On This Day

Elmer Rice

Playwright and Novelist Elmer Rice

Full Name: Elmer Leopold Reizenstein
Profession: Playwright and Novelist

United States of America

Why Famous: Pulitzer-Street Scene

Born: September 28, 1892
Birthplace: NYC, New York, USA

Generation: Lost Generation
Star Sign: Libra

Died: May 8, 1967 (aged 74)

Historical Events

  • 1914-08-19 Elmer Rice's play "On Trial" premieres in NYC
  • 1923-03-09 Elmer Rice's "Adding Machine" premieres in NYC
  • 1928-01-12 Philip Barry & Elmer Rice's "Cock Robin" premieres in NYC
  • 1929-01-10 Elmer Rice's "Street Scene" premieres in NYC
  • 1945-12-14 Elmer Rice's play "Dream Girl" premieres in NYC