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Leland Hayward

 
Leland Hayward Headshot
Date of Birth: September 13, 1902
Date of Death: March 18, 1971 (68)

Birth Place: Nebraska City, NE, USA

Stage Credits

Productions

 
[Broadway, 1971]
Producer
 
[Broadway, 1969]
Producer
 
[Broadway, 1965]
Producer
 
[Broadway, 1962]
Producer
 
[US Tour, 1962]
Producer
 
[Broadway, 1961]
Producer
 
[West End, 1961]
Producer
 
[US Tour, 1961]
Producer
 
[US Tour, 1961]
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[Broadway, 1959]
Producer
 
[Broadway, 1959]
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[Broadway, 1959]
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[Broadway, 1958]
Producer
 
[Broadway, 1953]
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[West End, 1953]
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[Broadway, 1952]
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Producer
 
[Broadway, 1951]
Producer
 
[Broadway, 1951]
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[US Tour, 1951]
Producer
 
[US Tour, 1950]
Producer
 
[Broadway, 1950]
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[Broadway, 1950]
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[Broadway, 1950]
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[Broadway, 1949]
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[Broadway, 1949]
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[Broadway, 1948]
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[Broadway, 1948]
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[Broadway, 1945]
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[Broadway, 1944]
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Stage

Productions

[Broadway, 1971]
Producer

[Broadway, 1969]
Producer

[Broadway, 1965]
Producer

[Broadway, 1962]
Producer

[US Tour, 1962]
Producer

[Broadway, 1961]
Producer

[West End, 1961]
Producer

[US Tour, 1961]
Producer

[US Tour, 1961]
Producer

[Broadway, 1959]
Producer

[Broadway, 1959]
Producer

[Broadway, 1959]
Producer

[Broadway, 1958]
Producer

[Broadway, 1953]
Producer

[West End, 1953]
Producer

[Broadway, 1952]
Producer

Producer

[Broadway, 1951]
Producer

[Broadway, 1951]
Producer

[US Tour, 1951]
Producer

[US Tour, 1950]
Producer

[Broadway, 1950]
Producer

[Broadway, 1950]
Producer

[Broadway, 1950]
Producer

[Broadway, 1949]
Producer

[Broadway, 1949]
Producer

[Broadway, 1948]
Producer

[Broadway, 1948]
Producer

[Broadway, 1945]
Producer

[Broadway, 1944]
Producer


Leland Hayward Awards and Nominations

 
Tony Awards - 1950 - Best Musical Gold Star
Leland Hayward, South Pacifics
 
Tony Awards - 1950 - Producer (Musical) Gold Star
Leland Hayward, South Pacific
 
Tony Awards - 1948 - Producer (Dramatic) Gold Star
Leland Hayward, Mister Roberts

Leland Hayward News

Photo Flash: Celebrate the 70th Anniversary of the Opening of Irving Berlin's CALL ME Photo Photo Flash: Celebrate the 70th Anniversary of the Opening of Irving Berlin's CALL ME MADAM on Broadway
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 12, 2020

Americans were listening to 'Goodnight, Irene' and Bing and Gary Crosby's interpretation of a 1914 song by Irving Berlin, 'Play a Simple Melody.' And Berlin's new musical, Call Me Madam, was opening at New York's Imperial Theater with an advance of over one million dollars, by far the largest in Broadway history.

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by Kaitlin Milligan - Oct 23, 2019

THE SOUND OF MUSIC Original Broadway Cast Recording Will Be Reissued For The 60th Ann Photo THE SOUND OF MUSIC Original Broadway Cast Recording Will Be Reissued For The 60th Anniversary
by Stephi Wild - Oct 22, 2019

Craft Recordings has announced a special, 60th-anniversary reissue of The Sound of Musica?'Original Broadway Cast Recording. Featuring legendary stage actress Mary Martin as Maria von Trapp opposite renowned actor Theodore Bikel, the album includes such unforgettable classics as a?oeMy Favorite Things,a?? a?oeEdelweiss,a?? a?oeDo-Re-Mi,a?? a?oeClimb Ev'ry Mountaina?? and, of course, a?oeThe Sound of Music.a?? Set for a December 6th release date, the soundtrack has been deftly remastered from the original three-track tape by Ryan Smith at Sterling Sound and will be available on CD or 180-gram vinyl. The CD edition features new liner notes by The Rodgers & Hammerstein Organization's Ted Chapin, while the two-LP vinyl seta?'pressed at RTIa?'comes housed in a replica of the original album's gatefold jacket. The remastered album will also be available digitally, including hi-res (192/24).

