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Ed Mirvish

Producer
( b. Jul 24, 1914 Colonial Beach, Virginia, USA - d. Jul 11, 2007 Toronto, Ontario, CANADA ) Male
Also known as: "Honest Ed" Mirvish
Edwin Mirvish [Birthname]
Relations: Father of David Mirvish
See Also: David and Ed Mirvish

Biography: Yehuda Edwin Mirvish was born on July 24, 1914 in Colonial Beach, Virginia to David and Anna Mirvish. He bought the Royal Alexandra Theater and saved it from demolition in 1963. He bought and restored the Old Vic in 1982. He also built Toronto's Princess of Wales Theater in 1993. He married Anne Macklin, with whom he had his son David.

Trivia:
His nickname was "Honest Ed" from his popular Toronto discount store.
He received honors including the Order of Canada and the Commander of the Order of the British Empire.
The marquees of Broadway theaters were dimmed in his honor on June 13, 2007.



ProductionsDate of Productions
Stones in His Pockets
[Play, Comedy, Original]
  • Produced by Ed Mirvish
Apr 01, 2001 - Sep 23, 2001
Spoils of War
[Play, Original]
  • Produced by Ed Mirvish
Nov 10, 1988 - Dec 10, 1988
The Mikado
[Musical, Operetta, Revival]
  • Produced by Ed Mirvish
Apr 02, 1987 - May 03, 1987
A Minor Adjustment
[Play, Comedy, Original]
  • Produced by Ed Mirvish
Oct 06, 1967 - Oct 07, 1967
Touring ProductionsDates of Touring Productions
Legends!
[Play, Comedy, Revival]
  • Produced in association with David and Ed Mirvish
Sep 12, 2006 - May 06, 2007
Stones in His Pockets
[Play, Comedy, Original]
  • Produced by special arrangement with Ed Mirvish
Feb 03, 2002 - Mar 16, 2003
Mamma Mia! - First National
[Musical, Comedy, Original]
  • Produced in association with David and Ed Mirvish
Nov 15, 2000 - Aug 29, 2004
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