Gender
Female
Born
Sep 15, 1948
San Francisco, California, USA
Producer
Also Known As
Carole Shorenstein Hays
Relations
Daughter of
Walter Shorenstein (real estate tycoon)
Wife of
Jeff Hays (psychiatrist) (1986 - present)
  • CREDITS
    Head Over Heels (Jul 26, 2018 - Jan 06, 2019)
    • Produced by Carole Shorenstein Hays
    MusicalComedyOriginal
    The Terms of My Surrender (Aug 10, 2017 - Oct 22, 2017)
    • Produced by Carole Shorenstein Hays
    PlaySoloOriginal
    A Doll's House, Part 2 (Apr 27, 2017 - Sep 24, 2017)
    • Produced by Carole Shorenstein Hays
    PlayDramaOriginal
    Sunday in the Park with George (Feb 23, 2017 - Apr 23, 2017)
    • Produced by Carole Shorenstein Hays
    MusicalRevival
    Natasha, Pierre & The Great Comet of 1812 (Nov 14, 2016 - Sep 03, 2017)
    • Produced by Carole Shorenstein Hays
    MusicalOriginal
    Eclipsed (Mar 06, 2016 - Jun 19, 2016)
    • Produced by Carole Shorenstein Hays
    PlayAll Female CastOriginal
    Fun Home (Apr 19, 2015 - Sep 10, 2016)
    • Produced by Carole Shorenstein Hays
    MusicalOriginal
    Wolf Hall Parts One & Two (Apr 09, 2015 - Jul 05, 2015)
    • Produced by Carole Shorenstein Hays
    PlayOriginal
    The Audience (Mar 08, 2015 - Jun 28, 2015)
    • Produced by Carole Shorenstein Hays
    PlayOriginal
    War Horse (Apr 14, 2011 - Jan 06, 2013)
    • Produced in association with War Horse LP
    PlayDrama PuppetsOriginal
    Fences (Apr 26, 2010 - Jul 11, 2010)
    • Produced by Carole Shorenstein Hays
    PlayDramaRevival
    A Behanding in Spokane (Mar 04, 2010 - Jun 06, 2010)
    • Produced by Carole Shorenstein Hays
    PlayComedyOriginal
    Rock 'n' Roll (Nov 04, 2007 - Mar 09, 2008)
    • Associate Produced by Carole Shorenstein Hays
    PlayOriginal
    Well (Mar 30, 2006 - May 14, 2006)
    • Produced by Carole Shorenstein Hays
    PlayComedyOriginal
    Julius Caesar (Apr 03, 2005 - Jun 12, 2005)
    • Produced by Carole Shorenstein Hays
    PlayTragedyRevival
    Doubt (Mar 31, 2005 - Jul 02, 2006)
    • Produced by Carole Shorenstein Hays
    PlayDramaOriginal
    Gem of the Ocean (Dec 06, 2004 - Feb 06, 2005)
    • Produced by Carole Shorenstein Hays
    PlayOriginal
    Caroline, or Change (May 02, 2004 - Aug 29, 2004)
    • Produced by Carole Shorenstein Hays
    MusicalDramaOriginal
    Take Me Out (Feb 27, 2003 - Jan 04, 2004)
    • Produced by Carole Shorenstein Hays
    PlayDrama ComedyOriginal
    Topdog / Underdog (Apr 07, 2002 - Aug 11, 2002)
    • Produced by Carole Shorenstein Hays
    PlayComedy DramaOriginal
    The Goat, or Who Is Sylvia? (Mar 10, 2002 - Dec 15, 2002)
    • Produced by Carole Shorenstein Hays
    PlayDramaOriginal
    The Tale of the Allergist's Wife (Nov 02, 2000 - Sep 15, 2002)
    • Produced by Carole Shorenstein Hays
    PlayComedyOriginal
    Proof (Oct 24, 2000 - Jan 05, 2003)
    • Produced by Carole Shorenstein Hays
    PlayDramaOriginal
    Closer (Mar 25, 1999 - Aug 22, 1999)
    • Produced by Carole Shorenstein Hays
    PlayDramaOriginal
    Not About Nightingales (Feb 25, 1999 - Jun 13, 1999)
    • Produced by Carole Shorenstein Hays
    PlayDramaOriginal
    The Chairs (Apr 01, 1998 - Jun 13, 1998)
    • Produced by Carole Shorenstein Hays
    PlayFarce TragedyRevival
    The Old Neighborhood (Nov 19, 1997 - May 10, 1998)
    • Produced by Carole Shorenstein Hays
    PlayOriginal
    A Midsummer Night's Dream (Mar 31, 1996 - May 26, 1996)
    • Produced by Carole Shorenstein Hays
    PlayComedyRevival
    Fences (Mar 26, 1987 - Jun 26, 1988)
    • Produced by Carole Shorenstein Hays
    PlayDramaOriginal
    Oliver! (Apr 29, 1984 - May 13, 1984)
    • Produced by Carole J. Shorenstein
    MusicalComedyRevival
    Can-Can (Apr 30, 1981 - May 03, 1981)
    • Produced by Carole J. Shorenstein
    MusicalComedyRevival
    Woman of the Year (Mar 29, 1981 - Mar 13, 1983)
    • Produced by Carole J. Shorenstein
    MusicalComedyOriginal
    The Grand Tour (Jan 11, 1979 - Mar 04, 1979)
    • Produced in association with Carole J. Shorenstein
    MusicalOriginal
    Fun Home (Oct 02, 2016 - Dec 03, 2017)
    • Produced by Carole Shorenstein Hays
    MusicalOriginal
    The Gershwins' Porgy and Bess (Nov 12, 2013 - Jul 20, 2014)
    • Produced by SHN/SHN Presents Dallas
    MusicalOperaRevival
    War Horse (Jun 05, 2012 - Jun 22, 2014)
    • Produced by Shorenstein-Hays Nederlander Theatre
    PlayDramaOriginal
    Doubt (Sep 22, 2006 - May 20, 2007)
    • Produced by Carole Shorenstein Hays
    • Originally produced on Broadway by Carole Shorenstein Hays
    PlayDramaOriginal
    The Tale of the Allergist's Wife (Jun 18, 2002 - Apr 06, 2003)
    • Produced by Carole Shorenstein Hays
    • Originally produced on Broadway on November 2, 2000 by Carole Shorenstein Hays
    PlayComedyOriginal
    Proof (Nov 27, 2001 - Jun 23, 2002)
    • Produced by Carole Shorenstein Hays
    PlayDramaOriginal
    Art (Sep 14, 1999 - Jun 11, 2000)
    • Produced by Carole Shorenstein Hays
    PlayOriginal
    Woman of the Year (Jun 09, 1983 - Mar 04, 1984)
    • Produced by Carole J. Shorenstein
    MusicalComedyOriginal
  • AWARDS

