Gender
Male
Born
Jan 30, 1928
New York, New York, USA
Died
Jul 31, 2019
Reykjavík, ICELAND
Stage Manager Director Producer Performer Conception Writer Choreographer
Also Known As
H. Smith Prince
Hal Prince
Harold S. Prince
Harold Smith Prince [Birthname]
Relations
Husband of
Judy Prince (1962 - 2019) his death
Father of
Daisy Prince
Father of
Charles Prince
Son-in-law of
Saul Chaplin
Prince of Broadway (Aug 24, 2017 - Oct 29, 2017)
  • Directed by Harold Prince
  • "Parade" co-conceived by Harold Prince
MusicalRevueOriginal
Fiddler on the Roof (Dec 20, 2015 - Dec 31, 2016)
  • Originally produced on the New York stage by Harold Prince
MusicalComedyDramaRevival
On the Twentieth Century (Mar 15, 2015 - Jul 19, 2015)
  • Original Broadway production directed by Harold Prince
MusicalComedyRevival
Evita (Apr 05, 2012 - Jan 26, 2013)
  • World premiere in 1978 directed by Harold Prince
MusicalDramaRevival
A Little Night Music (Dec 13, 2009 - Jan 09, 2011)
  • Originally Produced and Directed on Broadway by Harold Prince
MusicalRomantic ComedyRevival
Lovemusik (May 03, 2007 - Jun 24, 2007)
  • Directed by Harold Prince
MusicalDramaOriginal
Sweeney Todd (Nov 03, 2005 - Sep 03, 2006)
  • Originally Directed on Broadway by: Harold Prince
MusicalThrillerRevival
Fiddler on the Roof (Feb 26, 2004 - Jan 08, 2006)
  • Originally Produced on the New York Stage by Harold Prince
MusicalComedy DramaRevival
Hollywood Arms (Oct 31, 2002 - Jan 05, 2003)
  • Produced by Harold Prince
  • Directed by Harold Prince
PlayDramaOriginal
Parade (Dec 17, 1998 - Feb 28, 1999)
  • Directed by Harold Prince
  • Co - Conceived by Harold Prince
MusicalDramaOriginal
Candide (Apr 29, 1997 - Jul 27, 1997)
  • Directed by Harold Prince
MusicalComedyRevival
Company (Oct 05, 1995 - Dec 03, 1995)
  • Originally produced on Broadway by Hal Prince
MusicalDramaRevival
Show Boat (Oct 02, 1994 - Jan 05, 1997)
  • Directed by Harold Prince
MusicalDramaRevival
Kiss of the Spider Woman (May 03, 1993 - Jul 01, 1995)
  • Directed by Harold Prince
MusicalDramaOriginal
Company (Apr 11, 1993 - Apr 12, 1993)
  • Originally directed and produced by Harold Prince
SpecialDramaRevival
Sweeney Todd (Sep 14, 1989 - Feb 25, 1990)
  • Originally directed on Broadway by Harold Prince
MusicalThrillerRevival
The Phantom of the Opera (Jan 26, 1988 - Present)
  • Directed by Harold Prince
MusicalDramaOriginal
Cabaret (Oct 22, 1987 - Jun 04, 1988)
  • Directed by Harold Prince
MusicalDramaRevival
Roza (Oct 01, 1987 - Oct 11, 1987)
  • Directed by Harold Prince
MusicalOriginal
Grind (Apr 16, 1985 - Jun 22, 1985)
  • Produced by Harold Prince
  • Directed by Harold Prince
MusicalOriginal
End of the World (May 06, 1984 - Jun 02, 1984)
  • Directed by Harold Prince
PlayOriginal
Play Memory (Apr 26, 1984 - Apr 29, 1984)
  • Directed by Harold Prince
PlayOriginal
A Doll's Life (Sep 23, 1982 - Sep 26, 1982)
  • Directed by Harold Prince
  • Produced in association with Harold Prince
MusicalOriginal
Merrily We Roll Along (Nov 16, 1981 - Nov 28, 1981)
  • Produced by Harold Prince
