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George S. Kaufman

Director, Producer, Theatre Owner/Operator, Performer, Writer, Lyricist, Source Material
( b. Nov 16, 1889 Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - d. Jun 02, 1961 New York, New York, USA ) Male
Relations: Father of Anne Kaufman
Father-in-law of Irving Schneider
Husband of Beatrice Kaufman (March 15, 1917 - October 6, 1945) her death
Husband of Leueen MacGrath (May 26, 1949 - 1957) divorced
Uncle of Kate Friedlich


Productions Date of Productions
You Can't Take It With You
[Play, Comedy,Farce, Revival]
  • Written by George S. Kaufman
Sep 28, 2014 - ?
The Royal Family
[Play, Comedy, Revival]
  • Written by George S. Kaufman
Oct 08, 2009 - Dec 13, 2009
Dinner at Eight
[Play, Comedy, Revival]
  • Written by George S. Kaufman
Dec 19, 2002 - Jan 26, 2003
The Man Who Came to Dinner
[Play, Comedy, Revival]
  • Written by George S. Kaufman
Jul 27, 2000 - Oct 08, 2000
You Can't Take It With You
[Play, Comedy, Farce, Revival]
  • Written by George S. Kaufman
Apr 04, 1983 - Jan 01, 1984
Merrily We Roll Along
[Musical, Comedy, Original]
  • From the play by George S. Kaufman
Nov 16, 1981 - Nov 28, 1981
The Man Who Came to Dinner
[Play, Comedy, Revival]
  • Written by George S. Kaufman
Jun 26, 1980 - Sep 07, 1980
Once in a Lifetime
[Play, Comedy, Revival]
  • Written by George S. Kaufman
Jun 15, 1978 - Aug 27, 1978
The Royal Family
[Play, Comedy, Revival]
  • Written by George S. Kaufman
Dec 30, 1975 - Jul 18, 1976
Beggar on Horseback
[Play, Revival]
  • Written by George S. Kaufman
May 14, 1970 - Jun 27, 1970
Sherry!
[Musical, Original]
  • Based on "The Man Who Came to Dinner" by George S. Kaufman
Mar 28, 1967 - May 27, 1967
You Can't Take It With You
[Play, Comedy, Farce, Revival]
  • Written by George S. Kaufman
Feb 10, 1967 - Feb 1967
Dinner at Eight
[Play, Comedy, Revival]
  • Written by George S. Kaufman
Sep 27, 1966 - Jan 14, 1967
You Can't Take It With You
[Play, Comedy, Farce, Revival]
  • Written by George S. Kaufman
Nov 23, 1965 - Jun 18, 1966
Romanoff and Juliet
[Play, Comedy, Original]
  • Staged by George S. Kaufman
Oct 10, 1957 - Sep 13, 1958
Silk Stockings
[Musical, Comedy, Original]
  • Book by George S. Kaufman
Feb 24, 1955 - Apr 14, 1956
The Solid Gold Cadillac
[Play, Comedy, Original]
  • Staged by George S. Kaufman
  • Written by George S. Kaufman
Nov 05, 1953 - Feb 12, 1955
First Lady
[Play, Comedy, Revival]
  • Written by George S. Kaufman
May 28, 1952 - Closing date unknown
Of Thee I Sing
[Musical, Comedy, Revival]
  • Directed by George S. Kaufman
  • Book by George S. Kaufman
May 05, 1952 - Jul 05, 1952
Fancy Meeting You Again
[Play, Comedy, Original]
  • Staged by George S. Kaufman
  • Written by George S. Kaufman
Jan 14, 1952 - Jan 19, 1952
The Small Hours
[Play, Comedy, Original]
  • Staged by George S. Kaufman
  • Written by George S. Kaufman
Feb 15, 1951 - Mar 03, 1951
The Royal Family
[Play, Comedy, Revival]
  • Written by George S. Kaufman
Jan 10, 1951 - Jan 21, 1951
Guys and Dolls
[Musical, Comedy, Original]
  • Staged by George S. Kaufman
Nov 24, 1950 - Nov 28, 1953
The Enchanted
[Play, Comedy, Original]
  • Staged by George S. Kaufman
Jan 18, 1950 - Feb 25, 1950
Metropole
[Play, Comedy, Original]
  • Staged by George S. Kaufman
Dec 06, 1949 - Dec 07, 1949
The Happiest Years
[Play, Comedy, Original]
  • Theatre Operated by George S. Kaufman
Apr 25, 1949 - Apr 30, 1949
Bravo!
