James M. Nederlander Biography (1922-)

Full name, James Morton Nederlander; born March 31, 1922, in Detroit, MI; sonof David T. (a theatre owner) and Sarah L. (maiden name, Applebaum) Nederlander; married second wife, Charlene Saunders, February 12, 1969; children: James Laurence (a producer and theatre owner), Sharon, Kristina. Addresses: Office: c/o Nederlander Organization, Inc., 1450 Broadway, 6th Floor, NewYork, NY 10018-2201.

Nationality
American
Gender
Male
Occupation
Producer, theatre owner
Birth Details
March 31, 1922
Detroit, Michigan, United States

Famous Works

  • CREDITS
  • Stage Work
  • Coproducer
  • On a Clear Day You Can See Forever, Biltmore Theatre, New York City, 1967
  • The Ninety Day Mistress, Biltmore Theatre, 1967
  • Not Now, Darling, Brooks Atkinson Theatre, New York City, 1970
  • Applause, 1970
  • Abelard and Heloise, Brooks Atkinson Theatre, 1971
  • Seesaw, Uris Theatre, then Mark Hellinger Theatre, both New York City, 1973
  • My Fat Friend, Brooks Atkinson Theatre, 1974
  • London Assurance, Palace Theatre, New York City, 1974-1975
  • Sherlock Holmes, Broadhurst Theatre, New York City, 1974-1976
  • Treemonisha, Uris Theatre, then Palace Theatre, both 1975
  • Habeas Corpus, Martin Beck Theatre, New York City, 1975-1976
  • The Mikado, Uris Theatre, 1976
  • The Pirates of Penzance, Uris Theatre, 1976
  • H.M.S. Pinafore, Uris Theatre, 1976
  • Otherwise Engaged, Plymouth Theatre, New York City, 1977
  • Caesar and Cleopatra, Palace Theatre, 1977
  • Nureyev, Uris Theatre, 1977
  • Annie, 1977
  • Hello, Dolly!, Lunt-Fontanne Theatre, New York City, 1978 then London production, 1979
  • Stop the World--I Want to Get Off, 1978
  • Night and Day, American National Theatre and Academy Theatre, NewYork City, 1979-1980
  • The Grand Tour, Palace Theatre, 1979
  • Oklahoma!, Palace Theatre, 1979-1980
  • Whose Life Is It Anyway?, Trafalgar Theatre, New York City, 1979
  • Peter Pan, Lunt-Fontanne Theatre, 1979-1981
  • Chinese Acrobats and Magicians of Taiwan, Minskoff Theatre, New York City, 1980
  • Camelot, New York State Theatre, New York City, 1980
  • One Night Stand, Nederlander Theatre, New York City, 1980
  • Betrayal, Trafalgar Theatre, 1980
  • West Side Story, Minskoff Theatre, 1980
  • The Music Man, City Center Theatre, New York City, 1980
  • Broadway Follies, Nederlander Theatre, 1981
  • Can-Can, Minskoff Theatre, 1981
  • Fiddler on the Roof, New York State Theatre, 1981
  • The Supporting Cast, Biltmore Theatre, 1981
  • Frankenstein, Palace Theatre, 1981
  • Woman of the Year, Palace Theatre, 1981
  • Lena Horne: The Lady and Her Music, Nederlander Theatre, 1981-1982
  • The Life and Adventures of Nicholas Nickleby, Plymouth Theatre, 1981-1982
  • The Dresser, Brooks Atkinson Theatre, 1981-1982
  • Little Johnny Jones, Alvin Theatre, New York City, 1982
  • Ghosts, Brooks Atkinson Theatre, 1982
  • Nine, 46th Street Theatre, New York City, 1982
  • A Doll's Life, Mark Hellinger Theatre, 1982
  • Teaneck Tanzi: The Venus Flytrap, Nederlander Theatre, 1983
  • Dance a Little Closer, Minskoff Theatre, 1983
  • Merlin, Mark Hellinger Theatre, 1983
  • Show Boat, Uris Theatre, 1983
  • La Cage aux Folles, Palace Theatre, 1983
  • Noises Off, Brooks Atkinson Theatre, 1983-1985
  • Oliver!, Mark Hellinger Theatre, 1984
  • Cyrano de Bergerac, Gershwin Theatre, New York City, 1984-1985
  • Much Ado about Nothing, Gershwin Theatre, 1984-1985
  • Doug Henning and His World of Magic, Lunt-Fontanne Theatre, 1984-1985
  • The Iceman Cometh, Lunt-Fontanne Theatre, 1985
  • Strange Interlude, Nederlander Theatre, 1985
  • Grind, Mark Hellinger Theatre, 1985
  • Aren't We All?, Brooks Atkinson Theatre, 1985
