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Tony Award-Winning Director Albert Marre Has Died

Tony Award-winning director Albert Marre has died, according to a report in The New York Times. He was 87.

Marre won the 1966 Tony Award for Best Direction of a Musical for the show with which he would be most identified, Man of La Mancha. He would later stage Broadway revivals of the show in 1972, 1977, 1992 and 2003.

Among his many other credits are such musicals as Kismet, Milk and Honey, Chu Chem, Home Sweet Home, and Cry for Us All, as well as such plays as The Chalk Garden, Time Remembered, and A Meeting By the River.

Marre also served as artistic director of New York City Drama Company, and directed productions of Love's Labour's Lost, The Merchant of Venice, and Misalliance for the group at City Center.

He is survived by his wife, son, daughter, and three grandchildren.


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