Bernard Gersten has been the Executive Producer of Lincoln Center Theater since its re-establishment in 1985, in partnership with Gregory Mosher through 1991 and with Andre Bishop as Artistic Director since then.
Notable among Lincoln Center Theater's 121 productions of the last twenty-four years: The Coast Of Utopia, The Light In The Piazza, The Frogs, Henry IV, Contact, The Invention Of Love, Ten Unknowns, Old Money, Spinning Into Butter, Marie Christine, Rose, Far East, Parade, Twelfth Night, Ah, Wilderness!, Pride's Crossing, Ivanov, Juan Darien, An American Daughter, A Delicate Balance, Arcadia, The Heiress, Hapgood, Carousel, The Sisters Rosensweig, The Substance Of Fire, Mule Bone, Township Fever, Six Degrees Of Separation, Waiting For Godot, Our Town, The Front Page, The House Of Blue Leaves, Speed-The-Plow, Sarafina! and Anything Goes.
Lincoln Center Theater has produced The House Of Blue Leaves and Via Dolorosa for the Public Broadcasting System, as well as, for Live from Lincoln Center, The Light In The Piazza, Contact, Twelfth Night, and Comedy Of Errors.
Mr. Gersten was Producer of the NBC documentary film Voices Of Sarafina!
From 1960 to 1978, he was the Associate Producer of the New York Shakespeare Festival for, among other works, A Chorus Line, Two Gentlemen Of Verona, For Colored Girls..., That Championship Season, Much Ado About Nothing, Sticks And Bones, Streamers, Threepenny Opera, The Cherry Orchard, and Hair.
Mr. Gersten was Executive Vice President of Zoetrope Studios, Executive Producer of Francis Ford Coppola's One From The Heart, and Co-Producer of the live-orchestra presentations throughout the world of Abel Gance's Napoleon.
He was the Vice President of Radio City Music Hall and Executive Producer of Porgy And Bess and Ice.
Mr. Gersten has been an adjunct professor of Theater Administration at New York University, Yale School of Drama, and Columbia University School of the Arts.