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Born: October 17, 1946 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: Middlesex, England, GB Profession: Producer ...
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Raised in London, England
1954:
Saw first stage musical "Salad Days"; decided then to be a producer
1965:
Hired as stage manager for British touring production of "Oliver!"; also appeared in the chorus
1969:
Made debut as producer with "Anything Goes" in London; production flopped and temporarily ended producing career
1972:
Resumed career as producer with "Trelawney"
1976:
Had first international success with the revue "Side by Side by Sondheim"; show first staged in London before transferring to Broadway
1977:
Produced a successful London revival of "Oliver!" that ran for nearly three years
1980:
Collaborated with Tom Lehrer on "Tomfoolery"
1981:
Teamed with Andrew Lloyd Webber to co-produce "Cats" in London
1982:
"Cats" produced on Broadway; in June 1997, became longest-running musical in Broadway history
1982:
Co-produced the hit off-Broadway musical "Little Shop of Horrors"
1985:
Served as producer of the stage musical "Les Misérables" with a musical score by Alain Boublil and Claude-Michel Schonberg; transferred to Broadway 1987
1986:
With Lloyd Webber, co-produced "The Phantom of the Opera" in London; also co-produced the 1988 Broadway version
1989:
Produced the Boublil-Schonberg musical "Miss Saigon"; also the 1991 Broadway version
1990:
Established endowment at Oxford for a visiting professor of contemporary theatre; visiting fellows have included Stephen Sondheim and Sir Richard Attenborough
1993:
Had another stage success with revival of "Carousel"; staged in NYC 1994
1994:
Produced another successful revival of "Oliver!"
1995:
Served as one of the producers of "Les Misérables in Concert," a celebration of the 10th anniversary of the show; filmed as a video and broadcast in U.S. on PBS
1996:
Knighted by Queen Elizabeth II for services to the theater
1996:
Produced the first version of Boublil-Schonberg's "Martin Guerre"; show has twice been revised
1998:
Subject of a one-night tribute "Hey, Mr. Producer!"; filmed for broadcast and shown on PBS in U.S.
1998:
Returned to Broadway as presenter of Matthew Bourne's version of "Swan Lake"
1999:
Closed Australian branch of his operation
2000:
Produced televised Sondheim tribute "Putting It Together"
2010:
Staged West End revival of the musical "Hair" in London's Gielgud Theatre
2010:
Produced "Les Misérables in Concert: The 25th Anniversary" at London's O2 Arena; aired on PBS in U.S.
2012:
Co-produced feature adaptation of popular musical drama "Les Misérables," directed by Tom Hooper; all-star cast included Hugh Jackman, Anne Hathaway, and Russell Crowe

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