On This Day

Marc Connelly

Playwright Marc Connelly

Profession: Playwright

United States of America

Why Famous: Green Pastures, One Minute Please

Born: December 13, 1890
Birthplace: McKeesport, Pennsylvania, USA

Generation: Lost Generation
Star Sign: Sagittarius

Died: December 21, 1980 (aged 90)

Historical Events

  • 1921-08-13 Simon Kaufman & Marc Connelly's comedic play "Dulcy" premieres in NYC
  • 1922-02-20 Marc Connelly & George Kaufman's "To the Ladies" premieres in NYC
  • 1922-11-13 Marc Connelly and George Kaufman's "'49ers" premieres in NYC
  • 1930-02-21 Marc Connelly's "Green Pastures" premieres in NYC
  • 1930-05-12 Pulitzer prize awarded to Marc Connelly (Green Pastures)

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