Broadway Legend Harold Prince Will Take Part in Prince of Broadway Talkbacks

Broadway News   Broadway Legend Harold Prince Will Take Part in Prince of Broadway Talkbacks The man behind Cabaret, Company, Sweeney Todd, Evita, and Phantom will join audiences for a series of post-show talkbacks.
Harold Prince
Harold Prince Marc J. Franklin

Theatregoers at select performances of Prince of Broadway, the new musical retrospective based on the career of director-producer Harold Prince, will enjoy the added bonus of a post-show talkback with the Broadway living legend.

Prince, who turned 89 this year, co-directed the production that takes audiences on a musical journey spanning more than six decades of Broadway history, including iconic moments from West Side Story, Fiddler on the Roof, Cabaret, Company, Sweeney Todd, The Phantom of the Opera, and more.

Prince will sit down with theatre scholar Foster Hirsch for post-show conversations on September 19 and 28, and October 3 and 12. For tickets to these select performances visit Telecharge.com or phone (212) 239-6200.

Dean Jones and the cast of Company.
Dean Jones and the cast of Company. Martha Swope / The New York Public Library

Prince is expected to share behind-the-scenes stories from many of the musicals on display in Prince of Broadway. He will also discuss his newly published theatrical memoir Sense of Occasion, an expanded and updated version of his 1974 publication Contradictions: Notes on Twenty-Six Years in the Theatre.

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Prince of Broadway is billed as a limited engagement through October 22.

Prince holds a record 21 Tony Awards. His illustrious career as a director and producer includes such musicals as The Pajama Game, Damn Yankees, West Side Story, She Loves Me, A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum, Fiddler on the Roof, Cabaret, Company, Follies, A Little Night Music, Sweeney Todd, Evita, Merrily We Roll Along, The Phantom of the Opera, Parade, and Kiss of the Spider Woman, as well as revivals of Show Boat and Candide.

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Starring in the production are Tony Award winner Chuck Cooper, Drama Desk Award winner Janet Dacal, Bryonha Marie Parham, Tony Award nominee Emily Skinner, Tony nominee Brandon Uranowitz, Kaley Ann Voorhees, Olivier Award nominee Michael Xavier, Tony nominee Tony Yazbeck, and Tony winner Karen Ziemba.

The Friedman Theatre is located at 261 West 47th Street.

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