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Gerald Freedman

 

Bio:
Gerald Freedman was an American theatre director, librettist, and lyricist. (read complete bio)

Stage Credits

Productions

 
[Washington, DC (Regional), 2005]
Director
 
[Broadway, 1995]
Director
 
[Broadway, 1980]
Director
 
[Broadway, 1979]
Director
 
[Broadway, 1976]
Director
 
[Broadway, 1976]
Director
 
[Broadway, 1975]
Director
 
[Broadway, 1974]
Director
 
[Broadway, 1973]
Director
 
[Broadway, 1972]
Director
 
[Broadway, 1971]
Director
 
[Broadway, 1971]
Director
 
[Off-Broadway, 1970]
Director
 
[Off-Broadway, 1970]
Director
 
[Broadway, 1968]
Director
 
[Off-Broadway, 1967]
Director
 
[Broadway, 1966]
Director
 
[Broadway, 1964]
Director
 
[Broadway, 1963]
Director
 
[Broadway, 1961]
Director
 
[Broadway, 1960]
Assistant to the Director
 
[Broadway, 1959]
Assistant to the Director
 
[Broadway, 1956]
Assistant to the Director

Writing

Bookwriter/Lyricist
Bookwriter
Lyricist

Gerald Freedman Biography

Gerald Freedman was an American theatre director, librettist, and lyricist.

Gerald Freedman Awards and Nominations

 
Drama Desk Awards - 1977 - Outstanding Director - Musical
Gerald Freedman, The Robber Bridegroom
 
Drama Desk Awards - 1976 - Outstanding Director - Musical
Gerald Freedman, The Robber Bridegroom

Gerald Freedman News

Ato Blankson-Wood Will Lead HAMLET in The Public Theater's 61st Season of Free Shakes Photo Ato Blankson-Wood Will Lead HAMLET in The Public Theater's 61st Season of Free Shakespeare in the Park
by Nicole Rosky - Jan 12, 2023

The 61st season of Free Shakespeare in the Park at The Delacorte Theater in Central Park will feature the classic drama HAMLET, directed by Tony Award winner Kenny Leon and featuring Tony Award nominee Ato Blankson-Wood (Slave Play, Public Works’ As You Like It) in the title role.

Wagner College To Host Ceremony And Staged Reading of 2022 Stanley Award-Winner, MARI Photo Wagner College To Host Ceremony And Staged Reading of 2022 Stanley Award-Winner, MARILYN, MOM, AND ME
by A.A. Cristi - Oct 25, 2022

Wagner College Theatre has announced that the winner of the 2022 Stanley Drama Award is Luke Yankee for his play Marilyn, Mom and Me.

San Francisco Opera Releases 'Streaming The First Century' Free Historical Recordings Photo San Francisco Opera Releases 'Streaming The First Century' Free Historical Recordings and Interviews
by Stephi Wild - Sep 13, 2022

As part of its centennial celebrations, San Francisco Opera released the first installment of Streaming the First Century.

HAIR Co-Creator James Rado Dies at 90 Photo HAIR Co-Creator James Rado Dies at 90
by Stephi Wild - Jun 22, 2022

James Rado, the Tony and Grammy Award-winning sole surviving co-creator of the ground-breaking Broadway musical HAIR - The American Tribal Love-Rock Musical, died peacefully Tuesday evening, June 21, 2022 in New York City surrounded by his loving family. 

Danai Gurira Led RICHARD III at Free Shakespeare in the Park Announces New First Prev Photo Danai Gurira Led RICHARD III at Free Shakespeare in the Park Announces New First Preview Date
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 2, 2022

Due to rehearsal schedule changes, The Public Theater's Free Shakespeare in the Park production of RICHARD III at The Delacorte Theater is delaying its first preview to Tuesday, June 21st. Get the full schedule for the show here. 

Ali Stroker, Daniel J. Watts & More to Star in Danai Gurira Led RICHARD III at Free S Photo Ali Stroker, Daniel J. Watts & More to Star in Danai Gurira Led RICHARD III at Free Shakespeare in the Park
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 25, 2022

The Public Theater announced complete casting for the Free Shakespeare in the Park production of RICHARD III, kicking off the 60th Anniversary Season at The Delacorte Theater.

Elizabeth Sobol And Paloma Garcia-Lee To Speak At UNCSA Commencement Ceremonies In Ma Photo Elizabeth Sobol And Paloma Garcia-Lee To Speak At UNCSA Commencement Ceremonies In May
by A.A. Cristi - Apr 12, 2022

Two illustrious alumnae who have made tremendous strides both behind the scenes and on the stage and screen will speak at the 56th commencement ceremonies of the University of North Carolina School of the Arts (UNCSA), Chancellor Brian Cole has announced.

Danai Gurira, Darius de Haas & More to Star in 60th Anniversary Season of Free Shakes Photo Danai Gurira, Darius de Haas & More to Star in 60th Anniversary Season of Free Shakespeare in the Park
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 2, 2022

The Public Theater announced the line-up today for the 60th Anniversary Season of Free Shakespeare in the Park at The Delacorte Theater.

Joel Grey to Host Theater Hall of Fame 50th Anniversary Ceremony Photo Joel Grey to Host Theater Hall of Fame 50th Anniversary Ceremony
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 5, 2021

Joel Grey has been announced as the host for the 50th annual Theater Hall of Fame for Lifetime Achievement in the American Theater induction ceremony. The ceremony will take place on November 15, 2021 at the Gershwin Theatre.

Alan Menken, Lynn Nottage, Leslie Uggams & More Will Be Inducted Into Theater Hall of Photo Alan Menken, Lynn Nottage, Leslie Uggams & More Will Be Inducted Into Theater Hall of Fame
by Nicole Rosky - Jun 14, 2021

BroadwayWorld has just learned that the Theater Hall of Fame will induct six distinguished artists at its November 15th ceremony. 2021 inductees will include: Bob Crowley, Gerald Freedman, Alan Menken, Lynn Nottage, Anna Deveare Smith and Leslie Uggams.

Gerald Freedman Videos

VIDEO: Ethel Merman, David Merrick & More in Rare Footage from Original GYPSY Rehearsal
by Caryn Robbins - Jul 13, 2015

Professional writer, playwright and lyricist, Stephen B. Crowley has shared astounding footage of the original 1959 production of GYPSY in rehearsal.


Gerald Freedman Frequently Asked Questions

How many shows has Gerald Freedman written?
Gerald Freedman has written 1 shows including A Time for Singing (Bookwriter/Lyricist).

What awards has Gerald Freedman been nominated for?
Outstanding Director - Musical (Drama Desk Awards) for The Robber Bridegroom and Outstanding Director - Musical (Drama Desk Awards) for The Robber Bridegroom .