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Bernard Gersten (January 30, 1923 – April 27, 2020) was an American theatrical producer. His career began in the 1960s through the early 2000s. He was born in Newark, New Jersey. From 1960 to 1978, Gersten worked with Joseph Papp as associate producer at the New York Shakespeare Festival. He was an executive producer of Lincoln Center Theater from 1986 until he retired in 2013. In 2013, he won a Special Tony Award.

Gersten died from pancreatic cancer in New York City on April 27, 2020, aged 97.

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