Sidney Howard

Director, Producer, Writer, Source Material
( b. Jun 26, 1891 Oakland, California, USA - d. Aug 23, 1939 Tyringham, Massachusetts, USA ) Male
Also known as:     Sidney Coe Howard [Birthname]
Relations:Husband of Clare Eames (1922 - 1930) her death
Father of Jennifer Howard
Grandfather of Tony Goldwyn
Founding member of the Playwrights' Company. First person to win Pulitzer Prize & Oscar for Best Screenplay in the same year (Gone With the Wind).  

Broadway Production Credits

The Most Happy Fella
Musical, Comedy, Revival
Feb 13, 1992 - Aug 30, 1992
Based on "They Knew What They Wanted" by Sidney Howard

The Most Happy Fella
Musical, Comedy, Revival
Oct 11, 1979 - Nov 25, 1979
Based on "They Knew What They Wanted" by Sidney Howard

They Knew What They Wanted
Play, Comedy, Revival
Jan 27, 1976 - Mar 06, 1976
Written by Sidney Howard

The Best Man
Play, Original
Mar 31, 1960 - Jul 08, 1961
Produced by The Playwrights' Company (Maxwell Anderson; S.N. Behrman; Elmer Rice; Robert E. Sherwood; Sidney Howard)

Silent Night, Lonely Night
Play, Original
Dec 03, 1959 - Mar 19, 1960
Produced by The Playwrights' Company (Maxwell Anderson; S.N. Behrman; Elmer Rice; Robert E. Sherwood; Sidney Howard)

Five Finger Exercise
Play, Original
Dec 02, 1959 - Oct 01, 1960
Produced by The Playwrights' Company (Maxwell Anderson; S.N. Behrman; Elmer Rice; Robert E. Sherwood; Sidney Howard)

Flowering Cherry
Play, Original
Oct 21, 1959 - Oct 24, 1959
Produced by The Playwrights' Company (Maxwell Anderson; S.N. Behrman; Elmer Rice; Robert E. Sherwood; Sidney Howard)

Chéri
Play, Original
Oct 12, 1959 - Nov 28, 1959
Produced by The Playwrights' Company (Maxwell Anderson; S.N. Behrman; Elmer Rice; Robert E. Sherwood; Sidney Howard)

Juno
Musical, Comedy, Original
Mar 09, 1959 - Mar 21, 1959
Produced by The Playwrights' Company (Maxwell Anderson; S.N. Behrman; Elmer Rice; Robert E. Sherwood; Sidney Howard)

Look After Lulu
Play, Comedy, Original
Mar 03, 1959 - Apr 04, 1959
Produced by The Playwrights' Company (Maxwell Anderson; S.N. Behrman; Elmer Rice; Robert E. Sherwood; Sidney Howard)

The Gazebo
Play, Comedy, Mystery, Original
Dec 12, 1958 - Jun 27, 1959
Produced by The Playwrights' Company (Maxwell Anderson; S.N. Behrman; Elmer Rice; Robert E. Sherwood; Sidney Howard)

Cue for Passion
Play, Drama, Original
Nov 25, 1958 - Dec 27, 1958
Produced by The Playwrights' Company (Maxwell Anderson; S.N. Behrman; Elmer Rice; Robert E. Sherwood; Sidney Howard)

Edwin Booth
Play, Drama, Original
Nov 24, 1958 - Dec 13, 1958
Produced by The Playwrights' Company (Maxwell Anderson; S.N. Behrman; Elmer Rice; Robert E. Sherwood; Sidney Howard)

The Pleasure of His Company
Play, Comedy, Original
Oct 22, 1958 - Nov 21, 1959
Produced by The Playwrights' Company (Maxwell Anderson; S.N. Behrman; Elmer Rice; Robert E. Sherwood; Sidney Howard)

Handful of Fire
Play, Drama, Original
Oct 01, 1958 - Oct 04, 1958
Produced by The Playwrights' Company (Maxwell Anderson; S.N. Behrman; Elmer Rice; Robert E. Sherwood; Sidney Howard)

Howie
Play, Comedy, Original
Sep 17, 1958 - Sep 20, 1958
Produced by The Playwrights' Company (Maxwell Anderson; S.N. Behrman; Elmer Rice; Robert E. Sherwood; Sidney Howard)

