Gender
Male
Born
circa 1931
Died
Jun 03, 2009
Orangeburg, South Carolina, USA
General Manager Producer
Comments
Biography: George MacPherson was born in Elrama, Pennsylvania. He studied large-animal veterinary medicine at Bethany College. He served in the Army during the Korean War. He managed movie theaters in West Virginia, then worked for the Ringling Brothers, then joined the Los Angeles Police Department before becoming a partner in a theatrical press agency. He was the founding general manager of Hamilton Place in Hamilton, Ontario in the 1970s. He started and ran the theatrical management division of Endemol Entertainment's New York offices. He served as the executive director of American Theater Productions in the early 1980s. He became regarded as a pioneer in touring Broadway shows nationally and internationally. He became the president of Masque Sound in 1997. He married Judith Winter.

Trivia:
The marquees of Broadway theaters were dimmed in his honor on June 5, 2009.
Angels in America: Millennium Approaches (Sep 06, 1994 - Feb 14, 1996)
  • General Manager: George MacPherson
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The Who's Tommy (Oct 12, 1993 - Jan 29, 1995)
  • General Manager: George MacPherson
MusicalOriginal
Annie Get Your Gun (Mar 09, 1993 - Jan 10, 1994)
  • Executive Producer: George MacPherson
MusicalComedyRevival
Guys and Dolls (Sep 15, 1992 - Jul 03, 1994)
  • Executive Producer: George MacPherson
MusicalComedyRevival
The Secret Garden (Apr 28, 1992 - May 22, 1994)
  • Executive Producer: George MacPherson
MusicalOriginal
Once on This Island (Mar 31, 1992 - Jan 03, 1993)
  • Executive Producer: George MacPherson
MusicalOriginal
Buddy (Sep 10, 1991 - Sep 12, 1992)
  • Executive Producer: George MacPherson
MusicalOriginal
Lend Me a Tenor (Sep 11, 1990 - May 19, 1991)
  • Executive Producer: George MacPherson
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Chess (Jan 09, 1990 - May 13, 1990)
  • Executive Producer: George MacPherson
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Into the Woods (Nov 22, 1988 - May 13, 1990)
  • Executive Producer: George MacPherson
MusicalComedy DramaOriginal
Agnes of God (Dec 27, 1983 - Apr 01, 1984)
  • General Manager: George MacPherson
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