Gender
Male
Born
Jun 25, 1927
Lorain, Ohio, USA
Died
Mar 17, 2020
Winston-Salem, North Carolina, USA
Director Writer Lyricist Producer Assistant
  • CREDITS
    The School for Scandal (Nov 19, 1995 - Dec 17, 1995)
    • Directed by Gerald Freedman
    PlayComedyRevival
    Broadway (Jun 25, 1987 - Jun 27, 1987)
    • Originally produced by Great Lakes Theater Festival (Gerald Freedman, Artistic Director; Mary Bill, Managing Director)
    PlayDramaRevival
    West Side Story (Feb 14, 1980 - Nov 30, 1980)
    • Book Co-Directed by Gerald Freedman
    MusicalDramaRevival
    The Grand Tour (Jan 11, 1979 - Mar 04, 1979)
    • Directed by Gerald Freedman
    MusicalOriginal
    The Robber Bridegroom (Oct 09, 1976 - Feb 13, 1977)
    • Directed by Gerald Freedman
    MusicalOriginal
    Mrs. Warren's Profession (Feb 18, 1976 - Apr 04, 1976)
    • Directed by Gerald Freedman
    PlayTragedy ComedyRevival
    The Robber Bridegroom (Oct 07, 1975 - Oct 18, 1975)
    • Entire production directed by Gerald Freedman
    MusicalOriginal
    An American Millionaire (Apr 20, 1974 - May 05, 1974)
    • Directed by Gerald Freedman
    PlayOriginal
    The au Pair Man (Dec 27, 1973 - Jan 27, 1974)
    • Directed by Gerald Freedman
    PlayOriginal
    The Creation of the World and Other Business (Nov 30, 1972 - Dec 16, 1972)
    • Directed by Gerald Freedman
    PlayOriginal
    The Incomparable Max (Oct 19, 1971 - Nov 06, 1971)
    • Directed by Gerald Freedman
    PlayOriginal
    Soon (Jan 12, 1971 - Jan 13, 1971)
    • Additional staging by Gerald Freedman
    MusicalOriginal
    No Place to Be Somebody (Dec 30, 1969 - Jan 10, 1970)
    • Originally produced by New York Shakespeare Festival Public Theater (Joseph Papp: Producer; Gerald Freedman: Artistic Director; Bernard Gersten: Associate Producer)
    PlayOriginal
    King Lear (Nov 07, 1968 - Feb 12, 1969)
    • Directed by Gerald Freedman
    PlayTragedyRevival
    A Time for Singing (May 21, 1966 - Jun 25, 1966)
    • Directed by Gerald Freedman
    • Book by Gerald Freedman
    • Lyrics by Gerald Freedman
    MusicalOriginal
    West Side Story (Apr 08, 1964 - May 03, 1964)
    • Directed by Gerald Freedman
    MusicalDramaRevival
    Man in the Moon (Apr 11, 1963 - Apr 21, 1963)
    • Staged by Gerald Freedman
    MusicalPuppetsOriginal
    The Gay Life (Nov 18, 1961 - Feb 24, 1962)
    • Directed by Gerald Freedman
    MusicalOriginal
    West Side Story (Apr 27, 1960 - Dec 10, 1960)
    • Assistant to the Director: Gerald Freedman
    MusicalDramaRevival
    Gypsy (May 21, 1959 - Mar 25, 1961)
    • Assistant to the Director: Gerald Freedman
    MusicalDramaOriginal
    West Side Story (Sep 26, 1957 - Jun 27, 1959)
    • Directorial Assistant to Mr. Robbins: Gerald Freedman
    MusicalDramaOriginal
    West Side Story (Jul 01, 1959 - Apr 23, 1960)
    • Directorial Assistant to Mr. Robbins: Gerald Freedman
    MusicalDramaOriginal
  • AWARDS

    Drama Desk Award

     