Present Laughter
Play, Comedy, Revival
Jan 31, 1958 - Feb 08, 1958
Produced by The Playwrights' Company (Maxwell Anderson; S.N. Behrman; Elmer Rice; Robert E. Sherwood; Sidney Howard)

Summer of the 17th Doll
Play, Original
Jan 22, 1958 - Feb 15, 1958
Produced by The Playwrights' Company (Maxwell Anderson; S.N. Behrman; Elmer Rice; Robert E. Sherwood; Sidney Howard)

The Country Wife
Play, Comedy, Revival
Nov 27, 1957 - Jan 04, 1958
Produced by The Playwrights' Company (Maxwell Anderson; S.N. Behrman; Elmer Rice; Robert E. Sherwood; Sidney Howard)

Nude With Violin
Play, Comedy, Original
Nov 14, 1957 - Feb 08, 1958
Produced by The Playwrights' Company (Maxwell Anderson; S.N. Behrman; Elmer Rice; Robert E. Sherwood; Sidney Howard)

Small War on Murray Hill
Play, Comedy, Original
Jan 03, 1957 - Jan 12, 1957
Produced by The Playwrights' Company (Maxwell Anderson; S.N. Behrman; Elmer Rice; Robert E. Sherwood; Sidney Howard)

The Lovers
Play, Original
May 10, 1956 - May 12, 1956
Produced by The Playwrights' Company (Maxwell Anderson; S.N. Behrman; Elmer Rice; Robert E. Sherwood; Sidney Howard)

The Most Happy Fella
Musical, Comedy, Original
May 03, 1956 - Dec 14, 1957
Based on "They Knew What They Wanted" by Sidney Howard

The Ponder Heart
Play, Comedy, Original
Feb 16, 1956 - Jun 23, 1956
Produced by The Playwrights' Company (Maxwell Anderson; S.N. Behrman; Elmer Rice; Robert E. Sherwood; Sidney Howard)

Once Upon A Tailor
Play, Comedy, Original
May 23, 1955 - May 28, 1955
Produced by The Playwrights' Company (Maxwell Anderson; S.N. Behrman; Elmer Rice; Robert E. Sherwood; Sidney Howard)

The Bad Seed
Play, Original
Dec 08, 1954 - Sep 27, 1955
Produced by The Playwrights' Company (Maxwell Anderson; S.N. Behrman; Elmer Rice; Robert E. Sherwood; Sidney Howard)

The Traveling Lady
Play, Original
Oct 27, 1954 - Nov 20, 1954
Produced by The Playwrights' Company (Maxwell Anderson; S.N. Behrman; Elmer Rice; Robert E. Sherwood; Sidney Howard)

All Summer Long
Play, Original
Sep 23, 1954 - Nov 13, 1954
Produced by The Playwrights' Company (Maxwell Anderson; S.N. Behrman; Elmer Rice; Robert E. Sherwood; Sidney Howard)

Ondine
Play, Romance, Original
Feb 18, 1954 - Jul 03, 1954
Produced by The Playwrights' Company (Maxwell Anderson; S.N. Behrman; Elmer Rice; Robert E. Sherwood; Sidney Howard)

The Winner
Play, Original
Feb 17, 1954 - Mar 13, 1954
Produced by The Playwrights' Company (Maxwell Anderson; S.N. Behrman; Elmer Rice; Robert E. Sherwood; Sidney Howard)

In the Summer House
Play, Original
Dec 29, 1953 - Feb 13, 1954
Produced by The Playwrights' Company (Maxwell Anderson; S.N. Behrman; Elmer Rice; Robert E. Sherwood; Sidney Howard)

Madam, Will You Walk
Play, Comedy, Original
Dec 01, 1953 - Jan 10, 1954
Written by Sidney Howard

The Emperor's Clothes
Play, Drama, Original
Feb 09, 1953 - Feb 21, 1953
Produced in association with The Playwrights' Company (Maxwell Anderson; S.N. Behrman; Elmer Rice; Robert E. Sherwood; Sidney Howard)

Mr. Pickwick
Play, Comedy, Revival
Sep 17, 1952 - Nov 08, 1952
Produced by The Playwrights' Company (Maxwell Anderson; S.N. Behrman; Elmer Rice; Robert E. Sherwood; Sidney Howard)

The Grand Tour
Play, Original
Dec 10, 1951 - Dec 15, 1951
Produced by The Playwrights' Company (Maxwell Anderson; S.N. Behrman; Elmer Rice; Robert E. Sherwood; Sidney Howard)

