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T. Edward Hambleton

Producer, Manager
( b. Feb 11, 1911 Maryland, USA - d. Dec 17, 2005 Baltimore, Maryland, USA ) Male

Biography: T. Edward Hambleton graduated from Yale in 1934. He served in the U.S. Navy during World War II. He married Caroline Hoysradt and then Merrell Hopkins. He had five children. He founded the Phoenix Theater with Norris Houghton in 1953 in a former Yiddish theater at Second Avenue and 12th Street in the East Village.

Trivia:
The marquees of Broadway theaters were dimmed in his honor on December 20, 2005.



ProductionsDate of Productions
Beyond Therapy
[Play, Comedy, Original]
  • Commissioned and originally produced by The Phoenix Theatre (T. Edward Hambleton: Co-Founder and Managing Director; Norris Houghton: Co-Founder; Steven Robman: Artistic Director)
May 26, 1982 - Jun 13, 1982
Boy Meets Girl
[Play, Comedy, Revival]
  • Produced by The Phoenix Theatre (T. Edward Hambleton: Co-Founder and Managing Director; Norris Houghton: Co-Founder)
Apr 13, 1976 - May 01, 1976
Secret Service
[Play, Revival]
  • Produced by The Phoenix Theatre (T. Edward Hambleton: Co-Founder and Managing Director; Norris Houghton: Co-Founder)
Apr 12, 1976 - May 02, 1976
They Knew What They Wanted
[Play, Comedy, Revival]
  • Produced by The Phoenix Theatre (T. Edward Hambleton: Co-Founder and Managing Director; Norris Houghton: Co-Founder)
Jan 27, 1976 - Mar 06, 1976
A Memory of Two Mondays / 27 Wagons Full of Cotton
27 Wagons Full of Cotton
[Play, One Act, Revival]
  • Produced by The Phoenix Theatre (T. Edward Hambleton: Co-Founder and Managing Director; Norris Houghton: Co-Founder)
A Memory of Two Mondays
[Play, One Act, Revival]
  • Produced by The Phoenix Theatre (T. Edward Hambleton: Co-Founder and Managing Director; Norris Houghton: Co-Founder)
Jan 26, 1976 - Mar 21, 1976
The Member of the Wedding
[Play, Revival]
  • Produced by New Phoenix Repertory Co. (T. Edward Hambleton, Michael Montel: managing directors; Harold Prince, Stephen Porter: artistic directors)
Jan 02, 1975 - Jan 11, 1975
The Rules of the Game
[Play, Revival]
  • Produced by New Phoenix Repertory Co. (T. Edward Hambleton, Michael Montel: managing directors; Harold Prince, Stephen Porter: artistic directors)
Dec 12, 1974 - Dec 21, 1974
Love for Love
[Play, Revival]
  • Produced by New Phoenix Repertory Co. (T. Edward Hambleton, Michael Montel: managing directors; Harold Prince, Stephen Porter: artistic directors)
Nov 11, 1974 - Nov 30, 1974
Holiday
[Play, Comedy, Revival]
  • Produced by New Phoenix Repertory Co. (T. Edward Hambleton, Michael Montel: managing directors; Harold Prince, Stephen Porter: artistic directors)
Dec 26, 1973 - Feb 16, 1974
Chemin de Fer
[Play, Revival]
  • Produced by New Phoenix Repertory Co. (T. Edward Hambleton, Michael Montel: managing directors; Harold Prince, Stephen Porter: artistic directors)
Nov 26, 1973 - Feb 16, 1974
The Visit
[Play, Drama, Revival]
  • Produced by New Phoenix Repertory Co. (T. Edward Hambleton, Michael Montel: managing directors; Harold Prince, Stephen Porter: artistic directors)
Nov 25, 1973 - Feb 16, 1974
Don Juan
[Play, Comedy, Revival]
  • Produced by New Phoenix Repertory Co. (T. Edward Hambleton, Michael Montel: managing directors; Harold Prince, Stephen Porter: artistic directors)
Dec 11, 1972 - Jan 14, 1973
The Great God Brown
