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Harold Clurman

 
Harold Clurman Headshot
Date of Birth: September 18, 1901
Date of Death: September 09, 1980 (78)

Birth Place: New York, NY, USA

Stage Credits

  [Broadway]
1926
Mariano Escobedo
Polyphemie
  [Broadway]
1926
Nero
  [Broadway]
1926
Clerk
  [Broadway]
1925
Porter

Productions

 
[Off-Broadway, 1979]
Artistic Director
 
[Off-Broadway, 1978]
Artistic Director
 
[Broadway, 1966]
Director
 
[Broadway, 1964]
Director
 
[Broadway, 1961]
Director
 
[Off-Broadway, 1960]
Director
 
[Broadway, 1959]
Director
 
[Broadway, 1958]
Director
 
[Broadway, 1958]
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[Broadway, 1958]
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[Broadway, 1958]
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[Broadway, 1957]
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[Broadway, 1957]
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[Broadway, 1955]
Director
Director
 
[Broadway, 1955]
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[Broadway, 1955]
Director
 
[Broadway, 1954]
Director
 
[Broadway, 1953]
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[Broadway, 1953]
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[Broadway, 1952]
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[Broadway, 1952]
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[Broadway, 1951]
Director
 
[Broadway, 1950]
Director
 
[Broadway, 1950]
Director
 
[Broadway, 1948]
Director
 
[Broadway, 1947]
Director
 
[Broadway, 1947]
Producer
 
[Broadway, 1946]
Director
Producer
 
[Broadway, 1945]
Director
 
[Broadway, 1942]
Director
 
[Broadway, 1940]
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[Broadway, 1940]
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[Broadway, 1939]
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[Broadway, 1939]
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[Broadway, 1938]
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[Broadway, 1937]
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[Broadway, 1935]
Director
 
[Broadway, 1935]
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[Broadway, 1935]
Director

 

Stage

Performances
  [Broadway]
1926
Mariano Escobedo

Polyphemie

  [Broadway]
1926
Nero

  [Broadway]
1926
Clerk

  [Broadway]
1925
Porter

Productions

[Off-Broadway, 1979]
Artistic Director

[Off-Broadway, 1978]
Artistic Director

[Broadway, 1966]
Director

[Broadway, 1964]
Director

[Broadway, 1961]
Director

[Off-Broadway, 1960]
Director

[Broadway, 1959]
Director

[Broadway, 1958]
Director

[Broadway, 1958]
Director

[Broadway, 1958]
Director

[Broadway, 1958]
Director

[Broadway, 1957]
Director

[Broadway, 1957]
Director

[Broadway, 1955]
Director

Director

[Broadway, 1955]
Director

[Broadway, 1955]
Director

[Broadway, 1954]
Director

[Broadway, 1953]
Director

[Broadway, 1953]
Director

[Broadway, 1952]
Director

[Broadway, 1952]
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[Broadway, 1951]
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[Broadway, 1950]
Director

[Broadway, 1950]
Director

[Broadway, 1948]
Director

[Broadway, 1947]
Director

[Broadway, 1947]
Producer

[Broadway, 1946]
Director

Producer

[Broadway, 1945]
Director

[Broadway, 1942]
Director

[Broadway, 1940]
Director

[Broadway, 1940]
Director

[Broadway, 1939]
Director

[Broadway, 1939]
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[Broadway, 1938]
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[Broadway, 1937]
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[Broadway, 1935]
Director

[Broadway, 1935]
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[Broadway, 1935]
Director


Harold Clurman Awards and Nominations

 
Obie Awards - 1980 - Obie Committee Gold Star
Harold Clurman
 
Tony Awards - 1957 - Best Direction
Harold Clurman, The Waltz of the Toreadors
 
Tony Awards - 1956 - Best Direction
Harold Clurman, Bus Stop
 
Tony Awards - 1956 - Best Direction
Harold Clurman, Pipe Dream
 
Tony Awards - 1956 - Best Direction
Harold Clurman, Tiger at the Gates

Harold Clurman News

THOM PAIN (BASED ON NOTHING) Comes to 2022 Hollywood Fringe Festival Photo THOM PAIN (BASED ON NOTHING) Comes to 2022 Hollywood Fringe Festival
by Stephi Wild - Apr 19, 2022

