Max Liebman


Died aged c. 79

Max Liebman (August 2, 1902 – July 21, 1981) was a Broadway theater and TV producer-director sometimes called the "Ziegfeld of TV", who helped establish early television's comedy vocabulary with Your Show of Shows. He additionally helped bring improvisational comedy into the mainstream with his 1961 Broadway revue From the Second City.

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Commemorated on 1 plaque

"The Writers' Room" Here at City Center, Your Show of Shows came to life each week. Sid Caesar, Carl Reiner, Mel Brooks, Neil Simon, Howard Morris, Mel Tolkin, Lucille Kallen, Tony Webster, Joe Stein, Danny Simon, Max Liebman and Woody Allen made both a classic television series and comedy history. The show's scripts were created in a legendary and storied room on the sixth floor and if these walls could talk, well, then I guess we wouldn't need this plaque. Dedicated by the people of TV Land

West 56th Street, New York, NY, New York, NY, United States where they was