Harold Prince -- who won more Tonys than anyone -- has died
Over his expansive career that ran nearly 70 years, Prince, best known as Hal, received 21 Tony Awards, "the most for any individual in multiple categories," the Tony Awards said. Prince was born on January 30, 1928 in New York City and majored in English at the University of Pennsylvania. He amassed 21 Tonys including; eight for directing, eight for producing, two as producer of the year's Best Musical, and three special Tony Awards. "Beyond heartbroken to find out that #HalPrince has passed away," tweeted Tony Award nominee actress, Donna Murphy. "RIP to the legend Hal Prince.
Hal Prince, Broadway legend behind "Phantom" and "Sweeney Todd," has died at 91
Harold Prince, a Broadway director and producer who pushed the boundaries of musical theater with such groundbreaking shows as "The Phantom of the Opera," ''Cabaret," ''Company" and "Sweeney Todd" and won a staggering 21 Tony Awards, has died. He later became a director, overseeing such landmark musicals as "Cabaret," ''Company," ''Follies," ''Sweeney Todd," ''Evita" and "The Phantom of the Opera." A musical about Prince called "Prince of Broadway" opened in Japan in 2015 featuring songs from many of the shows that made him famous. Its Broadway run was short - only 65 performances - but "A Family Affair" gave Prince a chance to work with composer John Kander. Prince also worked as an opera director, with productions at the Metropolitan Opera House, the Chicago Lyric Opera, New York City Opera, San Francisco Opera and more.cbsnews.com