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Bernard Gersten

 
Date of Birth: January 30, 1923 (99)

Birth Place: USA

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Stage Credits

  [Broadway]
1945
Ensemble

Productions

 
[Broadway, 2017]
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[Off-Broadway, 1999]
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[Off-Broadway, 1998]
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[Off-Broadway, 1997]
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[Off-Broadway, 1996]
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[Off-Broadway, 1995]
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[Off-Broadway, 1993]
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Executive Director
 
[Off-Broadway, 1991]
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[Off-Broadway, 1990]
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[Off-Broadway, 1989]
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[US Tour, 1988]
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[Off-Broadway, 1988]
Executive Producer
 
[Off-Broadway, 1988]
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[Off-Broadway, 1987]
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[Off-Broadway, 1986]
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[Off-Broadway, 1986]
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[Off-Broadway, 1986]
Executive Producer
 
[Off-Broadway, 1986]
Executive Producer
 
[Off-Broadway, 1985]
Executive Producer
 
[Broadway, 1984]
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[Broadway, 1984]
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[Broadway, 1979]
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[Broadway, 1978]
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[Off-Broadway, 1978]
Associate Producer
 
[Off-Broadway, 1978]
Associate Producer
 
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Associate Producer
 
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Associate Producer
 
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[Off-Broadway, 1977]
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[Broadway, 1976]
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Stage Manager
 
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[Off-Broadway, 1954]
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General Manager
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Stage Manager
 
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Production Stage Manager
 
[Broadway, 1945]
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Bernard Gersten Awards and Nominations

 
Tony Awards - 2013 - Best Revival of a Play
Bernard Gersten, Golden Boy
 
Tony Awards - 2013 - Special Tony Award for Lifetime Achievement in the Theatre Gold Star
Bernard Gersten
 
Tony Awards - 2013 - Special Tony Award for Lifetime Achievement in the Theatre Gold Star
Bernard Gersten
 
Tony Awards - 1994 - Best Revival of a Musical Gold Star
Bernard Gersten, Carousel
 
Tony Awards - 1994 - Best Revival of a Play
Bernard Gersten, Abe Lincoln in Illinois
 
Tony Awards - 1993 - Best Play
Bernard Gersten, The Sisters Rosensweig
 
Tony Awards - 1992 - Best Play
Bernard Gersten, Four Baboons Adoring the Sun
 
Tony Awards - 1992 - Best Play
Bernard Gersten , Two Shakespearean Actors
 
Tony Awards - 1991 - Best Play
Bernard Gersten, Six Degrees of Separation
 
Drama Desk Awards - 1989 - Special Awards Gold Star
Bernard Gersten
 
Tony Awards - 1988 - Best Musical
Bernard Gersten, Sarafina!
 
Tony Awards - 1988 - Best Revival Gold Star
Bernard Gersten, Anything Goes
 
Tony Awards - 1987 - Best Revival
Bernard Gersten, The Front Page
 
Tony Awards - 1986 - Best Play
Bernard Gersten, The House of Blue Leaves

Bernard Gersten News

Photo: Tickets on Sale Now For FLYING OVER SUNSET; Get a First Look! Photo Photo: Tickets on Sale Now For FLYING OVER SUNSET; Get a First Look!
by Stephi Wild - Aug 2, 2021

Set in the 1950’s, FLYING OVER SUNSET is a work of fiction inspired by the lives of three extraordinary and accomplished people - writer Aldous Huxley (to be played by Harry Hadden-Paton); playwright, diplomat, and congresswoman, Clare Boothe Luce (Carmen Cusack); and film legend Cary Grant (Tony Yazbeck).

Podcast: The Late Bernard Gersten Gives His Final Interview on THE FABULOUS INVALID Photo Podcast: The Late Bernard Gersten Gives His Final Interview on THE FABULOUS INVALID
by Nicole Rosky - May 14, 2020

The latest episode of the Broadway podcast a?oeThe Fabulous Invalida?? is a tribute to legendary theatre producer and non-profit administrator Bernard Gersten, who passed away on April 27th at age 97. 

VIDEO Lincoln Center Theater Shares Interview With Bernard Gersten Photo VIDEO Lincoln Center Theater Shares Interview With Bernard Gersten
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 28, 2020

Lincoln Center Theater is paying tribute to Tony-Winning Producer Bernard Gersten, who recently passed away at the age of 97.

