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Michael Harvey (1944 - September 23, 1993)

Michael Harvey was a real estate investor and theatrical producer who brought Sweet Bird of Youth and Happy End to Broadway.

Michael Harvey, a theatrical producer and real estate investor, died on September 23, 1993, at his home in Manhattan. He was 49.

The cause of death was AIDS, his companion, Theodore Dell, said.

Among his Broadway and Off Broadway productions and co-productions were "The Grass Harp" (1971); "Why Hannah's Skirt Won't Stay Down" (1974); "Four Friends" (1975); "Kennedy's Children" (1975); "Sweet Bird of Youth" (1976), starring Christopher Walken; "Happy End" (1977), starring Meryl Streep, and "The First" (1981), with Lonette McKee.

In 1992, he became co-owner of Pride Institute, a gay and lesbian drug and rehabilitation treatment center in Eden Praire, Minn.

AIDS Quilt

Source: http://www.nytimes.com/1993/09/28/obituaries/michael-harvey-theatrical-producer-49.html

Further Readings:

For the Ferryman by Charles Silverstein
Paperback: 342 pages
Publisher: Chelsea Station Editions (October 13, 2011)
Language: English
ISBN-10: 0983285128
ISBN-13: 978-0983285120
Amazon: For the Ferryman

A memoir from the noted psychologist and co-author of The Joy of Gay Sex about the author's activism on gay issues in the medical and psychiatry professions and his personal relationship with a younger man and his partner's decline into addictions.

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