Daughter of Adolph Green

Daddy's Shoulders (Lyrics by Amanda Green, Music by Ned Ginsburg)

Amanda Green is a two-time Tony nominated lyricist/composer, and award-winning performer. Her Broadway credits include Hands On A Hardbody, Bring It On, co-lyricist with Lin Manuel Miranda, High Fidelity, and additonal book & lyrics for the 2019 revival of Kiss Me Kate. She was born and raised in New York City, where she lives with her husband Jeffrey Kaplan.


Adolph Green was half of the legendary duo of Betty Comden & Adolph Green, who wrote some of the most iconic MGM and Broadway musicals of the twentieth century, including Singin’ In The Rain, The Band Wagon, On The Town, Wonderful Town, Peter Pan and Bells Are Ringing. He won 7 Tony Awards, Grammy Awards and received The Kennedy Center Honors. He was married to Tony Award-winning actress Phyllis Newman for more than forty years.