Thom Pain (based on nothing), a play by Will Eno, has been announced for the 2022 Hollywood Fringe Festival. Directed by Bryan Keith and performed by Johnny Patrick Yoder, there will be five performances only at the Broadwater Second Stage: Sunday 6/5 at 5:30pm (preview); Saturday 6/11 at 7:30pm; Thursday 6/16 at 8pm; Wednesday 6/22 at 5pm; and Saturday 6/25 at 12:30pm. Running time is 70 minutes.

Cast and Creative Team Announced For THE KITE RUNNER Photo Cast and Creative Team Announced For THE KITE RUNNER
by Stephi Wild - Mar 28, 2022

The cast and creative team for the Broadway-bound limited engagement of The Kite Runner at The Hayes Theater (240 West 44th Street) this summer.

World-Acclaimed Solo Performer Ronald Rand Releases New Book SOLO TRANSFORMATION ON S Photo World-Acclaimed Solo Performer Ronald Rand Releases New Book SOLO TRANSFORMATION ON STAGE
by A.A. Cristi - Dec 7, 2021

For the first time ever, Ronald Rand allows us to enter into his two-hour transformation as he embodies 79-year-old Harold Clurman, the 'Elder Statesman of the American Theatre,' as he brings him to life in his world-acclaimed solo play, LET IT BE ART! performing in 25 countries and twenty states.

THE WAYWARD DAUGHTER OF JUDAH THE PRINCE to be Presented by Theater for a New City Photo THE WAYWARD DAUGHTER OF JUDAH THE PRINCE to be Presented by Theater for a New City
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 26, 2021

'The Wayward Daughter of Judah the Prince' by Douglas Lackey begins in Palestine in the late second century C.E. Learn how to get tickets to the show, in which Hannah is the dutiful and learned daughter of Judah the Prince, compiler of The Mishnah--the core section of The Talmud.  She serves her father as his loyal daughter and scribe.

Ronald Rand Stars in LET IT BE ART! At Greece's International Festival Photo Ronald Rand Stars in LET IT BE ART! At Greece's International Festival
by A.A. Cristi - Jul 14, 2021

Goodwill Cultural Ambassador Ronald Rand, during his 20th year touring around the world to 25 countries will perform at the Theatre of Changes' 17th International Festival of Making Theater in his celebrated solo play, LET IT BE ART! as Harold Clurman, 'the Elder Statesman of the American Theatre,' on August 2nd at Theatre of Change, 19a Tritus Septemuriou Street in Athens, Greece.

VIDEO: Watch the 2021 Susan Smith Blackburn Prize Ceremony Photo VIDEO: Watch the 2021 Susan Smith Blackburn Prize Ceremony
by Nicole Rosky - Apr 7, 2021

The Susan Smith Blackburn Prize will present a virtual presentation to announce the 2021 winner of one of the most prestigious playwriting awards, and the oldest and largest prize awarded to women+ playwrights, today, April 7, 2021 at 3pm EST/ 8pm BST. Tune in right here at BroadwayWorld to watch the presentation, hosted by Pulitzer Prize-winning Playwright and Susan Smith Blackburn Prize winner (1983) Marsha Norman.

Finalists Announced For The 2021 Susan Smith Blackburn Prize Photo Finalists Announced For The 2021 Susan Smith Blackburn Prize
by Stephi Wild - Feb 1, 2021

The Susan Smith Blackburn Prize has announced 10 Finalists for 2021 for its prestigious playwriting award, the oldest and largest prize awarded to women+ playwrights.

The Martin E. Segal Theatre Center Announces SEGAL TALKS Week 25
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 2, 2020

New York, US, and international theatre artists, curators, researchers, and academics will talk daily during the week for one hour with Segal Center‚Äôs director, Frank¬†Hentschker, about life and art in the¬†Time of Corona¬†and speak about challenges, sorrows, and hopes for the new¬†Weltzustand‚ÄĒ¬†the State of the World.

