Alan Jay Lerner

Alan Jay Lerner wrote these plays with Frederick Loewe: Life of the Party, What’s Up, The Day Before Spring, Brigadoon, Paint Your Wagon, My Fair Lady, Camelot, Gigi. He also wrote Love Life with Kurt Weill, On a Clear Day You Can See Forever and Carmelina with Burton Lane, Coco with Andre Previn, 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue with Leonard Bernstein, and Dance a Little Closer with Charles Strouse. He wrote the libretto and/or lyrics for the following films: An American in Paris, Gigi, The Little Prince, Royal Wedding and film versions of his plays. He wrote two books: On the Street Where I Live and The Musical Theatre: A Celebration. Mr. Lerner died in 1986. 

LCT Blog Posts

  • Lerner and Loewe and "Lady" and "Camelot"

    Lerner and Loewe and "Lady" and "Camelot"

    On March 4, LCT will present a one-night benefit concert performance of Lerner & Loewe’s CAMELOT. Lin-Manuel Miranda will play King Arthur.