Gender
Female
Born
Dec 30, 1925
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
Died
Aug 11, 2013
New York, New York, USA
Press
Also Known As
Shirley E. Herz
Comments
Biography: Shirley Herz was born on December 30, 1925, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. She left the University of Pennsylvania to pursue work in the theater, and founded Shirley Herz Associates in 1971. She publicized shows for almost 65 years. Her clients included: Broadway shows, the Abingdon Theater Company, the Irish Repertory Theater, dance troupes, films, and television shows.

TV Credit: "Working in the Theatre"

Trivia:
The marquees of Broadway theaters were dimmed in her honor on August 14, 2013.
Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? (Mar 20, 2005 - Sep 04, 2005)
  • Press Representative: Shirley Herz Associates
PlayDramaRevival
The Goat, or Who Is Sylvia? (Mar 10, 2002 - Dec 15, 2002)
  • Press Representative: Shirley Herz Associates
PlayDramaOriginal
Translations (Mar 19, 1995 - Apr 09, 1995)
  • Press Representative: Shirley Herz Associates
PlayOriginal
The Rise and Fall of Little Voice (May 01, 1994 - May 08, 1994)
  • Press Representative: Shirley Herz Associates
PlayOriginal
A Little More Magic (Mar 17, 1994 - Apr 10, 1994)
  • General Press Representative: Shirley Herz Associates
SpecialPuppetsOriginal
Wonderful Tennessee (Oct 24, 1993 - Oct 31, 1993)
  • General Press Representative: Shirley Herz
PlayOriginal
Mixed Emotions (Oct 12, 1993 - Nov 28, 1993)
  • Press Representative: Shirley Herz Associates
PlayOriginal
Someone Who'll Watch Over Me (Nov 23, 1992 - Jun 13, 1993)
  • General Press Representative: Shirley Herz Associates
PlayOriginal
Crazy He Calls Me (Jan 27, 1992 - Feb 01, 1992)
  • General Press Representative: Shirley Herz Associates
PlayOriginal
Catskills on Broadway (Dec 05, 1991 - Jan 03, 1993)
  • General Press Representative: Shirley Herz Associates
SpecialComedyRevueStand-upOriginal
Peter Pan (Nov 26, 1991 - Jan 05, 1992)
  • General Press Representative: Shirley Herz Associates
MusicalComedyRevival
Park Your Car in Harvard Yard (Nov 07, 1991 - Feb 22, 1992)
  • Press Representative: Shirley Herz Associates
PlayOriginal
Dancing at Lughnasa (Oct 24, 1991 - Oct 25, 1992)
  • General Press Representative: Shirley Herz Associates
PlayOriginal
Peter Pan (Dec 13, 1990 - Jan 20, 1991)
  • General Press Representative: Shirley Herz Associates
MusicalComedyRevival
Shogun, The Musical (Nov 20, 1990 - Jan 20, 1991)
  • Press Representative: Shirley Herz Associates
MusicalOriginal
Fiddler on the Roof (Nov 18, 1990 - Jun 16, 1991)
  • General Press Representative: Shirley Herz Associates
MusicalComedy DramaRevival
A Change in the Heir (Apr 29, 1990 - May 13, 1990)
  • Press Representative: Shirley Herz Associates
MusicalComedyOriginal
Cat on a Hot Tin Roof (Mar 21, 1990 - Aug 01, 1990)
  • Press Representative: Shirley Herz Associates
PlayDramaRevival
Gypsy (Nov 16, 1989 - Jul 28, 1991)
  • General Press Representative: Shirley Herz Associates
MusicalDramaRevival
Prince of Central Park (Nov 09, 1989 - Nov 11, 1989)
  • General Press Representative: Shirley Herz Associates
MusicalOriginal
3 Penny Opera (Nov 05, 1989 - Dec 31, 1989)
  • General Press Representative: Shirley Herz Associates
MusicalDramaRevival
Dangerous Games (Oct 19, 1989 - Oct 21, 1989)
  • General Press Representative: Shirley Herz Associates
MusicalOriginal
Starmites (Apr 27, 1989 - Jun 18, 1989)
  • General Press Representative: Shirley Herz Associates
MusicalComedyOriginal
Chu Chem (Apr 07, 1989 - May 14, 1989)
  • General Press Representative: Shirley Herz Associates
MusicalOriginal
Cafe Crown (Feb 18, 1989 - Mar 26, 1989)
  • Press Representative: Shirley Herz Associates
PlayComedyRevival
Legs Diamond (Dec 26, 1988 - Feb 19, 1989)
  • General Press Representative: Shirley Herz Associates
MusicalOriginal
Paul Robeson (Sep 28, 1988 - Oct 09, 1988)
