Stan Hurwitz, 46, a Philadelphia pressagent who became a theater manager and legit producer, died Jan. 5 in Gladwyne, Pa., of AIDS.
He served from 1970 to 1985 as g.m. of the Shubert Theater, introduced legit entertainment at the Bellevue Stratford Hotel andco-produced numerous entries with the Society Hill Playhouse, including the theater’s two current tenants: “Nunsense,” Philadelphia’s longest-running musical, and “Pump Boys And Dinettes.”
Her served as associate producer for a revival of “Good News” and as co-producer of the national tour of “One Mo’ Time.”
He was an early legit critic for WPVI-TV’s “AM Philadelphia” and directed one Society Hill Playhouse musical, “Sex Tips For Modern Girls.” He also served as p.r. director for Group W’s Philly-based “The Mike Douglas Show.”
During his Shubert Theater tenure he served as local presenter for such touring attractions as “Camelot” and “Little Shop Of Horrors.”
His Starbright Enterprises brought to the Bellevue Stratford “Shear Madness,” “Forbidden Broadway” and “The All Night Strut” and presented other attractions at other downtown venues.
He was a member of ATP AM and a Tony-voting member of the League of Theater Producers.
Survived by his father and two brothers. His longtime companion was F.X. McCloskey.