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.
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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) -
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