Joseph Harris, Tony Award Winning Broadway Producer and General Manager, has been associated with more than 200 Broadway productions. His general management credits include, Pippin, Chicago, Sweet Charity, Big Deal, Liza Minnelli’s The Act, Sophisticated Ladies, My One and Only, 1776, Li’l Abner, Mame, Can-Can, A Tree Grows in Brooklyn, Finian’s Rainbow, Two For The Seesaw, Lorelei, Noises Off, Glengarry Glen Ross, Mummenschanz, The Tenth Man, The Miracle Worker, Advise and Consent, Golden Boy, Breaking The Code, M. Butterfly, The Threepenny Opera, and the Jackie Mason productions – Love Thy Neighbor, Politically Incorrect, Brand New and the World According to Me! Other productions include, Wait Until Dark, A Thousand Clowns, Wild Honey, Benefactors, The Merchant of Venice starring Dustin Hoffman, The Iceman Cometh, The Apple Tree, The Most Happy Fella and Silk Stockings.
His producing credits include Chicago, Golden Rainbow, On The Twentieth Century, The 1940’s Radio Hour, Sweet Charity starring Debbie Allen, Someone Who’ll Watch Over Me, Wonderful Tennessee, Translations, An Inspector Calls, and Dancing At Lughnasa.
He was nominated for the Drama Desk Awards for Outstanding Musical, The 1940’s Radio Hour and Outstanding New Play, Dancing at Lughnasa, as well as, being nominated and winning the Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Play Revival, An Inspector Calls.
Mr. Harris received Tony Award nominations for Best Musical, On the Twentieth Century and Best Play, Someone Who’ll Watch Over Me.
He won the Tony Award for Best Revival of a Musical, Sweet Charity starring Debbie Allen, Best Revival of a Play, An Inspector Calls and Best Play, Dancing at Lughnasa.
Mr. Harris, in addition to having been a member and serving on the Board of Governors of the Broadway League, was the first Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Johnny Mercer Foundation.
Mr. Harris passed away on February 11, 2015 at the age of 87.