Max Weitzenhoffer Biography (1939-)

Full name, Aaron Max Weitzenhoffer, Jr.; born October 30, 1939, in Oklahoma City, OK; son of Aaron Max and Clara Irene (Rosenthal) Weitzenhoffer; marriedFran (an art historian). Career: Producer. La Jolla Playhouse, San Diego, CA, general manager, 1963-64; Oklahoma Health Department, chief of publicrelations, 1964-65; David B. Findlay Gallery, director, 1965-69; Weitzenhoffer Productions, Ltd., New York City, president, 1965-; Weitzenhoffer Productions, Ltd., London, England, president, 1965-; vice president of New Dramatists, Theatreworks, and Theatre Investment Fund; Circle Repertory Theatre, member of the board of directors; American Academy of Dramatic Arts, member of theboard of trustees; Stage Directors and Choreographers Foundation, Inc., treasurer; University of Oklahoma, adjunct professor of drama and producing director of musical theatre; Seminole Manufacturing Co., president and chief executive officer. Member: League of American Producers and Theatre Owners(member of the board of governors), Actors' Equity Association, Players Club,Century Association, Delta Kappa Epsilon, Screen Actors Guild, Friars Club.Awards, Honors: Antoinette Perry Award, best revival, 1978, for Dracula; Antoinette Perry Award nomination, best musical, 1982, for PumpBoys and Dinettes; Antoinette Perry Award nomination, best play, 1986, for Blood Knot; Distinguished Service Citation, University of Oklahoma,1988; Antoinette Perry Award, best musical, 1991, for The Will Rogers Follies; inducted into the Oklahoma Hall of Fame, 1994. Addresses: Office: Weitzenhoffer Productions, Ltd., 509 Madison Ave., New York, NY 10022-5702; Weitzenhoffer Productions, Ltd., 33 Knightsbridge, London SW1, England.

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October 30, 1939
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, United States

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