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Bonnie Comley

 
Bio:
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 ... (read complete bio)
 

Bio:
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 ... (read complete bio)

Stage Credits

  [Off-Broadway]
2001
Randi Lester
  [Off-Broadway]
1995
Bonnie & Gail (Understudy)
  [Off-Broadway]
1988
Improv Actor / Ensemble [Replacement]

Productions

 
[Broadway, 2017]
Producer
 
[Broadway, 2015]
Producer
 
[Broadway, 2015]
Producer
 
[Broadway, 2015]
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[Broadway, 2013]
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[Broadway, 2013]
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[Broadway, 2013]
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[West End, 2012]
Producer
 
[Broadway, 2012]
Producer
 
[Broadway, 2012]
Producer
 
[Broadway, 2011]
Producer
 
[Broadway, 2011]
Producer
 
[Broadway, 2010]
Producer
 
[Toronto, 2010]
Producer
 
[Broadway, 2010]
Producer
 
[Broadway, 2010]
Producer
 
[Off-Broadway, 2010]
Producer
 
[Broadway, 2010]
Producer
 
[Broadway, 2010]
Producer
 
[Broadway, 2009]
Producer
 
[Broadway, 2008]
Producer
 
[Broadway, 2008] Cancelled
Producer
 
[Broadway, 2008]
Producer
 
[Broadway, 2008] [Replacement]
Producer[Replacement]
 
[Broadway, 2007]
Producer
 
[Broadway, 2007]
Producer
 
[Broadway, 2006]
Producer
 
[Off-Broadway, 2005]
Producer
 
[Off-Broadway, 2004]
Producer
 
[Off-Broadway, 2004]
Producer
 
[Broadway, 2004]
Producer
 
[West End, 2003]
Producer
 
[Broadway, 2003]
Producer
 
[West End, 2003]
Producer
 
[Broadway, 2002]
Assistant to the Producer
 
[Broadway, 1999]
Assistant to Producer
 
[Broadway, 1998]
Assistant to the Producer
Stormy Weather [Pasadena, CA, 2009]
Produced by Special Arrangement

Jay Johnson: The Two and Only [West End, 2008]
Producer

Lobby Hero [West End, 2002]
Associate Producer

JFK: A Musical Drama [Ireland, 1997]
Associate Producer

Photos

Stewart F. Lane, Bonnie Comley Photo

Stewart F. Lane, Bonnie Comley

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Date:
05/10/2022
Stewart F. Lane, Bonnie Comley Photo

Stewart F. Lane, Bonnie Comley

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Date:
05/10/2022
Nilan, Bonnie Comley, Andre de Shields, Denee Benton, Gabriel Stelian-Shanks, Bevin R Photo

Nilan, Bonnie Comley, Andre de Shields, Denee Benton, Gabriel Stelian-Shanks, Bevin Ross

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Date:
04/25/2022
Bonnie Comley, Andre de Shields, Denee Benton, Gabriel Stelian-Shanks, Bevin Ross Photo

Bonnie Comley, Andre de Shields, Denee Benton, Gabriel Stelian-Shanks, Bevin Ross

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Date:
04/25/2022

 

Stage

Performances
  [Off-Broadway]
2001
Randi Lester

  [Off-Broadway]
1995
Bonnie & Gail (Understudy)

  [Off-Broadway]
1988
Improv Actor / Ensemble [Replacement]

Productions

[Broadway, 2017]
Producer

[Broadway, 2015]
Producer

[Broadway, 2015]
Producer

[Broadway, 2015]
Producer

[Broadway, 2013]
Producer

[Broadway, 2013]
Producer

[Broadway, 2013]
Producer

[West End, 2012]
Producer

[Broadway, 2012]
Producer

[Broadway, 2012]
Producer

[Broadway, 2011]
Producer

[Broadway, 2011]
Producer

[Broadway, 2010]
Producer

[Toronto, 2010]
Producer

[Broadway, 2010]
Producer

[Broadway, 2010]
Producer

[Off-Broadway, 2010]
Producer

[Broadway, 2010]
Producer

[Broadway, 2010]
Producer

[Broadway, 2009]
Producer

[Broadway, 2008]
Producer

[Broadway, 2008] Cancelled
Producer

[Broadway, 2008]
Producer

[Broadway, 2008] [Replacement]
Producer[Replacement]

