • Written by Noël Coward
PlayComedy One Act BurlesqueRevival
  • Ways and Means
  • Staged by Noël Coward
  • Written by Noël Coward
PlayComedy One ActRevival
Present Laughter (Oct 29, 1946 - Mar 15, 1947)
  • Written by Noël Coward
PlayComedyOriginal
Blithe Spirit (Sep 06, 1943 - Oct 02, 1943)
  • Written by Noël Coward
PlayComedyFarceOriginal
Blithe Spirit (Nov 05, 1941 - Jun 05, 1943)
  • Written by Noël Coward
PlayComedy FarceOriginal
Set to Music (Jan 18, 1939 - May 06, 1939)
  • Music by Noël Coward
  • Directed by Noël Coward
  • Sketches by Noël Coward
  • Lyrics by Noël Coward
MusicalRevueOriginal
Tonight at 8:30 (Nov 30, 1936 - Closing date unknown)
  • Family Album
  • Starring: Noël Coward [Jasper Featherways]
  • Staged by Noël Coward
  • Written by Noël Coward
PlayComedy One Act Play with musicOriginal
  • Still Life
  • Starring: Noël Coward [Alec Harvey]
  • Staged by Noël Coward
  • Written by Noël Coward
PlayOne ActOriginal
  • Ways and Means
  • Staged by Noël Coward
  • Performer: Noël Coward [Toby Cartwright]
  • Written by Noël Coward
PlayComedy One ActOriginal
Tonight at 8:30 (Nov 27, 1936 - Closing date unknown)
  • Fumed Oak
  • Staged by Noël Coward
  • Performer: Noël Coward [Henry Gow]
  • Written by Noël Coward
PlayComedy One ActOriginal
  • Shadow Play
  • Staged by Noël Coward
  • Performer: Noël Coward [Simon Gayforth]
  • Written by Noël Coward
PlayOne Act Play with musicOriginal
  • We Were Dancing
  • Staged by Noël Coward
  • Performer: Noël Coward [Karl Sandys]
  • Written by Noël Coward
PlayComedy One ActOriginal
Tonight at 8:30 (Nov 24, 1936 - Closing date unknown)
  • The Astonished Heart
  • Staged by Noël Coward
  • Performer: Noël Coward [Christian Faber]
  • Written by Noël Coward
PlayOne ActOriginal
  • Hands Across the Sea
  • Starring: Noël Coward [Com. Peter Gilpin, R.N.]
  • Staged by Noël Coward
  • Written by Noël Coward
PlaySatire One ActOriginal
  • Red Peppers
  • Staged by Noël Coward
  • Performer: Noël Coward [George Pepper]
  • Written by Noël Coward
PlayComedy One Act BurlesqueOriginal
Point Valaine (Jan 16, 1935 - Mar 02, 1935)
  • Staged by Noël Coward
  • Written by Noël Coward
PlayMelodramaOriginal
Conversation Piece (Oct 23, 1934 - Dec 08, 1934)
  • Music by Noël Coward
  • Directed by Noël Coward
  • Written by Noël Coward
  • Lyrics by Noël Coward
PlayRomantic ComedyOriginal
Bitter Sweet (May 07, 1934 - May 19, 1934)
  • Music by Noël Coward
  • Book by Noël Coward
  • Lyrics by Noël Coward
MusicalOperettaRevival
Design For Living (Jan 24, 1933 - May 1933)
  • Produced by Noël Coward
  • Starring: Noël Coward [Leo]
  • Staged by Noël Coward
  • Written by Noël Coward
PlayComedyOriginal
The Young Idea (Mar 18, 1932 - Mar 1932)
  • Written by Noël Coward
PlayComedyOriginal
Hay Fever (Dec 29, 1931 - Mar 1932)
  • Written by Noël Coward
PlayComedyRevival
Ziegfeld Follies of 1931 (Jul 01, 1931 - Nov 21, 1931)
  • Music by Noël Coward
  • Lyrics by Noël Coward
MusicalRevueOriginal
Private Lives (Jan 27, 1931 - Sep 1931)
  • Directed by Noël Coward
  • Starring: Noël Coward [Elyot Chase]
  • Written by Noël Coward
PlayComedy Romantic ComedyOriginal
Bitter Sweet (Nov 05, 1929 - Mar 22, 1930)
  • Music by Noël Coward
  • Staged by Noël Coward
  • Book by Noël Coward
  • Lyrics by Noël Coward
MusicalOperettaOriginal
Murray Anderson's Almanac (Aug 14, 1929 - Oct 12, 1929)
  • Book by Noël Coward
MusicalRevueOriginal
This Year of Grace (Nov 07, 1928 - Mar 23, 1929)
  • Music by Noël Coward
  • Performer: Noël Coward
  • Book by Noël Coward
  • Lyrics by Noël Coward
MusicalRevueOriginal
Fallen Angels (Dec 01, 1927 - Jan 1928)
  • Written by Noël Coward
PlayComedyOriginal
The Marquise (Nov 14, 1927 - Jan 1928)
  • Written by Noël Coward
PlayOriginal
This Was a Man (Nov 23, 1926 - Dec 1926)
  • Written by Noël Coward
PlayComedyOriginal
Easy Virtue (Dec 07, 1925 - Apr 1926)
  • Written by Noël Coward
PlayOriginal
Charlot Revue (Nov 10, 1925 - Mar 06, 1926)
  • Music for "Carrie!," "Russian Blues" and "Poor Little Rich Girl" by Noël Coward
  • Lyrics for "Carrie!," "Russian Blues" and "Poor Little Rich Girl" by Noël Coward
MusicalRevueOriginal
Hay Fever (Oct 05, 1925 - Nov 14, 1925)
  • Directed by Noël Coward
  • Written by Noël Coward
PlayComedyOriginal
The Vortex (Sep 16, 1925 - Jan 30, 1926)
  • Directed by Noël Coward
  • Performer: Noël Coward [Nicky Lancaster]
  • Written by Noël Coward
PlayOriginal
Andre Charlot's Revue of 1924 (Jan 09, 1924 - Sep 20, 1924)
  • Music by Noël Coward
  • Lyrics by Noël Coward
MusicalRevueOriginal
Blithe Spirit (Dec 09, 2014 - Mar 29, 2015)
  • Written by Noël Coward
PlayComedyFarceRevival
Noël Coward in Two Keys (Feb 17, 1975 - Aug 02, 1975)
  • Written by Noël Coward
PlayComedyOne ActOriginal

Tony Award®

Special Award

1970 | Recipient
Noël Coward (for his multiple and immortal contributions to the theatre)
 

Best Author (Musical)

1964 | Nominee  | The Girl Who Came to Supper
Lyrics by Noël Coward
 

Best Direction (Musical)

1964 | Nominee  | High Spirits
Directed by Noël Coward

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