Shari Upbin Biography (1941-)
Born Shari Kiesler, June 28, 1941, in New York, NY; daughter of Al (a writerand financier) and Rae (a teacher; maiden name, Drucker) Kiesler; married HalJ. Upbin, May 29, 1960; children: Edward, Elyse, Danielle. Addresses:OFFICE--Shari Upbin Productions, 234 W. 44th Street, New York, NY 10036.
- Birth Details
- June 28, 1941
- New York, New York, United States
- STAGE DEBUT--Dinah, Philadelphia Story, Legion Star Playhouse, Ephrata, PA, 1959.
- Credits; PRINCIPAL STAGE APPEARANCES
- Appeared in regional theatre productions of Last of the Red Hot Lovers, Dracula, and Prisoner of Second Avenue.
- Credits; PRINCIPAL STAGE WORK
- Director of regional theatre productions, including Cabaret, Fiddler on the Roof, Oliver!, Life with Father, Side by Side by Sondheim.
- director, A Matter of Opinion, Players Theatre NY.
- producer, One Mo' Time, Village Gate Theatre, NY, 1979-83.
- assistant director, Julius Caesar and Coriolanus, Public Theatre, NY, 1980.
- producer and director, Vincent, Theatre of the Open Eye, NY, 1981.
- producer, Bojangles.
- producer, Captain America (upcoming).
- TELEVISION DEBUT--Tap dancer, Startime Kids, 1950.