Larry Hirschhorn

Larry Hirschhorn is a three time Tony Award winning theatre producer with credits on Broadway, Off-Broadway, National Tours and the West End of London. He was one of the lead producers of the multi-award winning VANYA AND SONIA AND MASHA AND SPIKE by Christopher Durang. Starring Sigourney Weaver and David Hyde Pierce, it went on to win every major theatre Award for Best Play in the 2013 Season, including the Tony and Drama Desk Awards. Since closing in NY, there have been over 100 productions of it around the country, and it was named the most produced American play of 2014. It will be opening in London’s West End in the very near future. More recently, he was a co-producer on Broadway of: Paula Vogel’s INDECENT (Tony nominee for Best Play);

ON YOUR FEET (The Gloria Estefan Musical); THE ELEPHANT MAN, starring Bradley Cooper, (Drama Desk Award for Best Revival 2015), and A GENTLEMAN’S GUIDE TO LOVE AND MURDER which also won a Tony and Drama Desk Award for Best Musical 2014. Other Broadway credits include: PETER AND THE STARCATCHER (5 Tony Awards); Gore Vidal’s THE BEST MAN (Starring James Earl Jones, John Laroquette, Angela Lansbury, Eric McCormack, and Candice Bergen); DRIVING MISS DAISY (Broadway and London- w/ James Earl Jones and Vanessa Redgrave); THE ADDAMS FAMILY (w/ Nathan Lane and Bebe Neuwirth); HAIR (Broadway/London/ National Tour- winner of Tony & Drama Desk Awards for Best Revival); THE SEAGULL (w/ Kristin Scott Thomas); PASSING STRANGE (Drama Desk Award for Best Musical); BUTLEY (w/ Nathan Lane); and Lisa Kron’s WELL.
Earlier in his career he was the Founder/Artistic Director of Off-Broadway’s Melting Pot Theatre. Highlights there include COBB, which one the Drama Desk Award for Best Ensemble, and was produced in conjunction with Kevin Spacey; the NY Premiere of Miss Evers’ Boys and Woody Sez.

Upcoming projects in development include a musical version of the MGM 1993 film Benny & Joon, (which recently had it’s World Premiere at the Old Globe Theatre in San Diego); and a musical based on the 1984 Disney film The Flamingo Kid. He lives in NYC with his wife, has three kids, and a very large yellow Labrador.