[Play, Original]
  • Theatre Owned / Operated by George S. Kaufman
  • Staged by George S. Kaufman
  • Written by George S. Kaufman
Nov 11, 1948 - Dec 18, 1948
Town House
[Play, Original]
  • Staged by George S. Kaufman
Sep 23, 1948 - Oct 02, 1948
Park Avenue
[Musical, Comedy, Original]
  • Staged by George S. Kaufman
  • Book by George S. Kaufman
Nov 04, 1946 - Jan 04, 1947
Born Yesterday
[Play, Comedy, Original]
  • Theatre Owned / Operated by George S. Kaufman
Feb 04, 1946 - Dec 31, 1949
The Next Half Hour
[Play, Drama, Original]
  • Staged by George S. Kaufman
Oct 29, 1945 - Nov 03, 1945
Hollywood Pinafore
[Musical, Comedy, Original]
  • Staged by George S. Kaufman
  • Book and Lyrics revised by George S. Kaufman
May 31, 1945 - Jul 14, 1945
You Can't Take It With You
[Play, Comedy, Farce, Revival]
  • Written by George S. Kaufman
Mar 26, 1945 - Apr 07, 1945
Seven Lively Arts
[Musical, Revue, Original]
  • Book by George S. Kaufman
Dec 07, 1944 - May 12, 1945
The Late George Apley
[Play, Comedy, Original]
  • Theatre Owned / Operated by George S. Kaufman
  • Staged by George S. Kaufman
  • Written by George S. Kaufman
Nov 23, 1944 - Nov 17, 1945
While the Sun Shines
[Play, Comedy, Original]
  • Staged by George S. Kaufman
Sep 19, 1944 - Oct 21, 1944
Over 21
[Play, Original]
  • Staged by George S. Kaufman
Jan 03, 1944 - Jul 08, 1944
The Naked Genius
[Play, Comedy, Original]
  • Staged by George S. Kaufman
Oct 21, 1943 - Nov 20, 1943
The Doughgirls
[Play, Comedy, Original]
  • Theatre Managed by George S. Kaufman
  • Staged by George S. Kaufman
Dec 30, 1942 - Jul 29, 1944
Junior Miss
[Play, Comedy, Original]
  • Theatre Operated by George S. Kaufman
Nov 18, 1941 - Jul 24, 1943
The Land Is Bright
[Play, Original]
  • Staged by George S. Kaufman
  • Written by George S. Kaufman
Oct 28, 1941 - Jan 03, 1942
Mr. Big
[Play, Original]
  • Produced by George S. Kaufman
  • Staged by George S. Kaufman
Sep 30, 1941 - Oct 04, 1941
My Sister Eileen
[Play, Comedy, Original]
  • Staged by George S. Kaufman
Dec 26, 1940 - Jan 16, 1943
George Washington Slept Here
[Play, Comedy, Original]
  • Directed by George S. Kaufman
  • Theatre Owned / Operated by George S. Kaufman
  • Written by George S. Kaufman
Oct 18, 1940 - Mar 15, 1941
The Man Who Came to Dinner
[Play, Comedy, Original]
  • Staged by George S. Kaufman
  • Written by George S. Kaufman
Oct 16, 1939 - Jul 12, 1941
The American Way
[Play, Spectacle, Original]
  • Staged by George S. Kaufman
  • Written by George S. Kaufman
Jul 17, 1939 - Sep 23, 1939
The American Way
[Play, Spectacle, Original]
  • Staged by George S. Kaufman
  • Written by George S. Kaufman
Jan 21, 1939 - Jun 1939
The Fabulous Invalid
[Play, Original]
  • Staged by George S. Kaufman
  • Written by George S. Kaufman
Oct 08, 1938 - Dec 03, 1938
Sing Out the News
[Musical, Revue, Original]
  • Produced in association with George S. Kaufman
  • Uncredited book doctoring by George S. Kaufman
Sep 24, 1938 - Jan 07, 1939
Of Mice and Men
[Play, Drama, Original]
  • Staged by George S. Kaufman
Nov 23, 1937 - May 1938
I'd Rather Be Right
[Musical, Comedy, Original]
  • Book staged by George S. Kaufman
  • Book by George S. Kaufman
Nov 02, 1937 - Jul 09, 1938
You Can't Take It With You
[Play, Comedy, Farce, Original]
  • Staged by George S. Kaufman
  • Written by George S. Kaufman
Dec 14, 1936 - Dec 03, 1938
Stage Door
[Play, Comedy, Original]
  • Staged by George S. Kaufman
  • Written by George S. Kaufman
Oct 22, 1936 - Mar 1937
Tomorrow's a Holiday
[Play, Drama, Original]
  • Staged by George S. Kaufman
Dec 30, 1935 - Jan 1936
First Lady
[Play, Comedy, Original]
  • Staged by George S. Kaufman
  • Written by George S. Kaufman
Nov 26, 1935 - Jun 1936
Merrily We Roll Along
[Play, Original]
  • Staged by George S. Kaufman
  • Written by George S. Kaufman
Sep 29, 1934 - Feb 1935
The Dark Tower
[Play, Melodrama, Original]
  • Directed by George S. Kaufman
  • Written by George S. Kaufman
Nov 25, 1933 - Jan 1934
Let 'Em Eat Cake
