Howard Lindsay - Waterford, NY
Posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member neoc1
N 42° 47.371 W 073° 40.534
18T E 608320 N 4738291
Quick Description: A sign commemorating the birthplace of Pulitzer Prize winning playwright Howard Lindsay (née Herman Nelke) is located in what is now River Park in Waterford, NY.
Location: New York, United States
Date Posted: 7/16/2021 4:52:41 AM
Waymark Code: WM14JEH
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member lumbricus
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Long Description:

A sign commemorating the birthplace of Howard Lindsay is inscribed:

{Seal of the Town of Waterford}

BIRTHPLACE OF HOWARD LINDSAY

BORN MARCH 29, 1889. BROADWAY PLAYWRIGHT, ACTOR, DIRECTOR AND
PRODUCER. IN COLLABORATION WITH RUSSELL CROUSE AUTHORED "LIFE
WITH FATHER", "LIFE WITH MOTHER", "ANYTHING GOES", "THE GREAT
SEBASTIANS", "CALL ME MADAM" AND "THE SOUND OF MUSIC". WON
PULITZER PRIZE IN 1946 FOR "STATE OF THE UNION".

Riverpark

The writing team of Lindsay and Crouse have written some of the most memorial Broadway shows ever created. In addition to the credits mentioned in the sign, the writing team of Lindsay and Crouse won the Tony Award for Best Musical for The Sound of Music in 1960. The husband and wife team of Lindsay and Dorothy Stickney also played the King and Queen in the PBS revival of the musical Cinderella.

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