Credited with inventing the Girl Scout Cookie.
She and Samuel Spewack was nominated for a 1998 Laurence Olivier Theatre Award for Kiss Me Kate performed at the Open Air Theatre, for Outstanding Musical Production of 1997.
With her husband, Sam Spewack and Cole Porter, their production of Kiss Me, Kate performed at the Victoria Palace Theatre was awarded the 2001 London Critics Circle Theatre Award for Best Musical. In 1949, won two Tony Awards for "Kiss Me, Kate" with her husband-collaborator Sam Spewack: as Best Authors (Musical) and for the book as part of the Best Musical Award.
After graduating from school, she worked as a journalist for socialist and pacifist newspapers, such as 'The New York Call'.
Date of Death: 27 April 1990, Manhattan, New York, USA