Gender
Male
Born
circa 1945
Died
May 08, 2005
New Haven, Connecticut, USA
Producer General Manager Marketing Presenter
Relations
Father of
Rachel Mordecai
Husband of
Sherry Lynn Morley (? - 2005) his death
Brooklyn (Oct 21, 2004 - Jun 26, 2005)
  • Produced by Producers Four (Benjamin Mordecai, Robert G. Bartner, Brian Brolly, Michael A. Jenkins)
MusicalOriginal
Sixteen Wounded (Apr 15, 2004 - Apr 25, 2004)
  • Produced by Producers Four (Benjamin Mordecai, Robert G. Bartner, Brian Brolly, Michael A. Jenkins)
PlayDramaOriginal
Ma Rainey's Black Bottom (Feb 06, 2003 - Apr 06, 2003)
  • Produced by Benjamin Mordecai
  • Produced by Sageworks (Benjamin Mordecai, Executive Producer; August Wilson)
PlayDramaRevival
Flower Drum Song (Oct 17, 2002 - Mar 16, 2003)
  • Produced by Benjamin Mordecai
MusicalComedyRevival
King Hedley II (May 01, 2001 - Jul 01, 2001)
  • Produced by Benjamin Mordecai
  • Produced by Sageworks (Benjamin Mordecai, Executive Producer; August Wilson)
PlayDramaOriginal
Golden Child (Apr 02, 1998 - May 31, 1998)
  • Produced by Benjamin Mordecai
PlayDramaOriginal
Seven Guitars (Mar 28, 1996 - Sep 08, 1996)
  • Produced by Sageworks (Benjamin Mordecai, Executive Producer; August Wilson)
  • Executive Producer: Benjamin Mordecai
PlayDramaOriginal
Love! Valour! Compassion! (Feb 14, 1995 - Sep 17, 1995)
  • Marketing Consultant: Benjamin Mordecai
PlayOriginal
Twilight: Los Angeles, 1992 (Apr 17, 1994 - Jun 19, 1994)
  • Produced by Benjamin Mordecai
  • General Manager: Benjamin Mordecai & Associates
PlaySoloOriginal
Angels in America: Perestroika (Nov 23, 1993 - Dec 04, 1994)
  • General Manager: Mordecai / Cole Productions
  • Executive Producer: Benjamin Mordecai
PlayOriginal
The Kentucky Cycle (Nov 14, 1993 - Dec 12, 1993)
  • Produced in association with Benjamin Mordecai
PlayOriginal
Angels in America: Millennium Approaches (May 04, 1993 - Dec 04, 1994)
  • General Manager: Mordecai / Cole Productions
  • Executive Producer: Benjamin Mordecai
PlayOriginal
Redwood Curtain (Mar 30, 1993 - May 02, 1993)
  • Produced by Benjamin Mordecai
  • General Manager: Mordecai / Cole Productions
PlayDramaOriginal
Two Trains Running (Apr 13, 1992 - Aug 30, 1992)
  • Originally produced by Yale Repertory Theatre (Lloyd Richards: Artistic Director; Benjamin Mordecai: Managing Director)
  • Executive Producer: Benjamin Mordecai
PlayOriginal
The Cemetery Club (May 15, 1990 - Jul 01, 1990)
  • Originally produced by the Yale Repertory Theatre (Lloyd Richards: Artistic Director; Benjamin Mordecai: Managing Director)
PlayComedyOriginal
The Piano Lesson (Apr 16, 1990 - Jan 27, 1991)
  • 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
PlayOriginal
Ah, Wilderness! (Jun 23, 1988 - Jul 23, 1988)
  • 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)
PlayComedyRevival
Long Day's Journey Into Night (Jun 14, 1988 - Jul 23, 1988)
  • 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)
PlayDramaRevival
Joe Turner's Come and Gone (Mar 27, 1988 - Jun 26, 1988)
  • 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)
PlayDramaOriginal
A Walk in the Woods (Feb 28, 1988 - Jun 26, 1988)
  • 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)
PlayOriginal
Fences (Mar 26, 1987 - Jun 26, 1988)
  • 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)
PlayDramaOriginal
Blood Knot (Dec 10, 1985 - Mar 02, 1986)
  • Originally produced by Yale Repertory Theatre (Lloyd Richards: Artistic Director; Benjamin Mordecai: Managing Director)
PlayOriginal
Ma Rainey's Black Bottom (Oct 11, 1984 - Jun 09, 1985)
  • Originally produced by Yale Repertory Theatre (Lloyd Richards: Artistic Director; Benjamin Mordecai: Managing Director)
PlayDramaOriginal
"MASTER HAROLD"…and the boys (May 04, 1982 - Feb 26, 1983)
  • Originally produced by Yale Repertory Theatre (Lloyd Richards: Artistic Director; Benjamin Mordecai: Managing Director)
PlayDramaOriginal
A Lesson From Aloes (Nov 17, 1980 - Feb 08, 1981)
  • Produced in association with Yale Repertory Theatre (Lloyd Richards: Artistic Director; Benjamin Mordecai: Managing Director)
PlayOriginal
Brooklyn (Jun 11, 2006 - Aug 13, 2006)
  • Produced by Producers Four (Benjamin Mordecai, Robert G. Bartner, Brian Brolly, Michael A. Jenkins)
MusicalOriginal
Flower Drum Song (Sep 02, 2003 - Feb 01, 2004)
  • Executive Producer: Benjamin Mordecai
MusicalComedyRevival
Angels in America: Millennium Approaches (Sep 06, 1994 - Feb 14, 1996)
  • Executive Producer for Original Broadway Production: Benjamin Mordecai
PlayOriginal

