Bonnie Comley Biography

Gender: Female

Bonnie Comley is the founder of BroadwayHD.com, an online streaming service on a mission to promote and preserve live theatre, extending the reach of Broadway and Broadway caliber shows to anyone, anywhere. BroadwayHD is capturing and then transporting the magic of performance from the stage to your screen so if you can't get to Broadway, get to BroadwayHD

BroadwayHD.com's recent productions include: She Loves Me (Guinness World Record), Romeo and Juliet (Orlando Bloom),Cyrano de Bergerac (Kevin Kline), and Stephen Sondheim's Company (Neil Patrick Harris, Stephen Colbert, Patti LuPone).

Bonnie also is a three-time Tony Award winning producer, and won an Olivier Award, and two Drama Desk Awards for her stage productions. Her lead producing credits include the Tony Award-winning Jay Johnson: The Two and Only, Princesses, In The Wings, and the upcoming Broadway bound, new musical; Back Home Again (Sheldon Epps, director). Comley's Broadway co-producing credits include: On Your Feet, A Gentleman's Guide to Love and Murder, War Horse, Legally Blonde, Sunday in the Park With George, and The 39 Steps among others. Comley is a member of The Broadway League.

The theater community has honored Comley for her philanthropic work including The Actors Fund Medal of Honor, The Drama League Special Contribution to the Theater Award, The Paul Newman Award from Arts Horizons and The Theater Museum Distinguished Service Award. Comley's educational honors include The Distinguished Alumni Award from Emerson College and The Distinguished Alumni Award from the University of Massachusetts, and the business honor society Beta Gamma Sigma. The Music Theater Program is named in her honor at Boston University, The Musical Theater Society Room bears her name at Emerson College and the 500-seat theater at the University of Massachusetts Lowell is known as the Comley/Lane Theater.

Bonnie Comley Awards and Nominations

(winners are in red)

 
Drama Desk Awards - 2014 - Outstanding Musical
Bonnie Comley, A Gentleman's Guide to Love & Murder
 
Tony Awards - 2014 - Best Musical
Bonnie Comley, A Gentleman's Guide to Love & Murder
 
Drama Desk Awards - 2012 - Outstanding Revival of a Play
Bonnie Comley, Gore Vidal's The Best Man
 
Tony Awards - 2012 - Best Revival of a Play
Bonnie Comley, Gore Vidal's The Best Man
 
Drama Desk Awards - 2011 - Outstanding Musical
Bonnie Comley, Priscilla Queen of the Desert
 
Drama Desk Awards - 2011 - Outstanding Revival of a Play
Bonnie Comley, The Merchant of Venice
 
Tony Awards - 2011 - Best Play
Bonnie Comley, War Horse
 
Tony Awards - 2011 - Best Revival of a Play
Bonnie Comley, The Merchant of Venice
 
Drama Desk Awards - 2008 - Outstanding Revival of a Musical
Bonnie Comley, Sunday in the Park with George
 
Drama Desk Awards - 2008 - Unique Theatrical Experience
Bonnie Comley, The 39 Steps
 
Tony Awards - 2008 - Best Play
Bonnie Comley, The 39 Steps
 
Tony Awards - 2008 - Best Revival of a Musical
Bonnie Comley, Sunday in the Park with George
 
Drama Desk Awards - 2007 - Outstanding Musical
Bonnie Comley, Legally Blonde
 
Tony Awards - 2007 - Best Theatrical Event
Bonnie Comley, Jay Johnson: The Two and Only
 
Drama Desk Awards - 2004 - Outstanding Revival of a Musical
Bonnie Comley, Fiddler on the Roof
 
Tony Awards - 2004 - Best Revival of a Musical
Bonnie Comley, Fiddler on the Roof
 
Drama Desk Awards - 2003 - Outstanding Revival of a Musical
Bonnie Comley, Gypsy
 
Tony Awards - 2003 - Best Revival of a Musical
Bonnie Comley, Gypsy