Jerome Chodorov
Jerome Chodorov (August 10, 1911 – September 12, 2004) was an Americanplaywright and librettist. He co-wrote the book with Joseph A. Fields for the original Broadway musical Wonderful Town starring Rosalind Russell.
Jerome Chodorov
BornAugust 10, 1911
New York City
DiedSeptember 12, 2004 (aged 93)
Nyack, New York
RelativesEdward Chodorov, brother
Chodorov was born in New York City, and entered journalism in the 1930s. He is best known for his 1940 play My Sister Eileen, its 1942 screen adaptation, and the musicalWonderful Town, which was based on his play.[1][2] Joseph A. Fields was his frequent collaborator. He was Hollywood blacklisted during the McCarthy era.[3]
His brother, Edward Chodorov (1904–1988), was also a playwright, author of the perennial favorite of amateur groups, Kind Lady.
Sources: Playbill;[1] Doollee[4]
Work as director
  1. ^ a b Jones, Kenneth."Jerome Chodorov, Librettist and Playwright Who Turned 'My Sister Eileen' Into 'Wonderful Town', Dead at 93" playbill.com, September 13, 2004
  2. ^ a b "' Wonderful Town' Credits, Quick Review, Awards, Brief History, Synopsis" tamswitmark.com, accessed May 26, 2012
  3. ^ McKinley, Jesse.Jerome Chodorov, Broadway and Film Writer, Dies at 93" The New York Times, September 14, 2004
  4. ^ "Chodorov Works" doollee.com, accessed May 26, 2012
  5. ^ https://www.ibdb.com/Production/View/1295
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