G. Eric Muratalla

Broadway company manager

Broadway company manager G. Eric Muratalla died Sept. 24 in Chicago of undisclosed causes. He was 35.

Muratalla was in Chicago mounting the Broadway musical “The Pirate Queen” at the time of his death.

Born in Bellflower, Calif., he graduated from Brown U. and moved to New York to work in theater.

He worked in various capacities on plays including “The Diary of Anne Frank,” “Closer” and “Master Class,” eventually moving up to company manager.

Muratalla went on to manage a string of Tony-winning Broadway shows including “A Doll’s House,” “Company,” “Rocky Horror Show,” “Leader of The Pack,” “Copenhagen,” “Tale of the Allergist’s Wife,” “The Full Monty” “Cat on a Hot Tin Roof” and “A Raisin in The Sun.”

He also worked on one man show “Jackie Mason — Freshly Squeezed,” Billy Joel’s “Movin Out” and “Doctor Doolittle” with Tommy Tune.

He is survived by his parents; two sisters and his grandmother.

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