“I’m over the moon that Albert Poland has written STAGES, a captivating and revelatory memoir of his existence on this planet of New York Theater and past.” –ALAN MENKEN

Albert Poland

Legendary Broadway and Off Broadway Manufacturer and Common Supervisor




Little Store of Horrors, The Grapes of Wrath, Lengthy Day’s Adventure into Evening, Glengarry Glen Ross, As Is, The Boy from Ounces, Metal Magnolias, One Mo’ Time, The Fantasticks, Picasso on the Lapin Agile, The Neon Lady, A Lie of the Thoughts, Permit My Folks Come, Marry Me a Little, The Waverly Gallery and lots of others!


Judy Garland, Bette Davis, Hugh Jackman, Vanessa Redgrave, Uta Hagen, Truman Capote, Sam Shepard, Philip Seymour Hoffman, Charles Busch, Charles Pierce, Yoko Ono, Mike Nichols, Arthur Miller, David Mamet, Tommy Music, Liza Minnelli, Quentin Tarantino, Steve Martin, Lotte Lenya, Divine, and lots of extra.

“In STAGES Albert writes approximately his profession as he lived it – with honesty, humor and a spirit of actual journey. It is full of the camaraderie of serious friendships and nice occasions. If you’re bearing in mind a profession within the theatre, I beg you to learn STAGES – you’re going to be inspired.” –PHILIP J. SMITH, Chairman, The Shubert Group