Not for Children
Play, Comedy, Original
Feb 13, 1951 - Feb 17, 1951
Produced by The Playwrights' Company (Maxwell Anderson; S.N. Behrman; Elmer Rice; Robert E. Sherwood; Sidney Howard)

They Knew What They Wanted
Play, Comedy, Revival
Feb 16, 1949 - Apr 09, 1949
Written by Sidney Howard

The Smile of the World
Play, Original
Jan 12, 1949 - Jan 15, 1949
Produced by The Playwrights' Company (Maxwell Anderson; S.N. Behrman; Elmer Rice; Robert E. Sherwood; Sidney Howard)

Yellow Jack
Play, Drama, History, Revival
Feb 27, 1947 - Mar 15, 1947
Written by Sidney Howard

Street Scene
Musical, Drama, Original
Jan 09, 1947 - May 17, 1947
Produced by The Playwrights' Company (Maxwell Anderson; S.N. Behrman; Elmer Rice; Robert E. Sherwood; Sidney Howard)

Truckline Cafe
Play, Original
Feb 27, 1946 - Mar 09, 1946
Produced in association with The Playwrights' Company (Maxwell Anderson; S.N. Behrman; Elmer Rice; Robert E. Sherwood; Sidney Howard)

Lute Song
Musical, Original
Feb 06, 1946 - Jun 08, 1946
Book by Sidney Howard

The Rugged Path
Play, Original
Nov 10, 1945 - Jan 19, 1946
Produced by The Playwrights' Company (Maxwell Anderson; S.N. Behrman; Elmer Rice; Robert E. Sherwood; Sidney Howard)

Yellow Jack
Play, Drama, History, Original
Apr 07, 1944 - Apr 07, 1944
Written by Sidney Howard

Storm Operation
Play, Original
Jan 11, 1944 - Jan 29, 1944
Produced by The Playwrights' Company (Maxwell Anderson; S.N. Behrman; Elmer Rice; Robert E. Sherwood; Sidney Howard)

A New Life
Play, Original
Sep 15, 1943 - Nov 13, 1943
Produced by The Playwrights' Company (Maxwell Anderson; S.N. Behrman; Elmer Rice; Robert E. Sherwood; Sidney Howard)

The Patriots
Play, Original
Jan 29, 1943 - Jun 26, 1943
Produced by The Playwrights' Company (Maxwell Anderson; S.N. Behrman; Elmer Rice; Robert E. Sherwood; Sidney Howard)

The Pirate
Play, Comedy, Original
Nov 25, 1942 - Apr 27, 1943
Produced by The Playwrights' Company (Maxwell Anderson; S.N. Behrman; Elmer Rice; Robert E. Sherwood; Sidney Howard)

The Eve of St. Mark
Play, Drama, Original
Oct 07, 1942 - Jun 26, 1943
Produced by The Playwrights' Company (Maxwell Anderson; S.N. Behrman; Elmer Rice; Robert E. Sherwood; Sidney Howard)

Candle in the Wind
Play, Original
Oct 22, 1941 - Jan 10, 1942
Produced by The Playwrights' Company (Maxwell Anderson; S.N. Behrman; Elmer Rice; Robert E. Sherwood; Sidney Howard)

The Talley Method
Play, Original
Feb 24, 1941 - Apr 12, 1941
Produced by The Playwrights' Company (Maxwell Anderson; S.N. Behrman; Elmer Rice; Robert E. Sherwood; Sidney Howard)

Flight to the West
Play, Original
Dec 30, 1940 - Apr 26, 1941
Produced by The Playwrights' Company (Maxwell Anderson; S.N. Behrman; Elmer Rice; Robert E. Sherwood; Sidney Howard)

Journey to Jerusalem
Play, Drama, Original
Oct 05, 1940 - Oct 19, 1940
Produced by The Playwrights' Company (Maxwell Anderson; S.N. Behrman; Elmer Rice; Robert E. Sherwood; Sidney Howard)

There Shall Be No Night
Play, Drama, Original
Sep 09, 1940 - Nov 02, 1940
Produced by The Playwrights' Company (Maxwell Anderson; S.N. Behrman; Elmer Rice; Robert E. Sherwood; Sidney Howard)

There Shall Be No Night
Play, Drama, Original
Apr 29, 1940 - Aug 09, 1940
Produced by The Playwrights' Company (Maxwell Anderson; S.N. Behrman; Elmer Rice; Robert E. Sherwood; Sidney Howard)

