Moss Hart

Moss Hart was an American playwright and theatre director, best-known for his Broadway hit musical, My Fair Lady (Broadway/Broadhurst/Mark Hellinger Theatres). Hart was posthumously inducted into the American Theater Hall of Fame, one of twenty-three people selected into the first ever induction class.

Broadway hits include Once in a Lifetime, Christopher Blake, I'd Rather Be Right, The Man Who Came to Dinner, and As Thousands Cheer (Music Box Theatre); Light Up the Sky (Royale Theatre); Lady in the Dark (Alvin Theatre); George Washington Slept Here (Lyceum Theatre); Jubilee (Imperial Theatre); Face the Music (New Amsterdam Theatre); and the Pulitzer Prize-winning, You Can't Take It with You, which was adapted for the screen, winning the Oscar for Best Picture (Booth/Imperial/Ambassador Theatres).

Screenplay credits include Gentleman's Agreement, Hans Christian Andersen, and A Star Is Born. His memoir, Act One: An Autobiography by Moss Hart, was also adapted to film.