Stuart thompson productions biography
We worked together very closely on 10 productions in New York, and no matter the outcome, Stuart maintained a steely professionalism, a giant and wicked sense of humor, and most importantly an iron grip on the budget. Thompson and the late J. I can see his twinkle now as he shared a piece of exquisite dish and can hear his laughter at some remark that tickled him pink.
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Industry: Theatrical Producer and Manager Stuart Thompson Has Passed Away
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Gem of the Ocean. The Retreat from Moscow. The Play What I Wrote.
Stuart Thompson, Broadway Producer of ‘Book of Mormon’ and ‘Mean Girls,’ Dies at 62
Mean Girls Opens Apr 8, Six Degrees of Separation Opened Apr 25, Sweat Opened Mar 26, The Play What I Wrote. The Diary of Anne Frank. Park Your Car in Harvard Yard. The Speed of Darkness.Broadway’s Stuart Thompson, David Turner Launch Thompson Turner Productions
Death of a Salesman. It was seamless, as all good partnerships should be. Stuart was a rock of calm and good manners, and at times of extreme stress his cracking wit broke the ice in what could have been hideous moments.
For a while Stuart had a nickname, which our mutual friend and colleague, John Barlow, and I had given him: Well, when Stuart had given up smoking there were occasional stressful moments when he succumbed to the temptation. In order not to alert anyone—particularly his partner Joe—he would don a glove to mask the smell of smoke on his hand, open the window in his office, and lean so far out that he looked as if he might fall into Times Square. When we explained the origin of the name he was as delighted as we were by it.