Robert E. Sherwood - Plays


  • The Road to Rome (1927)
  • The Love Nest (1927)
  • The Queen's Husband (1928) - adapted into the 1931 film The Royal Bed.
  • Waterloo Bridge (1930) - adapted into a 1931 film and two soap-operas in Brazil. Another film was made in 1940 with Vivien Leigh and Robert Taylor.
  • This is New York (1930) - adapted into the 1932 film Two Kinds of Women.
  • Reunion in Vienna (1931) - adapted into a 1933 film.
  • Acropolis (1933)
  • The Petrified Forest (1935) - adapted into 1936 film with Leslie Howard and Bette Davis.
  • Tovarich (1935) - from a French comedy by Jacques Deval - adapted into a 1937 film, and a 1963 musical with Vivien Leigh and Jean Pierre Aumont.
  • Idiot's Delight (1936) Pulitzer Prize for Drama - adapted into 1939 film.
  • Abe Lincoln in Illinois (1938) Pulitzer Prize for Drama - adapted into 1940 film. See Abe Lincoln in Illinois (film).
  • There Shall Be No Night (1940) Pulitzer Prize for Drama.
  • The Rugged Path (1945)
  • Miss Liberty (1949) - book for Irving Berlin musical - score includes Berlin's setting of Emma Lazarus's poem "The New Colossus" ("Give me your tired, your poor").
  • Small War on Murray Hill (1957) - produced posthumously.

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