Tony Award®

 

Best Play

2001 | Nominee  | King Hedley II
Produced by Sageworks (Benjamin Mordecai, Executive Producer; August Wilson)
 

Best Play

2001 | Nominee  | King Hedley II
Produced by Benjamin Mordecai
 

Best Play

1998 | Nominee  | Golden Child
Produced by Benjamin Mordecai
 

Best Play

1996 | Nominee  | Seven Guitars
Produced by Sageworks (Benjamin Mordecai, Executive Producer; August Wilson)
 

Best Play

1994 | Nominee  | The Kentucky Cycle
Produced in association with Benjamin Mordecai

Best Play

1994 | Winner  | Angels in America: Perestroika
Executive Producer: Benjamin Mordecai
 

Best Play

1994 | Nominee  | Twilight: Los Angeles, 1992
Produced by Benjamin Mordecai
 

Best Play

1992 | Nominee  | Two Trains Running
Executive Producer: Benjamin Mordecai

Regional Theatre Award

1991 | Recipient
Yale Repertory Theatre (Lloyd Richards: Artistic Director; Benjamin Mordecai: Managing Director)
 

Best Play

1990 | Nominee  | The Piano Lesson
Produced by Yale Repertory Theatre (Lloyd Richards: Artistic Director; Benjamin Mordecai: Managing Director)
 

Best Play

1990 | Nominee  | The Piano Lesson
Executive Producer: Benjamin Mordecai
 

Best Revival

1989 | Nominee  | Ah, Wilderness!
Produced in association with Yale Repertory Theatre (Lloyd Richards: Artistic Director; Benjamin Mordecai: Managing Director)
 

Best Play

1988 | Nominee  | A Walk in the Woods
Produced in association with Yale Repertory Theatre (Lloyd Richards: Artistic Director; Benjamin Mordecai: Managing Director)
 

Best Play

1988 | Nominee  | Joe Turner's Come and Gone
Produced in association with Yale Repertory Theatre (Lloyd Richards: Artistic Director; Benjamin Mordecai: Managing Director)

Best Play

1987 | Winner  | Fences
Produced in association with Yale Repertory Theatre (Lloyd Richards: Artistic Director; Benjamin Mordecai: Managing Director)
 

Best Play

1981 | Nominee  | A Lesson From Aloes
Produced in association with Yale Repertory Theatre (Lloyd Richards: Artistic Director; Benjamin Mordecai: Managing Director)

Drama Desk Award

 

Outstanding New Play

2000 | Nominee
Sageworks (Benjamin Mordecai, Executive Producer; August Wilson) (for "Jitney")
 

Outstanding Play

1996 | Nominee  | Seven Guitars
Produced by Sageworks (Benjamin Mordecai, Executive Producer; August Wilson)
 

Outstanding Play

1994 | Nominee  | The Kentucky Cycle
Produced in association with Benjamin Mordecai

Outstanding New Play

1990 | Winner  | The Piano Lesson
Produced by Yale Repertory Theatre (Lloyd Richards: Artistic Director; Benjamin Mordecai: Managing Director)
 

Outstanding Revival

1989 | Nominee  | Long Day's Journey Into Night
Produced in association with Yale Repertory Theatre (Lloyd Richards: Artistic Director; Benjamin Mordecai: Managing Director)
 

Outstanding New Play

1988 | Nominee  | Joe Turner's Come and Gone
Produced in association with Yale Repertory Theatre (Lloyd Richards: Artistic Director; Benjamin Mordecai: Managing Director)

Outstanding New Play

1987 | Winner  | Fences
Produced in association with Yale Repertory Theatre (Lloyd Richards: Artistic Director; Benjamin Mordecai: Managing Director)

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