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Bennett, Michael (Michael Bennett Di Figlia)

Born: 1943 AD
Died: 1987 AD, at 44 years of age.

Nationality: American
Categories: Choreographers, Dancers, Director


1943 - Born on the 8th of April in Buffalo, New York. American musical theater director, choreographer, and dancer.

1961 - Appeared in Broadway career as a dancer in Betty Comden-Adolph Green-Jule Styne musical Subways Are For Sleeping.

1963 - He appeared in Meredith Willson's Here's Love and the short-lived Bajour.

1966 - Bennett made his choreographic debut with A Joyful Noise, which lasted only twelve performances.

1967 - Another failure, Henry, Sweet Henry (based on the Peter Sellers film The World of Henry Orient).

1975 - Co-wrote musical "A Chorus Line" (Pulitzer Prize for drama 1976).

1968 - Promises, Promises, an adaptation of the film The Apartment.

1987 - He died on 2nd of July in Tucson, Arizon from complications of AIDS.


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