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Jerry Adler

 
Bio:
Jerry Adler is a veteran of more than 50 Broadway productions as producer, director, and production stage manager. He stage managed the original Broadway production of My Fair Lady. Following his work backstage, he began a new career as an actor, appearing in many television programs, including ... (read complete bio)
 

Bio:
Jerry Adler is a veteran of more than 50 Broadway productions as producer, director, and production stage manager. He stage managed the original Broadway production of My Fair Lady. Following his work backstage, he began a new career as an actor, appearing in many television programs, including ... (read complete bio)

Stage Credits

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2015
Jerry Adler
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2000
Mr. Miller

Productions

 
[Off-Broadway, 1986]
Director
 
[Broadway, 1982]
Director
 
[Broadway, 1980]
Production Supervisor
 
[Broadway, 1979]
Production Supervisor
 
[Broadway, 1979]
Production Supervisor
 
[Broadway, 1977] [Replacement]
Production Supervisor[Replacement]
 
[Broadway, 1976]
Director
 
[Broadway, 1976]
Director
 
[Broadway, 1976]
Director
 
[Broadway, 1975]
Director
 
[Broadway, 1974]
Production Supervisor
 
[Broadway, 1974]
Director
 
[Broadway, 1974]
Production Supervisor
 
[Broadway, 1973]
Director
 
[Broadway, 1972]
Production Supervisor
 
[Broadway, 1972]
Director
 
[Broadway, 1970]
Production Supervisor
 
[Broadway, 1969]
Production Stage Manager
 
[Broadway, 1969]
Production Supervisor
 
[Broadway, 1968]
Production Supervisor
 
[Broadway, 1967]
Production Supervisor
 
[Broadway, 1967]
Production Supervisor
 
[Broadway, 1967]
Director
 
[Broadway, 1967]
Production Supervisor
 
[Broadway, 1967]
Production Supervisor
 
[Broadway, 1966]
Production Supervisor
 
[Broadway, 1966]
Production Stage Manager
 
[Broadway, 1966]
Production Supervisor
 
[Broadway, 1966]
Production Supervisor
 
[Broadway, 1965]
Producer
 
[Broadway, 1964]
Stage Manager
 
[Broadway, 1963]
Stage Manager
 
[Broadway, 1963]
Stage Manager
 
[Broadway, 1962]
Producer
 
[Broadway, 1956] [Replacement]
Production Stage Manager[Replacement]
Stage Manager
 
[Broadway, 1954]
Stage Manager
 
[Broadway, 1952]
Stage Manager
 
[Broadway, 1951]
Stage Manager
 
[Broadway, 1981]
Director

Photos

Maia Sage, Jennie West, Daniel K. Isaac, Jeremy Brena, Margaret Ladd, Jerry Adler, Ke Photo

Maia Sage, Jennie West, Daniel K. Isaac, Jeremy Brena, Margaret Ladd, Jerry Adler, Kenneth King

From: 
Date:
07/21/2015
Jerry Adler (Willie Clark) and Richard Kline (Al Lewis) team up as THE SUNSHINE BOYS Photo

Jerry Adler (Willie Clark) and Richard Kline (Al Lewis) team up as THE SUNSHINE BOYS

From: 
Date:
06/19/2014
Jerry Adler (Willie Clark) and Richard Ruiz (Ben Silverman)  Photo

Jerry Adler (Willie Clark) and Richard Ruiz (Ben Silverman)

From: 
Date:
06/19/2014
Jerry Adler (Willie Clark) and Tina Fabrique (Mrs. O’Neill)  Photo

Jerry Adler (Willie Clark) and Tina Fabrique (Mrs. O’Neill)

From: 
Date:
06/19/2014

 

Stage

Performances
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2015
Jerry Adler

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2000
Mr. Miller

Productions

[Off-Broadway, 1986]
Director

[Broadway, 1982]
Director

[Broadway, 1980]
Production Supervisor

[Broadway, 1979]
Production Supervisor

[Broadway, 1979]
Production Supervisor

[Broadway, 1977] [Replacement]
Production Supervisor[Replacement]

[Broadway, 1976]
Director

[Broadway, 1976]
Director

[Broadway, 1976]
Director

[Broadway, 1975]
Director

[Broadway, 1974]
Production Supervisor

[Broadway, 1974]
Director

[Broadway, 1974]
Production Supervisor

[Broadway, 1973]
Director

[Broadway, 1972]
Production Supervisor

[Broadway, 1972]
Director

[Broadway, 1970]
Production Supervisor

[Broadway, 1969]
Production Stage Manager

[Broadway, 1969]
Production Supervisor

[Broadway, 1968]
Production Supervisor

[Broadway, 1967]
Production Supervisor

[Broadway, 1967]
Production Supervisor

[Broadway, 1967]
Director

[Broadway, 1967]
Production Supervisor

[Broadway, 1967]
Production Supervisor

[Broadway, 1966]
Production Supervisor

[Broadway, 1966]
Production Stage Manager

[Broadway, 1966]
Production Supervisor

[Broadway, 1966]
Production Supervisor

[Broadway, 1965]
Producer

[Broadway, 1964]
Stage Manager

[Broadway, 1963]
Stage Manager

[Broadway, 1963]
Stage Manager

[Broadway, 1962]
Producer

[Broadway, 1956] [Replacement]
Production Stage Manager[Replacement]