    Tony Award®

     

    Best Musical

    2017 | Nominee  | Natasha, Pierre & The Great Comet of 1812
    Produced by Carole Shorenstein Hays
     

    Best Play

    2017 | Nominee  | A Doll's House, Part 2
    Produced by Carole Shorenstein Hays
     

    Best Play

    2016 | Nominee  | Eclipsed
    Produced by Carole Shorenstein Hays

    Best Musical

    2015 | Winner  | Fun Home
    Produced by Carole Shorenstein Hays
     

    Best Play

    2015 | Nominee  | Wolf Hall Parts One & Two
    Produced by Carole Shorenstein Hays

    Best Play

    2011 | Winner  | War Horse
    Produced in association with War Horse LP

    Best Revival of a Play

    2010 | Winner  | Fences
    Produced by Carole Shorenstein Hays

    Best Play

    2005 | Winner  | Doubt
    Produced by Carole Shorenstein Hays
     

    Best Play

    2005 | Nominee  | Gem of the Ocean
    Produced by Carole Shorenstein Hays
     

    Best Musical

    2004 | Nominee  | Caroline, or Change
    Produced by Carole Shorenstein Hays

    Best Play

    2003 | Winner  | Take Me Out
    Produced by Carole Shorenstein Hays

    Best Play

    2002 | Winner  | The Goat, or Who Is Sylvia?
    Produced by Carole Shorenstein Hays
     

