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Harold Prince

American theatre producer and director

Harold Smith Prince (born Harold Smith; January 30, 1928 – July 31, 2019) was an American theatrical producer and director. He won 21 Tony Awards.[2] He was involved with Cabaret, West Side Story and Madame Butterfly.

Hal Prince
Broadway director Harold Prince receives the Golden Plate award from Nobel laureate Toni Morrison at the American Academy of Achievement’s 46th annual International Achievement Summit in Washington, D.C. on Saturday, June 23, 2007.jpg
Prince with Toni Morrison in 2007[1]
Born
Harold Smith

(1928-01-30)January 30, 1928
DiedJuly 31, 2019(2019-07-31) (aged 91)
Other namesHal Prince
EducationTimothy Dwight School
Alma materUniversity of Pennsylvania
OccupationTheatrical producer, director
Years active1955–2019
Spouse(s)
Judith Chaplin (m. 1962)
Children2

He was born in New York City. Prince died on 31 July 2019 in Keflavík, Iceland at the age of 91.[3][4]

ReferencesEdit

  1. "Golden Plate Awardees of the American Academy of Achievement". www.achievement.org. American Academy of Achievement.
  2. "Harold Prince". Film Reference. Retrieved Mar 30, 2015.
  3. Simonson, Robert. "Harold Prince, Giant of the Broadway Stage, Dies at 91" Playbill, July 31, 2019
  4. Weber, Bruce. "Hal Prince, Giant of Broadway and Tony Award Collector, Dies at 91" The New York Times, July 31, 2019