Tony-Winning Producer Bernard Gersten Passes Away at 97 Photo Tony-Winning Producer Bernard Gersten Passes Away at 97
by Nicole Rosky - Apr 27, 2020

BroadwayWorld is saddened to report that theatre producer Bernard Gersten passed away this morning in his sleep. He was 97 years old.

Theater Legend Gerald Freedman Has Passed Away at 92 Photo Theater Legend Gerald Freedman Has Passed Away at 92
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 17, 2020

Ideastream has reported that Great Lakes Theater Legend Gerald Freedman has passed away at age 92.

A Celebration Of E. Katherine Kerr Announced At Playwrights Horizons Photo A Celebration Of E. Katherine Kerr Announced At Playwrights Horizons
by A.A. Cristi - Sep 4, 2019

Friends, colleagues, and students of the highly regarded and much loved actor, teacher, writer, and director E. Katherine Kerr will gather on Monday, September 30, 2019, at 6:00 P.M. at Playwrights Horizons Peter Jay Sharp Theater to celebrate her life.

New 42nd Street President And CEO Cora Cahan Will Step Down In June 2019 Photo New 42nd Street President And CEO Cora Cahan Will Step Down In June 2019
by Julie Musbach - Aug 9, 2018

Cora Cahan, the founding President and CEO of The New 42nd Street, has announced that she will step down at the end of June 2019.

Podcast: 'Keith Price's Curtain Call' Welcomes Director and Author Isaac Klein Photo Podcast: 'Keith Price's Curtain Call' Welcomes Director and Author Isaac Klein
by Keith Price's Curtain Call - Dec 19, 2017

Director Isaac Klein stops by the studio to talk about his new book, SCHOOL OF DOING, featuring the lessons of Master Teacher, Director, and personal mentor, Gerald Freedman.

Photo Flash: Raul Esparza, Daphne Rubin-Vega, Marisa Tomei and More Celebrate ILLYRIA Photo Photo Flash: Raul Esparza, Daphne Rubin-Vega, Marisa Tomei and More Celebrate ILLYRIA's Opening Night at The Public
by BWW News Desk - Oct 31, 2017

Illyria, written and directed by Richard Nelson, opened at The Public Theater last night, Monday, October 30. Below, BroadwayWorld has photos from the opening night festivities, featuring guests Raul Esparza, Corey Stoll, Nadia Bowers, Daphne Rubin-Vega, Marissa Tomei, Suzan-Lori Parks, Alex Timbers, Michael Stuhlbarg, Stephen Spinella, and more!

Photo Flash: First Look at ILLYRIA at The Public Theater Photo Photo Flash: First Look at ILLYRIA at The Public Theater
by BWW News Desk - Oct 27, 2017

The Public Theater's Illyria, written and directed by Richard Nelson. Illyria runs through Sunday, December 10, with an official press opening on Monday, October 30. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below!

Bernard Gersten Videos

BWW TV: Jonathan Groff, Caissie Levy & More Let the Sun Shine in Again at 50th Annive Videoplay
BWW TV: Jonathan Groff, Caissie Levy & More Let the Sun Shine in Again at 50th Anniversary of HAIR- Watch Highlights!

by BroadwayWorld TV - Oct 26, 2017

Last night The Public Theater celebrated the 50th Anniversary of HAIR, the American tribal love-rock musical that originally opened at The Public Theater at 425 Lafayette Street. The one-night-only benefit performance, directed by Diane Paulus, took place at Jazz at Lincoln Center's Frederick P. Rose Hall.

BWW TV: Watch BWW's Special Coverage of the Tony Eve Cocktail Party!
by Robert Diamond - Jun 9, 2013

The Tonys are just a few hours away, but as you get ready, check out our special video from the annual Tony Eve Cocktail Party which took place last night, Saturday, June 8th, at the Lugo Caffe (One Penn Plaza) in Midtown.