[Musical, Comedy, Original]
  • Book staged by George S. Kaufman
  • Book by George S. Kaufman
Oct 21, 1933 - Jan 06, 1934
Of Thee I Sing
[Musical, Comedy, Revival]
  • Book staged by George S. Kaufman
  • Book by George S. Kaufman
May 15, 1933 - Jun 10, 1933
June Moon
[Play, Comedy, Revival]
  • Written by George S. Kaufman
May 15, 1933 - Jun 1933
Face the Music
[Musical, Comedy, Revue, Revival]
  • Book directed by George S. Kaufman
Jan 31, 1933 - Feb 25, 1933
Dinner at Eight
[Play, Comedy, Original]
  • Staged by George S. Kaufman
  • Written by George S. Kaufman
Oct 22, 1932 - May 1933
Flying Colors
[Musical, Revue, Original]
  • "On the American Plan" written in collaboration with George S. Kaufman
Sep 15, 1932 - Jan 25, 1933
Here Today
[Play, Comedy, Original]
  • Staged by George S. Kaufman
Sep 06, 1932 - Oct 1932
Face the Music
[Musical, Comedy, Revue, Original]
  • Directed by George S. Kaufman
Feb 17, 1932 - Jul 09, 1932
Of Thee I Sing
[Musical, Comedy, Original]
  • Staged by George S. Kaufman
  • Book by George S. Kaufman
Dec 26, 1931 - Jan 14, 1933
The Band Wagon
[Musical, Revue, Original]
  • Book by George S. Kaufman
Jun 03, 1931 - Jan 16, 1932
Once in a Lifetime
[Play, Comedy, Original]
  • Performer: George S. Kaufman [Lawrence Vail]
  • Staged by George S. Kaufman
  • Written by George S. Kaufman
Sep 24, 1930 - Sep 05, 1931
Joseph
[Play, Comedy, Original]
  • Staged by George S. Kaufman
Feb 12, 1930 - Feb 1930
Strike Up the Band
[Musical, Comedy, Original]
  • Based on a libretto by George S. Kaufman
Jan 14, 1930 - Jun 28, 1930
The Channel Road
[Play, Comedy, Original]
  • Written by George S. Kaufman
Oct 17, 1929 - Dec 1929
June Moon
[Play, Comedy, Original]
  • Staged by George S. Kaufman
  • Written by George S. Kaufman
Oct 09, 1929 - Jun 04, 1930
Animal Crackers
[Musical, Comedy, Original]
  • Book by George S. Kaufman
Oct 23, 1928 - Apr 06, 1929
The Front Page
[Play, Comedy, Original]
  • Staged by George S. Kaufman
Aug 14, 1928 - Apr 1929
The Royal Family
[Play, Comedy, Original]
  • Written by George S. Kaufman
Dec 28, 1927 - Oct 1928
The Cocoanuts
[Musical, Comedy, Revival]
  • Book by George S. Kaufman
May 16, 1927 - May 28, 1927
The Good Fellow
[Play, Comedy, Original]
  • Directed by George S. Kaufman
  • Written by George S. Kaufman
Oct 05, 1926 - Oct 1926
The Cocoanuts
[Musical, Comedy, Original]
  • Book by George S. Kaufman
Dec 08, 1925 - Aug 07, 1926
The Butter and Egg Man
[Play, Comedy, Original]
  • Written by George S. Kaufman
Sep 23, 1925 - Apr 1926
Beggar on Horseback
[Play, Revival]
  • Written by George S. Kaufman
Mar 23, 1925 - Apr 1925
Minick
[Play, Comedy, Original]
  • Written by George S. Kaufman
Sep 24, 1924 - Jan 1925
Be Yourself
[Musical, Comedy, Original]
  • Book by George S. Kaufman
  • Lyrics by George S. Kaufman
Sep 03, 1924 - Nov 22, 1924
Beggar on Horseback
[Play, Original]
  • Written by George S. Kaufman
Feb 12, 1924 - Aug 23, 1924
The Deep Tangled Wildwood
[Play, Comedy, Original]
  • Written by George S. Kaufman
Nov 05, 1923 - Nov 1923
Helen of Troy, New York
[Musical, Comedy, Original]
  • Book by George S. Kaufman
Jun 19, 1923 - Dec 01, 1923
Merton of the Movies
[Play, Comedy, Original]
  • Written by George S. Kaufman
Nov 13, 1922 - Oct 20, 1923
The '49ers
[Musical, Revue, Original]
  • Directed by George S. Kaufman
  • Sketches By: George S. Kaufman
Nov 06, 1922 - Nov 18, 1922
To the Ladies
[Play, Comedy, Original]
  • Written by George S. Kaufman
Feb 20, 1922 - Jun 10, 1922
Dulcy
[Play, Comedy, Original]
  • Written by George S. Kaufman
Aug 13, 1921 - Mar 11, 1922
Some One in the House
[Play, Original]
  • Written by George S. Kaufman
Sep 09, 1918 - Oct 1918
1951 Tony Award® Best Director
winnerGuys and Dolls [winner]
Staged by George S. Kaufman
1937 Pulitzer Prize for Drama
winnerYou Can't Take It With You [winner]
Written by George S. Kaufman
1932 Pulitzer Prize for Drama
winnerOf Thee I Sing [winner]
Book by George S. Kaufman
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