Born on January 30, 1928, Hal Prince is a theater producer and director associated with many of the best-known Broadway musicals. He started his career as an assistant stage manager to theatrical producer and director, George Abbott. Along with Abbott, he co-produced 'The Pajama Game', which won the 1955 Tony Award for Best Musical. Working with Stephen Sondheim on West Side Story, the collaboration led to a series of productions including 'Company', 'Follies' and 'Sweeney Todd'. He also directed 'Evita' and 'The Phantom of the Opera' for Andrew Lloyd Webber. In 1995, Prince won his twentieth Tony Award in 1995 for Best Direction for the musical revival 'Show Boat'. He is the winner of more Tony Awards than anyone in history Married to Judy Chaplin, daughter of Saul Chaplin, they are parents of actress Daisy Prince .
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The Odd Potato
Tony Award-winning cast performs 'The Odd Potato' on CD with narration by Judd Hirsch. Special appearance by director, Hal Prince.
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Bway Under the Stars to Celebrate Hal Prince, June 26
“We are thrilled and proud to be presenting songs from the productions of the legendary director and producer Harold Prince at this year’s 'Broadway Under the Stars,'” said The League of American Theatres and Producers, Inc. President Jed Bernstein. (June 06, 2006)
BroadwayWorld.com: Hal Prince to Receive Lifetime Achievement Tony Award
Producer/director Harold Prince, who currently has twenty Tony Awards, will receive a Tony for Lifetime Achievement in the Theater. (May 16, 2006)
University of Rochester: Currents - February 24, 1997
Hal Prince spoke at the University's 147th Commencement on May 25, 1997, and received an honorary Doctor of Fine Arts degree. (February 24, 1997)
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