Ellen Stewart

Ellen Stewart, the powerhouse impresario who, as the founder of the downtown Manhattan theatre complex La MaMa, E.T.C. (short for Experimental Theatre Club), was one of the central figures in the creation of the Off-Off-Broadway movement, died Jan. 13 2011 in New York City. She was 91.

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  • Born: Dec 7, 1931 in Alexandria, LA
  • Death: Jan 13, 2011 in New York, NY


Outer Critics Circle
1992 Special Award Winner
Theatre World
1991 Theatre World Special Award Winner
Tony Award
2006 Tony Honor for Excellence in the Theatre Winner