DEATH / OBITUARIES : director Gerald Freedman has died, according to a statement posted online on March. 17, 2020.
We learned of the deceased through the following tribute posted on social media.
We learn with great sadness that director Gerald Freedman passed away today at age 92. He provided stage and production direction here in the ’70s and ’80s, including for “The Passion According to Saint Matthew” and “Lady Macbeth of Mtsensk.” Our condolences to his loved ones. https://twitter.com/maucerij1/status/1240038604547796992 …
We have lost Gerald Freedman: brilliant director, great teacher, and loving friend. Here is a series of laughter and love from @UNCSchoolofArts. I first worked w him in 1974 @SFOpera. pic.twitter.com/Gw7xDRyKl9
— John Mauceri (@maucerij1) March 17, 2020