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Harold Prince

Harold Prince was born on January 30, 1928 in New York City, New York, USA as Harold Smith Prince. He is known for his work on West Side Memories (2003), The Phantom of the Opera (2004) and West Side Story (1961). He has been married to Judith Chaplin since October 26, 1962. They have two children. See full bio »
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 2011 The Phantom of the Opera at the Royal Albert Hall (stage director: original production)
 2004 The Phantom of the Opera (stage director)
  Live from Lincoln Center (TV Series) (stage - 1 episode, 1990) (stage director - 1 episode, 1986) (production - 1 episode, 1976)
- New York City Opera: A Little Night Music (1990) ... (stage: Originally produced and directed on Broadway by)
- Candide (1986) ... (stage director: opera production)
- New York City Opera: The Ballad of Baby Doe (1976) ... (production: stage)
  Great Performances (TV Series) (stage director - 1 episode, 1986) (stage producer - 1 episode, 1986)
- Follies in Concert (1986) ... (stage director) / (stage producer)
 1983/II Turandot (TV Movie) (directed for stage)
 1978 She Loves Me (TV Movie) (directed for stage: Original production)
 1977 A Little Night Music (stage director) / (stage producer)
 1976 Pacific Overtures (TV Movie) (directed for stage: Production)
 1972 Cabaret (produced on the New York stage by)
 1971 Fiddler on the Roof (producer: New York stage production)
 1967 Damn Yankees! (TV Movie) (consultant)
 1966 A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum (based on the stage play produced by - as Harold S. Prince)
 1963 Take Her, She's Mine (stage producer - as Harold S. Prince)
 1961 West Side Story (based upon the play produced on the stage by - as Harold S. Prince)
 1958 Damn Yankees! (producer: original stage production - as Prince)
 1957 The Pajama Game (stage producer - as Prince)
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Stage Play: A Little Night Music. Musical/Romantic Comedy. Music by Stephen Sondheim. Lyrics by Stephen Sondheim. Book by Hugh Wheeler. Suggested by the film "Smiles of a Summer Night" by Ingmar Bergman. Music orchestrated by Jonathan Tunick. Musical Director: Harold Hastings. Assistant to Mr. Hastings: Arthur Wagner. Scenic Design by ... See more »

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Alternate Names:

Hal Prince | Harold S. Prince | Prince

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Of his mentor, author and stager George Abbott) He was the master of American farce comedy, but there is never a dishonest moment on the stage. He never slammed a door for the sake of slamming a door; he slammed it for a reason, There's so much phony energy in the theatre. People think that by running around in circles like a crazed tiger you're displaying energy. And in fact you're not. You can ... See more »


His son, Charles Prince, is a professional orchestra conductor, who has appeared with numerous well-known symphonies all over the world. See more »



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