Harold Prince, Broadway Legend, 21 Tony Award Winner, Dies 91

Harold Smith Prince (born Harold Smith; January 30, 1928 – July 31, 2019) was an American theatrical producer and director associated with many of the best-known Broadway musical productions of the 20th century.

Over the span of his career, he garnered 21 Tony Awards, more than any other individual, including eight for directing, eight for producing the year’s Best Musical, two as Best Producer of a Musical, and three special awards.

Prince died on July 31, 2019, in Reykjavík, Iceland, at the age of 91 following a brief illness.

The marquee lights of Broadway theatres were dimmed on July 31, 2019, in the traditional gesture of honor.