[Play, Revival]
  • Produced by New Phoenix Repertory Co. (T. Edward Hambleton, Michael Montel: managing directors; Harold Prince, Stephen Porter: artistic directors)
Dec 10, 1972 - Jan 14, 1973
Murderous Angels
[Play, Original]
  • Produced by The Phoenix Theatre (T. Edward Hambleton: Co-Founder and Managing Director; Norris Houghton: Co-Founder)
Dec 20, 1971 - Jan 09, 1972
The Trial of the Catonsville Nine
[Play, Original]
  • Produced by The Phoenix Theatre (T. Edward Hambleton: Co-Founder and Managing Director; Norris Houghton: Co-Founder)
Jun 02, 1971 - Jun 26, 1971
The School for Wives
[Play, Comedy, Revival]
  • Produced by The Phoenix Theatre (T. Edward Hambleton: Co-Founder and Managing Director; Norris Houghton: Co-Founder; John Houseman: Producing Director)
Feb 16, 1971 - May 29, 1971
Harvey
[Play, Comedy, Revival]
  • Managing Director: T. Edward Hambleton
Feb 24, 1970 - May 02, 1970
Hamlet
[Play, Tragedy, Revival]
  • Produced by APA-Phoenix Repertory Company
Mar 03, 1969 - Apr 26, 1969
Cock-A-Doodle Dandy
[Play, Revival]
  • Produced by APA-Phoenix Repertory Company
Jan 20, 1969 - Apr 26, 1969
The Misanthrope
[Play, Revival]
  • Produced by APA-Phoenix Repertory Company
Oct 09, 1968 - Apr 26, 1969
The Cocktail Party
[Play, Drama, Revival]
  • Produced by APA-Phoenix Repertory Company
Oct 07, 1968 - Apr 26, 1969
The Show Off
[Play, Comedy, Revival]
  • Produced by APA-Phoenix Repertory Company
Sep 13, 1968 - Sep 28, 1968
Pantagleize
[Play, Comedy, Original]
  • Produced by APA-Phoenix Repertory Company
Sep 03, 1968 - Sep 12, 1968
The Cherry Orchard
[Play, Comedy, Revival]
  • Produced by APA-Phoenix Repertory Company
Mar 19, 1968 - Jun 22, 1968
Exit the King
[Play, Original]
  • Produced by APA-Phoenix Repertory Company
Jan 09, 1968 - Jun 22, 1968
The Show Off
[Play, Comedy, Revival]
  • Produced by APA-Phoenix Repertory Company
Dec 05, 1967 - Jun 22, 1968
Pantagleize
[Play, Comedy, Original]
  • Produced by APA-Phoenix Repertory Company
Nov 30, 1967 - Jun 22, 1968
War and Peace
[Play, Original]
  • Produced by APA-Phoenix Repertory Company
Mar 21, 1967 - Jun 17, 1967
You Can't Take It With You
[Play, Comedy, Farce, Revival]
  • Produced by APA-Phoenix Repertory Company
Feb 10, 1967 - Feb 1967
The Wild Duck
[Play, Revival]
  • Produced by APA-Phoenix Repertory Company
Jan 11, 1967 - Jun 17, 1967
We, Comrades Three
[Play, Original]
  • Produced by APA-Phoenix Repertory Company
Dec 20, 1966 - Dec 1966
Right You Are If You Think You Are
[Play, Revival]
  • Produced by APA-Phoenix Repertory Company
Nov 22, 1966 - Dec 1966
The School for Scandal
[Play, Comedy, Revival]
  • Produced by APA-Phoenix Repertory Company
Nov 21, 1966 - Jan 1967
You Can't Take It With You
[Play, Comedy, Farce, Revival]
  • Produced by The Phoenix Theatre (T. Edward Hambleton: Co-Founder and Managing Director; Norris Houghton: Co-Founder)
Nov 23, 1965 - Jun 18, 1966
Oh Dad, Poor Dad, Mamma's Hung You in the Closet and I'm Feelin' So Sad
[Play, Comedy, Original]
  • Produced by T. Edward Hambleton
  • Produced by arrangement with The Phoenix Theatre (T. Edward Hambleton: Co-Founder and Managing Director; Norris Houghton: Co-Founder)
Aug 27, 1963 - Oct 05, 1963
The Great God Brown
[Play, Revival]
  • Produced by The Phoenix Theatre (T. Edward Hambleton: Co-Founder and Managing Director; Norris Houghton: Co-Founder)