  • Directed by Harold Prince
MusicalComedyOriginal
Fiddler on the Roof (Jul 09, 1981 - Aug 23, 1981)
  • Originally produced by Harold S. Prince
MusicalComedy DramaRevival
Evita (Sep 25, 1979 - Jun 26, 1983)
  • Directed by Harold Prince
MusicalDramaOriginal
Sweeney Todd (Mar 01, 1979 - Jun 29, 1980)
  • Directed by Harold Prince
MusicalThrillerOriginal
On the Twentieth Century (Feb 19, 1978 - Mar 18, 1979)
  • Directed by Harold Prince
MusicalComedyOriginal
Some of My Best Friends (Oct 25, 1977 - Oct 29, 1977)
  • Directed by Harold Prince
PlayOriginal
Side by Side by Sondheim (Apr 18, 1977 - Mar 19, 1978)
  • Produced by Harold Prince
MusicalRevueOriginal
Fiddler on the Roof (Dec 28, 1976 - May 21, 1977)
  • Originally produced by Harold S. Prince
MusicalComedy DramaRevival
Pacific Overtures (Jan 11, 1976 - Jun 27, 1976)
  • Produced by Harold Prince
  • Directed by Harold Prince
MusicalComedy DramaOriginal
The Member of the Wedding (Jan 02, 1975 - Jan 11, 1975)
  • Produced by New Phoenix Repertory Co. (T. Edward Hambleton, Michael Montel: managing directors; Harold Prince, Stephen Porter: artistic directors)
PlayRevival
The Rules of the Game (Dec 12, 1974 - Dec 21, 1974)
  • Produced by New Phoenix Repertory Co. (T. Edward Hambleton, Michael Montel: managing directors; Harold Prince, Stephen Porter: artistic directors)
PlayRevival
Love for Love (Nov 11, 1974 - Nov 30, 1974)
  • Directed by Harold Prince
  • Produced by New Phoenix Repertory Co. (T. Edward Hambleton, Michael Montel: managing directors; Harold Prince, Stephen Porter: artistic directors)
PlayRevival
Candide (Mar 10, 1974 - Jan 04, 1976)
  • Produced in conjunction with Harold Prince
  • Directed by Harold Prince
MusicalComedyRevival
Holiday (Dec 26, 1973 - Feb 16, 1974)
  • Produced by New Phoenix Repertory Co. (T. Edward Hambleton, Michael Montel: managing directors; Harold Prince, Stephen Porter: artistic directors)
PlayComedyRevival
Chemin de Fer (Nov 26, 1973 - Feb 16, 1974)
  • Produced by New Phoenix Repertory Co. (T. Edward Hambleton, Michael Montel: managing directors; Harold Prince, Stephen Porter: artistic directors)
PlayRevival
The Visit (Nov 25, 1973 - Feb 16, 1974)
  • Directed by Harold Prince
  • Produced by New Phoenix Repertory Co. (T. Edward Hambleton, Michael Montel: managing directors; Harold Prince, Stephen Porter: artistic directors)
PlayDramaRevival
A Little Night Music (Feb 25, 1973 - Aug 03, 1974)
  • Produced by Harold Prince
  • Directed by Harold Prince
MusicalRomantic ComedyOriginal
Don Juan (Dec 11, 1972 - Jan 14, 1973)
  • Produced by New Phoenix Repertory Co. (T. Edward Hambleton, Michael Montel: managing directors; Harold Prince, Stephen Porter: artistic directors)
PlayComedyRevival
The Great God Brown (Dec 10, 1972 - Jan 14, 1973)
  • Directed by Harold Prince
  • Produced by New Phoenix Repertory Co. (T. Edward Hambleton, Michael Montel: managing directors; Harold Prince, Stephen Porter: artistic directors)
PlayRevival
Follies (Apr 04, 1971 - Jul 01, 1972)
  • Produced by Harold Prince
  • Directed by Harold Prince
