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Emanuel Azenberg

 
Birth Place:
New York, NY, USA
Bio:
Mr. Azenberg's producing credits on Broadway include Ragtime, The Lion in Winter, Mark Twain Tonight, Ain't Misbehavin', Children of a Lesser God, Master Harold...and the boys, Stoppard's The Real Thing, A Moon for the Misbegotten, Sunday in the Park With George, Whoopi Goldberg, Long Day's Journey ... (read complete bio)
 
Date of Birth: January 22, 1934 (88)

Birth Place: New York, NY, USA

Bio:
Mr. Azenberg's producing credits on Broadway include Ragtime, The Lion in Winter, Mark Twain Tonight, Ain't Misbehavin', Children of a Lesser God, Master Harold...and the boys, Stoppard's The Real Thing, A Moon for the Misbegotten, Sunday in the Park With George, Whoopi Goldberg, Long Day's Journey ... (read complete bio)

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Photos

Emanuel Azenberg, recipient of the Tony Lifetime Achievement Award Photo

Emanuel Azenberg, recipient of the Tony Lifetime Achievement Award

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06/11/2012
Lani Azenberg, Emanuel Azenberg Photo

Lani Azenberg, Emanuel Azenberg

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06/09/2012
 filmmaker Albert Maysles & producer Emanuel Azenberg Photo

filmmaker Albert Maysles & producer Emanuel Azenberg

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11/08/2011

 

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[Broadway, 2012]
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[Broadway, 2009] Cancelled
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[Broadway, 2008]
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[Broadway, 2005]
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Emanuel Azenberg Biography

Mr. Azenberg's producing credits on Broadway include Ragtime, The Lion in Winter, Mark Twain Tonight, Ain't Misbehavin', Children of a Lesser God, Master Harold...and the boys, Stoppard's The Real Thing, A Moon for the Misbegotten, Sunday in the Park With George, Whoopi Goldberg, Long Day's Journey into Night, Jerome Robbins' Broadway, Side Show, The Iceman Cometh, Stones in His Pockets, Private Lives and Movin' Out.

He has produced Neil Simon's work since 1972, including The Odd Couple,The Sunshine Boys, Chapter Two, They're Playing Our Song, Brighton Beach Memoirs, Biloxi Blues, Broadway Bound, Lost in Yonkers.

Film: Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead, Sunday in the Park With George, Master Harold...and the boys.

Professor at Duke University since 1985.

Emanuel Azenberg Awards and Nominations

 
Tony Awards - 2012 - Best Musical
Emanuel Azenberg, Nice Work If You Can Get It
 
Tony Awards - 2012 - Special Tony Award for Lifetime Achievement in the Theatre Gold Star
Emanuel Azenberg
 
Tony Awards - 2010 - Best Revival of a Musical
Emanuel Azenberg, Ragtime
 
Tony Awards - 2008 - Best Revival of a Play
Emanuel Azenberg, Macbeth
 
Tony Awards - 2003 - Best Musical
Emanuel Azenberg, Movin' Out
 
Tony Awards - 2003 - Best Revival of a Musical
Emanuel Azenberg, La Bohème
 
Tony Awards - 2002 - Best Revival of a Play Gold Star
Emanuel Azenberg, Private Lives
 
Tony Awards - 1999 - Best Revival of a Play
Emanuel Azenberg, The Iceman Cometh
 
Tony Awards - 1998 - Best Musical
Emanuel Azenberg, Side Show
 
Tony Awards - 1993 - Best Musical
Emanuel Azenberg , The Goodbye Girl
 
Tony Awards - 1991 - Best Play Gold Star
Emanuel Azenberg, Lost in Yonkers
 
Tony Awards - 1989 - Best Musical Gold Star
Emanuel Azenberg, Jerome Robbins' Broadway
 
Tony Awards - 1987 - Best Play
Emanuel Azenberg, Broadway Bound
 
Tony Awards - 1985 - Best Play Gold Star
Emanuel Azenberg, Biloxi Blues
 
Tony Awards - 1985 - Best Revival Gold Star
Emanuel Azenberg, Joe Egg
 
Tony Awards - 1984 - Best Musical
Emanuel Azenberg, Sunday in the Park with George
 
Tony Awards - 1984 - Best Play
Emanuel Azenberg, The Real Thing
 
Tony Awards - 1984 - Best Revival
Emanuel Azenberg, A Moon for the Misbegotten
 
Tony Awards - 1982 - Best Play
Emanuel Azenberg, 'Master Harold'...and the Boys
 
Tony Awards - 1980 - Best Play Gold Star
Emanuel Azenberg, Children of a Lesser God
 
Tony Awards - 1979 - Best Musical
Emanuel Azenberg, They're Playing Our Song
 
Tony Awards - 1979 - Best Play
Emanuel Azenberg, Whose Life Is It Anyway
 
Tony Awards - 1978 - Best Musical Gold Star
Emanuel Azenberg, Ain't Misbehavin'
 
Tony Awards - 1978 - Best Play
Emanuel Azenberg, Chapter Two
 
Tony Awards - 1973 - Best Play
Emanuel Azenberg, The Sunshine Boys
 
Tony Awards - 1972 - Best Musical
Emanuel Azenberg, Ain't Supposed to Die a Natural Death

Emanuel Azenberg News

Britton & The Sting, Irene Gandy and More Complete the Lineup for TEDxBroadway TEN Photo Britton & The Sting, Irene Gandy and More Complete the Lineup for TEDxBroadway TEN
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 2, 2022

 The TEDxBroadway TEN stage is now set as organizers today revealed the final speakers rounding out the complete lineup for the milestone event being held Tuesday, May 17 at 1pm Eastern. 

