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Hal Grossman

Theater producer, director and manager

Hal Grossman, theater producer, director and manager beginning in the 1950s, died May 18 of heart failure at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles. He was 75.

The Cleveland native produced the Broadway production of Steve Allen’s “Sophie,” which ran at the Winter Garden Theatre in 1963. He co-produced “Evolution of the Blues” (1978) and both produced and directed “Fatty, The Fatty Arbuckle Story” (1985).

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