Stage Manager

[Broadway, 1954]
Stage Manager

[Broadway, 1952]
Stage Manager

[Broadway, 1951]
Stage Manager

[Broadway, 1981]
Director

Jerry Adler Biography

Jerry Adler is a veteran of more than 50 Broadway productions as producer, director, and production stage manager. He stage managed the original Broadway production of My Fair Lady. Following his work backstage, he began a new career as an actor, appearing in many television programs, including “The Sopranos,” in which he starred as Hesh throughout that award-winning HBO production’s run. Recent films include In Her Shoes and Prime. He can currently be seen in the film A Most Violent Year, and appears regularly on the CBS series “The Good Wife.” He is the recipient of an Honorary Doctorate of Fine Arts from the University of Connecticut.

Jerry Adler Awards and Nominations

 
Drama Desk Awards - 1976 - Outstanding Director - Musical
Jerry Adler, My Fair Lady

Jerry Adler News

Broadway Veteran Kurt Peterson Will Appear in PROUD LADIES - A NYC Concert Premiere i Photo Broadway Veteran Kurt Peterson Will Appear in PROUD LADIES - A NYC Concert Premiere in October
by Stephi Wild - Aug 23, 2022

Broadway veteran Kurt Peterson (Dear World, Follies) will appear in the NYC concert debut of Proud Ladies at Merkin Hall at Kaufman Music Center (129 W. 67th St.) on Monday, October 10 at 7:00pm. 

Jennifer Ashley Tepper's THE UNTOLD STORIES OF BROADWAY, VOLUME 4 to be Released in M Photo Jennifer Ashley Tepper's THE UNTOLD STORIES OF BROADWAY, VOLUME 4 to be Released in March
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 29, 2021

Dress Circle Publishing has announced the release of THE UNTOLD STORIES OF BROADWAY, VOLUME 4, the latest in a series by historian and producer Jennifer Ashley Tepper. The book will be available on Tuesday, March 9 to commemorate the one-year anniversary of the 2020-2021 Broadway shutdown.

Virtual Theatre Today: Friday, May 29- with Jordan Fisher,  Cheyenne Jackson, Chita R Photo Virtual Theatre Today: Friday, May 29- with Jordan Fisher, Cheyenne Jackson, Chita Rivera, and More!
by Nicole Rosky - May 29, 2020

Today (May 29) in live streaming: Montego Glover visits Backstage LIVE, the cast of Dear Evan Hansen takes over Stars in the House, and so much more!

WATCH: 54 Celebrates The Broadhurst Theatre on #54BelowAtHome at 6:30pm! Photo WATCH: 54 Celebrates The Broadhurst Theatre on #54BelowAtHome at 6:30pm!
by Taylor Brethauer-Hamling - May 29, 2020

Feinstein's/54 Below continues their #54BelowAtHome series tonight with The Broadhurst at 100! 54 Celebrates The Broadhurst Theatre.

Virtual Theatre Today: Thursday, May 28- with Josh Groban, Steven Pasquale and More! Photo Virtual Theatre Today: Thursday, May 28- with Josh Groban, Steven Pasquale and More!
by Nicole Rosky - May 28, 2020

Today (May 28) in live streaming: Josh Groban is back for movie night, Steven Pasquale has a Classic Conversation, and so much more!

Virtual Theatre Today: Wednesday, May 27- with Chad Kimball, Alex Brightman and More! Photo Virtual Theatre Today: Wednesday, May 27- with Chad Kimball, Alex Brightman and More!
by Nicole Rosky - May 27, 2020

Today (May 27) in live streaming: Chad Kimball visits Backstage Live, Debra Messing and Victoria Clark visit Stars in the House, and so much more!

Virtual Theatre Today: Tuesday, May 26- with Joshua Henry, Lynn Ahrens, Brandon Victo Photo Virtual Theatre Today: Tuesday, May 26- with Joshua Henry, Lynn Ahrens, Brandon Victor Dixon and More!
by Nicole Rosky - May 26, 2020

Today (May 26) in live streaming: Star Trek Voyager reunites, a new episode of It's the Day of the Show Y'all, and so much more!

#54BelowatHome Adds Lea Salonga, Mandy Gonzalez, Paulo Szot, Rachel Tucker and More t Photo #54BelowatHome Adds Lea Salonga, Mandy Gonzalez, Paulo Szot, Rachel Tucker and More to Upcoming Lineup
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 20, 2020

Feinstein's/54 Below has announced that 10 new shows have been added to #54BelowatHome, a series of streamed performances to provide theater fans everywhere with artistic content from their favorite artists.