[Broadway, 2007]
Producer

[Broadway, 2007]
Producer

[Broadway, 2006]
Producer

[Off-Broadway, 2005]
Producer

[Off-Broadway, 2004]
Producer

[Off-Broadway, 2004]
Producer

[Broadway, 2004]
Producer

[West End, 2003]
Producer

[Broadway, 2003]
Producer

[West End, 2003]
Producer

[Broadway, 2002]
Assistant to the Producer

[Broadway, 1999]
Assistant to Producer

[Broadway, 1998]
Assistant to the Producer

Stormy Weather [Pasadena, CA, 2009]
Produced by Special Arrangement

Jay Johnson: The Two and Only [West End, 2008]
Producer

Lobby Hero [West End, 2002]
Associate Producer

JFK: A Musical Drama [Ireland, 1997]
Associate Producer

Bonnie Comley Biography

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

 
Drama Desk Awards - 2014 - Outstanding Musical Gold Star
Bonnie Comley, A Gentleman's Guide to Love & Murder
 
Tony Awards - 2014 - Best Musical Gold Star
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 Gold Star
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 Gold Star
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

Bonnie Comley News

BWW Feature: The Real MVPs! - A VIP Reception at the Drama League Awards Photo BWW Feature: The Real MVPs! - A VIP Reception at the Drama League Awards
by James Blinken - May 25, 2022

On Friday, May 20, 2022, one hour before the Drama League Awards, Board President Bonnie Comley, Kirk Iwanowski, Mary Jain, and the Board Hosted a VIP Reception at the Drama League Awards right next to the Ziegfeld Ballroom. While the Drama League Distinguished Performance nominees were lining up for the dais, a cocktail party was in full swing in the adjacent ballroom.

THE MINUTES Raises $78K to Support Save the Children's Ukraine Crisis Relief Fund Photo THE MINUTES Raises $78K to Support Save the Children's Ukraine Crisis Relief Fund
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 25, 2022

THE MINUTES on Broadway announced today that from a portion of tickets sales $78,830 has been raised thus far to support global humanitarian organization Save the Children’s Ukraine Crisis Relief Fund.

Photos: Stars from A STRANGE LOOP, COMPANY, THE MUSIC MAN, and More Turn Out for the  Photo Photos: Stars from A STRANGE LOOP, COMPANY, THE MUSIC MAN, and More Turn Out for the Drama League Awards!
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - May 20, 2022

This afternoon, Emmy Award-winning journalist Frank DiLella hosted the 88th Annual Drama League Awards alongside theatrical legends and Tony Award winners! Go inside the ceremony!

A STRANGE LOOP, COMPANY, TAKE ME OUT & More Win 2022 Drama League Awards Photo A STRANGE LOOP, COMPANY, TAKE ME OUT & More Win 2022 Drama League Awards
by Team BWW - May 20, 2022

The 88th Annual Drama League Awards will be presented in person at The Ziegfeld Ballroom on Friday, May 20, 2022, at 12:00PM. The 2022 Awards will recognize eligible Broadway and Off-Broadway (non-virtual only) productions that began preview performances between March 16, 2021, and April 23, 2022.

Photos: Ellis Island Honors Society Hosts 35th Annual Awards Ceremony Photo Photos: Ellis Island Honors Society Hosts 35th Annual Awards Ceremony
by Marissa Tomeo - May 15, 2022

Tonight, the Ellis Island Honors Society (EIHS) hosted the 35th Annual Ellis Island Medals of Honor ceremony, where 85 medalists were recognized for their leadership and service within their communities and professions while exemplifying the values of the American way of life. The black-tie gala was held in Ellis Island’s Great Hall, the original registry room and gateway for 12 million immigrants to the U.S. The 2022 medalists received and celebrated their awards in front of an iconic view of the Statue of Liberty and Manhattan skyline. 

Photos: The 40th Olmsted Luncheon Brings in Broadway the Industry! at Central Park Photo Photos: The 40th Olmsted Luncheon Brings in Broadway the Industry! at Central Park
by James Blinken - May 13, 2022

The 40th annual Olmsted Luncheon brought Broadway into the park!

