(Bio as of March 2015)
Joseph A. Fields and Jerome Chodorov wrote the hit Broadway play My Sister Eileen, which ran for three years from 1940 to 1943. The duo later collaborated on the play’s musical adaptation Wonderful Town, which won them the 1953 Tony Award for Best Book of a Musical. Additional joint Broadway credits include the plays Schoolhouse on the Lot, Junior Miss, The French Touch, Anniversary Waltz and The Ponder Heart. Mr. Fields also wrote the plays The Doughgirls, I Gotta Get Out, The Desk Set, The Tunnel of Love and the book of the musical Gentleman Prefer Blondes. Mr. Chodorov’s works include A Talent for Murder, 3 Bags Full and the book of the musical I Had a Ball. He also directed Blood, Sweat and Stanley Poole, Christine and The Gazebo.