Gold Coast Arts Virtual Cinema Series Remembers Brian Dennehy With Screening Of DRIVE Photo Gold Coast Arts Virtual Cinema Series Remembers Brian Dennehy With Screening Of DRIVEWAYS
by A.A. Cristi - Apr 30, 2020

Gold Coast Arts has partnered with several top film distributors and filmmakers to bring great films to viewers as part of its virtual at-home screening series during the coronavirus crisis.

Tribeca Film Festival 2019 Announces Feature Film Lineup Photo Tribeca Film Festival 2019 Announces Feature Film Lineup
by Tori Hartshorn - Mar 5, 2019

The 2019 Tribeca Film Festival, presented by AT&T, today unveiled its feature film lineup. Continuing its tradition of elevating exceptional storytelling rooted in today's global film communities, the 18th annual Festival will showcase debut works from emerging talent and new works from notable filmmakers. The program includes discoveries, comedies, music-centered, political and social films. The 2019 Tribeca Film Festival takes place April 24 - May 5.  

Jerry Adler Videos

VIDEO: Larry David Returns to SNL As An Apologetic Bernie Sanders
by Stage Tube - Mar 13, 2016

Comedy legend Larry David returned once again to Saturday Night Live last night as Bernie Sanders. This time, David's Sanders was eager to apologize on behalf of his supporters, saying, 'I want to thank everyone for voting for me and apologize to everyone else for making your Facebook feeds so, so annoying. I mean, I love my supporters, but they're too much, right?' Watch the full video here!

VIDEO: Larry David Spoofs 'Curb Your Enthusiasm'; Co-Stars with Bernie Sanders on SNL
by Caryn Robbins - Feb 8, 2016

Larry David made his SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE hosting debut on the February 6th telecast of NBC's iconic late-night franchise. David, the co-creator of the series 'Seinfeld' and creator/star of 'Curb Your Enthusiasm,' was an 'SNL' writer during the show's 10th season.

VIDEO: Larry David Channels Bernie Sanders in SNL Cold Opening!
by Caryn Robbins - Oct 18, 2015

In true SNL fashion, the show cast Larry David as Sendator Bernie Sanders in last night's cold opening.

BWW TV: FISH IN THE DARK Montage! Jason Alexander Returns to Broadway in Larry David's Comedy Play
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jun 16, 2015

Tony Award-winning actor Jason Alexander recently assumed the role of 'Norman Drexel' in Larry David's hit comedy Fish In the Dark, directed by Anna D. Shapiro, at the Cort Theatre (138 West 48th Street). Alexander steps into the role created by David in the comedy about a death in the family. The limited engagement run of the production, originally scheduled through June 7, is extended for six weeks through Sunday, July 19. Click below to watch a montage of Alexander in the show!

VIDEO: Jason Alexander Talks FISH IN THE DARK; Performs Magic Act on 'Live'
by Caryn Robbins - Jun 12, 2015

Jason Alexander stopped by this week's 'LIVE' and spoke about taking over the lead role for Larry David in Broadway's FISH IN THE DARK.

VIDEO: Jason Alexander and Larry David Talk FISH IN THE DARK on 'Tonight'
by Caryn Robbins - Jun 9, 2015

Larry David and Jason Alexander stopped by last night's TONIGHT SHOW to talk to Jimmy about their Broadway play Fish in the Dark.

VIDEO: Rosie Perez Admits Crush on FISH IN THE DARK's Larry David: 'He's a Teddy Bear!'
by Caryn Robbins - Feb 26, 2015

Rosie Perez stopped by this morning's TODAY on NBC and shared that she has developed a crush on her FISH IN THE DARK co-star Larry David.

VIDEO: FISH IN THE DARK's Larry David Talks Broadway Debut: 'I Really Got Myself In a Pickle!'
by Caryn Robbins - Jan 16, 2015

Larry David stopped by last night's LATE SHOW WITH DAVID LETTERMAN to talk about his upcoming Broadway debut in Fish In the Dark and revealed that he never had any intention of acting in the play.

VIDEO: Larry David Talks Broadway Debut in FISH IN THE DARK on 'Howard Stern'
by Caryn Robbins - Jan 9, 2015

Seinfeld co-creator and 'Curb Your Enthusiasm' star Larry David made his first appearance on The Howard Stern Show yesterday, January 7th to discuss his new Broadway play FISH IN THE DARK

VIDEO: Bernadette Peters Talks New Series MOZART IN THE JUNGLE on 'Today'
by Caryn Robbins - Dec 17, 2014

Bernadette Peters stopped by this morning's TODAY to talk about starring in Amazon's new series 'Mozart in the Jungle,' which chronicles the ego-fueled classical music scene in New York City.


Jerry Adler Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has Jerry Adler been in?
Jerry Adler has appeared on Broadway in 2 shows.

How many West End shows has Jerry Adler been in?
Jerry Adler has not appeared in the West End

What awards has Jerry Adler been nominated for?
Outstanding Director - Musical (Drama Desk Awards) for My Fair Lady .