Artist Bio

Philip Rose

(Bio as of September 2005)

Philip Rose most recently collaborated with the Goodman on Purlie during the 2005/2006 Season. Mr. Rose began his career by producing Lorraine Hansberry’s A Raisin in the Sun, starring Sidney Poitier, which won the Tony Award for best play of the year. He produced Purlie Victorious with Ossie Davis and Ruby Dee, and was also director/producer of the award-winning musicals Purlie and Shenandoah. In August 2003, he received the Sidney Poitier Lifetime Achievement Award from the National Black Theater Festival in Winston-Salem. Mr. Rose has written a memoir entitled You Can’t Do That on Broadway, which is in its third year of publication by Limelight Editions. He has another book on the way.

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