Arthur Laurents (July 14, 1917 – May 5, 2011) was an American playwright, librettist, stage director, and screenwriter. His credits include the stage musicals West Side Story and Gypsy and the film The Way We Were.
Arthur Laurents’s Notable Work
* West Side Story – 1957 – Tony Nomination for Best Musical
* Gypsy – 1959 – Tony Nomination for Best Musical
* Hallelujah, Baby! – 1967 – Tony Award for Best Musical
* Gypsy – 1974 – Tony Nomination for Best Direction of a Musical
* La Cage aux Folles – 1983 – Tony Award for Best Direction of a Musical
* Gypsy – 2008 – Tony Award nomination as Best Director of a Musical
Arthur Laurents Cause of Death
Arthur Laurents died from complications of pneumonia.
Arthur Laurents was 93 years old at the time of his death.