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Ben Sprecher

 
Bio:
Ben Sprecher is a Broadway producer and general manager. Sprecher's credits include, as producer, Voices in the Dark (1999), Tony Award-nominee Fortune's Fool (2002), Sly Fox (2004), Mark Twain Tonight! (2005), The Odd Couple (2005–06), Legends (2006–07) starring Joan Collins and Linda Evans, A ... (read complete bio)
 

Bio:
Ben Sprecher is a Broadway producer and general manager. Sprecher's credits include, as producer, Voices in the Dark (1999), Tony Award-nominee Fortune's Fool (2002), Sly Fox (2004), Mark Twain Tonight! (2005), The Odd Couple (2005–06), Legends (2006–07) starring Joan Collins and Linda Evans, A ... (read complete bio)

Stage Credits

Productions

 
[Broadway, 2009] Cancelled
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[Broadway, 2009]
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[Broadway, 2008]
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[Broadway, 2007]
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[Broadway, 2005]
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[Broadway, 2005]
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[Off-Broadway, 2004]
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[Off-Broadway, 2004]
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[Broadway, 2004]
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[Off-Broadway, 2002]
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[Broadway, 2002]
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[Off-Broadway, 2002]
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[Off-Broadway, 2001]
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[Off-Broadway, 2001]
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[Off-Broadway, 2000]
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[Broadway, 1999]
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[Off-Broadway, 1998]
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[Off-Broadway, 1997]
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[Off-Broadway, 1995]
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[Off-Broadway, 1993]
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[Off-Broadway, 1989]
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[Off-Broadway, 1986]
General Manager
 
[Off-Broadway, 1984]
Production Supervisor
 
[Off-Broadway, 1982]
Associate Producer
 
[Broadway, 1982]
General Manager
 
[US Tour, 2008]
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[New York, 2004]
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Photos



Amy Sprecher and Ben Sprecher (Producers)

From: 
Date:
09/22/2009


Albert Poland, Ben Sprecher, Jamie DeRoy and Jeffrey Richards

From: 
Date:
12/14/2006

 

Stage

Productions

[Broadway, 2009] Cancelled
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[Broadway, 2009]
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[Broadway, 2008]
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[Broadway, 2007]
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[Broadway, 2005]
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[Broadway, 2005]
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[Off-Broadway, 2004]
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[Off-Broadway, 2004]
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[Broadway, 2004]
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[Off-Broadway, 2002]
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[Broadway, 2002]
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[Off-Broadway, 2002]
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[Off-Broadway, 2001]
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[Off-Broadway, 2001]
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[Off-Broadway, 2000]
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[Broadway, 1999]
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[Off-Broadway, 1998]
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[Off-Broadway, 1997]
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[Off-Broadway, 1995]
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[Off-Broadway, 1993]
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[Off-Broadway, 1989]
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[Off-Broadway, 1986]
General Manager

[Off-Broadway, 1984]
Production Supervisor

[Off-Broadway, 1982]
Associate Producer

[Broadway, 1982]
General Manager

[US Tour, 2008]
Producer

[New York, 2004]
Producer

Ben Sprecher Biography

Ben Sprecher is a Broadway producer and general manager. Sprecher's credits include, as producer, Voices in the Dark (1999), Tony Award-nominee Fortune's Fool (2002), Sly Fox (2004), Mark Twain Tonight! (2005), The Odd Couple (2005–06), Legends (2006–07) starring Joan Collins and Linda Evans, A Moon for the Misbegotten (2007) starring Kevin Spacey and Eve Best, and American Buffalo (2008) starring John Leguizamo and Cedric the Entertainer.

Sprecher is founder and chairman of The Sprecher Organization, and built the Promenade Theatre, the Variety Arts Theatre, and the Little Shubert Theatre. The Sprecher Organization produces and general manages plays and musicals, acts as General Manager and/or Executive Producer for other producers and provides integrated production and marketing services through on-site staff, subsidiaries or affiliated providers.

Ben Sprecher Awards and Nominations

 
The Lortels - 2002 - Outstanding Play
Ben Sprecher, The Shape of Things
 
Tony Awards - 2002 - Best Play
Ben Sprecher, Fortune's Fool
 
The Lortels - 2001 - Outstanding Play
Ben Sprecher, The Unexpected Man

Ben Sprecher News

REBECCA Producer, Ben Sprecher, Sentenced to Probation in Child Pornography Case Photo REBECCA Producer, Ben Sprecher, Sentenced to Probation in Child Pornography Case
by A.A. Cristi - Mar 18, 2021

Ben Sprecher, producer of the doomed Broadway musical Rebecca, was sentenced to probation today, following his August 2019 arrest for possession of child pornography.

