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Betty Comden & Adolph Green

The Book & Lyrics for the Colony's Production of On The Twentieth Century are by Betty Comden and Adolph Green. Together, they have the longest running creative partnership in theatre history.

Comden and Green have collaborated with the likes of Leonard Bernstein, Jerome Robbins, and Jule Styne. Five of their Broadway musicals, Applause, Hallelujah, Baby!, Wonderful Town, On The Twentieth Century, and The Will Rogers Follies, have won them Tony Awards. 

Their many film musicals include Singiní in the Rain, which has been internationally acclaimed as one of the ten best films of all time, and The Band Wagon and Itís Always Fair Weather, both of which received Academy Award nominations.