b. 25 June 1927, Lorain, Ohio, USA. After their studies at Northwestern School Freedman began focusing on Broadway. First simply because assistant towards the movie director, Jerome Robbins, he was with Bells Are Buzzing (1956), and once again associate to Robbins on Western world Side Tale (1957 and its own 1960 revival) and on Gypsy (1959). Freedman after that directed The Homosexual Lifestyle (1961), staged the musical puppet present, Man In The Moon (1963), and a 1964 revival of Western world Side Tale. In 1966 he composed the reserve and lyrics for and in addition directed A PERIOD For Singing. In the past due 60s and on through the next decade, a lot of the has Freedman directed had been nonmusical, included in this Ruler Lear (1968), The Matchless Potential (1971), An American Millionaire (1974) and Mrs Warren’s Job (1976). Amidst we were holding the musicals The Robber Bridegroom (1975 and once again in 1976), The Grand Tour (1979) and a 1980 restaging of Western world Side Tale. From 1985-98 Freedman was Artistic Movie director of the fantastic Lakes Theatre Celebration, that was founded in Cleveland, Ohio, in 1962. Productions highlighted during this time period, included Broadway (1987).