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Broadway impresario Jimmy Nederlander dies aged 94

James M Nederlander in 1983
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Broadway theatre owner and impresario James M Nederlander has died aged 94.

Known as Jimmy Nederlander, he was chairman of the Nederlander Organization, which owns nine Broadway theatres as well as three in the West End: the Dominion, the Aldwych and the Adelphi, which it owns in association with Really Useful Group.

During his career – which spanned more than 70 years – he produced a number of prolific shows, including Annie, La Cage aux Folles, Nine, Noises Off, Peter Pan and Sweet Charity.

Andrew Lloyd Webber was among theatre figures who have been paying their respects on Twitter.

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