Richard (Eldridge) Maltby, Jr. Biography (1937-)

Full name, Richard Eldridge Maltby, Jr.; born October 6, 1937, in Ripon, WI;son of Richard Eldridge, Sr., and Virginia (Hosegood) Maltby; married BarbaraBlack Sudler (a script consultant), June 5, 1965 (marriage ended); married Janet Brenner, 1987; children: (first marriage) Nicholas Avery, David Stevenson, Jordan Brenner; (second marriage) Emily Celia, Charlotte Perry. Career: Director, writer, and lyricist. FWM Producing Group, partner. Member: Dramatists Guild, Society of Stage Directors and Choreographers, American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers (ASCAP). Awards, Honors: Antoinette Perry Award, best direction of a musical, Obie Award, best musical, and Drama Desk Award, all 1978, and New York Drama Critics Circle Award,best new musical, and Outer Critics Circle Award, all for Ain't Misbehavin; Antoinette Perry Award nominations, best original score, best directionof a musical, and best musical, all 1984, for Baby; Antoinette PerryAward nominations, best original score and best direction of a musical, both1986, for Song and Dance; London Evening Standard Award, best musical, and London Drama Critics Award, and Outer Critics Circle Awards, bestoff-Broadway musical and best score, all for Closer Than Ever; Antoinette Perry Award nomination, best original score, 1991, for Miss Saigon; Antoinette Perry Award nomination, best original score, 1992, for Nickand Nora. Addresses: Agent: Flora Roberts, Inc., 157 West 57th St., New York, NY 10019-2210.

director, writer, lyricist
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October 6, 1937
Ripon, Wisconsin, United States

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