Burry Fredrik
(Courtesy of Westport Country Playhouse)
Burry Fredrik
(Courtesy of Westport Country Playhouse)
Westport Country Playhouse will celebrate the life of Tony Award-winning producer and director Burry Fredrik on Sunday, July 1 at the Lucille Lortel White Barn Center's Sheffer Rehearsal Studio.

Fredrik, who died on May 22, won a Tony Award for co-producing Tom Stoppard's Travesties. Over the course of her five-decade career in the theater, she worked as stage manager on the world premiere of Inherit the Wind, The Dark at the Top of the Stairs, and Milk and Honey; co-produced productions including the 1975 revival of The Royal Family and Sam Shepard's Buried Child, and directed regional productions of Speed-the-Plow, 'night, Mother, and others, all performed at theaters including the Westport Country Playhouse.

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