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

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[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, 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 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

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Interview: Luke Yankee's Being Me in MARILYN, MOM & ME

Luke Yankee’s Marilyn, Mom & Me world premieres February 16, 2024, at the International City Theatre. Written by Luke, he also directs the cast of Laura Gardner, Alisha Soper, Jacquelin Lorraine Schofield, Brian Rohan and Noah Wagner.

Josie de Guzman to Present BACK WHERE I STARTED at The Green Room 42

Join in at The Green Room 42 for an unforgettable performance by Josie de Guzman in BACK WHERE I STARTED. This must-see show is running for a limited time only, so secure your seats today and witness her incredible talent.

Solea Pfeiffer & More Join Ato Blankson-Wood Led HAMLET at Free Shakespeare in the Park

The Public Theater announced additional casting for the Free Shakespeare in the Park production of Shakespeare’s HAMLET, directed by Tony Award winner Kenny Leon. See who is starring, performance dates & more!

Ato Blankson-Wood Will Lead HAMLET in The Public Theater's 61st Season of Free Shakespeare in the Park

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, MARILYN, MOM, AND ME

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 and Interviews

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

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 Preview Date

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 Shakespeare in the Park

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 May

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 Shakespeare in the Park

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

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 Fame

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.

Cleveland's Classic Theater Company Announces the Cancellation of A CHRISTMAS CAROL

Due to persistent challenges presented by the COVID-19 pandemic, and as the health and safety of patrons, artists, and staff is Great Lakes Theater's (GLT) top priority, the theater is officially cancelling its traditional, annual production of A Christmas Carol on stage at the Mimi Ohio Theatre, Playhouse Square.

Theater Legend Gerald Freedman Has Passed Away at 92

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

Photo Flashback: Ken Marshall in 1980

Take a look back at this throwback photo of Ken Marshall after a performance in West Side Story in 1980!

Rarely Produced IN TROUSERS Comes To Lounge Theatre 10/11-11/03

Knot Free Productions presents In Trousers, a 'prequel' to William Finn's groundbreaking March of the Falsettos and Falsettoland, directed by Ryan O'Connor.

World Premiere Drama DUCK Announces Casting

IRT present the World Premiere of DUCK, a new American drama by Tom Block, founding producer of the International Human Rights Art Festival. Directed by Katrin Hilbe, previews begin October 17 at IRT Theater with opening night slated for Thursday, October 24.

The Stage Managers' Association Announces 2019 Del Hughes Lifetime Achievement Awards in the Art of Stage Management

On Monday, September 23, 2019, the Stage Managers' Association (SMA) will present its annual Del Hughes Lifetime Achievement in the Art of Stage Management Awards to three stage managers from the worlds of Broadway, Off-Broadway, Touring, Regional Theatre, and Opera - Rich Costabile, Barbara Donner, and Mary K Klinger.

Danielle Brooks To Lead Cast Of Shakespeare In The Park MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING

Directed by Tony Award winner Kenny Leon, the beloved comedy will officially open on Tuesday, June 11 and will run through Sunday, June 23.

Gerald Freedman FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

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

Gerald Freedman has been nominated for the Outstanding Director - Musical award at the Drama Desk Awards for his work on The Robber Bridegroom. He received this nomination twice for the same show.

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