Photos: Inside TheatreWorks USA's Spring Benefit Event Photo Photos: Inside TheatreWorks USA's Spring Benefit Event
by James Blinken - May 10, 2022

On Monday, April 25th, 2022, in New York City, TheaterWorks USA had their spring benefit at 'The Current' located at Chelsea Piers. The special honorees at the event included Bonnie Comley, Stewart Lane, Tom Costanzo, Daphne Rubin-Vega, and Schele Williams.

Photos: On the Red Carpet at The Actors Fund Gala Photo Photos: On the Red Carpet at The Actors Fund Gala
by Jennifer Broski - May 10, 2022

Photos: Inside Rehearsal For LEGALLY BLONDE at Regent's Park Open Air Theatre Photo Photos: Inside Rehearsal For LEGALLY BLONDE at Regent's Park Open Air Theatre
by Stephi Wild - Apr 28, 2022

All new rehearsal images have been released from Legally Blonde at Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre. 

Photos: Denée Benton and André De Shields Announce the 2022 Drama League Awards Nom Photo Photos: Denée Benton and André De Shields Announce the 2022 Drama League Awards Nominations
by Jennifer Broski - Apr 25, 2022

Earlier today, the Drama League (Gabriel Stelian-Shanks, Artistic Director; Bevin Ross, Executive Director) announced the 2022 Drama League Awards Nominees for Outstanding Production of a Play, Outstanding Revival of a Play, Outstanding Production of a Musical, Outstanding Revival of a Musical, Outstanding Direction of a Play, Outstanding Direction of a Musical, and the much-coveted Distinguished Performance Award. Honoring achievements on and Off-Broadway, the nominations were announced this morning by Denée Benton and André De Shields at the official announcement event held at the New York Library for the Performing Arts.

Bonnie Comley Videos

BWW TV: BroadwayHD Brings 10 Exciting Cirque du Soleil Titles to the Streaming Servic VideoBWW TV: BroadwayHD Brings 10 Exciting Cirque du Soleil Titles to the Streaming Service
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jul 3, 2018

Last month, BroadwayHD premiered a collection of 10 titles (eight live productions and two original documentaries) based on the avant-garde entertainment company Cirque du Soleil's most successful live events to date. All 10 of the titles are currently streaming.

BWW TV: Watch Harriet Harris & Julie White Announce the Drama League Awards Nominees! VideoBWW TV: Watch Harriet Harris & Julie White Announce the Drama League Awards Nominees!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Apr 18, 2018

The Drama League (Gabriel Stelian-Shanks, Executive Artistic Director) today announced the 2018 Drama League Awards Nominees for Outstanding Production of a Play, Outstanding Revival of a Play, Outstanding Production of a Musical, Outstanding Revival of a Musical, and the much-coveted Distinguished Performance Award. The nominations were announced this morning by Tony¬ģ Award winners¬†Harriet Harris¬†and¬†Julie White, and Tony¬ģ Award nominee¬†Christopher Sieber¬†at the official announcement event at Sardi's Restaurant, which was streamed live online right here¬†at BroadwayWorld.com. Click here for a full list of nominees and go behind the scenes of the special morning below!

Backstage with Richard Ridge: Meet the Masterminds Behind BroadwayHD- Bonnie Comley a VideoBackstage with Richard Ridge: Meet the Masterminds Behind BroadwayHD- Bonnie Comley and Stewart F. Lane!
by Backstage With Richard Ridge - Mar 18, 2018

CLICK HERE to subscribe today and watch below to get the who backstory on how Comley and Lane  created a new way for the world to experience Broadway and beyond!

VIDEO: Watch a Trailer for OLD HATS, Starring Bill Irwin and David Shiner, Airing on THIRTEEN's THEATER CLOSE-UP
by BWW News Desk - Jun 8, 2017

OLD HATSTheater Close-Up - the unique collaboration between THIRTEEN and the large community of New York City area Off-Broadway and regional theaters - presents Tony Award winners Bill Irwin and David Shiner in their award-winning, critically acclaimed production of Old Hats from Signature Theatre, Tuesday, June 13 at 8 p.m. on THIRTEEN, with an encore presentation on early Thursday morning, June 15 at 1:30 a.m. Watch a trailer for the show below!