MusicalDramaOriginal
Company (Apr 26, 1970 - Jan 01, 1972)
  • Produced by Harold Prince
  • Directed by Harold Prince
MusicalDramaOriginal
Zorba (Nov 16, 1968 - Aug 09, 1969)
  • Produced by Harold Prince
  • Directed by Harold Prince
MusicalOriginal
Cabaret (Nov 20, 1966 - Sep 06, 1969)
  • Produced by Harold Prince
  • Directed by Harold Prince
MusicalDramaOriginal
"It's a Bird...It's a Plane...It's Superman" (Mar 29, 1966 - Jul 17, 1966)
  • Produced by Harold Prince
  • Directed by Harold Prince
MusicalComedyOriginal
Flora, The Red Menace (May 11, 1965 - Jul 24, 1965)
  • Produced by Harold Prince
MusicalOriginal
Baker Street (Feb 16, 1965 - Nov 14, 1965)
  • Directed by Harold Prince
MusicalOriginal
Poor Bitos (Nov 14, 1964 - Nov 28, 1964)
  • Produced by Harold Prince
PlayOriginal
Fiddler on the Roof (Sep 22, 1964 - Jul 02, 1972)
  • Produced by Harold Prince
MusicalComedy DramaOriginal
She Loves Me (Apr 23, 1963 - Jan 11, 1964)
  • Produced by Harold Prince
  • Directed by Harold Prince
MusicalComedyOriginal
A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum (May 08, 1962 - Aug 29, 1964)
  • Produced by Harold Prince
MusicalComedy FarceOriginal
A Family Affair (Jan 27, 1962 - Mar 25, 1962)
  • Directed by Harold Prince
MusicalComedyOriginal
Take Her, She's Mine (Dec 21, 1961 - Dec 08, 1962)
  • Produced by Harold S. Prince
PlayComedyOriginal
A Call on Kuprin (May 25, 1961 - Jun 03, 1961)
  • Produced by Harold S. Prince
PlayOriginal
Tenderloin (Oct 17, 1960 - Apr 23, 1961)
  • Produced by Harold S. Prince
MusicalComedyOriginal
West Side Story (Apr 27, 1960 - Dec 10, 1960)
  • Produced by Harold S. Prince
MusicalDramaRevival
Fiorello! (Nov 23, 1959 - Oct 28, 1961)
  • Produced by Harold S. Prince
MusicalOriginal
West Side Story (Sep 26, 1957 - Jun 27, 1959)
  • Produced by Harold S. Prince
MusicalDramaOriginal
New Girl in Town (May 14, 1957 - May 24, 1958)
  • Produced by Harold S. Prince
MusicalOriginal
Damn Yankees (May 05, 1955 - Oct 12, 1957)
  • Produced by Harold S. Prince
MusicalComedyOriginal
The Pajama Game (May 13, 1954 - Nov 24, 1956)
  • Produced by Harold S. Prince
MusicalComedyOriginal
Wonderful Town (Feb 25, 1953 - Jul 03, 1954)
  • Stage Manager: Hal Prince
  • Understudy: Hal Prince [Frank Lippencott]
MusicalComedyOriginal
Call Me Madam (Oct 12, 1950 - May 03, 1952)
  • Assistant Stage Manager: Harold Prince
MusicalComedyOriginal
Tickets, Please! (Apr 27, 1950 - Nov 25, 1950)
  • Assistant Stage Manager: Harold Smith Prince
MusicalRevueOriginal
The Phantom of the Opera (Nov 27, 2013 - Feb 02, 2020)
  • Originally directed by Harold Prince
MusicalDramaOriginal
Evita - 2013 (Sep 10, 2013 - Oct 19, 2014)
  • World premiere in 1978 directed by Harold Prince
MusicalDramaRevival
Fiddler on the Roof (Feb 07, 2009 - Jun 27, 2010)
  • Produced on the New York Stage by Harold Prince
MusicalComedyDramaRevival
Sweeney Todd (Oct 23, 2007 - Jun 29, 2008)
  • Originally directed on Broadway by Hal Prince
MusicalThrillerRevival
Evita - 2004 (Nov 02, 2004 - Feb 12, 2006)
  • Entire Production Supervised by Harold Prince
