Sheldon Harnick

Performer, Writer, Lyricist, Composer
( b. Apr 30, 1924 Chicago, Illinois, USA ) Male
Relations:Brother of Jay Harnick
Brother-in-law of Barbara Barrie
Husband of Margery Gray
Husband of Elaine May (1972-1973) divorced
Uncle of Aaron Harnick

Broadway Production Credits

Prince of Broadway
Musical, Revue, Original
Aug 24, 2017 - Oct 29, 2017
Featuring songs with lyrics by Sheldon Harnick

She Loves Me
Musical, Comedy, Revival
Mar 17, 2016 - Jul 10, 2016
Lyrics by Sheldon Harnick

Fiddler on the Roof
Musical, Comedy,Drama, Revival
Dec 20, 2015 - Dec 31, 2016
Lyrics by Sheldon Harnick

The Apple Tree
Musical, Comedy, Revival
Dec 14, 2006 - Mar 11, 2007
Book by Sheldon Harnick
Lyrics by Sheldon Harnick

Chita Rivera: The Dancer's Life
Musical, Original
Dec 11, 2005 - Feb 19, 2006
Featuring songs by Sheldon Harnick
Featuring songs with lyrics by Sheldon Harnick

Barbara Cook's Broadway!
Special, Concert, Original
Mar 28, 2004 - Apr 18, 2004
Featuring songs with lyrics by Sheldon Harnick

Fiddler on the Roof
Musical, Comedy, Drama, Revival
Feb 26, 2004 - Jan 08, 2006
Lyrics by Sheldon Harnick

Mostly Sondheim
Special, Solo, Concert, Original
Jan 14, 2002 - Aug 25, 2002
Featuring songs with lyrics by Sheldon Harnick

Cyrano - The Musical
Musical, Original
Nov 21, 1993 - Mar 20, 1994
Additional lyrics by Sheldon Harnick

She Loves Me
Musical, Comedy, Revival
Jun 10, 1993 - Jun 19, 1994
Lyrics by Sheldon Harnick

Fiddler on the Roof
Musical, Comedy, Drama, Revival
Nov 18, 1990 - Jun 16, 1991
Lyrics by Sheldon Harnick

Jerome Robbins' Broadway
Musical, Revue, Dance, Original
Feb 26, 1989 - Sep 01, 1990
Featuring songs with lyrics by Sheldon Harnick

Barbara Cook: A Concert for the Theatre
Special, Concert, Original
Apr 15, 1987 - Apr 26, 1987
Featuring songs with lyrics by Sheldon Harnick

Fiddler on the Roof
Musical, Comedy, Drama, Revival
Jul 09, 1981 - Aug 23, 1981
Lyrics by Sheldon Harnick

The Madwoman of Central Park West
Musical, Comedy, Original
Jun 13, 1979 - Aug 25, 1979
Featuring songs with lyrics by Sheldon Harnick

Fiddler on the Roof
Musical, Comedy, Drama, Revival
Dec 28, 1976 - May 21, 1977
Lyrics by Sheldon Harnick

Rex
Musical, Original
Apr 25, 1976 - Jun 05, 1976
Lyrics by Sheldon Harnick

The Rothschilds
Musical, Original
Oct 19, 1970 - Jan 01, 1972
Lyrics by Sheldon Harnick

The Apple Tree
Musical, Comedy, Original
Oct 18, 1966 - Nov 25, 1967
Book by Sheldon Harnick
Lyrics by Sheldon Harnick

Baker Street
Musical, Original
Feb 16, 1965 - Nov 14, 1965
The songs "Buffalo Belle," "Cold Clear World of the Intellect" and "I Shall Miss You Holmes" by Sheldon Harnick

Fiddler on the Roof
Musical, Comedy, Drama, Original
Sep 22, 1964 - Jul 02, 1972
Lyrics by Sheldon Harnick

She Loves Me
Musical, Comedy, Original
Apr 23, 1963 - Jan 11, 1964
Lyrics by Sheldon Harnick

