Michael Alden

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Michael Alden (born Michael Jay Krieger)[1] produces feature films,[2] Broadway [3] and Off-Broadway productions.[4] Alden served as studio executive at Cannon Films, Pathe International and MGM before moving to New York in 1991.[2][5]

Alden has been a producer, executive producer and associate producer on several feature films including, Just Cause with Sean Connery,[6] the fashion documentary UnZipped (Sundance Film Festival)for Mirimax,[7] Stephen Daldry’s The Hours (Academy Award Nom, BAFTA Awards, a Golden Globe, AFI Award),[8] the independent feature comedy, Kissing Jessica Stein (GLAAD Media Award, Independent Spirit Awards, Los Angeles IFP/West Film Festival) [9] and Ralph Ziman’s foreign film, The Zookeeper starring Sam Neill.[10]

Alden produced David Seidler’s original play, “The King’s Speech" [11] and “Bat Boy: The Musical” (Lucille Lortel Award, two Richard Rodgers Awards, Outer Critics Circle Awards, Ovation Awards) on London's West End.[12] On Broadway, Alden produced “Grey Gardens (musical)” (TONY Award, Drama Desk Award) [3] and “Bridge and Tunnel (play)" (OBIE Award, Special TONY Award).[3] Off-Broadway and regionally he produced the Brochu-Schalchlin musical, “The Last Session” (LA Drama Critics Circle Award, GLAAD Media Award),[13]Bat Boy: The Musical,” [4]Sarah Jones' Bridge and Tunnel (play),” [4]Spalding Gray: Stories Left To Tell” [14] and the Los Angeles productions of Howard Crabtree’s “When Pigs Fly[15] (LA Drama Critics Circle Award) and Theresa Rebeck’s “Bad Dates” directed by Judith Ivey.[16]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Who is Michael Alden?". Omnilexica.com. Retrieved 2013-10-02. 
  2. ^ a b "Michael Alden - Filmography - Movies & TV - NYTimes.com". Movies.nytimes.com. Retrieved 2013-10-02. 
  3. ^ a b c http://ibdb.com/person.php?id=406611
  4. ^ a b c "Michael Alden Theatre Credits". Broadwayworld.com. Retrieved 2013-10-02. 
  5. ^ Fisher, Phillip. "Michael Alden - a man who doesn't recognise the possibility of defeat". British Theatre Guide. Retrieved 28 May 2013. 
  6. ^ "Just-Cause - Cast, Crew, Director and Awards - NYTimes.com". Movies.nytimes.com. Retrieved 2013-10-02. 
  7. ^ "Unzipped - Cast, Crew, Director and Awards - NYTimes.com". Movies.nytimes.com. Retrieved 2013-10-02. 
  8. ^ "The-Hours - Cast, Crew, Director and Awards - NYTimes.com". Movies.nytimes.com. Retrieved 2013-10-02. 
  9. ^ "Kissing-Jessica-Stein - Cast, Crew, Director and Awards - NYTimes.com". Movies.nytimes.com. Retrieved 2013-10-02. 
  10. ^ "The-Zookeeper - Cast, Crew, Director and Awards - NYTimes.com". Movies.nytimes.com. Retrieved 2013-10-02. 
  11. ^ http://artsbeat.blogs.nytimes.com/2011/10/07/a-detour-on-road-to-broadway-for-the-kings-speech/
  12. ^ Hanks, Robert (2004-09-13). "Bat Boy: The Musical, Shaftesbury Theatre, London - Reviews - Theatre & Dance". The Independent. Retrieved 2013-10-02. 
  13. ^ "The Last Session". Bonusround.com. Retrieved 2013-10-02. 
  14. ^ http://theater.nytimes.com/2007/03/07/theater/reviews/07gray.html
  15. ^ David Mermelstein (1999-06-30). "When Pigs Fly". Variety. Retrieved 2013-10-02. 
  16. ^ "Bad Dates, at Laguna Playhouse Moulton Theatre, September 13 - October 16, 2005". Abouttheartists.com. 2005-10-16. Retrieved 2013-10-02. 

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