Richard Adler

Richard Adler

Producer

Richard Adler, who with partner Jerry Ross, wrote the classic and tuneful workplace musicals Damn Yankees and The Pajama Game, died June 21 2012 at his Southhampton home. He was 90.

Read Full Obituary
  • Born: Aug 3, 1921 in New York, New York
  • Death: Jun 21, 2012 in Southampton, NY

Roles (21)

The Pajama Game Playbill - Opening Night The Pajama Game (2006)
Opened Feb 23, 2006
  • Music
  • Lyrics
Pajama Game - Opening Night
  •  
  •  
Fosse Playbill - Opening Night, Jan 1999 Fosse (1999)
Opened Jan 14, 1999
  • Featured Songs with Lyrics ("Steam Heat", "Shoeless Joe From Hannibal, Mo")
  • Featured Songs ("Steam Heat", "Shoeless Joe From Hannibal, Mo")
  •  
  •  
Damn Yankees Playbill - Opening Night, March 1994 Damn Yankees (1994)
Opened Mar 3, 1994
  • Music
  • Lyrics
  •  
  •  
Music Is Playbill - Dec 1976 Music Is (1976)
Opened Dec 20, 1976
  • Music
  • Producer
  •  
  •  
Rex Playbill - April 1976 Rex (1976)
Opened Apr 25, 1976
  • Producer
  •  
The Pajama Game Playbill - Dec 1973 The Pajama Game (1973)
Opened Dec 9, 1973
  • Music
  • Lyrics
  • Producer
  •  
  •  
  •  
Kwamina Playbill - Oct 1961 Kwamina (1961)
Opened Oct 23, 1961
  • Music
  • Lyrics
  •  
  •  
Production Placeholder The Sin of Pat Muldoon (1957)
Opened Mar 13, 1957
  • Producer
  •  
Damn Yankees Playbill - May 1957 Damn Yankees (1955)
Opened May 5, 1955
  • Music
  • Lyrics
  •  
  •  
The Pajama Game Playbill - Aug 1955 The Pajama Game (1954)
Opened May 13, 1954
  • Music
  • Lyrics
  •  
  •  

Awards

Tony Award
1962 Composer Kwamina Nominee
1956 Composer and Lyricist Damn Yankees Winner
1955 Musical The Pajama Game Winner