Angela Lansbury, Kevin Kline, Patti LuPone, and More Set for Acting Company's Ruby Ball, 12/3
by Nicole Rosky - Nov 13, 2012

At The Acting Company's 40th Anniversary Ruby Ball on Monday, December 3, 2012 at Capitale, James Houghton, Founding Artistic Director of the Signature Theatre and the Richard Rodgers Director of Juilliard's Drama Division, will accept the John Houseman Award recognizing his profound commitment to the development of American actors and an audience for the theater. Earl Weiner, Board Chairman of both The Acting Company and the Theater Development Fund (TDF) will receive the Warburg Humanitarian Award for his outstanding philanthropic endeavor and leadership. According to Barbara Fleischman, Gala Chair, Harriet Harris(Thoroughly Modern Millie, upcoming in Cinderella) and Dr. Kate Levin, Commissioner of New York City's Department of Cultural Affairs, will present the awards; Jim Dale will host, Kate Baldwin (Finian's Rainbow, upcoming in Giant) will perform and tributes will be offered by Angela Lansbury, Kevin Kline, Patti LuPone, Rainn Wilson, Dana Ivey, Hamish Linklater, Joe Dowling, Director of The Guthrie and Michael Kahn, Artistic Director of Washington's Shakespeare Theater. Four hundred guests complete an industry-filled audience of producers, directors, entertainers and other notables including The Honorable Thomas Kean, record producer Clive Davis,director/choreographer Susan Stroman, TV personality Pia Lindstrom, Juilliard President Joseph Polisi, composerMary Rodgers Guettel and The Broadway League's Charlotte St. Martin. Tickets from 212-258-3111.

STAGE TUBE: Tour of the New Claire Tow Theatre
by BroadwayWorld TV - Nov 13, 2011

In February 2010, Lincoln Center Theater (under the direction of Andre Bishop, Artistic Director, and Bernard Gersten, Executive Producer) announced plans to expand its operations to the roof of the Vivian Beaumont Theater. For a tour of the new theater, watch the video below!

BWW TV: 2011 Tony Awards Winners Circle -Nick Stafford on How WAR HORSE was at Once a Challenge and a Privilege
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jun 27, 2011

Nick Stafford won the 2011 Tony Award for Best Play for War Horse. Broadway Beat's Richie Ridge spoke with the 'befuddled' scribe immediately following his big moment. Click below to hear all aboutthe trials and tribulations of creating the epic production.

BWW TV: Sneak Peek at WOMEN ON THE VERGE... On Broadway!
by Robert Diamond - Nov 3, 2010

Lincoln Center Theater's production of the new musical WOMEN ON THE VERGE OF A NERVOUS BREAKDOWN, based on the film by Pedro Almodóvar, with a book by Jeffrey Lane, music and lyrics by David Yazbek and direction by Bartlett Sher opens tomorrow night (November 4) at 6:45pm at The Belasco Theatre on Broadway (111 West 44 Street).

STAGE TUBE: Jerry Stiller Remembers Joe Papp on Theater Talk
by Robert Diamond - Dec 3, 2009

The great Jerry Stiller remembers the late Joseph Papp, master impresario and creator of the Public Theater.


Bernard Gersten Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has Bernard Gersten been in?
Bernard Gersten has appeared on Broadway in 1 shows.

How many West End shows has Bernard Gersten been in?
Bernard Gersten has not appeared in the West End

What awards has Bernard Gersten been nominated for?
Best Revival of a Play (Tony Awards) for Golden Boy , Special Tony Award for Lifetime Achievement in the Theatre (Tony Awards) , Special Tony Award for Lifetime Achievement in the Theatre (Tony Awards) , Best Revival of a Musical (Tony Awards) for Carousel , Best Revival of a Play (Tony Awards) for Abe Lincoln in Illinois , Best Play (Tony Awards) for The Sisters Rosensweig , Best Play (Tony Awards) for Four Baboons Adoring the Sun , Best Play (Tony Awards) for Two Shakespearean Actors , Best Play (Tony Awards) for Six Degrees of Separation , Special Awards (Drama Desk Awards) , Best Musical (Tony Awards) for Sarafina! , Best Revival (Tony Awards) for Anything Goes Best Revival (Tony Awards) for The Front Page and Best Play (Tony Awards) for The House of Blue Leaves .

What awards has Bernard Gersten won?
Special Tony Award for Lifetime Achievement in the Theatre (Tony Awards), Special Tony Award for Lifetime Achievement in the Theatre (Tony Awards), Best Revival of a Musical (Tony Awards) for Carousel Special Awards (Drama Desk Awards)and Best Revival (Tony Awards) for Anything Goes.