Philip Rose

Philip Rose


Philip Rose, a Broadway producer who bet—and sometimes won—on unlikely theatrical projects, including several works that advanced the cause of African-American stage artists—most famously the original production of Raisin in the Sun—died May 31 2011 in Englewood, NJ. He was 89.

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  • Born: Jul 4, 1921 in New York, NY
  • Death: May 31, 2011 in Englewood, NJ


Tony Award
1975 Best Book of a Musical Shenandoah Winner
1970 Best Direction of a Musical Purlie Nominee