New in 2017 A new musical revue that pays tribute to legendary producer Harold Prince's 60-year career and examines the circumstances and fortune that led to him creating some of the most beloved theater of all time. Begins August 3rd.
From the producers:Harold Prince is a legend in the American theatre – the acclaimed director and producer behind a long list of America’s most iconic musicals and the winner of a staggering, record-breaking 21 Tony Awards. Now, he’s bringing together six decades of magical moments in a new musical event, "Prince of Broadway." This thrilling night of theatre includes hits from such celebrated musicals as "West Side Story," "Fiddler on the Roof," "Cabaret," "The Phantom of the Opera" and more, in an unforgettable tribute to an unmatched Broadway career.
Harold "Hal" Prince is a legendary theatrical producer and director associated with many of the best-known Broadway musical productions of the 20th century. He has garnered twenty-one Tony Awards, more than any other individual, including eight for directing, eight for producing the year's Best Musical, two as Best Producer of a Musical, and three special awards. "Prince of Broadway" was originally announced for Broadway in 2012 but didn't get a full-scale production until late 2015 when it opened in Tokyo, Japan, with a cast of Broadway luminaries. Here are some highlights from the Tokyo production:
"Prince of Broadway" includes songs from many of the shows that earned Prince a record 21 Tony Awards, combined with some biographical material. The musical features hits from many celebrated musicals, including "West Side Story," "A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum," "Fiddler on the Roof," "Cabaret," "Evita," "Company," "Follies," "A Little Night Music," "Sweeney Todd," "The Phantom of the Opera" and more.
What's Manhattan Theatre Club? One of three not-for-profit organizations that produce a season on Broadway each year, MTC also has two smaller stages at City Center, where they produce mostly modern plays (and sometimes musicals) in a fairly conventional style. More here.