Photo Coverage: Cy Feuer Memorial
A memorial celebration of the life and career of Cy Feuer, legendary Broadway producer, director, composer, musician, and immediate past chairman and longtime president of The League of American Theatres and Producers, was held on Thursday, September 21st at the Lunt-Fontanne Theatre (205 West 46th Street).
The program included remarks and performances by many of Feuer's past collaborators, lifelong friends and associates, and artists who performed in his productions. Neil SimonNeil Simon; journalist Jimmy Breslin; performers Michele Lee, Joel Grey, Ellen FoleyEllen Foley, and Donna McKechnieDonna McKechnie; Gerald SchoenfeldGerald Schoenfeld, President, Shubert Organization, and Chairman, The League of American Theatres and Producers; and Rocco LandesmanRocco Landesman, President, Jujamcyn Theaters, were among those who appeared.
Feuer was nominated for nine Tony Awards, winning three - one for Guys and Dolls and two for How To Succeed… Feuer received a Special Tony Award for Lifetime Achievement in the Theatre in 2003. His feature film credits include the eight-time Academy Award-winning Cabaret and A Chorus Line. From 1989-2003, he was President and later Chairman of The League of American Theatres and Producers, Inc., the national trade association for Broadway producers, presenters and theatre owner/operators.
Joel Grey singing "Wilkommen" from Cabaret
Alvin Colt (original costume designer of Guys and Dolls)
Rocco Landesman (co-producer, Guys and Dolls)
Donna McKechnie sings "I Love Paris" and "It's Alright with Me" from Can-Can
Steve Ross sings "Can-Can"
Michele Lee sings "I Believe in You," a capella, from How to Succeed...
Ellen Foley sings "On the Other Side of the Tracks" from Little Me
Jed Feuer (Cy's son) welcomes Joe Wilder (first African-American trumpet player on Broadway)
Jed's band Bipolar plays songs from Cy's shows
Abba Bogin (music director, How to Succeed, Guys and Dolls), Joe Wilder, and Ira Bernstein (retired Broadway General Manager/Producer)
Joe Wilder, Ralph Alterbaum (trumpet), Joe Gianono (Guitar), Abba Bogin and Ira Bernstein
Kate Feuer (granddaughter), Max Feuer (grandson), and Fiona Breslin
Christine Pedi and Peter Bogyo (General Manager)
From This Author Ben Strothmann