    Best Play

    2002 | Nominee  | Topdog / Underdog
    Produced by Carole Shorenstein Hays

    Best Play

    2001 | Winner  | Proof
    Produced by Carole Shorenstein Hays
     

    Best Play

    2001 | Nominee  | The Tale of the Allergist's Wife
    Produced by Carole Shorenstein Hays
     

    Best Play

    1999 | Nominee  | Not About Nightingales
    Produced by Carole Shorenstein Hays
     

    Best Play

    1999 | Nominee  | Closer
    Produced by Carole Shorenstein Hays
     

    Best Revival of a Play

    1998 | Nominee  | The Chairs
    Produced by Carole Shorenstein Hays
     

    Best Revival of a Play

    1996 | Nominee  | A Midsummer Night's Dream
    Produced by Carole Shorenstein Hays

    Best Play

    1987 | Winner  | Fences
    Produced by Carole Shorenstein Hays
     

    Best Musical

    1981 | Nominee  | Woman of the Year
    Produced by Carole J. Shorenstein

    Drama Desk Award

    Outstanding Revival of a Play

    2010 | Winner  | Fences
    Produced by Carole Shorenstein Hays

    Outstanding New Play

    2005 | Winner  | Doubt
    Produced by Carole Shorenstein Hays
     

    Outstanding New Musical

    2004 | Nominee  | Caroline, or Change
    Produced by Carole Shorenstein Hays

    Outstanding New Play

    2003 | Winner  | Take Me Out
    Produced by Carole Shorenstein Hays

    Outstanding New Play

    2002 | Winner  | The Goat, or Who Is Sylvia?
    Produced by Carole Shorenstein Hays
     

    Outstanding New Play

    2002 | Nominee  | Topdog / Underdog
    Produced by Carole Shorenstein Hays

    Outstanding New Play

    2001 | Winner  | Proof
    Produced by Carole Shorenstein Hays
     

    Outstanding Play

    1999 | Nominee  | Closer
    Produced by Carole Shorenstein Hays
     

    Outstanding Play

    1999 | Nominee  | Not About Nightingales
    Produced by Carole Shorenstein Hays
     

    Outstanding Revival of a Play

    1998 | Nominee  | The Chairs
    Produced by Carole Shorenstein Hays
     

    Best Play Revival

    1996 | Nominee  | A Midsummer Night's Dream
    Produced by Carole Shorenstein Hays

