Harold Prince

Harold Prince

Director

Harold Prince, who topped his significant achievements as a producer in the 1950s and 1960s to become one of the most prominent stage directors of the 20th century, ultimately taking home 21 Tony Awards, died July 31. He was 91.

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  • Also known as: H. Smith Prince, Hal Prince, Harold S. Prince, Harold Smith Prince
  • Born: Jan 30, 1928 in New York, New York
  • Death: Jul 31, 2019 in Reykjavik, Iceland

Roles (84)

Company Playbill - Opening Night Company
  • Originally Produced and Directed on Broadway by
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Prince of Broadway Playbill - Opening Night Prince of Broadway (2017)
Opened Aug 24, 2017
  • Director
Prince of Broadway - Opening Night
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Fiddler on the Roof Playbill - July 2016 Fiddler on the Roof (2015)
Opened Dec 20, 2015
  • Original Producer
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On the Twentieth Century Playbill - Opening Night On the Twentieth Century (2015)
Opened Mar 15, 2015
  • Original Broadway production directed by
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Everybody, Rise! A Celebration of Elaine Stritch Playbill - November 17, 2014 Everybody, Rise! A Celebration of Elaine Stritch (2014)
Opened Nov 17, 2014
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Evita Playbill - Opening Night Evita (2012)
Opened Apr 5, 2012
  • Director of World Premiere of <i>Evita</i> in 1978
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A Little Night Music Playbill - Opening Night A Little Night Music (2009)
Opened Dec 13, 2009
  • Original Director & Producer on Broadway
A Little Night Music - Opening Night
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Lovemusik Playbill - Opening Night Lovemusik (2007)
Opened May 3, 2007
  • Director
LoveMusik - Opening Night
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Sweeney Todd Playbill - Opening Night Sweeney Todd (2005)
Opened Nov 3, 2005
  • Original Director on Broadway
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Awards

Drama Desk Award
2007 Outstanding Director of a Musical Lovemusik Nominee
1999 Outstanding Director of a Musical Parade Nominee
1995 Outstanding Director of a Musical Show Boat Winner
1988 Outstanding Director of a Musical The Phantom of the Opera Winner
1988 Outstanding Director of a Musical Cabaret Nominee
1980 Outstanding Director of a Musical Evita Winner
1979 Outstanding Director of a Musical Sweeney Todd Winner
1976 Outstanding Director of a Musical Pacific Overtures Nominee
1974 Outstanding Director The Visit Winner
1974 Outstanding Director Candide Winner
1973 Outstanding Director The Great God Brown Winner
1973 Outstanding Director A Little Night Music Winner
1971 Outstanding Director Follies Winner
1970 Outstanding Director Company Winner
Outer Critics Circle
1995 Outstanding Director of a Musical Show Boat Winner
1992 Outstanding Director Grandchild of Kings Nominee
Tony Award
2006 Lifetime Achievement Award Winner
1999 Best Direction of a Musical Parade Nominee
1995 Best Direction of a Musical Show Boat Winner
1993 Best Direction of a Musical Kiss of the Spider Woman Nominee
1988 Best Direction of a Musical The Phantom of the Opera Winner
1985 Best Direction of a Musical Grind Nominee
1980 Best Direction of a Musical Evita Winner
1979 Best Direction of a Musical Sweeney Todd Winner
1978 Best Direction of a Musical On the Twentieth Century Nominee
1976 Best Direction of a Musical Pacific Overtures Nominee
1974 Best Direction of a Musical Candide Winner
1974 Special Award Candide Winner
1973 Best Direction of a Musical A Little Night Music Nominee
1972 Best Direction of a Musical Follies Winner
1972 Special Award Fiddler on the Roof Winner
1971 Best Direction of a Musical Company Winner
1969 Best Direction of a Musical Zorba Nominee
1967 Best Direction of a Musical Cabaret Winner
1965 Producer of a Musical Fiddler on the Roof Winner
1964 Best Direction of a Musical She Loves Me Nominee
1964 Producer of a Musical She Loves Me Nominee
1963 Producer of a Musical A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum Winner
1955 Musical The Pajama Game Winner
1955 Producer of a Musical The Pajama Game Winner