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Arthur Laurents bibliography.


"Now Playing Tomorrow," in Short Plays for Stage and Radio, ed Carless Jones. Albuquerque: U. of New Mexico P., 1939.

"Western Electric Communicade," Best One-Act Plays of 1944. Ed. Margaret Mayorga. New York: Dodd Mead, 1944.

"The Last Day of the War." Radio Drama in Action. Ed. Eric Barnouw. New York: Farrar and Rinehart, 1945.

"The Face." The Best One-Act Plays of 1945. Ed. Margaret Mayorga. New York: Dodd Mead, 1945.

Home of the Brave. New York: Random House, 1945.

The Bird Cage. New York: Dramatists Play Service, 1950.

The Time of the Cuckoo. New York: Random House, 1953.

A Clearing in the Woods. New York: Random House, 1957.

West Side Story. Music by Leonard Bernstein, lyrics by Stephen Sondheim. New York: Random House, 1958. London: Heinemann, 1959.

Gypsy. Music by Jule Styne, lyrics by Stephen Sondheim. New York: Random House, 1960.

Invitation to a March. New York: Random House, 1961.

Anyone Can Whistle. Music and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim. New York:

Random House, 1965. Rpt. New York: Leon Amiel, 1976.

Do I Hear a Waltz? Music by Richard Rodgers, lyrics by Stephen Sondheim. New York: Random House, 1966.

Hallelujah, Baby! Music by Jule Styne, lyrics by Betty Comden and Adolph Green. New York: Random House, 1967.

The Enclave. New York: Dramatists Play Service, 1974.

"A Loss of Memory," Best Short Plays 1983. Ed. Ramon Delgado. Radnor, Pennsylvania: Chilton Book Co., 1983.

The Radical Mystique. New York: Samuel French, 1996.


"Ah Sweet Mystery" Undated radio play.

"As Cheaply as One" Undated radio play.

"Don't Ever Love Me." Broadcast on the radio, October 11, 1943.

"Meet Lily Malloy." Undated radio play.

"Merry Christmas, Sucker." Undated radio play.

"Shoestring Holiday." Undated radio play.

"The Knife." Broadcast on the radio, 1945.

"Heartsong." Produced in New Haven, Boston, and Philadelphia before closing, 1947.

"The Journey of Simon McKeever." Dramatization of the novel by Albert Maltz. Performed at Carnegie Hall on June 21. 1949.

"All the Running." Undated but probably early 1950's, unproduced.

"Scream." Produced at the Alley Theatre in Houston, 1978. Revised and retitled "Big Potato" produced at the Jewish Repertory Theater, 2000.

"The Madwoman of Central Park." With Phyllis Newman, 1979. Produced at the Hudson Guild Theatre in New York City.

"Jolson Sings Again." 1995. Produced at the Seattle Repertory Workshop and at the George Street Playhouse, 1999.

"My Good Name." 1996. Produced at the Seattle Repertory Theatre and at the Bay Street Theater in Sag Harbor, Long Island, 1997.

"Venecia," an adaptation of a play by Jorge Accame, 2001. Produced at the George Street Playhouse, New Brunswick, New Jersey.

"Claudia Lazlo." 2001. Produced at the George Street Playhouse.

"Attacks on the Heart." 2002, Unproduced.

"The Closing Bell." 2002, Unproduced.

"The Vibrator." 2003. A one-act play produced at the George Street Playhouse.

"2 Lives." 2003. Produced at Lincoln Center.


The Way We Were. New York: Harper & Row, 1972. London: W.H. Allen, 1973.

The Turning Point. New York: New American Library, 1977. London: Corgi, 1977.


Original Story By: A Memoir of Broadway and Hollywood. New York: Knopf, 2000.


With Frank Partos and Millen Brand. The Snake Pit. Based on Mary Jane Ward's novel, Twentieth Century-Fox, 1948. Uncredited.

Rope. Based on Patrick Hamilton's play, Warner Brothers, 1948.

With Philip Yordan. Anna Lucasta. Based on Yordan's play, Columbia, 1949.

Caught. Enterprise Pictures, 1949.

With David Lean and H.E. Bates Summertime. Based on his play The Time of the Cuckoo, United Artists, 1955. Uncredited.

Anastasia. Based on Marcelle Maurette's play, Twentieth Century-Fox, 1956.

With Karl Tunberg. The Seventh Sin. Based on Somerset Maugham's novel The Painted Veil. MGM, 1957. Uncredited.

Bonjour Tristesse. Based on Francoise Sagan's novel, Columbia, 1958.

The Way We Were. Columbia, 1973.

The Turning Point. Twentieth Century-Fox, 1977.


"A Conversation with Arthur Laurents." Lincoln Center Platform #15. New York, N.Y. 2000.

GABRIEL MILLER is Professor of English at Rutgers University in Newark, NJ. His book The Films of The Martin Ritt: Fanfare for the Common Man was published in 2000. His conversations with Martin Ritt was published in January of 2002.
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