    Outstanding Director of a Musical

    1977 | Nominee  | The Robber Bridegroom
    Directed by Gerald Freedman
     

    Outstanding Director of a Musical

    1976 | Nominee  | The Robber Bridegroom
    Directed by Gerald Freedman
The School for Scandal (Nov 19, 1995 - Dec 17, 1995)
  • Directed by Gerald Freedman
PlayComedyRevival
Broadway (Jun 25, 1987 - Jun 27, 1987)
  • Originally produced by Great Lakes Theater Festival (Gerald Freedman, Artistic Director; Mary Bill, Managing Director)
PlayDramaRevival
West Side Story (Feb 14, 1980 - Nov 30, 1980)
  • Book Co-Directed by Gerald Freedman
MusicalDramaRevival
The Grand Tour (Jan 11, 1979 - Mar 04, 1979)
  • Directed by Gerald Freedman
MusicalOriginal
The Robber Bridegroom (Oct 09, 1976 - Feb 13, 1977)
  • Directed by Gerald Freedman
MusicalOriginal
Mrs. Warren's Profession (Feb 18, 1976 - Apr 04, 1976)
  • Directed by Gerald Freedman
PlayTragedy ComedyRevival
The Robber Bridegroom (Oct 07, 1975 - Oct 18, 1975)
  • Entire production directed by Gerald Freedman
MusicalOriginal
An American Millionaire (Apr 20, 1974 - May 05, 1974)
  • Directed by Gerald Freedman
PlayOriginal
The au Pair Man (Dec 27, 1973 - Jan 27, 1974)
  • Directed by Gerald Freedman
PlayOriginal
The Creation of the World and Other Business (Nov 30, 1972 - Dec 16, 1972)
  • Directed by Gerald Freedman
PlayOriginal
The Incomparable Max (Oct 19, 1971 - Nov 06, 1971)
  • Directed by Gerald Freedman
PlayOriginal
Soon (Jan 12, 1971 - Jan 13, 1971)
  • Additional staging by Gerald Freedman
MusicalOriginal
No Place to Be Somebody (Dec 30, 1969 - Jan 10, 1970)
  • Originally produced by New York Shakespeare Festival Public Theater (Joseph Papp: Producer; Gerald Freedman: Artistic Director; Bernard Gersten: Associate Producer)
PlayOriginal
King Lear (Nov 07, 1968 - Feb 12, 1969)
  • Directed by Gerald Freedman
PlayTragedyRevival
A Time for Singing (May 21, 1966 - Jun 25, 1966)
  • Directed by Gerald Freedman
  • Book by Gerald Freedman
  • Lyrics by Gerald Freedman
MusicalOriginal
West Side Story (Apr 08, 1964 - May 03, 1964)
  • Directed by Gerald Freedman
MusicalDramaRevival
Man in the Moon (Apr 11, 1963 - Apr 21, 1963)
  • Staged by Gerald Freedman
MusicalPuppetsOriginal
The Gay Life (Nov 18, 1961 - Feb 24, 1962)
  • Directed by Gerald Freedman
MusicalOriginal
West Side Story (Apr 27, 1960 - Dec 10, 1960)
  • Assistant to the Director: Gerald Freedman
MusicalDramaRevival
Gypsy (May 21, 1959 - Mar 25, 1961)
  • Assistant to the Director: Gerald Freedman
MusicalDramaOriginal
West Side Story (Sep 26, 1957 - Jun 27, 1959)
  • Directorial Assistant to Mr. Robbins: Gerald Freedman
MusicalDramaOriginal
West Side Story (Jul 01, 1959 - Apr 23, 1960)
  • Directorial Assistant to Mr. Robbins: Gerald Freedman
MusicalDramaOriginal

Drama Desk Award

 

Outstanding Director of a Musical

1977 | Nominee  | The Robber Bridegroom
Directed by Gerald Freedman
 

Outstanding Director of a Musical

1976 | Nominee  | The Robber Bridegroom
Directed by Gerald Freedman

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