Man in the Moon
Musical, Puppets, Original
Apr 11, 1963 - Apr 21, 1963
Lyrics by Sheldon Harnick

Never Too Late
Play, Comedy, Original
Nov 27, 1962 - Apr 24, 1965
Lyrics for song "Never Too Late" cha-cha by Sheldon Harnick

Tenderloin
Musical, Comedy, Original
Oct 17, 1960 - Apr 23, 1961
Lyrics by Sheldon Harnick

Vintage '60
Musical, Revue, Original
Sep 12, 1960 - Sep 17, 1960
Additional Material By: Sheldon Harnick

Fiorello!
Musical, Original
Nov 23, 1959 - Oct 28, 1961
Lyrics by Sheldon Harnick

Portofino
Musical, Comedy, Original
Feb 21, 1958 - Feb 22, 1958
Additional lyrics by Sheldon Harnick

The Body Beautiful
Musical, Comedy, Original
Jan 23, 1958 - Mar 15, 1958
Lyrics by Sheldon Harnick

The Littlest Revue
Musical, Sketches, Original
May 22, 1956 - Jun 17, 1956
Additional music and lyrics by: Sheldon Harnick

John Murray Anderson's Almanac
Musical, Revue, Original
Dec 10, 1953 - Jun 26, 1954
Additional lyrics by Sheldon Harnick
Additional music by Sheldon Harnick

Two's Company
Musical, Revue, Original
Dec 15, 1952 - Mar 08, 1953
Featuring songs by Sheldon Harnick

Leonard Sillman's New Faces of 1952
Musical, Revue, Original
May 16, 1952 - Mar 28, 1953
Featuring songs by Sheldon Harnick
Featuring songs with lyrics by Sheldon Harnick

Benefits and Special Events

She Loves Me
Dec 05, 2011 - Dec 05, 2011
Special, Benefit, Concert, Revival
Lyrics by Sheldon Harnick

A Wonderful Life
Dec 12, 2005 - Dec 12, 2005
Musical, Benefit, Original
Book by Sheldon Harnick
Lyrics by Sheldon Harnick

Back From Broadway
Jun 17, 2002 - Jun 17, 2002
Special, Concert, Benefit, Original
Featuring songs with lyrics by Sheldon Harnick

Sondheim: A Musical Tribute
Mar 11, 1973 - Mar 11, 1973
Special, Benefit, Original
Performer: Sheldon Harnick [Special Guest]

Awards and Nominations

2016 Tony Award® Special Award for Lifetime Achievement

nomineeSheldon Harnick   [recipient]

2016 Drama Desk Award Special Award

nomineeSheldon Harnick  (New productions of Fiddler on the Roof, Rothschild and Sons, and She Loves Me this season remind us that this veteran lyricist's takes on faith, family and community are as resonant as ever.)  [recipient]

1994 Tony Award® Best Original Score

Cyrano - The Musical [nominee]
Additional lyrics by Sheldon Harnick

1971 Tony Award® Best Lyrics

The Rothschilds [nominee]
Lyrics by Sheldon Harnick

1967 Tony Award® Best Composer and Lyricist

The Apple Tree [nominee]
Lyrics by Sheldon Harnick

1967 Tony Award® Best Musical

The Apple Tree [nominee]
Book by Sheldon Harnick; Lyrics by Sheldon Harnick

1965 Tony Award® Best Composer and Lyricist

nomineeFiddler on the Roof [winner]
Lyrics by Sheldon Harnick

1965 Tony Award® Best Musical

nomineeFiddler on the Roof [winner]
Lyrics by Sheldon Harnick

1964 Tony Award® Best Musical

She Loves Me [nominee]
Lyrics by Sheldon Harnick

1960 Tony Award® Best Musical

nomineeFiorello! [winner]
Lyrics by Sheldon Harnick

1960 Pulitzer Prize for Drama

nomineeFiorello! [winner]
Lyrics by Sheldon Harnick

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