All The Drama is hosted by Jan Simpson. It is a series of deep dives into the plays that have won The Pulitzer Prize for Drama.
Rob Fisher and Sheldon Harnick on Sheldon’s 99th birthday in 2023. Photo Courtesy of Rob Fisher
The Pulitzer Prize for Drama: “Fiorello!”
1960 Pulitzer winner “Fiorello!”, by Jerome Weidman, George Abbott, Jerry Bock and Sheldon Harnick
Fiorello! Wikipedia page
Jerry Bock Wikipedia page
Sheldon Harnick Wikipedia page
Fiorello La Guardia Wikipedia page:
“Remembering Broadway legend and ‘Fiddler on the Roof’ lyricist Sheldon Harnick” Terry Gross interview on NPR
“To Broadway, To Life!: The Musical Theater of Bock and Harnick” by Phillip Lambert
Music Theatre International: Fiorello!
Original Review: “Theatre: Little Flower Blooms Again; ‘Fiorello!’ Begins Run at the Broadhurst” by Brooks Atkinson
Encores 1994 Review: “Fiorello” by Jeremy Gerard, Variety
Encores 1994 Review: “Fiorello” by Joe Dziemianowicz, New York Daily News
Berkshire Theatre Group review
Goodspeed Opera House reviews
Encores 1994 Review: “Fiorello” by Jeremy Gerard
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Broadway & Me
Jan Simpson is a theater journalist who writes the blog Broadway& Me and hosts the BroadwayRadio podcasts Stagecraft and All The Drama. She has twice served as a Pulitzer Prize juror.