Nicole Javanna Johnson, Justin Schuman & More Announced as TEDxBroadway Speakers Photo Nicole Javanna Johnson, Justin Schuman & More Announced as TEDxBroadway Speakers
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 13, 2022

Today,¬†TEDxBroadway¬†organizers have announced more speakers for¬†TEDxBroadway TEN on Tuesday, May 17 at 1pm Eastern.¬†¬†The hybrid event ‚Äď at New World Stages and exclusively livestreaming on¬†Stellar, will gather a global community of changemakers to consider the central mission question, ‚ÄúWhat‚Äôs the BEST Broadway can be?‚ÄĚ

Theatre Under The Stars Announces 2022/23 Season Featuring THE GRISWOLDS' BROADWAY VA Photo Theatre Under The Stars Announces 2022/23 Season Featuring THE GRISWOLDS' BROADWAY VACATION & More
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 15, 2022

Today, Theatre Under The Stars (TUTS) announced the exciting line-up of musicals for its 2022/23 Season featuring a beloved Disney classic and pre-Broadway co-production with Seattle’s 5th Avenue Theatre.

VIDEO: New Lyric Video Launched in Honor of 42nd Anniversary of THEY'RE PLAYING OUR S Photo VIDEO: New Lyric Video Launched in Honor of 42nd Anniversary of THEY'RE PLAYING OUR SONG
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 11, 2021

Today Concord Theatricals launched a brand new lyric video in honor of the 42nd anniversary of the Broadway opening of THEY’RE PLAYING OUR SONG. The play was presented on Broadway by Emanuel Azenberg at the Imperial Theatre in New York City, beginning previews on February 2, 1979 and opening on February 11.

The National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene's Chanukah Spectacular Entertains Global Audi Photo The National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene's Chanukah Spectacular Entertains Global Audience Of More Than 22K
by Stephi Wild - Dec 9, 2020

More than 22,000 people from across the globe tuned in to the National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene's star-studded celebration, the Folksbiene Chanukah Spectacular, an evening filled with song, dance, comedy and cameo celebrity appearances - all highlighting the vibrancy and joy of Yiddish theater.

Carol Burnett, Billy Crystal, Beanie Feldstein, Mandy Patinkin & More Join FOLKSBIENE Photo Carol Burnett, Billy Crystal, Beanie Feldstein, Mandy Patinkin & More Join FOLKSBIENE CHANUKAH SPECTACULAR
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 12, 2020

Yiddish song, dance, comedy and celebration - from across the globe - come together when the National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene presents a Folksbiene Chanukah Spectacular this December, featuring an international array of more than 50 stars - from Broadway music, movies and television to the Yiddish stage.

Broadway Books: 10 Books on Stage Management to Read While Staying Inside! Photo Broadway Books: 10 Books on Stage Management to Read While Staying Inside!
by Stephi Wild - Aug 2, 2020

These books, many of which were written by stage managers either present or former, will teach people looking to break into stage management all about the basics. Some are aimed at students, or those just beginning their careers. With tips and tricks, inside information, and much more, there's something for every aspiring stage manager here!

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by A.A. Cristi - Mar 5, 2020

Photo Coverage: Inside the THEY'RE PLAYING OUR SONG 40th Anniversary Concert, Starrin Photo Photo Coverage: Inside the THEY'RE PLAYING OUR SONG 40th Anniversary Concert, Starring Lucie Arnaz and Robert Klein
by Walter McBride - Feb 12, 2019

A 40th Anniversary reunion benefit concert of the 1979 hit Broadway production of They're Playing Our Song was held on Monday, February 11th at 7:30 pm at the Music Box Theatre (239 West 45th St.). The show starred the Broadway cast members Lucie Arnaz as 'Sonia Walsk' and Robert Klein as 'Vernon Gersch'.

Lucie Arnaz & Robert Klein Will Benefit The Actors Fund Tonight with Reunion Concert  Photo Lucie Arnaz & Robert Klein Will Benefit The Actors Fund Tonight with Reunion Concert of THEY'RE PLAYING OUR SONG
by Nicole Rosky - Feb 11, 2019

A 40th Anniversary reunion benefit concert of the 1979 hit Broadway production of They're Playing Our Song will be held on Monday, February 11th at 7:30 pm at the Music Box Theatre (239 West 45th St.) and will star the Broadway cast members Lucie Arnaz as 'Sonia Walsk' and Robert Klein as 'Vernon Gersch'.

