Anne Caldwell

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Scene from Caldwell's "The Nest Egg" with Zelda Sears at the Park Theatre, Boston, ca.1911

Anne Caldwell (August 30, 1867 – October 22, 1936), also known as Anne Caldwell O'Dea, was a prolific playwright and lyricist. She was born in Boston, Massachusetts. She wrote both pop songs and Broadway shows, sometimes working with composer Jerome Kern.

Shows[edit]

Calwell wrote lyrics and/or dialogue for dozens of Broadway shows:[1]

  • Sergeant Brue (1905)
  • The Top o’ th’ World (1907)
  • The Nest Egg (1910)
  • Uncle Sam (1911)
  • The Lady of the Slipper (1912)
  • When Claudia Smiles (1914)
  • Chin Chin (1914)
  • Pom-pom (1916)
  • Go to It (1916)
  • Jack O’Lantern (1917)
  • The Canary (1918)
  • She’s a Good Fellow (1919)
  • The Lady in Red (1919)
  • The Night Boat (1920)
  • The Sweetheart Shop (1920)
  • Tip Top (1920)
  • Hitchy-Koo (1920)
  • Good Morning Dearie (1921)
  • The Bunch and Judy (1922)
  • Sally (1923)
  • Stepping Stones (1923)
  • Peg-O’-My-Dreams (1924)
  • The Magnolia Lady (1924)
  • The City Chap (1925)
  • Criss Cross (1926)
  • Yours Truly (1927)
  • Lucky (1927)
  • Take the Air (1927)
  • Yours Truly (1928)
  • Three Cheers (1928)

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Anne Caldwell". Internet Broadway Database. Retrieved April 28, 2014. 

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