Oct 06, 1959 - Nov 01, 1959
Once Upon a Mattress
[Musical, Comedy, Original]
  • Produced by T. Edward Hambleton
May 11, 1959 - Jul 02, 1960
An Evening of 3 Farces
Sganarelle
[Play, Revival]
  • Produced by The Phoenix Theatre (T. Edward Hambleton: Co-Founder and Managing Director; Norris Houghton: Co-Founder)
La Jalousie du Barbouille
[Play, Farce, Original]
  • Produced by The Phoenix Theatre (T. Edward Hambleton: Co-Founder and Managing Director; Norris Houghton: Co-Founder)
Le Mariage Force
[Play, Farce, Original]
  • Produced by The Phoenix Theatre (T. Edward Hambleton: Co-Founder and Managing Director; Norris Houghton: Co-Founder)
May 06, 1958 - May 11, 1958
Le Malade Imaginaire
[Play, Comedy, Original]
  • Produced by The Phoenix Theatre (T. Edward Hambleton: Co-Founder and Managing Director; Norris Houghton: Co-Founder)
Apr 29, 1958 - May 04, 1958
The Broken Jug
[Play, Comedy, Original]
  • Produced by The Phoenix Theatre (T. Edward Hambleton: Co-Founder and Managing Director; Norris Houghton: Co-Founder)
Apr 01, 1958 - Apr 13, 1958
Two Gentlemen of Verona
[Play, Comedy, Original]
  • Produced by The Phoenix Theatre (T. Edward Hambleton: Co-Founder and Managing Director; Norris Houghton: Co-Founder)
Mar 18, 1958 - Apr 20, 1958
Transposed Heads
[Special, Opera, Original]
  • Produced by The Phoenix Theatre (T. Edward Hambleton: Co-Founder and Managing Director; Norris Houghton: Co-Founder)
Feb 10, 1958 - Feb 17, 1958
The Infernal Machine
[Play, Original]
  • Produced by The Phoenix Theatre (T. Edward Hambleton: Co-Founder and Managing Director; Norris Houghton: Co-Founder)
Feb 03, 1958 - Mar 09, 1958
The Chairs and The Lesson
The Chairs
[Play, Farce, Tragedy, Original]
  • Produced by The Phoenix Theatre (T. Edward Hambleton: Co-Founder and Managing Director; Norris Houghton: Co-Founder)
The Lesson
[Play, Comedy, Drama, Original]
  • Produced by The Phoenix Theatre (T. Edward Hambleton: Co-Founder and Managing Director; Norris Houghton: Co-Founder)
Jan 09, 1958 - Jan 26, 1958
Makropoulos Secret
[Play, Revival]
  • Produced by The Phoenix Theatre (T. Edward Hambleton: Co-Founder and Managing Director; Norris Houghton: Co-Founder)
Dec 03, 1957 - Dec 31, 1957
Mary Stuart
[Play, Revival]
  • Produced by The Phoenix Theatre (T. Edward Hambleton: Co-Founder and Managing Director; Norris Houghton: Co-Founder)
Oct 08, 1957 - Nov 24, 1957
Livin' The Life
[Musical, Original]
  • Produced by The Phoenix Theatre (T. Edward Hambleton: Co-Founder and Managing Director; Norris Houghton: Co-Founder)
Apr 27, 1957 - May 19, 1957
The Duchess of Malfi
[Play, Tragedy, Revival]
  • Produced by The Phoenix Theatre (T. Edward Hambleton: Co-Founder and Managing Director; Norris Houghton: Co-Founder)
Mar 19, 1957 - Apr 07, 1957
The Taming of the Shrew
[Play, Comedy, Revival]
  • Produced by T. Edward Hambleton
Feb 20, 1957 - Mar 10, 1957
Measure for Measure
[Play, Comedy, Original]
  • Produced by T. Edward Hambleton
Jan 22, 1957 - Feb 17, 1957
The Good Woman of Setzuan
[Play, Original]
  • Produced by The Phoenix Theatre (T. Edward Hambleton: Co-Founder and Managing Director; Norris Houghton: Co-Founder)
Dec 18, 1956 - Jan 06, 1957
Diary of a Scoundrel
[Play, Comedy, Original]
  • Produced by The Phoenix Theatre (T. Edward Hambleton: Co-Founder and Managing Director; Norris Houghton: Co-Founder)
Nov 04, 1956 - Nov 25, 1956
