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Razzle Dazzle Goodspeed Gala

Razzle Dazzle Goodspeed Gala

Save the Date!

Saturday, June 14, 2014

Honoring Sheldon Harnick

Legendary lyricist, librettist, and composer Sheldon Harnick has written for musicals, operas, film songs, television specials and cabarets. Harnick created some of the most beloved musicals of all times in collaboration with Jerry Bock: Fiorello! (Tony Award and Pulitzer Prize), Fiddler on the Roof (two Tony Awards, Gold and Platinum record), She Loves Me (Grammy Award), Tenderloin, The Rothschilds, The Apple Tree, and The Body Beautiful. His other musicals include Rex, A Wonderful Life, A Christmas Carol, The Umbrellas of Cherbourg and Pinocchio.



John Riccucci, Chair

Julie Andrews
Sir Alan Ayckborn
Gregg Barnes
John Lee Beatty
Ken Billington
Jason Robert Brown
Warren Carlyle
Martin Charnin
Carolyn Rossi Copeland
Lynn Crigler
Joe DiPietro
Mickey Dolenz
Georgia Engel
Sue Frost
     Christopher Gattelli
Sheldon Harnick
Jerry Herman
Nikki James
Bob Kimball
Tom Kitt
Henry Krieger
Andrew Lippa
William Ivey Long
Garry Marshall
Rob Marshall
Andrea McArdle
Michael McGrath
     Donna McKechnie
Thomas Meehan
Casey Nicholaw
Stephen Oremus
Stephen Schwartz
Dan Siretta
Susan Stroman
Charles Strouse
Tommy Tune
Jonathan Tunick
Tony Walton
Paul Williams
Nick Wyman
David Zippel


Goodspeed Award for Outstanding Contribution to Musical Theatre

Originally designed for and presented to Ira Gershwin more than 20 years ago, this is Goodspeed's most prestigious honor. Goodspeed is pleased to bestow this annual award upon a member of the theatre community in recognition of their extraordinary talent.


 2012 Goodspeed Gala Honoree Kristin Chenoweth 2011 Goodspeed Gala Honorees Martin Charnin, Charles Strouse, & Thomas Meehan 2010 Goodspeed Gala Honoree Paul Williams
2009 Goodspeed Gala Honoree William Ivey Long 2008 Goodspeed Gala Honoree Michael Price 2007 Goodspeed Gala Honoree Jerry Herman
2006 Goodspeed Gala Honoree Stephen Schwartz 2005 Goodspeed Gala Honoree Julie Andrews 2004 Goodspeed Gala Honoree Gerald Schoendfeld with Patti LuPone
2003 Goodspeed Gala Honoree Susan Stroman  2002 Goodspeed Gala Honoree Tommy Tune  2001 Goodspeed Gala Honoree Ira Gershwin

Goodspeed Arts & Business Partnership Award


  • 2012: Hoffman Auto Group


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