Theodore Mann

THEODORE MANN co-founded Circle in the Square Theatre along with Jose Quintero in 1951 and currently acts as Artistic Director for Circle. Theodore Mann has received 14 Tony Nominations and won the Best Play Tony Award for his production of Long Day's Journey Into Night. He also won a Special Tony Award as Artistic Director of Circle In the Square for 25 Continious Years of Quality Productions. Mr. Mann has presented over 200 productions including Tennessee Williams' Summer and Smoke with Geraldine Page that is recognized today as being responsible for the birth of the Off-Broadway theatre movement. Among many other theatrical achievements he directed Mourning Becomes Electra with Colleen Dewhurst, The Iceman Cometh with James Earl Jones, A Moon for the Misbegotten with Salome Jens, Ah, Wilderness! with Geraldine Fitzgerald, The Glass Menagerie with Maureen Stapleton and Rip Torn, The Night of the Iguana with Jane Alexander, John and Abigail with Salome Jens, Pal Joey with Marilu Henner and Dixie Carter, Romeo and Juliet with Pamela Payton Wright, The Boys in Autumn with George C. Scott and John Cullum, Where's Charley? with Raul Julia, Awake and Sing with Nancy Marchand and Harry Hamlin, and Hughie with Al Pacino. Mr. Mann received the 1999 Tao House Award from the Eugene O'Neill Foundation for his distinguished career in theatre and for his championing the works of O'Neill.

Hailed as the father of Off-Broadway, Theodore Mann, who serves on the GTT Board of Artistic Advisors pens memoir of his theatrical journey. . .

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