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  • Gordon Davidson, director and producer, dies at 83

    By  Tom Tugend

    October 5, 2016 | 10:25 am

    Gordon Davidson, the Brooklyn-born director and producer who played a key role in transforming Los Angeles from a perceived cultural backwater into a creative center for innovative and controversial plays, died Oct. 2.

    He was 83 and died after collapsing at dinner in his Santa...

  • Theater: Davidson’s retirement leads to ‘Lessons’

    By Tom Tugend

    November 15, 2007 | 7:00 pm

    Gordon Davidson is back where he belongs, in the director's chair.

    The man whose name is practically synonymous with Los Angeles theater, who raised the city's reputation from a provincial backwater to the breeding ground for innovative and controversial plays, retired in the summer...

  • Theater’s Hall of Fame Inducts L.A.‘s Own

    By Tom Tugend

    March 2, 2000 | 7:00 pm

    A few weeks ago, Gordon Davidson stood up in the Gershwin Theatre on New York's Broadway and, amidst the plaudits of his peers, was inducted into the Theater Hall of Fame, in recognition of his lifetime achievement in the American theater.

    As speakers lauded his 33-year tenure as the...