BREAKING NEWS: 3 time Tony nominated book writer Thomas Meehan passed away today at the age of 88. He is the genius co-writer behind the script of the most beloved shows written for Broadway including Annie, The Producers, Hairspray, Young Frankenstein, Chaplin The Musical, and most recently ROCKY Broadway.
In addition, Meehan made Broadway history as the only book writer to have his 3 time Tony winning books run for over 2,000 performances on Broadway in it’s original run. That’s ANNIE (2,377 performances), THE PRODUCERS (2,502 performances), and HAIRSPRAY (2,642 performances)
Your words will live on.
RIP Thomas Meehan
The three-time Tony Award winner authored the book to the Broadway hits Annie, The Producers, and Hairspray.
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