JOSEPH STEIN Book
Mr. Stein won the Tony Award and Drama Critics Circle Award for Fiddler on the Roof. His other musicals include Zorba (Tony nom., Drama Critics Circle Award); Rags (Tony nom.); The Baker’s Wife (Laurence Olivier Award, London); Juno; Take Me Along; Irene (starring Debbie Reynolds); The King of Hearts; So Long, 174th Street. He also co-authored, with Alan Jay Lerner, the musical Carmelina and, with Will Glickman, Mr. Wonderful (starring Sammy Davis Jr.) and Plain and Fancy. His plays are Enter Laughing, Before the Dawn, Mrs. Gibbons’ Boys. He began his career in TV and radio, writing for “Sid Caesar Show,” “You Show of Shows,” “Henry Morgan Show” and many others, and for personalities including Tallulah Bankhead, Phil Silvers, Jackie Gleason and Zero Mostel. He wrote the screenplays of Enter Laughingand Fiddler on the Roof, for which he won the Screen Writers Guild Award.