  • Benefactors, Brooks Atkinson Theatre, 1985-1986
  • Shirley Bassey, Marquis Theatre, New York City, 1986
  • Smokey Robinson plus Jean Carne, Mark Hellinger Theatre, 1986
  • Sweet Charity, Minskoff Theatre, 1986-1987
  • Arsenic and Old Lace, 46th Street Theatre, 1986-1987
  • Me and My Girl, Marquis Theatre, 1986-1989
  • Stepping Out, John Golden Theatre, New York City, 1987
  • Les Liaisons Dangereuses, Royal Shakespeare Company, Music Box Theatre, New York City, 1987
  • Breaking the Code, Neil Simon Theatre, New York City, 1987-1988
  • Virsky's Ukrainian State Dance Company, Mark Hellinger Theatre, 1988
  • Georgian State Dancers, Mark Hellinger Theatre, 1988
  • Rodney Dangerfield on Broadway!, Mark Hellinger Theatre, 1988
  • Kenny Loggins on Broadway, Neil Simon Theatre, 1988
  • Checkmates, 46th Street Theatre, 1988-1989
  • Legs Diamond, Mark Hellinger Theatre, 1988-1989
  • Cafe Crown, New York Shakespeare Festival, Brooks Atkinson Theatre, 1989
  • Freddie Jackson: Up Close and Personal, Lunt-Fontanne Theatre, 1989
  • Barry Manilow at the Gershwin, Gershwin Theatre, 1989
  • Orpheus Descending, Neil Simon Theatre, 1989
  • Dangerous Games, Nederlander Theatre, 1989
  • 3 Penny Opera, Lunt-Fontanne Theatre, 1989
  • Don Cossacks, Neil Simon Theatre, 1990
  • Bobby McFerrin's Voices on Broadway, Lunt-Fontanne Theatre, 1990
  • Shadowlands, Brooks Atkinson Theatre, 1990-1991
  • Peter Pan, Lunt-Fontanne Theatre, 1990-1991
  • Nick & Nora, Marquis Theatre, 1991
  • The Will Rogers Follies, Palace Theatre, 1991-1993
  • Solitary Confinement, Nederlander Theatre, 1992
  • Tommy Tune Tonite! A Song & Dance Act, Gershwin Theatre, 1992-1993
  • The Goodbye Girl, Marquis Theatre, 1993
  • Redwood Curtain, Circle Repertory Company, Brooks Atkinson Theatre, 1993
  • The Red Shoes, Gershwin Theatre, 1993
  • Candles, Snow, & Mistletoe, Palace Theatre, 1993
  • She Loves Me, Roundabout Theatre Company, Criterion Theatre, New York City, 1993, then Brooks Atkinson Theatre, 1993-1994, later Savoy Theatre,London, 1994
  • The Rise and Fall of Little Voice, Neil Simon Theatre, 1994
  • Lamb Chop on Broadway, Richard Rodgers Theatre, 1994
  • On the Waterfront, 1995
  • The King and I, Neil Simon Theatre, 1996-1998
  • The Iceman Cometh, Brooks Atkinson Theatre, 1999
  • Copenhagen, Royale Theatre, 2000-2001
  • The Adventures of Tom Sawyer, Minskoff Theatre, 2001
  • 45 Seconds from Broadway, Richard Rodgers Theatre, 2001
  • Coproducer of other stage presentations, including Beauty and the Beast, Footloose, Richard Rodgers Theatre, How to Succeed in Business without Really Trying, Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat, A Midsummer Night's Dream, Porgy and Bess, Shirley MacLaine on Broadway, Sunset Boulevard, Victor/Victoria, and A View from the Bridge.
  • Major Tours
  • Coproducer
  • On a Clear Day You Can See Forever, U.S. cities, 1957
  • George M!, U.S. cities, 1969
  • Spofford!, U.S. cities, 1970
  • Applause, U.S. cities, 1971
  • Black Girl, U.S. cities, 1971
  • The Effect of Gamma Rays on Man-in-the-Moonlight Marigolds, U.S. cities, 1971
  • My Fat Friend, 1974
  • Dreamgirls, U.S. cities, 1997
  • Copenhagen, U.S. cities, 2002
  • Also coproduced tours of Can-Can, Fiddler on the Roof, Hello, Dolly!, I Do! I Do!, The Music Man, Oklahoma!,Peter Pan, Porgy and Bess, and West Side Story.

Further Reference

OTHER SOURCES

    Electronic
    • Greek Theatre, http://www.greektheatrela.com, December 3, 2001
    • Nederlander, http://www.nederlander.com, December 3, 2001
    • New York Magazine, http://www.newyorkmagazine.com, December 3, 2001

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