Theater Stories: JAGGED LITTLE PILL, Lee Strasberg-Directed Productions and More Abou Photo Theater Stories: JAGGED LITTLE PILL, Lee Strasberg-Directed Productions and More About The Broadhurst Theatre
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 17, 2020

This week's Theater Stories features The Broadhurst Theatre! Learn about Jagged Little Pill, nominated for 15 Tony Awards, The Group Theatre featuring Strasberg, Adler and others, the theatre's longest running show and so much more!

BWW Blog: Using YouTube as a Learning Tool for Theatre Artists Photo BWW Blog: Using YouTube as a Learning Tool for Theatre Artists
by Student Blogger: Macy Mae Cowart - Oct 9, 2020

Like most people in the world, quarantine threw me for a loop. What do I do with all this free time? For the first time in years, no rehearsals, auditions, or classes were inked on my calendar.

Harold Clurman Videos

Tony Talk: Best Featured Actor in a Play, Michael Aronov
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jun 11, 2017

Michael Aronov has won the 2017 Tony Award for Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured Role in a Play for Oslo. This marks the actors first Tony nomination and win. His other Lincoln Center Theater credits include Golden Boy (Belasco Theatre), and Blood and Gifts (U.S. premiere). 

STAGE TUBE: Sneak Peek at L.A. Theatre Works' THE GRADUATE, Coming to the Poway Center
by Stage Tube - Jan 6, 2014

L.A. Theatre Works presents The Graduate on Saturday, February 22 at 8 pm. Click below for a sneak peek at the show, plus interviews with the company!

STAGE TUBE: Behind-the-Scenes of Michael Milligan's MERCY KILLERS, Premiering at the Stella Adler Studio Tonight
by Stage Tube - Jan 7, 2014

Working Theater, in its 29th season off?Broadway, will in a co?production with the Harold Clurman Lab Theater, offer a piercing perspective on healthcare reform in the United States, with MERCY KILLERS, written and performed by Michael Milligan. The play, directed by Tom Oppenheim will make its off?Broadway premiere on January 7th at the Stella Adler Studio of Acting, 31 West 27th Street. The production will have its official opening on January 15th and will be performed in various communities throughout New York City in order to directly realize Working Theater's mission to bring theater to communities where working people live. Check out a behind the scenes look below!

STAGE TUBE: Behind-the-Scenes of Michael Milligan's MERCY KILLERS, Premiering at the Stella Adler Studio, 1/7
by Stage Tube - Dec 3, 2013

Working Theater, in its 29th season off?Broadway, will in a co?production with the Harold Clurman Lab Theater, offer a piercing perspective on healthcare reform in the United States, with MERCY KILLERS, written and performed by Michael Milligan. The play, directed by Tom Oppenheim will make its off?Broadway premiere on January 7th at the Stella Adler Studio of Acting, 31 West 27th Street. The production will have its official opening on January 15th and will be performed in various communities throughout New York City in order to directly realize Working Theater's mission to bring theater to communities where working people live. Check out a behind the scenes look below!

STAGE TUBE: Stella Adler Studio of Acting's LEBENSRAUM
by BroadwayWorld TV - Oct 25, 2011

Stella Adler Studio of Acting's production of Israel Horovitz's wildly imaginative play, Lebensraum opens October 27. The play envisions a contemporary Germany and a chancellor who implements a flawed Holocaust reparations plan that sets off visceral responses with global affects.


Harold Clurman Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has Harold Clurman been in?
Harold Clurman has appeared on Broadway in 4 shows.

How many West End shows has Harold Clurman been in?
Harold Clurman has not appeared in the West End

What awards has Harold Clurman been nominated for?
Obie Committee (Obie Awards) , Best Direction (Tony Awards) for The Waltz of the Toreadors , Best Direction (Tony Awards) for Bus Stop Best Direction (Tony Awards) for Pipe Dream and Best Direction (Tony Awards) for Tiger at the Gates .

What awards has Harold Clurman won?
Obie Committee (Obie Awards).