Great Performances, Harold Prince: The Director’s Life
Friday, Dec. 7, at 9 p.m.
Repeats SatuSaturday, Dec. 8, at 3 a.m.
This retrospective celebrates the extraordinary career of producer and director Harold Prince, whose seven decades in the theater span from Broadway’s Golden Age to the contemporary blockbusters of today. Winner of 21 Tony Awards (the most of any individual), Prince’s peerless résumé includes such legendary shows as “West Side Story,” “Fiddler on the Roof,” “Cabaret,” “Company,” “Follies,” “Sweeney Todd,” “Evita,” “The Phantom of the Opera” and many more.
In addition to archival clips, this fascinating performance-documentary includes interviews with many of Prince’s renowned collaborators, including Stephen Sondheim, Andrew Lloyd Webber, Mandy Patinkin and others, all sharing their firsthand insights into his pioneering achievements in the theater.
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