NYU Steinhardt Presents GYPSY September 19-23 Photo NYU Steinhardt Presents GYPSY September 19-23
by A.A. Cristi - Sep 11, 2019

NYU Steinhardt's Vocal Performance program will present the classic musical Gypsy, September 19a?"23. The renowned show business tale features a book by Arthur Laurents, music by Jule Styne, and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim. Acting faculty member Jessica Bashline will direct NYU's production. 

Iconic Musical GYPSY Comes to Hayes Theatre Co Photo Iconic Musical GYPSY Comes to Hayes Theatre Co
by Julie Musbach - Oct 8, 2017

The award-winning producer of Sweet Charity and Little Shop of Horrors, Luckiest Productions, is combining forces with One Eyed Man Productions (Calamity Jane), in association with Hayes Theatre Co, to present the celebrated musical Gypsy. With a toe-tapping, hugely acclaimed score and heralded by many as the greatest musical ever created, Gypsy will run from 18 May 2018 at the Hayes Theatre Co.

IN THE HEIGHTS, GYPSY, AMERICAN PSYCHO, and More Among Hayes Theatre Co's 2018 Season Photo IN THE HEIGHTS, GYPSY, AMERICAN PSYCHO, and More Among Hayes Theatre Co's 2018 Season
by Julie Musbach - Oct 8, 2017

Tonight at Hayes Theatre Co in Sydney, the 2018 season of musicals and cabaret was announced at an event attended by the musical theatre industry and patrons. Going into its fifth year of programming this is the first time an entire year has been announced.

BWW Review: GYPSY Takes Off at Lyric Stage Photo BWW Review: GYPSY Takes Off at Lyric Stage
by Nancy Grossman - Sep 7, 2017

The Lyric Stage Company of Boston has hit the trifecta with their season opener GYPSY, directed and choreographed by Rachel Bertone, music directed by Dan Rodriguez, and raised to the rafters by Leigh Barrett's forceful Mama Rose. This is one for the ages.

Leigh Barrett to Lead GYPSY at Lyric Stage; Cast, Creatives Announced! Photo Leigh Barrett to Lead GYPSY at Lyric Stage; Cast, Creatives Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Sep 1, 2017

GYPSY has announced its cast and creative team at the Lyric Stage Company of Boston.

GYPSY, DUKE ELLINGTON'S GREATEST HITS and PETER PAN to Play Music Theater Works This  Photo GYPSY, DUKE ELLINGTON'S GREATEST HITS and PETER PAN to Play Music Theater Works This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Aug 19, 2017

The Music Theater Works (formerly Light Opera Works) 2017 season continues with GYPSY (August 19-27), DUKE ELLINGTON'S GREATEST HITS (October 6-15), and PETER PAN (December 23-January 1, 2018).

GYPSY, DUKE ELLINGTON'S GREATEST HITS and PETER PAN to Play Music Theater Works This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Jul 31, 2017

The Music Theater Works (formerly Light Opera Works) 2017 season continues with GYPSY (August 19-27), DUKE ELLINGTON'S GREATEST HITS (October 6-15), and PETER PAN (December 23-January 1, 2018).

Leland Hayward Videos

VIDEO: BWW Exclusive: Ethel Merman Performs GYPSY Showstopper on PBS' JFK: THE LOST Inaugural Gala
by Caryn Robbins - Jun 6, 2017

Below, BWW has an exclusive sneak peek clip from the upcoming PBS broadcast, featuring Ethel Merman performing 'Everything's Coming Up Roses.'

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.


Leland Hayward Frequently Asked Questions

What awards has Leland Hayward been nominated for?
Best Musical (Tony Awards) for South Pacifics Producer (Musical) (Tony Awards) for South Pacific and Producer (Dramatic) (Tony Awards) for Mister Roberts .

What awards has Leland Hayward won?
Best Musical (Tony Awards) for South Pacifics Producer (Musical) (Tony Awards) for South Pacificand Producer (Dramatic) (Tony Awards) for Mister Roberts.