Woman of the Year

by  Fred Ebb, John Kander, Michael Kanin, Peter Stone, Ring Lardner, Jr.

Full Length Musical, Comedy

"It is funny, it has zing, it has sass...It also has some very attractive music and lyrics, a clever book, an air of class and a superior sense of imagination to it. In a word, it is terrific." - New York Post

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Lauren Bacall made a triumphant return to Broadway in this Tony Award winning musical adaptation of the famous Tracy/Hepburn film. Tess Harding, a glamorous is a high powered anchorwoman of a network TV morning news show. She makes some derogatory remarks about comic strips on the air and comes head to head with Sam Craig, a famous cartoonist who introduces a lampoon of Tess into his comic strip. The feud turns to romance and marriage, but not to harmony in this delightful battle of the sexes between two out sized egos.
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Business, Love, Marriage

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  • Time Period: 1960s

Song Samples

Overture
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Woman of the Year
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The Poker Game
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See You in the Funny Papers
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When You're Right, Your Right
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So, What Else is New?
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One of the Boys
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Table Talk
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It Isn't Working
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I Told You So
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I Wrote the Book
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Happy in the Morning
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Sometimes a Day Goes By
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The Grass is Always Greener
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We're Gonna Work it Out
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Fred Ebb

Fred Ebb (1928 – 2004) won Tony, Emmy, Grammy, and Kennedy Center Honors Lifetime Achievement Awards for his work as a writer, director, and composer. His collaborations with John Kander, Bob Fosse, Judy Garland, Barbra Streisand, and Liza Minnelli made him a legend in the New York theatre community. Mr. Kander and Mr. ...

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John Kander

John Harold Kander was born on March 18, 1927 in Kansas City, Missouri to Harold and Berenice (Aaron) Kander. He was exposed to music at an early age. Kander believed that a bout of tuberculosis as a baby, which had kept him isolated from other people, had actually helped him develop his sense of sound. At age six he b ...

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Michael Kanin

Michael Kanin

Peter Stone

Peter Stone (1930-2003) was the first writer to win the Tony, the Oscar and the Emmy. With 15 Broadway productions to his credit, he received Tony Awards for his books to 1776, Woman of the Year, Death Takes a Holiday,The Will Rogers Folliesand Titanic(all four also winning the Tony for Best Musical). His other Broadwa ...

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Ring Lardner, Jr.

Ring Lardner, Jr.

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