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Broadway Icon Harold Prince to Discuss His Life and Career on May 1 as Part of William Paterson University’s Distinguished Lecturer Series

Harold Prince

—Program was originally scheduled for April 4

—University music students to perform selections from Prince’s award-winning shows

Broadway producer and director Harold Prince will speak at William Paterson University in Wayne as part of the Distinguished Lecturer Series on Thursday, May 1 at 7:30 p.m. in the University’s Shea Center for Performing Arts on campus. The program has been rescheduled from the original date of April 4.

Prince will discuss his life and legendary career. Vocal and instrumental students from the University’s Department of Music will perform selections from musicals that Prince directed or produced.

Tickets are available at the Shea Center Box Office in advance at 973.720.2371 or Tickets are $25.

Harold Prince’s theatrical career has spanned more than six decades. He has directed and produced more than 50 plays, musicals and operas; his repertoire of theater productions include “Cabaret,” “The Phantom of the Opera,” “Candide,” “West Side Story,” “Evita” and “Fiddler on the Roof,” to name a few. He has 21 Tony Awards—more than any other person. He was awarded the American National Medal of the Arts in 2000 by the National Endowment of the Arts in Washington, D.C. In 2006, Prince received a special Tony Award for Lifetime Achievement.

For additional information, please call the University’s Shea Center Box Office at 973.720.2371 or visit

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