Episode 26 – Hal Prince

Happy new year from the Al Hirschfeld Foundation! In this first episode of 2020, David Leopold and Katherine Eastman relive the magic that is the career of Hal Prince. Don’t forget to follow along in the show notes, where you can see all of the drawings that are talked about in real time!


In the Company of Harold Prince exhibition at the NYPLPA

Say, Darling

Pajama Game (1973 revival)

Tickets Please

Call Me Madam

Wonderful Town

Celebrating Wonderful Town

Damn Yankees

New Girl in Town

West Side Story (original production)

West Side Story (all other drawings)

A Family Affair

Doily Drawings: Bloomer Girl, Meet Me in St Louis, Louisiana Purchase, 1928 Laurel and Hardy

Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum

Fiddler on the Roof

She Loves Me

It’s a Bird, It’s a Plane, It’s Superman



Boris Aronson



A Little Night Music

Pacific Overtures

Side by Side by Sondheim

On the Twentieth Century

Sweeney Todd


Merrily We Roll Along

A Doll’s Life


Cabaret (1987)

Joel Grey in Cabaret

The Phantom of the Opera

Michael Crawford

Colm Wilkinson

Kiss of the Spider Woman

Show Boat


Hollywood Arms

Hal Prince

Prince Theater Mural (part 2)


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