B'way stage manager
Bob Borod, Broadway production stage manager whose credits include “Black Comedy/White Lies,” “Carmen” and “Cyrano — The Musical,” died Aug. 27 after a long illness at his home on Martha’s Vineyard, Mass. He was 70.A member of the Broadway community for more than three decades, Borod began his career in 1965 with “Drat! The Cat!” at the Martin Beck Theater. He went on to do 12 productions for producer Alexander H. Cohen (the last of which was “Taking Sides” in 1996) and worked with people such as Milos Forman, Andrew Lloyd Webber and Katherine Hepburn throughout his career. He also directed a production of “M. Butterfly” as well as a variety of other shows for the Vineyard Playhouse on Martha’s Vineyard. Borod is survived by three nieces and a grand niece and nephew. Donations can be made to Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS.
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