  • Original Broadway Production Directed by Harold Prince
MusicalDramaRevival
Fiddler on the Roof (Oct 24, 2000 - May 26, 2002)
  • Produced on the New York stage by Harold Prince
MusicalComedyDramaRevival
Parade (Jun 13, 2000 - Oct 29, 2000)
  • Directed by Harold Prince
  • Co - Conceived by Harold Prince
MusicalDramaOriginal
Evita - 1998 (Nov 03, 1998 - Aug 01, 1999)
  • Directed on Broadway by Harold Prince
MusicalDramaRevival
Show Boat (Mar 11, 1997 - Dec 06, 1998)
  • Directed by Harold Prince
MusicalDramaRevival
Show Boat (Nov 12, 1996 - Jul 19, 1998)
  • Directed by Harold Prince
MusicalDramaRevival
Show Boat (Mar 14, 1996 - Jan 11, 1998)
  • Directed by Harold Prince
MusicalDramaRevival
Kiss of the Spider Woman (Nov 01, 1994 - May 04, 1996)
  • Directed by Harold Prince
MusicalDramaOriginal
Fiddler on the Roof (Sep 07, 1994 - Jun 23, 1996)
  • Produced on the New York Stage by Harold Prince
MusicalComedyDramaRevival
The Phantom of the Opera - Music Box (Dec 03, 1992 - Oct 31, 2010)
  • Directed by Harold Prince
MusicalDramaOriginal
Evita - 1992 (Aug 04, 1992 - May 08, 1994)
  • Original New York Production Directed by Harold Prince
MusicalDramaRevival
The Phantom of the Opera - Raoul (May 22, 1990 - Nov 15, 1998)
  • Directed by Harold Prince
MusicalDramaOriginal
The Phantom of the Opera - Christine (May 18, 1989 - Jan 03, 1999)
  • Directed by Harold Prince
MusicalDramaOriginal
A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum (Feb 28, 1987 - Jul 26, 1987)
  • Originally Produced on Broadway by Harold S. Prince
MusicalComedyFarceRevival
Cabaret (Feb 26, 1987 - Jun 04, 1989)
  • Directed by Harold Prince
MusicalDramaRevival
Sweeney Todd (Feb 22, 1982 - Jul 17, 1982)
  • Directed by Harold Prince
MusicalThrillerOriginal
Sweeney Todd (Oct 23, 1980 - Sep 20, 1981)
  • Directed by Harold Prince
MusicalThrillerOriginal
Evita (Sep 25, 1980 - Mar 27, 1983)
  • Directed by Harold Prince
MusicalDramaOriginal
Evita (Jan 09, 1980 - Jun 12, 1982)
  • Directed by Harold Prince
MusicalDramaOriginal
On the Twentieth Century (Jun 09, 1979 - Nov 25, 1979)
  • Originally Directed on Broadway by Harold Prince
MusicalComedyOriginal
Pacific Overtures (Aug 31, 1976 - Dec 18, 1976)
  • Produced by Hal Prince
  • Directed by Hal Prince
MusicalComedy DramaOriginal
A Little Night Music (Feb 26, 1974 - Feb 15, 1975)
  • Produced by Harold Prince
  • Directed by Harold Prince
MusicalRomantic ComedyOriginal
Follies (Jul 03, 1972 - Oct 01, 1972)
  • Produced by Harold Prince
  • Directed by Harold Prince
MusicalDramaOriginal
Company (May 20, 1971 - May 20, 1972)
  • Produced by Harold Prince
  • Directed by Harold Prince
MusicalDramaOriginal
On the Twentieth Century (Sep 26, 2005 - Sep 26, 2005)
  • Original Broadway Production directed by Harold Prince
SpecialBenefit Comedy ConcertRevival
Children and Art (Mar 21, 2005 - Mar 21, 2005)
  • Performer: Harold Prince
SpecialBenefitOriginal
Sondheim: A Musical Tribute (Mar 11, 1973 - Mar 11, 1973)
  • Performer: Harold Prince [Special Guest]
SpecialBenefitOriginal

