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Benjamin Mordecai

Producer, General Manager, Marketing, Presenter
( b. circa 1945 - d. May 08, 2005 New Haven, Connecticut, USA ) Male
Relations: Father of Rachel Mordecai
Husband of Sherry Lynn Morley (? - 2005) his death


Productions Date of Productions
Brooklyn
[Musical, Original]
  • Produced by Producers Four (Benjamin Mordecai, Robert G. Bartner, Brian Brolly, Michael A. Jenkins)
Oct 21, 2004 - Jun 26, 2005
Sixteen Wounded
[Play, Drama, Original]
  • Produced by Producers Four (Benjamin Mordecai, Robert G. Bartner, Brian Brolly, Michael A. Jenkins)
Apr 15, 2004 - Apr 25, 2004
Ma Rainey's Black Bottom
[Play, Drama, Revival]
  • Produced by Sageworks (Benjamin Mordecai, Executive Producer; August Wilson)
  • Produced by Benjamin Mordecai
Feb 06, 2003 - Apr 06, 2003
Flower Drum Song
[Musical, Comedy, Revival]
  • Produced by Benjamin Mordecai
Oct 17, 2002 - Mar 16, 2003
King Hedley II
[Play, Drama, Original]
  • Produced by Benjamin Mordecai
  • Produced by Sageworks (Benjamin Mordecai, Executive Producer; August Wilson)
May 01, 2001 - Jul 01, 2001
Golden Child
[Play, Drama, Original]
  • Produced by Benjamin Mordecai
Apr 02, 1998 - May 31, 1998
Seven Guitars
[Play, Drama, Original]
  • Produced by Sageworks (Benjamin Mordecai, Executive Producer; August Wilson)
  • Executive Producer: Benjamin Mordecai
Mar 28, 1996 - Sep 08, 1996
Love! Valour! Compassion!
[Play, Original]
  • Marketing Consultant: Benjamin Mordecai
Feb 14, 1995 - Sep 17, 1995
Twilight: Los Angeles, 1992
[Play, Solo, Original]
  • Produced by Benjamin Mordecai
  • General Manager: Benjamin Mordecai & Associates
Apr 17, 1994 - Jun 19, 1994
Angels in America: Perestroika
[Play, Original]
  • General Manager: Mordecai / Cole Productions
  • Executive Producer: Benjamin Mordecai
Nov 23, 1993 - Dec 04, 1994
The Kentucky Cycle
[Play, Original]
  • Produced in association with Benjamin Mordecai
Nov 14, 1993 - Dec 12, 1993
Angels in America: Millennium Approaches
[Play, Original]
  • General Manager: Mordecai / Cole Productions
  • Executive Producer: Benjamin Mordecai
May 04, 1993 - Dec 04, 1994
Redwood Curtain
[Play, Drama, Original]
  • Produced by Benjamin Mordecai
  • General Manager: Mordecai / Cole Productions
Mar 30, 1993 - May 02, 1993
Two Trains Running
[Play, Original]
  • Originally produced by Yale Repertory Theatre (Lloyd Richards: Artistic Director; Benjamin Mordecai: Managing Director)
  • Executive Producer: Benjamin Mordecai
Apr 13, 1992 - Aug 30, 1992
The Cemetery Club
[Play, Comedy, Original]
  • Originally produced by the Yale Repertory Theatre (Lloyd Richards: Artistic Director; Benjamin Mordecai: Managing Director)
May 15, 1990 - Jul 01, 1990
The Piano Lesson
[Play, Original]
  • Produced by Yale Repertory Theatre (Lloyd Richards: Artistic Director; Benjamin Mordecai: Managing Director)
  • Originally mounted in 1987 by Yale Repertory Theatre (Lloyd Richards: Artistic Director; Benjamin Mordecai: Managing Director)
  • Executive Producer: Benjamin Mordecai
Apr 16, 1990 - Jan 27, 1991
Ah, Wilderness!