Saint Joan
[Play, Drama, Revival]
  • Produced by The Phoenix Theatre (T. Edward Hambleton: Co-Founder and Managing Director; Norris Houghton: Co-Founder)
Sep 11, 1956 - Jan 05, 1957
The Littlest Revue
[Musical, Sketches, Original]
  • Produced by The Phoenix Theatre (T. Edward Hambleton: Co-Founder and Managing Director; Norris Houghton: Co-Founder)
May 22, 1956 - Jun 17, 1956
A Month in the Country
[Play, Comedy, Revival]
  • Produced by The Phoenix Theatre (T. Edward Hambleton: Co-Founder and Managing Director; Norris Houghton: Co-Founder)
Apr 03, 1956 - May 13, 1956
Six Characters in Search of an Author
[Play, Revival]
  • Produced by The Phoenix Theatre (T. Edward Hambleton: Co-Founder and Managing Director; Norris Houghton: Co-Founder)
Dec 11, 1955 - Feb 05, 1956
The Terrible Swift Sword
[Play, Drama, Original]
  • Produced by The Phoenix Theatre (T. Edward Hambleton: Co-Founder and Managing Director; Norris Houghton: Co-Founder)
Nov 15, 1955 - Nov 20, 1955
The Carefree Tree
[Play, Play with music, Original]
  • Produced by The Phoenix Theatre (T. Edward Hambleton: Co-Founder and Managing Director; Norris Houghton: Co-Founder)
Oct 11, 1955 - Oct 30, 1955
Phoenix '55
[Musical, Revue, Original]
  • Produced by The Phoenix Theatre (T. Edward Hambleton: Co-Founder and Managing Director; Norris Houghton: Co-Founder)
May 23, 1955 - Jul 17, 1955
Sandhog
[Musical, Original]
  • Produced by The Phoenix Theatre (T. Edward Hambleton: Co-Founder and Managing Director; Norris Houghton: Co-Founder)
Nov 23, 1954 - Jan 02, 1955
The Golden Apple
[Musical, Comedy, Original]
  • Produced in association with T. Edward Hambleton
  • Originally produced by The Phoenix Theatre (T. Edward Hambleton: Co-Founder and Managing Director; Norris Houghton: Co-Founder)
Apr 20, 1954 - Aug 07, 1954
Pride's Crossing
[Play, Drama, Original]
  • Produced by T. Edward Hambleton
Nov 20, 1950 - Nov 25, 1950
A Temporary Island
[Play, Original]
  • Produced by T. Edward Hambleton
Mar 14, 1948 - Mar 19, 1948
Galileo
[Play, Original]
  • Produced by T. Edward Hambleton
Dec 07, 1947 - Dec 14, 1947
The Great Campaign
[Play, Drama, Original]
  • Produced by T. Edward Hambleton
Mar 30, 1947 - Apr 07, 1947
The First Crocus
[Play, Comedy, Original]
  • Produced by T. Edward Hambleton
Jan 02, 1942 - Jan 06, 1942
I Know What I Like
[Play, Comedy, Original]
  • Produced by T. Edward Hambleton
Nov 24, 1939 - Dec 02, 1939
Robin Landing
[Play, Drama, Original]
  • Produced by T. Edward Hambleton
Nov 18, 1937 - Nov 1937
2000 Tony Award® Special Lifetime Achievement Tony Award
winner T. Edward Hambleton [recipient]
1976 Drama Desk Award Outstanding Revival
A Memory of Two Mondays / 27 Wagons Full of Cotton [nominee]
Produced by The Phoenix Theatre (T. Edward Hambleton: Co-Founder and Managing Director; Norris Houghton: Co-Founder); Produced by The Phoenix Theatre (T. Edward Hambleton: Co-Founder and Managing Director; Norris Houghton: Co-Founder)
1976 Drama Desk Award Outstanding Revival
They Knew What They Wanted [nominee]
Produced by The Phoenix Theatre (T. Edward Hambleton: Co-Founder and Managing Director; Norris Houghton: Co-Founder)
1968 Tony Award® Special Award
winner APA-Phoenix Repertory Company [recipient]
1960 Tony Award® Best Musical
Once Upon a Mattress [nominee]
Produced by T. Edward Hambleton
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