Tony Award®

Special Tony Award for Lifetime Achievement

2006 | Recipient
Harold Prince
 

Best Direction of a Musical

1999 | Nominee  | Parade
Directed by Harold Prince

Best Direction of a Musical

1995 | Winner  | Show Boat
Directed by Harold Prince
 

Best Direction of a Musical

1993 | Nominee  | Kiss of the Spider Woman
Directed by Harold Prince

Best Direction of a Musical

1988 | Winner  | The Phantom of the Opera
Directed by Harold Prince
 

Best Direction of a Musical

1985 | Nominee  | Grind
Directed by Harold Prince
 

Best Musical

1985 | Nominee  | Grind
Produced by Harold Prince

Best Direction of a Musical

1980 | Winner  | Evita
Directed by Harold Prince

Best Direction of a Musical

1979 | Winner  | Sweeney Todd
Directed by Harold Prince
 

Best Direction of a Musical

1978 | Nominee  | On the Twentieth Century
Directed by Harold Prince
 

Best Musical

1977 | Nominee  | Side by Side by Sondheim
Produced by Harold Prince
 

Best Direction of a Musical

1976 | Nominee  | Pacific Overtures
Directed by Harold Prince
 

Best Musical

1976 | Nominee  | Pacific Overtures
Produced by Harold Prince

Best Direction of a Musical

1974 | Winner  | Candide
Directed by Harold Prince

Special Award

1974 | Recipient  | Candide
Produced by Harold Prince
 

Best Direction of a Musical

1973 | Nominee  | A Little Night Music
Directed by Harold Prince

Best Musical

1973 | Winner  | A Little Night Music
Produced by Harold Prince

Best Direction of a Musical

1972 | Winner  | Follies
Directed by Harold Prince
 

Best Musical

1972 | Nominee  | Follies
Produced by Harold Prince

Special Award

1972 | Recipient
Harold Prince (presented with award for "Fiddler on the Roof")

Best Direction of a Musical

1971 | Winner  | Company
Directed by Harold Prince

Best Musical

1971 | Winner  | Company
Produced by Harold Prince
 

Best Direction of a Musical

1969 | Nominee  | Zorba
Directed by Harold Prince
 

Best Musical

1969 | Nominee  | Zorba
Produced by Harold Prince

Best Direction of a Musical

1967 | Winner  | Cabaret
Directed by Harold Prince

Best Musical

1967 | Winner  | Cabaret
Produced by Harold Prince

Best Musical

1965 | Winner  | Fiddler on the Roof
Produced by Harold Prince

Best Producer of a Musical

1965 | Winner  | Fiddler on the Roof
Produced by Harold Prince
 

Best Direction (Musical)

1964 | Nominee  | She Loves Me
Directed by Harold Prince
 

Best Musical

1964 | Nominee  | She Loves Me
Produced by Harold Prince
 

Best Producer (Musical)

1964 | Nominee  | She Loves Me
Produced by Harold Prince

Best Musical

Produced by Harold Prince

Best Producer of a Musical

Produced by Harold Prince

Best Musical

1960 | Winner  | Fiorello!
Produced by Harold S. Prince
 

Best Musical

1958 | Nominee  | New Girl in Town
Produced by Harold S. Prince
 

Best Musical

1958 | Nominee  | West Side Story
Produced by Harold S. Prince

Best Musical

1956 | Winner  | Damn Yankees
Produced by Harold S. Prince

Best Musical

1955 | Winner  | The Pajama Game
Produced by Harold S. Prince

Drama Desk Award

 

Outstanding Director of a Musical

2007 | Nominee  | Lovemusik
Directed by Harold Prince
 

Outstanding Director of a Musical

1999 | Nominee  | Parade
Directed by Harold Prince

Outstanding Director of a Musical

1995 | Winner  | Show Boat
Directed by Harold Prince

Outstanding Director of a Musical

1988 | Winner  | The Phantom of the Opera
Directed by Harold Prince

Outstanding Director of a Musical

1980 | Winner  | Evita
Directed by Harold Prince

Outstanding Director of a Musical

1979 | Winner  | Sweeney Todd
Directed by Harold Prince
 

Unique Theatrical Experience

1977 | Nominee  | Side by Side by Sondheim
Produced by Harold Prince
 

Outstanding Director of a Musical

1976 | Nominee  | Pacific Overtures
Directed by Harold Prince
 

Outstanding Musical/Book

1976 | Nominee  | Pacific Overtures
Produced by Harold Prince

Outstanding Director

1974 | Winner  | The Visit
Directed by Harold Prince

Outstanding Director

1974 | Winner  | Candide
Directed by Harold Prince

Outstanding Director

1973 | Winner  | The Great God Brown
Directed by Harold Prince

Outstanding Director

1973 | Winner  | A Little Night Music
Directed by Harold Prince

Outstanding Director

1971 | Winner  | Follies
Directed by Harold Prince

Outstanding Director

1970 | Winner  | Company
Directed by Harold Prince

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