    Outstanding New Play

    1987 | Winner  | Fences
    Produced by Carole Shorenstein Hays
Head Over Heels (Jul 26, 2018 - Jan 06, 2019)
  • Produced by Carole Shorenstein Hays
MusicalComedyOriginal
The Terms of My Surrender (Aug 10, 2017 - Oct 22, 2017)
  • Produced by Carole Shorenstein Hays
PlaySoloOriginal
A Doll's House, Part 2 (Apr 27, 2017 - Sep 24, 2017)
  • Produced by Carole Shorenstein Hays
PlayDramaOriginal
Sunday in the Park with George (Feb 23, 2017 - Apr 23, 2017)
  • Produced by Carole Shorenstein Hays
MusicalRevival
Natasha, Pierre & The Great Comet of 1812 (Nov 14, 2016 - Sep 03, 2017)
  • Produced by Carole Shorenstein Hays
MusicalOriginal
Eclipsed (Mar 06, 2016 - Jun 19, 2016)
  • Produced by Carole Shorenstein Hays
PlayAll Female CastOriginal
Fun Home (Apr 19, 2015 - Sep 10, 2016)
  • Produced by Carole Shorenstein Hays
MusicalOriginal
Wolf Hall Parts One & Two (Apr 09, 2015 - Jul 05, 2015)
  • Produced by Carole Shorenstein Hays
PlayOriginal
The Audience (Mar 08, 2015 - Jun 28, 2015)
  • Produced by Carole Shorenstein Hays
PlayOriginal
War Horse (Apr 14, 2011 - Jan 06, 2013)
  • Produced in association with War Horse LP
PlayDrama PuppetsOriginal
Fences (Apr 26, 2010 - Jul 11, 2010)
  • Produced by Carole Shorenstein Hays
PlayDramaRevival
A Behanding in Spokane (Mar 04, 2010 - Jun 06, 2010)
  • Produced by Carole Shorenstein Hays
PlayComedyOriginal
Rock 'n' Roll (Nov 04, 2007 - Mar 09, 2008)
  • Associate Produced by Carole Shorenstein Hays
PlayOriginal
Well (Mar 30, 2006 - May 14, 2006)
  • Produced by Carole Shorenstein Hays
PlayComedyOriginal
Julius Caesar (Apr 03, 2005 - Jun 12, 2005)
  • Produced by Carole Shorenstein Hays
PlayTragedyRevival
Doubt (Mar 31, 2005 - Jul 02, 2006)
  • Produced by Carole Shorenstein Hays
PlayDramaOriginal
Gem of the Ocean (Dec 06, 2004 - Feb 06, 2005)
  • Produced by Carole Shorenstein Hays
PlayOriginal
Caroline, or Change (May 02, 2004 - Aug 29, 2004)
  • Produced by Carole Shorenstein Hays
MusicalDramaOriginal
Take Me Out (Feb 27, 2003 - Jan 04, 2004)
  • Produced by Carole Shorenstein Hays
PlayDrama ComedyOriginal
Topdog / Underdog (Apr 07, 2002 - Aug 11, 2002)
  • Produced by Carole Shorenstein Hays
PlayComedy DramaOriginal
The Goat, or Who Is Sylvia? (Mar 10, 2002 - Dec 15, 2002)
  • Produced by Carole Shorenstein Hays
PlayDramaOriginal
The Tale of the Allergist's Wife (Nov 02, 2000 - Sep 15, 2002)
  • Produced by Carole Shorenstein Hays
PlayComedyOriginal
Proof (Oct 24, 2000 - Jan 05, 2003)
  • Produced by Carole Shorenstein Hays
PlayDramaOriginal
Closer (Mar 25, 1999 - Aug 22, 1999)
  • Produced by Carole Shorenstein Hays
PlayDramaOriginal
Not About Nightingales (Feb 25, 1999 - Jun 13, 1999)
  • Produced by Carole Shorenstein Hays
PlayDramaOriginal
The Chairs (Apr 01, 1998 - Jun 13, 1998)
  • Produced by Carole Shorenstein Hays
PlayFarce TragedyRevival
The Old Neighborhood (Nov 19, 1997 - May 10, 1998)
  • Produced by Carole Shorenstein Hays
PlayOriginal
A Midsummer Night's Dream (Mar 31, 1996 - May 26, 1996)
  • Produced by Carole Shorenstein Hays
PlayComedyRevival
Fences (Mar 26, 1987 - Jun 26, 1988)
  • Produced by Carole Shorenstein Hays
PlayDramaOriginal
Oliver! (Apr 29, 1984 - May 13, 1984)
  • Produced by Carole J. Shorenstein
MusicalComedyRevival
Can-Can (Apr 30, 1981 - May 03, 1981)
  • Produced by Carole J. Shorenstein
MusicalComedyRevival
Woman of the Year (Mar 29, 1981 - Mar 13, 1983)
  • Produced by Carole J. Shorenstein
MusicalComedyOriginal
The Grand Tour (Jan 11, 1979 - Mar 04, 1979)
  • Produced in association with Carole J. Shorenstein
MusicalOriginal
Fun Home (Oct 02, 2016 - Dec 03, 2017)
  • Produced by Carole Shorenstein Hays
MusicalOriginal
The Gershwins' Porgy and Bess (Nov 12, 2013 - Jul 20, 2014)
  • Produced by SHN/SHN Presents Dallas
MusicalOperaRevival
War Horse (Jun 05, 2012 - Jun 22, 2014)
  • Produced by Shorenstein-Hays Nederlander Theatre
PlayDramaOriginal
Doubt (Sep 22, 2006 - May 20, 2007)
  • Produced by Carole Shorenstein Hays
  • Originally produced on Broadway by Carole Shorenstein Hays
PlayDramaOriginal
The Tale of the Allergist's Wife (Jun 18, 2002 - Apr 06, 2003)
  • Produced by Carole Shorenstein Hays
  • Originally produced on Broadway on November 2, 2000 by Carole Shorenstein Hays
PlayComedyOriginal
Proof (Nov 27, 2001 - Jun 23, 2002)
  • Produced by Carole Shorenstein Hays
PlayDramaOriginal
Art (Sep 14, 1999 - Jun 11, 2000)
  • Produced by Carole Shorenstein Hays
PlayOriginal
Woman of the Year (Jun 09, 1983 - Mar 04, 1984)
  • Produced by Carole J. Shorenstein
MusicalComedyOriginal

