Television screenwriter/producer, Broadway theatre lyricist
Barry Michael Harman (born March 14, 1952 in Brooklyn, New York) is an American writer and producer for television, and a Tony nominated book writer and lyricist for the Broadway theater. He wrote and directed the Broadway musical Romance/Romance, which starred actor Scott Bakula and actress Alison Fraser, and which received five Tony Award nominations (including Best Musical, Best Lyrics and Best Book), four Outer Critics Circle Awards and a Drama Desk nomination for Best Lyrics.
His off-Broadway musical Olympus On My Mind, won him an Outer Critics Award for Best Lyrics and received three Drama Desk nominations. His work in TV includes winning Emmy Awards on his first professional job, working a staff writer on The Carol Burnett Show. He won an Emmy Award for an episode of All In The Family, and he also co-wrote the premiere episode of The Jeffersons.