Actions
Begin New Search
Refine Last Search
Cemetery Lookup
Add Burial Records
Help with Find A Grave

Top Contributors
Success Stories
Community Forums
Find A Grave Store

Log In
Sponsor This Memorial! Advertisement
Shirley Herz
Learn about upgrading this memorial...
Birth: Dec. 30, 1925
Death: Aug. 11, 2013
New York
New York County (Manhattan)
New York, USA

American Broadway theatre production press representative. She publicized Broadway, Off-Broadway and Off-Off Broadway productions, ballet companies, circuses, Worlds Fairs, films and television since 1954, when was the press assistant for the Truman Capote and Howard Arlen musical, House of Flowers. Herz was a member of the Association of Theatrical Press Agents and Managers. In 2009, the Broadway League and the American Theatre Wing presented her with a special Tony Award for Excellence in Theatre. Her career include representing the original productions of "La Cage aux Folles", "The Goat, or Who Is Sylvia?", "Dancing at Lughnasa" the 1989 revival of "Gypsy" and the revival of "Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?". She died at the age of 87 because of stroke. 
 
Burial:
Unknown
 
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Originally Created by: Lucy Caldarelli
Record added: Aug 13, 2013
Find A Grave Memorial# 115366509
Shirley Herz
Added by: Lucy Caldarelli
 
 
Photos may be scaled.
Click on image for full size.

NEW YORK (AP) Shirley Herz, an indefatigable press agent who became as legendary in the New York theater community as the hundreds of shows and stars she represented, died Sunday, according to press agent Kevin P. McAnarney. She was 87. Herz died at Mt....(Read more)
- D Baugher
 Added: Aug. 30, 2014
 
 
 Advertisement

Privacy Statement and Terms of Service