Tony Award®

 

Best Musical

2017 | Nominee  | Natasha, Pierre & The Great Comet of 1812
Produced by Carole Shorenstein Hays
 

Best Play

2017 | Nominee  | A Doll's House, Part 2
Produced by Carole Shorenstein Hays
 

Best Play

2016 | Nominee  | Eclipsed
Produced by Carole Shorenstein Hays

Best Musical

2015 | Winner  | Fun Home
Produced by Carole Shorenstein Hays
 

Best Play

2015 | Nominee  | Wolf Hall Parts One & Two
Produced by Carole Shorenstein Hays

Best Play

2011 | Winner  | War Horse
Produced in association with War Horse LP

Best Revival of a Play

2010 | Winner  | Fences
Produced by Carole Shorenstein Hays

Best Play

2005 | Winner  | Doubt
Produced by Carole Shorenstein Hays
 

Best Play

2005 | Nominee  | Gem of the Ocean
Produced by Carole Shorenstein Hays
 

Best Musical

2004 | Nominee  | Caroline, or Change
Produced by Carole Shorenstein Hays

Best Play

2003 | Winner  | Take Me Out
Produced by Carole Shorenstein Hays

Best Play

2002 | Winner  | The Goat, or Who Is Sylvia?
Produced by Carole Shorenstein Hays
 

Best Play

2002 | Nominee  | Topdog / Underdog
Produced by Carole Shorenstein Hays

Best Play

2001 | Winner  | Proof
Produced by Carole Shorenstein Hays
 

Best Play

2001 | Nominee  | The Tale of the Allergist's Wife
Produced by Carole Shorenstein Hays
 

Best Play

1999 | Nominee  | Not About Nightingales
Produced by Carole Shorenstein Hays
 

Best Play

1999 | Nominee  | Closer
Produced by Carole Shorenstein Hays
 

Best Revival of a Play

1998 | Nominee  | The Chairs
Produced by Carole Shorenstein Hays
 

Best Revival of a Play

1996 | Nominee  | A Midsummer Night's Dream
Produced by Carole Shorenstein Hays

Best Play

1987 | Winner  | Fences
Produced by Carole Shorenstein Hays
 

Best Musical

1981 | Nominee  | Woman of the Year
Produced by Carole J. Shorenstein

Drama Desk Award

Outstanding Revival of a Play

2010 | Winner  | Fences
Produced by Carole Shorenstein Hays

Outstanding New Play

2005 | Winner  | Doubt
Produced by Carole Shorenstein Hays
 

Outstanding New Musical

2004 | Nominee  | Caroline, or Change
Produced by Carole Shorenstein Hays

Outstanding New Play

2003 | Winner  | Take Me Out
Produced by Carole Shorenstein Hays

Outstanding New Play

2002 | Winner  | The Goat, or Who Is Sylvia?
Produced by Carole Shorenstein Hays
 

Outstanding New Play

2002 | Nominee  | Topdog / Underdog
Produced by Carole Shorenstein Hays

Outstanding New Play

2001 | Winner  | Proof
Produced by Carole Shorenstein Hays
 

Outstanding Play

1999 | Nominee  | Closer
Produced by Carole Shorenstein Hays
 

Outstanding Play

1999 | Nominee  | Not About Nightingales
Produced by Carole Shorenstein Hays
 

Outstanding Revival of a Play

1998 | Nominee  | The Chairs
Produced by Carole Shorenstein Hays
 

Best Play Revival

1996 | Nominee  | A Midsummer Night's Dream
Produced by Carole Shorenstein Hays

Outstanding New Play

1987 | Winner  | Fences
Produced by Carole Shorenstein Hays

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