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by Matt Tamanini - Jan 1, 2020

Wake Up With BWW 8/14: BETRAYAL Begins Previews, A CHRISTMAS CAROL and HOW I LEARNED  Photo Wake Up With BWW 8/14: BETRAYAL Begins Previews, A CHRISTMAS CAROL and HOW I LEARNED TO DRIVE Come to Broadway, and More!
by Stephi Wild - Aug 14, 2019

Today's top stories: Betrayal begins previews, plus Broadway runs announced for A Christmas Carol and How I Learned to Drive!

REBECCA Producer, Ben Sprecher, Arrested for Child Pornography Photo REBECCA Producer, Ben Sprecher, Arrested for Child Pornography
by Nicole Rosky - Aug 13, 2019

According to the New York Post, Ben Sprecher, producer of the doomed Broadway musical Rebecca, was arrested today, August 13, for possession of child pornography.

REBECCA Producers Denied Motion to Set Aside Damages Verdict in Case Against Former P Photo REBECCA Producers Denied Motion to Set Aside Damages Verdict in Case Against Former Publicist
by Stephi Wild - Jun 18, 2018

A verdict has been reached in the most recent phase of the Rebecca the Musical scandal, as the producers Ben Sprecher and Louise Forlenza have been denied their motion to set aside the damages verdict reached in their case against former publicist Marc Thibodeau.

REBECCA Trial Update: The Verdict is In!
by Nicole Rosky - May 10, 2017

The seemingly never-ending saga of the ill-fated musical REBECCA, which cancelled its Broadway run in 2012, is at last coming to a close.

Scoop: REBECCA Trial Update; Testimony Today Throws Timeline Into Question
by Robert Diamond - Apr 26, 2017

On the stand today in the trial was Ben Smith, an Australian property developer who at just under $2 million dollars has one of the largest stakes in the failed production.

REBECCA Producers Have Officially Lost Rights to Bring the Ill-Fated Musical to Broadway
by Nicole Rosky - Apr 24, 2017

According to Deadline, it was revealed in an opening argument that, after years of postponements, producers Ben Sprecher and Louise Florenza have indeed lost the rights to the musical.

THE EXORCIST Begins Tonight the UK, Just in Time for Halloween
by BWW News Desk - Oct 21, 2016

The stage version of THE EXORCIST, which first debuted at the Geffen Playhouse in Los Angeles in 2012, is making its UK debut just in time for Halloween.

THE EXORCIST Premieres at Birmingham Repertory Theatre
by Liz Cearns - Sep 22, 2016

A new production of The Exorcist, directed by Sean Mathias, will receive its UK premiere at Birmingham Repertory Theatre from Friday 21 October - Saturday 5 November 2016. The cast features Jenny Seagrove in the role of Chris, Peter Bowles as Father Merrin and Adam Garcia as Damien.

Ben Sprecher Videos

STAGE TUBE: REBECCA Producer Ben Sprecher Speaks Out on CBS THIS MORNING
by Stage Tube - Oct 16, 2012

REBECCA, the new musical based on the classic novel by Daphne Du Maurier novel, was scheduled to begin rehearsals Monday, September 10 prior to an October 30 first preview and November 18 premiere at the Broadhurst Theatre. The show's producer, Ben Sprecher, spoke out on CBS THIS MORNING - view the full interview below.

BWW TV: Highlights from Broadway-Bound REBECCA!
by BroadwayWorld TV - May 31, 2012

REBECCA, the new musical based on the classic novel by Daphne Du Maurier novel (and later turned into an Oscar-winning film by Alfred Hitchcock) will open on Broadway Sunday, November 18 at The Broadhurst Theatre (235 West 44th Street). Can't wait until November? BroadwayWorld brings you highlights from the Stuttgart production below!


Ben Sprecher Frequently Asked Questions

What awards has Ben Sprecher been nominated for?
Outstanding Play (The Lortels) for The Shape of Things Best Play (Tony Awards) for Fortune's Fool and Outstanding Play (The Lortels) for The Unexpected Man .