Legit impressario Norman Maibaum dies

He was producer, general manager at Westwood Playhouse

Norman Maibaum, who had a 60-year career as legit producer and general manager, died Jan. 4 in Las Vegas. He was 91.

Maibaum began his legit career on Broadway working at the Helen Hayes and the Music Box theaters as general manager.

In the 1970s, Maibaum relocated to Los Angeles where he was producer and general manager for the Westwood Playhouse, now the Geffen Playhouse, for more than 12 years. During his time there, he directed such shows as “Vanities,” “A Little Shop of Horrors,” and “Evolution of the Blues.”

Maibaum is survived by his wife, Shelley, a son and one grandchild.

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