Breaking News: Bette Midler to Return Broadway in I'LL EAT YOU LAST by John Logan & Directed by Joe Mantello
Joe Mantello (Director). Directing credits include: The Other Place, Dogfight, Other Desert Cities, The Pride, Pal Joey, 9 to 5, November, The Receptionist, The Ritz, Blackbird, Three Days of Rain, The Odd Couple, Glengarry Glen Ross (Tony nomination), Laugh Whore, Assassins (Tony Award), Wicked, Take Me Out (Tony Award), Frankie and Johnny in the Clair de Lune, A Man of No Importance, Design for Living, Terrence McNally and Jake Heggie's Dead Man Walking for San Francisco Opera, The Vagina Monologues, Bash, Another American: Asking and Telling, Love! Valour! Compassion! (Tony nomination), Proposals, The Mineola Twins, Corpus Christi, Mizlansky/Zilinsky..., Blue Window, God's Heart, The Santaland Diaries, Snakebit, Three Hotels, and Imagining Brad. As an actor: The Normal Heart (Tony nomination), Angels in America (Tony nomination), and The Baltimore Waltz. He is recipient of Outer Critics Circle, Drama Desk, Lucille Lortel, Helen Hayes, Clarence Derwent, Obie, and Joe A. Callaway awards. He is a member of Naked Angels and an associate artist at Roundabout Theatre Company.
Graydon Carter (Producer) has been the award-winning editor of Vanity Fair for more than two decades. He was also the co-founder and editor of Spy magazine. In non-magazine-related work, he has produced a number of iconic documentaries including The Kid Stays in the Picture, Public Speaking, and 911, for which he won both a Peabody and an Emmy Award. This is his first professional experience in the theater.
Arielle Tepper MADOVER (Producer) is a Tony Award-winning producer. Broadway: Lucky Guy, Annie, Red, Hamlet, Hair, Mary Stuart, Equus, Monty Python's Spamalot, Frost/Nixon, The Pillowman, A Raisin in the Sun, James Joyce's The Dead, John Leguizamo's Freak. West End: Piaf, Spamalot, Frost/Nixon, Guys and Dolls, Mary Stuart, A Voyage Round My Father. Off-Broadway: De La Guarda, The Last Five Years. Madover founded the Summer Play Festival and the Tepper Center for Careers in Theatre, is on the board of The Public Theater, the Broadway League is an emeritus member of the Syracuse University board. Crain's "40 under 40" and Cosmopolitan's Fun Fearless Females.
James L. Nederlander (Producer). President of Nederlander Organization, son of James M. Nederlander (Chairman). Various producing credits include: Spider-Man Turn Off the Dark, Evita, Lewis Black: Running on Empty, Mike Tyson: Undisputed Truth, Priscilla Queen of the Desert, West Side Story, Next to Normal, The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee, Million Dollar Quartet, Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? with Kathleen Turner and Bill Irwin, Movin' Out. Concerts: Robin Williams, Harry Connick Jr., Pink Floyd, U2, the Rolling Stones, and Billy Joel at Yankee Stadium.
The Shubert Organization (Producer) owns and operates 21 theatres in New York, Boston, and Philadelphia. Under the leadership of Philip J. Smith, Chairman, and Robert E. Wankel, President, the firm continues its tradition of producing distinguished theatrical attractions. These include Sister Act, That Championship Season, Passing Strange, Equus (with Daniel Radcliffe), A Steady Rain, God of Carnage, Amour, Dirty Blonde, Dance of Death (with Ian McKellen and Helen Mirren), Cats, Dreamgirls, Jerome Robbins' Broadway, Lettice & Lovage, Passion, Sunday in the Park with George, the original production of Amadeus andHugh Jackman: Back on Broadway. The Shubert Organization is dedicated to the revitalization of the American theatre. Its activities include the restoration and modernization of its theatres and participation in civic and community affairs. Shubert Ticketing provides superior box office, call center and marketing services, as well as online products for live entertainment venues across the country.
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