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Cy Feuer

Producer, Director, Theatre Owner/Operator, Writer
( b. Jan 15, 1911 Brooklyn, New York, USA - d. May 17, 2006 New York, New York, USA ) Male
Also known as: Seymour Arnold Feuer [Birthname]
Relations: Husband of Posy Feuer (1919 - 2005) her death
See Also: Feuer, Martin & Rickard
Feuer & Martin
Feuer & Martin Musicals, Inc.

Biography: Cy Feuer was born Seymour Arnold Feuerman on January 15, 1911 in Brooklyn, New York to Ann Abrams and Herman Feuer, the manager of a Yiddish theater on Second Avenue on the Lower East Side. He studied at the Juilliard School and then played trumpet professionally at the Roxy Theater, Radio City Music Hall, and with Lionel Belasco's society orchestra. At Republic Pictures, he served as a musical director, arranger, and composer on various films. He served in the Army Air Corps during World War II. He served as president and then chairman of The Broadway League (formerly called the League of American Theatres and Producers). He married Posy Lee Greenberg, with whom he had two children.

Film/TV Credits: Film credits include: "Cabaret," "Guys and Dolls," "A Chorus Line," "How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying," "Angel and the Badman," "Silk Stockings," "Adventures of Captain Marvel," "Can-Can," "Jeepers Creepers," "The Crimson Ghost" and "In Old California." Television Credits Include: "Working in the Theatre," "Omnibus," "The Ford Theatre Hour," "Cyclotrode 'X'," and "Lost Island of Kioga."

Trivia:
His 2003 autobiography, written with Ken Gross, is entitled "I Got the Show Right Here."
The marquees of Broadway theaters were dimmed in his honor on May 18, 2006.



ProductionsDate of Productions
I Remember Mama
[Musical, Original]
  • Directed by Cy Feuer
May 31, 1979 - Sep 02, 1979
The Act
[Musical, Original]
  • Produced by Feuer & Martin
Oct 29, 1977 - Jul 01, 1978
The Goodbye People
[Play, Original]
  • Produced by Cy Feuer
Dec 03, 1968 - Dec 07, 1968
Marlene Dietrich
[Special, Concert, Original]
  • Theatre Owned / Operated by Feuer & Martin Musicals, Inc.
Oct 09, 1967 - Nov 18, 1967
Walking Happy
[Musical, Original]
  • Produced by Feuer & Martin
  • Directed by Cy Feuer
Nov 26, 1966 - Apr 16, 1967
Skyscraper
[Musical, Comedy, Original]
  • Directed by Cy Feuer
  • Produced by Feuer & Martin
Nov 13, 1965 - Jun 11, 1966
Hamlet
[Play, Tragedy, Revival]
  • Theatre Owned / Operated by Feuer & Martin Musicals, Inc.
Apr 09, 1964 - Aug 08, 1964
Arturo Ui
[Play, Drama, Original]
  • Theatre Owned / Operated by Feuer & Martin Musicals, Inc.
Nov 11, 1963 - Nov 16, 1963
Little Me
[Musical, Comedy, Original]
  • Directed by Cy Feuer
  • Produced by Feuer & Martin
  • Theatre Owned / Operated by Feuer & Martin Musicals, Inc.
Nov 17, 1962 - Jun 29, 1963
How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying
[Musical, Comedy, Original]
  • Produced by Feuer & Martin
Oct 14, 1961 - Mar 06, 1965
The Sound of Music
[Musical, Drama, Original]
  • Theatre Owned / Operated by Feuer & Martin Musicals, Inc.
         - Replacement
Nov 16, 1959 - Jun 15, 1963
Whoop-Up
[Musical, Comedy, Original]
  • Produced by Cy Feuer
  • Directed by Cy Feuer
  • Book by Cy Feuer
Dec 22, 1958 - Feb 07, 1959
Silk Stockings
[Musical, Comedy, Original]
  • Directed by Cy Feuer
  • Produced by Feuer & Martin
Feb 24, 1955 - Apr 14, 1956
The Boy Friend
[Musical, Comedy, Original]
  • Directed by Cy Feuer
  • Produced by Feuer & Martin
Sep 30, 1954 - Nov 26, 1955
Can-Can
[Musical, Comedy, Original]
  • Produced by Feuer & Martin
May 07, 1953 - Jun 25, 1955
Where's Charley?
[Musical, Comedy, Original]
  • Produced by Feuer, Martin & Rickard
Jan 29, 1951 - Mar 10, 1951
Guys and Dolls
[Musical, Comedy, Original]
  • Produced by Feuer & Martin
Nov 24, 1950 - Nov 28, 1953
Where's Charley?
[Musical, Comedy, Original]
  • Produced by Cy Feuer
Oct 11, 1948 - Sep 09, 1950
Touring ProductionsDates of Touring Productions
Can-Can
[Musical, Comedy, Revival]
  • Produced for the Broadway Stage by Feuer & Martin
Feb 02, 1988 - Feb 26, 1989
2003 Tony Award® Special Tony Award for Lifetime Achievement
winner Cy Feuer [recipient]
1966 Tony Award® Best Direction of a Musical
Skyscraper [nominee]
Directed by Cy Feuer
1966 Tony Award® Best Musical
Skyscraper [nominee]
Produced by Feuer & Martin
1963 Tony Award® Best Direction of a Musical
Little Me [nominee]
Directed by Cy Feuer
1963 Tony Award® Best Musical
Little Me [nominee]
Produced by Feuer & Martin
1963 Tony Award® Best Producer of a Musical
Little Me [nominee]
Produced by Feuer & Martin
1962 Tony Award® Best Musical
winner How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying [winner]
Produced by Feuer & Martin
1962 Tony Award® Best Producer of a Musical
winner How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying [winner]
Produced by Feuer & Martin
1951 Tony Award® Best Musical
winner Guys and Dolls [winner]
Produced by Feuer & Martin
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