[Play, Comedy, Revival]
  • Produced in association with Yale Repertory Theatre (Lloyd Richards: Artistic Director; Benjamin Mordecai: Managing Director)
  • This production was mounted originally by Yale Repertory Theatre (Lloyd Richards: Artistic Director; Benjamin Mordecai: Managing Director)
Jun 23, 1988 - Jul 23, 1988
Long Day's Journey Into Night
[Play, Drama, Revival]
  • Produced in association with Yale Repertory Theatre (Lloyd Richards: Artistic Director; Benjamin Mordecai: Managing Director)
  • This production was mounted originally by Yale Repertory Theatre (Lloyd Richards: Artistic Director; Benjamin Mordecai: Managing Director)
Jun 14, 1988 - Jul 23, 1988
Joe Turner's Come and Gone
[Play, Drama, Original]
  • Produced in association with Yale Repertory Theatre (Lloyd Richards: Artistic Director; Benjamin Mordecai: Managing Director)
  • World Premiere at Yale Repertory Theatre (Lloyd Richards: Artistic Director; Benjamin Mordecai: Managing Director)
Mar 27, 1988 - Jun 26, 1988
A Walk in the Woods
[Play, Original]
  • Produced in association with Yale Repertory Theatre (Lloyd Richards: Artistic Director; Benjamin Mordecai: Managing Director)
  • Originally produced by Yale Repertory Theatre (Lloyd Richards: Artistic Director; Benjamin Mordecai: Managing Director)
Feb 28, 1988 - Jun 26, 1988
Fences
[Play, Drama, Original]
  • Produced in association with Yale Repertory Theatre (Lloyd Richards: Artistic Director; Benjamin Mordecai: Managing Director)
  • World Premiere at Yale Repertory Theatre (Lloyd Richards: Artistic Director; Benjamin Mordecai: Managing Director)
Mar 26, 1987 - Jun 26, 1988
Blood Knot
[Play, Original]
  • Originally produced by Yale Repertory Theatre (Lloyd Richards: Artistic Director; Benjamin Mordecai: Managing Director)
Dec 10, 1985 - Mar 02, 1986
Ma Rainey's Black Bottom
[Play, Drama, Original]
  • Originally produced by Yale Repertory Theatre (Lloyd Richards: Artistic Director; Benjamin Mordecai: Managing Director)
Oct 11, 1984 - Jun 09, 1985
"MASTER HAROLD"…and the boys
[Play, Drama, Original]
  • Originally produced by Yale Repertory Theatre (Lloyd Richards: Artistic Director; Benjamin Mordecai: Managing Director)
May 04, 1982 - Feb 26, 1983
A Lesson From Aloes
[Play, Original]
  • Produced in association with Yale Repertory Theatre (Lloyd Richards: Artistic Director; Benjamin Mordecai: Managing Director)
Nov 17, 1980 - Feb 08, 1981
2001 Tony Award® Best Play
 King Hedley II [nominee]
Produced by Sageworks (Benjamin Mordecai, Executive Producer; August Wilson) and Benjamin Mordecai
2000 Drama Desk Award Outstanding New Play
  Sageworks (Benjamin Mordecai, Executive Producer; August Wilson) (for "Jitney") [nominee]
1998 Tony Award® Best Play
 Golden Child [nominee]
Produced by Benjamin Mordecai
1996 Tony Award® Best Play
 Seven Guitars [nominee]
Produced by Sageworks (Benjamin Mordecai, Executive Producer; August Wilson)
1996 Drama Desk Award Outstanding Play
 Seven Guitars [nominee]
Produced by Sageworks (Benjamin Mordecai, Executive Producer; August Wilson)
1994 Tony Award® Best Play
winnerAngels in America: Perestroika [winner]
Executive Producer: Benjamin Mordecai
1994 Tony Award® Best Play
 Twilight: Los Angeles, 1992 [nominee]
Produced by Benjamin Mordecai
1994 Tony Award® Best Play
 The Kentucky Cycle [nominee]
Produced in association with Benjamin Mordecai
1994 Drama Desk Award Outstanding Play
 The Kentucky Cycle [nominee]
Produced in association with Benjamin Mordecai
1992 Tony Award® Best Play
 Two Trains Running [nominee]
Executive Producer: Benjamin Mordecai
1991 Tony Award® Regional Theatre Award
nominee Yale Repertory Theatre (Lloyd Richards: Artistic Director; Benjamin Mordecai: Managing Director) [recipient]
1990 Tony Award® Best Play
 The Piano Lesson [nominee]
Produced by Yale Repertory Theatre (Lloyd Richards: Artistic Director; Benjamin Mordecai: Managing Director); Executive Producer: Benjamin Mordecai
1990 Drama Desk Award Outstanding New Play
winnerThe Piano Lesson [winner]
Produced by Yale Repertory Theatre (Lloyd Richards: Artistic Director; Benjamin Mordecai: Managing Director)
1989 Tony Award® Best Revival
 Ah, Wilderness! [nominee]
Produced in association with Yale Repertory Theatre (Lloyd Richards: Artistic Director; Benjamin Mordecai: Managing Director)
1989 Drama Desk Award Outstanding Revival
 Long Day's Journey Into Night [nominee]
Produced in association with Yale Repertory Theatre (Lloyd Richards: Artistic Director; Benjamin Mordecai: Managing Director)
1988 Tony Award® Best Play
 A Walk in the Woods [nominee]
Produced in association with Yale Repertory Theatre (Lloyd Richards: Artistic Director; Benjamin Mordecai: Managing Director)
1988 Tony Award® Best Play
 Joe Turner's Come and Gone [nominee]
Produced in association with Yale Repertory Theatre (Lloyd Richards: Artistic Director; Benjamin Mordecai: Managing Director)
1988 Drama Desk Award Outstanding New Play
 Joe Turner's Come and Gone [nominee]
Produced in association with Yale Repertory Theatre (Lloyd Richards: Artistic Director; Benjamin Mordecai: Managing Director)
1987 Tony Award® Best Play
winnerFences [winner]
Produced in association with Yale Repertory Theatre (Lloyd Richards: Artistic Director; Benjamin Mordecai: Managing Director)
1987 Drama Desk Award Outstanding New Play
winnerFences [winner]
Produced in association with Yale Repertory Theatre (Lloyd Richards: Artistic Director; Benjamin Mordecai: Managing Director)
1981 Tony Award® Best Play
 A Lesson From Aloes [nominee]
Produced in association with Yale Repertory Theatre (Lloyd Richards: Artistic Director; Benjamin Mordecai: Managing Director)
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