Two On An Island
Play, Comedy, Original
Jan 22, 1940 - Apr 13, 1940
Produced by The Playwrights' Company (Maxwell Anderson; S.N. Behrman; Elmer Rice; Robert E. Sherwood; Sidney Howard)

Key Largo
Play, Drama, Original
Nov 27, 1939 - Feb 24, 1940
Produced by The Playwrights' Company (Maxwell Anderson; S.N. Behrman; Elmer Rice; Robert E. Sherwood; Sidney Howard)

They Knew What They Wanted
Play, Comedy, Revival
Oct 02, 1939 - Oct 21, 1939
Written by Sidney Howard

American Landscape
Play, Drama, Original
Dec 03, 1938 - Jan 1939
Produced by The Playwrights' Company (Maxwell Anderson; S.N. Behrman; Elmer Rice; Robert E. Sherwood; Sidney Howard)

Knickerbocker Holiday
Musical, Comedy, Original
Oct 19, 1938 - Mar 11, 1939
Produced by The Playwrights' Company (Maxwell Anderson; S.N. Behrman; Elmer Rice; Robert E. Sherwood; Sidney Howard)

Abe Lincoln in Illinois
Play, Drama, Original
Oct 15, 1938 - Nov 25, 1939
Produced by The Playwrights' Company (Maxwell Anderson; S.N. Behrman; Elmer Rice; Robert E. Sherwood; Sidney Howard)

The Ghost of Yankee Doodle
Play, Drama, Original
Nov 22, 1937 - Jan 01, 1938
Written by Sidney Howard

Paths of Glory
Play, Tragedy, Original
Sep 26, 1935 - Oct 16, 1935
Written by Sidney Howard

Ode to Liberty
Play, Comedy, Original
Dec 21, 1934 - Feb 1935
Staged by Sidney Howard
Written by Sidney Howard

Dodsworth
Play, Drama, Original
Aug 20, 1934 - Jan 1935
Written by Sidney Howard

Yellow Jack
Play, Drama, History, Original
Mar 06, 1934 - May 1934
Written by Sidney Howard

Dodsworth
Play, Drama, Original
Feb 24, 1934 - Jun 30, 1934
Dramatized by Sidney Howard

Alien Corn
Play, Original
Feb 20, 1933 - May 1933
Written by Sidney Howard

The Late Christopher Bean
Play, Comedy, Original
Oct 31, 1932 - May 1933
Book adapted by Sidney Howard

Marseilles
Play, Comedy, Original
Nov 17, 1930 - Dec 1930
Written by Sidney Howard

Half Gods
Play, Drama, Original
Dec 21, 1929 - Jan 1930
Written by Sidney Howard

Olympia
Play, Comedy, Original
Oct 16, 1928 - Nov 1928
Translated by Sidney Howard

Salvation
Play, Original
Jan 31, 1928 - Feb 1928
Written by Sidney Howard

The Silver Cord
Play, Original
Dec 20, 1926 - Mar 1927
Written by Sidney Howard

Ned McCobb's Daughter
Play, Original
Nov 29, 1926 - Apr 1927
Written by Sidney Howard

Last Night of Don Juan / The Pilgrimage
Last Night of Don Juan
Play, Original
Nov 09, 1925 - Nov 25, 1925
Translated by Sidney Howard

Lucky Sam McCarver
Play, Original
Oct 21, 1925 - Nov 14, 1925
Directed by Sidney Howard
Written by Sidney Howard

They Knew What They Wanted
Play, Comedy, Original
Nov 24, 1924 - Nov 14, 1925
Written by Sidney Howard

Bewitched
Play, Original
Oct 01, 1924 - Oct 1924
Written by Sidney Howard

Casanova
Play, Drama, Original
Sep 26, 1923 - Dec 1923
Translated by Sidney Howard

Swords
Play, Drama, Original
Sep 01, 1921 - Sep 1921
Written by Sidney Howard

Awards and Nominations

1960 Tony Award® Best Play

The Best Man [nominee]
Produced by The Playwrights' Company (Maxwell Anderson; S.N. Behrman; Elmer Rice; Robert E. Sherwood; Sidney Howard)

1925 Pulitzer Prize for Drama

nomineeThey Knew What They Wanted [winner]
Written by Sidney Howard

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