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Emmy Award

Lee Kalcheim headshot"There is nothing as exciting as inventing a character, making it speak and then having it surprise you by saying something funny."
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Defiled - Lee Kalcheim

Defiled, starring Peter Falk and Jason Alexander Geffen Theatre, Los Angeles

L to R: Lee Kalcheim, Peter Falk, Jason Alexander, Barnet Kellman

see monologues

Breakfast With Les And Bess Lambs Theatre, New York
My History of Marriage Book and lyrics by Lee Kalcheim, music by David Shire Additional music, Samuel Kalcheim New York Music Theatre Festival
Speed Dating Made In The Berkshires Festival, Stockbridge, Mass
Johnson Lives! reading in London w/ Richard Griffiths Directed by Tim Piggot Smith
American/Gothic Book and lyrics by Lee Kalcheim | Music by Samuel Lord Kalcheim | Staged Reading at the York Theatre, NYC
Friends starring Ron Silver, Craig Nelson Manhattan Theatre Club NYC
Seminar Tokyo, Osaka, Japan
Slouching Toward Hollywood Penguin Rep, Stony Pt. NY and Tokyo, Japan
Big Men/Small Rooms Williamstown Theatre Festival
The Prague Spring Cleveland Playhouse, Goodman Theatre, Chicago
Win With Wheeler Hudson Guild, NYC
Match-Play Provincetown Playhouse, NYC
A Party For Divorce Provincetown Playhouse, NYC
Who Wants To Be The Lone Ranger? Mark Taper Forum, Los Angeles
The Boy Who Came To Leave Astor Place Theatre, NYC


Breakfast with Less and BessSomething Wilder, (Series) Starring Gene Wilder
Creator-Producer for Warner Bros and NBC (video)

Breakfast With Les and Bess starring Dick Van Dyke And Cloris Leachman PBS American Playhouse

Emmy AwardAll In The Family (Muliple Espisodes) Tandem/ CBS
Emmy Winning Episode:
The Bunkers and The Swingers 

The Odd Couple
Paramount/ NBC
The Paper Chase
(Multiple Episodes) Showtime - Cable Ace Award

Christopher AwardThe Bridge of Adam Rush
ABC After School Special
Writers Guild Award, Christopher Award

Henry Winkler Meets William Shakespeare
CBS Lively Arts Special
The Secret of Charles Dickens (filmed in London) CBS Lively Arts Special


The Comedy Company The Comedy Company CBS
L to R: Lee Kalcheim, Jack Albertson, Lee Phillips, George Burns

Marriage Is Alive and Well in the USA NBC

The Class of ’63 ABC




Father Knows LessFather Knows Less A comic memoir Amazon
Defiled Samuel French (Time Magazine review)
Breakfast With Les and Bess Samuel French
Win With Wheeler Samuel French
Moving Samuel French
Match Play New Theatre in America, Dell
The Boy Who Came to Leave Playwrights For Tomorrow, U. of Minnesota Press

Teaching Credits

New York University “Playwriting, Writing for Television” 1987-1993
Trinity College, Rome Italy, “Playwrighting” 1997 and 2004
American Academy of Television Arts and Sciences; “Television Comedy Writing
Seminar” 1982-2001.
Eugene O’Neill Theatre Center, “Playwrighting” 1983-85

Central High School, Philadelphia
Trinity College, Hartford, Connecticut
Yale School of Drama, New Haven , Conn.