The Schmidt and Jones Musicals – A Full List

Harvey Schmidt and Tom Jones were a successful musical theatre writing duo from the 1960s to the early 2000s. Below you’ll find a full list of Schmidt and Jones musicals, sorted chronologically. And if you scroll down, you’ll also find a list of lesser-known works by the duo.


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Schmidt and Jones Musicals

Shoestring ’57

Music/Lyrics: Various

Musical Type: Golden Age (1957)

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The Fantasticks

Music: Harvey Schmidt  Lyrics/Book: Tom Jones

Musical Type: Post-Golden Age (1960)

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110 in the Shade

Music: Harvey Schmidt  Lyrics: Tom Jones  Book: N. Richard Nash

Musical Type: Post-Golden Age (1963)

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I Do! I Do!

Music: Harvey Schmidt  Lyrics/Book: Tom Jones

Musical Type: Post-Golden Age (1966)

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Celebration

Music: Harvey Schmidt  Lyrics/Book: Tom Jones

Musical Type: Post-Golden Age (1969)

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Philemon

Music: Harvey Schmidt  Lyrics/Book: Tom Jones

Musical Type: Pre-Contemporary (1975)

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The Show Goes On

Music: Harvey Schmidt  Lyrics: Tom Jones

Musical Type: Pre-Contemporary (1997)

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Roadside

Music: Harvey Schmidt  Lyrics/Book: Tom Jones

Musical Type: Contemporary (2001)

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Lesser-Known Schmidt and Jones Musicals

The following lesser-known musicals were written by Schmidt and Jones, but don’t have cast albums or a large amount of relevant information available online.


1958: Demi-Dozen

1968: The Bone Room

1970: Colette

1987: Grover’s Corners

1996: Mirette


Additional Work by Jones

1965: The Game of Love (Musical by Tom Jones & Jacques Offenbach)

2004: Harold and Maude (Musical by Tom Jones & Joseph Thalken)

2004: Making Musicals: An Informal Introduction to the World of Musical Theatre➝  (Book)

2020: From Bed to Verse: Poems and Lyrics by Tom Jones➝


Additional Work by Schmidt

2005: Harvey Schmidt Plays Jones & Schmidt➝  (Album)


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Which of these musicals by Tom Jones and Harvey Schmidt your favorite?

Or have you ever played a role in one of the above Schmidt and Jones musicals? Feel free to share in the comments below. And if you like these types of lists, check out the musical database. That’s where you’ll find musicals sorted by composer, theme, setting, and more!


Stacy Karyn, author of Schmidt and Jones Musicals
Author: Stacy Karyn

Stacy Karyn is the founder of Theatre Trip, author of The Thespian’s Bucket List, and creator of The Cast Album List. She has a TESOL drama certificate, a BA in theatre, and has worked and interned with Broadway and Off-Broadway theaters.


 

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