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Adolph Green

Betty Comden and Green (right), circa 1966
Born (1914-12-02)December 2, 1914
The Bronx, New York, U.S.
Died October 23, 2002(2002-10-23) (aged 87)
New York City, New York, U.S.
Occupation Playwright/Songwriter
Years active 1944–2002

You have to transmit to them what it's like being in the theater. And it has to come from somewhere inside you and not by being like what somebody did last year.
Adolph Green
It never became an act in the sense of an act. It was always, no matter where we worked, little revues.
Adolph Green
We've managed to keep a spirit of fun, I guess, of urban satire and finding new and odd interesting angles to the ways of life to put on the stage.
Adolph Green
We had a certain kind of really big prestige among, I suppose not just intellectual folk, but a sort of nice middle class intelligent folk of a very urban nature.
Adolph Green
It's unfortunate we've never been just songwriters.
I had met a young lady who wanted to be in the theater. It was Judy Holliday. She had somehow fallen down the steps of the Village Vanguard, which still exists today.
Adolph Green
As a main ingredient to the show, it has to have truth, represent truth, or else it won't last.
Adolph Green