  • General Press Representative: Shirley Herz Associates
PlaySolo Play with musicRevival
Burn This (Oct 14, 1987 - Oct 29, 1988)
  • General Press Representative: Shirley Herz Associates
PlayDramaOriginal
All My Sons (Apr 22, 1987 - May 17, 1987)
  • Press Representative: Shirley Herz Associates
PlayDramaRevival
Raggedy Ann (Oct 16, 1986 - Oct 19, 1986)
  • General Press Representative: Shirley Herz Associates
MusicalOriginal
Jerry's Girls (Dec 18, 1985 - Apr 20, 1986)
  • General Press Representative: Shirley Herz Associates
MusicalRevueOriginal
Singin' in the Rain (Jul 02, 1985 - May 18, 1986)
  • General Press Representative: Shirley Herz Associates
MusicalComedyOriginal
Home Front (Jan 02, 1985 - Jan 12, 1985)
  • General Press Representative: Shirley Herz Associates
PlayOriginal
Quilters (Sep 25, 1984 - Oct 14, 1984)
  • Press Representative for Mr. Lawrence: Shirley Herz Associates
MusicalOriginal
Open Admissions (Jan 29, 1984 - Feb 12, 1984)
  • General Press Representative: Shirley Herz Associates
PlayDramaOriginal
Marilyn (Nov 20, 1983 - Dec 03, 1983)
  • General Press Representative: Shirley Herz Associates
MusicalOriginal
La Cage aux Folles (Aug 21, 1983 - Nov 15, 1987)
  • General Press Representative: Shirley Herz Associates
MusicalComedyOriginal
The Ritz (May 02, 1983 - May 02, 1983)
  • Press Representative: Shirley Herz
PlayComedy FarceRevival
Ned and Jack (Nov 08, 1981 - Nov 08, 1981)
  • General Press Representative: Shirley Herz Associates
PlayOriginal
Wally's Cafe (Jun 12, 1981 - Jun 21, 1981)
  • Press Representative: Shirley Herz Associates
PlayComedyOriginal
The Five O'Clock Girl (Jan 28, 1981 - Feb 08, 1981)
  • General Press Representative: Shirley Herz Associates
MusicalComedyRevival
To Grandmother's House We Go (Jan 15, 1981 - Mar 08, 1981)
  • General Press Representative: Shirley Herz Associates
PlayDramaOriginal
Onward Victoria (Dec 14, 1980 - Dec 14, 1980)
  • General Press Representative: Shirley Herz Associates
MusicalOriginal
Perfectly Frank (Nov 30, 1980 - Dec 13, 1980)
  • General Press Representative: Shirley Herz Associates
MusicalRevueOriginal
Happy New Year (Apr 27, 1980 - May 10, 1980)
  • General Press Representative: Shirley Herz
MusicalOriginal
Canterbury Tales (Feb 12, 1980 - Feb 24, 1980)
  • General Press Representative: Shirley Herz
MusicalRevival
The Lady from Dubuque (Jan 31, 1980 - Feb 09, 1980)
  • General Press Representative: Shirley Herz
PlayOriginal
King of Schnorrers (Nov 28, 1979 - Jan 13, 1980)
  • General Press Representative: Shirley Herz
MusicalOriginal
Strider (Nov 14, 1979 - May 18, 1980)
  • General Press Representative: Shirley Herz
PlayPlay with musicOriginal
On Golden Pond (Sep 12, 1979 - Apr 20, 1980)
  • General Press Representative: Shirley Herz
PlayComedyOriginal
The Madwoman of Central Park West (Jun 13, 1979 - Aug 25, 1979)
  • General Press Representative: Shirley Herz
MusicalComedyOriginal
My Old Friends (Apr 12, 1979 - May 27, 1979)
  • Press Representative: Shirley Herz
MusicalOriginal
Platinum (Nov 12, 1978 - Dec 10, 1978)
  • General Press Representative: Shirley Herz
MusicalOriginal
The November People (Jan 14, 1978 - Jan 14, 1978)
  • General Press Representative: Shirley Herz
PlayOriginal
An Almost Perfect Person (Oct 27, 1977 - Jan 28, 1978)
  • General Press Representative: Shirley Herz
PlayComedyOriginal
The Night of the Tribades (Oct 13, 1977 - Oct 22, 1977)
  • General Press Representative: Shirley Herz
PlayOriginal
The Royal Family (Dec 30, 1975 - Jul 18, 1976)
  • General Press Representative: Shirley Herz
PlayComedyRevival
Summer Brave (Oct 26, 1975 - Nov 09, 1975)
  • Press Representative: Shirley Herz
PlayComedyOriginal
Ride the Winds (May 16, 1974 - May 18, 1974)
  • General Press Representative: Shirley Herz
MusicalOriginal
Holiday (Dec 26, 1973 - Feb 16, 1974)
  • Press Representative: Shirley Herz
PlayComedyRevival
Chemin de Fer (Nov 26, 1973 - Feb 16, 1974)
