Broadway San Jose, A Nederlander Presentation is part of the nationally renowned Nederlander Organization – one of the country’s largest and most experienced operators of live theater.
Founded by David T. Nederlander in 1912, the Nederlander Organization is currently in its third generation of theatre development, ownership, management and production under the guidance of James M. Nederlander.
The Nederlander family owns, operates and presents in theaters across the globe and is responsible for producing, co-producing, booking and investing in some of the world’s most successful musicals, revivals and touring productions. The Broadway theatres owned and/or operated by Nederlander include the Brooks Atkinson, Lunt- Fontanne, Gershwin, Marquis, Minskoff, Nederlander, Palace, Richard Rodgers and Neil Simon Theatres; in Detroit: the Fisher and Masonic Temple Theatres; in Los Angeles: the Pantages Theatre; and in Chicago: the Shubert, Ford Center/Oriental, Auditorium and Cadillac Palace-LaSalle Bank Theatres. In San Diego: Broadway/San Diego ~ A Nederlander Presentation at the Civic and Balboa Theatres; in Riverside: The Fox Theatre; in Tucson: TCC Music Hall; in Charleston, SC: North Charleston PAC; in Anaheim: The Grove; and in London, England: the Aldwych, Adelphi and Dominion Theatres.
Over the years, the Nederlander Organization has booked and/or produced a substantial number of perennially popular musicals, including Movin’ Out, The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee, Harvey Fierstein in Fiddler on the Roof, Hairspray, Wicked, Rent, Copenhagen, Thoroughly Modern Millie, Riverdance, Chicago, Will Rogers Follies, Sunset Boulevard, Beauty and the Beast, The Lion King and Aida. The Nederlanders have also produced, co-produced or participated in many other successful shows, including Broadway productions with the Houston Grand Opera Company of Porgy and Bess and Hello Dolly; the Royal Shakespeare Company productions of Les Liaisons Dangereuses, The Life and Adventures of Nicholas Nickleby, Sherlock Holmes, Cyrano de Bergerac and Much Ado About Nothing; as well as Me and My Girl, Annie, La Cage aux Folles, Death and the Maiden, Shadowlands, Benefactors, Noises Off, Applause, Seesaw, The Scarlet Pimpernel, Treemonisha, Habeas Corpus, Otherwise Engaged, Betrayal, Woman of the Year, Lena Horne: The Lady and Her Music; The Dresser, Nine, Merlin, Night and Day, My Fat Friend, Stepping Out, Legs Diamond and Breaking the Code.
The Nederlander Organzation has also co-produced and invested in a number of new musicals, revivals and touring productions, including: The Color Purple, Sweet Charity, Next to Normal,Sugar Babies, Grand Hotel, Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat, Jesus Christ Superstar, Stop the World, I Want to Get Off, Oklahoma, Strange Interlude, The Red Shoes, Aren’t We All?, Singin’ in the Rain, Orpheus Descending, Peter Pan, The Music Man, Hello Dolly starring Carol Channing, The King and I starring Yul Brenner and later Lou Diamond Phillips, Annie Get Your Gun, My Fair Lady starring Rex Harrison, I Do! I Do!, The Sound of Music, South Pacific starring Jane Powell and Howard Keel, Barnum starring Jim Dale, The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas, Sophisticated Ladies, Dancin’, Showboat, Camelot starring Richard Burton/Richard Harris, Fiddler on the Roof, Man of La Mancha starring Richard Kiley, On A Clear Day, Whose Life is it Anyway?, Sweeney Todd, West Side Story, Starlight Express and Can Cans!