Emanuel Azenberg Videos

STAGE TUBE: Backstage with NICE WORK IF YOU CAN GET IT's 'Floyd', Jeff Schecter
by Stage Tube - Aug 8, 2012

Young Hollywood (hosted by Lesley Robins) went backstage to Broadway's production of the classic Gershwin musical NICE WORK IF YOU CAN GET IT with Jeff Schecter, who plays Floyd. This behind-the-scenes peek looks at the show, its costume department, fun props and more. Plus, Schecter reveals what it's like to work with Matthew Broderick and what it was like taking over as the understudy for the Tony Award-winning role of Cookie, played by star Michael McGrath. Check out the video below!

STAGE TUBE: Meet the Creative Team of NICE WORK IF YOU CAN GET IT!
by Stage Tube - Apr 19, 2012

The team behind the new musical comedy NICE WORK IF YOU CAN GET IT recently sat down to talk about the process of bringing some of George Gershwin and Ira Gershwin's most beloved standards back to Broadway for contemporary audiences. Click below to meet music supervisor David Chase and orchestrator Bill Elliott.

STAGE TUBE: RAGTIME Visits Good Morning America
by BroadwayWorld TV - Dec 19, 2009

Cast members of Broadway's acclaimed production of 'Ragtime' visited the set of 'Good Morning America', and gave its hosts a quick lesson in dance moves, Ragtime-style.

STAGE TUBE: First Look at RAGTIME on Broadway!
by Robert Diamond - Nov 13, 2009

The John F. Kennedy Center's new production of Terrence McNally, Lynn Ahrens and Stephen Flaherty's Tony Award¬ģ winning musical RAGTIME, based on the E.L. Doctorow novel, features direction and choreography by Marcia Milgrom Dodge, and a majestic 28-piece orchestra led by musical director James Moore.

STAGE TUBE: RAGTIME's New Viral Video
by Eddie Varley - Nov 1, 2009

Take a special look at the fantastic new commercial for the new Broadway production of RAGTIME which is currently in previews at the Neil Simon Theatre (250 West 52 Street). You can watch the new RAGTIME tv spot right here on STAGE TUBE!

STAGE TUBE: Broadway's RAGTIME - Behind the Scenes!
by Eddie Varley - Oct 22, 2009

Be the first to get a special behind-the-scenes sneak peek of the new Broadway production of RAGTIME before performances begin this Friday, October 23 at the Neil Simon Theatre (250 West 52 Street). You can watch the new teaser trailer video featuring interviews with the cast and creative team and a birds eye view into the New York press rehearsal right here on STAGE TUBE!


Emanuel Azenberg Frequently Asked Questions

What awards has Emanuel Azenberg been nominated for?
Best Musical (Tony Awards) for Nice Work If You Can Get It , Special Tony Award for Lifetime Achievement in the Theatre (Tony Awards) , Best Revival of a Musical (Tony Awards) for Ragtime , Best Revival of a Play (Tony Awards) for Macbeth , Best Musical (Tony Awards) for Movin' Out , Best Revival of a Musical (Tony Awards) for La Bohème , Best Revival of a Play (Tony Awards) for Private Lives , Best Revival of a Play (Tony Awards) for The Iceman Cometh , Best Musical (Tony Awards) for Side Show , Best Musical (Tony Awards) for The Goodbye Girl , Best Play (Tony Awards) for Lost in Yonkers , Best Musical (Tony Awards) for Jerome Robbins' Broadway , Best Play (Tony Awards) for Broadway Bound , Best Play (Tony Awards) for Biloxi Blues , Best Revival (Tony Awards) for Joe Egg , Best Musical (Tony Awards) for Sunday in the Park with George , Best Play (Tony Awards) for The Real Thing , Best Revival (Tony Awards) for A Moon for the Misbegotten , Best Play (Tony Awards) for 'Master Harold'...and the Boys , Best Play (Tony Awards) for Children of a Lesser God , Best Musical (Tony Awards) for They're Playing Our Song , Best Play (Tony Awards) for Whose Life Is It Anyway , Best Musical (Tony Awards) for Ain't Misbehavin' , Best Play (Tony Awards) for Chapter Two Best Play (Tony Awards) for The Sunshine Boys and Best Musical (Tony Awards) for Ain't Supposed to Die a Natural Death .

What awards has Emanuel Azenberg won?
Special Tony Award for Lifetime Achievement in the Theatre (Tony Awards), Best Revival of a Play (Tony Awards) for Private Lives, Best Play (Tony Awards) for Lost in Yonkers, Best Musical (Tony Awards) for Jerome Robbins' Broadway, Best Play (Tony Awards) for Biloxi Blues , Best Revival (Tony Awards) for Joe Egg Best Play (Tony Awards) for Children of a Lesser Godand Best Musical (Tony Awards) for Ain't Misbehavin'.