  • Press Representative: Shirley Herz
PlayRevival
The Visit (Nov 25, 1973 - Feb 16, 1974)
  • Press Representative: Shirley Herz
PlayDramaRevival
The Women (Apr 25, 1973 - Jun 17, 1973)
  • Press Representative: Shirley Herz
PlayComedyRevival
Look Away (Jan 07, 1973 - Jan 07, 1973)
  • Press Representative: Shirley Herz
PlayOriginal
Ring Around the Bathtub (Apr 29, 1972 - Apr 29, 1972)
  • Press Representative: Shirley Herz
PlayOriginal
Hedda Gabler (Feb 17, 1971 - Jun 19, 1971)
  • Press Representative: Shirley Herz
PlayDramaRevival
A Doll's House (Jan 13, 1971 - Jun 26, 1971)
  • Press Representative: Shirley Herz
PlayDramaRevival
The Rothschilds (Oct 19, 1970 - Jan 01, 1972)
  • Press Representative: Shirley Herz
    • Replacement
MusicalOriginal
Oh! Calcutta! (Jun 17, 1969 - Aug 12, 1972)
  • Press Associate: Shirley Herz
  • Press Representative: Shirley Herz
    • Replacement
MusicalRevueOriginal
Forty Carats (Dec 26, 1968 - Nov 07, 1970)
  • Press Representative: Shirley Herz
    • Replacement
PlayComedyOriginal
The Family Way (Jan 13, 1965 - Jan 16, 1965)
  • Press Representative: Shirley Herz
PlayOriginal
Zizi (Nov 21, 1964 - Jan 02, 1965)
  • Press Representative: Shirley Herz
MusicalRevue DanceOriginal
Conversation at Midnight (Nov 12, 1964 - Nov 14, 1964)
  • Press Representative: Shirley Herz
PlayOriginal
A Girl Could Get Lucky (Sep 20, 1964 - Sep 26, 1964)
  • Press Representative: Shirley Herz
PlayComedyOriginal
Marathon '33 (Dec 22, 1963 - Feb 01, 1964)
  • Press Representative: Shirley Herz
PlayOriginal
Romulus (Jan 10, 1962 - Mar 10, 1962)
  • Press Representative: Shirley Herz
PlayOriginal
Everybody Loves Opal (Oct 11, 1961 - Oct 28, 1961)
  • Press Representative: Shirley Herz
PlayComedyOriginal
Mary, Mary (Mar 08, 1961 - Dec 12, 1964)
  • Press Representative: Shirley Herz
    • Replacement
PlayComedyOriginal
Happy Town (Oct 07, 1959 - Oct 10, 1959)
  • Press Representative: Shirley Herz
MusicalComedyOriginal
The Cold Wind and the Warm (Dec 08, 1958 - Mar 21, 1959)
  • Press Representative: Shirley Herz
PlayDramaOriginal
Miss Isobel (Dec 26, 1957 - Feb 08, 1958)
  • Press Representative: Shirley Herz
PlayOriginal
Rumple (Nov 06, 1957 - Dec 14, 1957)
  • Press Representative: Shirley Herz
MusicalComedyOriginal
Compulsion (Oct 24, 1957 - Feb 22, 1958)
  • Press: Shirley Herz
PlayOriginal
The Cave Dwellers (Oct 19, 1957 - Jan 11, 1958)
  • Press Representative: Shirley Herz
PlayOriginal
Romanoff and Juliet (Oct 10, 1957 - Sep 13, 1958)
  • General Press Representative: Shirley Herz
PlayComedyOriginal
House of Flowers (Dec 30, 1954 - May 21, 1955)
  • Press Assistant: Shirley Herz
MusicalOriginal
Three Tall Women (Oct 24, 1995 - May 25, 1996)
  • Press Representative: Shirley Herz Associates
PlayDramaOriginal
Gypsy (May 09, 1989 - Oct 22, 1989)
  • General Press Representative: Shirley Herz Associates
MusicalDramaRevival
Song and Dance (Jun 23, 1987 - Dec 13, 1987)
  • General Press Representative: Shirley Herz Associates
MusicalOriginal
Singin' in the Rain (Jun 10, 1986 - Jun 07, 1987)
  • Press Representative: Shirley Herz Associates
MusicalComedyOriginal
La Cage aux Folles (Dec 12, 1984 - Sep 20, 1986)
  • National Press Representative: Shirley E. Herz
MusicalComedyOriginal
La Cage aux Folles (May 29, 1984 - May 26, 1985)
  • National Press Representative: Shirley E. Herz
MusicalComedyOriginal
Camelot (Jun 06, 2011 - Jun 06, 2011)
  • Press Representative: Shirley Herz Associates
MusicalBenefit ConcertRevival
Angela Lansbury - A Celebration (Nov 17, 1996 - Nov 17, 1996)
  • Press Representative: Shirley Herz Associates
SpecialBenefitOriginal
Happy Birthday, Mr. Abbott! (Jun 22, 1987 - Jun 22, 1987)
  • Press Representative: Shirley Herz
  • Press Representative: Shirley Herz Associates
SpecialBenefitOriginal

Tony Award®

Tony Honor for Excellence in Theatre

2009 | Recipient
Shirley Herz

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