BWW TV Exclusive: Watch Trailer for BroadwayHD's THE GABRIELS Live Stream!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Mar 14, 2017

Online theater streaming service BroadwayHD will live stream The Public Theater's 'THE GABRIELS: Election Year in the Life of One Family,' written and directed by Richard Nelson. The critically acclaimed three-play cycle is currently touring internationally and will return to The Public Theater on March 22-24 for a special live stream mini-series. The performances will stream live on BroadwayHD.com each day at 7:50 p.m. ET.

VIDEO: Cast of GENTLEMAN'S GUIDE TO LOVE AND MURDER Celebrates 10 Tony Noms with Pharrell's 'Happy'
by Caryn Robbins - May 5, 2014

Check out the show's cast and crew celebrating the good news with their take on Pharrell Williams' hit single 'Happy!'

BWW TV: On the Red Carpet with Orlando Bloom, Condola Rashad & More for ROMEO AND JULIET's Big Screen Premiere!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Feb 6, 2014

The film just made its NYC premiere and BroadwayWorld's Richard Ridge was on the red carpet to chat with stars Bloom, Rashad and more about the big event along with Broadway HD founders Stewart Lane and Bonnie Comley. Check out what they had to say below!

BWW TV EXCLUSIVE: JEKYLL & HYDE Tour Celebrates 200th Performance!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Mar 16, 2013

The four-time Tony nominated musical sensation JEKYLL & HYDE is celebrating its 200th performance at Chicago's Cadillac Palace as part of the show's pre-Broadway tour. Tony Award nominee Constantine Maroulis stars in the title dual role of Dr. Henry Jekyll and Edward Hyde, alongside Grammy Award nominee and R&B superstar Deborah Cox as Lucy. Watch an exclusive video toast from the cast and creative team below!

BWW TV EXCLUSIVE: Constantine Maroulis, Deborah Cox, Frank Wildhorn and More at JEKYLL & HYDE's Pantages Theatre Opening in LA!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Feb 18, 2013

Broadway World Los Angeles Correspondents Michael Sterling and Jerry Evans of the JLE Media Group were once again on the red carpet Tuesday, February 12, 2013 for the much anticipated Los Angeles opening of the Four-time Tony Nominated Musical Sensation JEKYLL & HYDE. Watch BWW's opening night interviews below!

STAGE TUBE: Stamos, Davis, Shepherd Chat BEST MAN on GMA
by Stage Tube - Jul 17, 2012

John Stamos, Cybill Shepherd and Kristin Davis appeared on this morning's 'Good Morning America' to discuss their new headlining roles in the Broadway revival of Gore Vidal's THE BEST MAN. The actors joined the cast of the Tony-nominated revival on Tuesday, July 10. Check out the interview below!


Bonnie Comley Frequently Asked Questions

What awards has Bonnie Comley been nominated for?
Outstanding Musical (Drama Desk Awards) for A Gentleman's Guide to Love & Murder , Best Musical (Tony Awards) for A Gentleman's Guide to Love & Murder , Outstanding Revival of a Play (Drama Desk Awards) for Gore Vidal's The Best Man , Best Revival of a Play (Tony Awards) for Gore Vidal's The Best Man , Outstanding Musical (Drama Desk Awards) for Priscilla Queen of the Desert , Outstanding Revival of a Play (Drama Desk Awards) for The Merchant of Venice , Best Play (Tony Awards) for War Horse , Best Revival of a Play (Tony Awards) for The Merchant of Venice , Outstanding Revival of a Musical (Drama Desk Awards) for Sunday in the Park with George , Unique Theatrical Experience (Drama Desk Awards) for The 39 Steps , Best Play (Tony Awards) for The 39 Steps , Best Revival of a Musical (Tony Awards) for Sunday in the Park with George , Outstanding Musical (Drama Desk Awards) for Legally Blonde , Best Theatrical Event (Tony Awards) for Jay Johnson: The Two and Only , Outstanding Revival of a Musical (Drama Desk Awards) for Fiddler on the Roof , Best Revival of a Musical (Tony Awards) for Fiddler on the Roof Outstanding Revival of a Musical (Drama Desk Awards) for Gypsy and Best Revival of a Musical (Tony Awards) for Gypsy .

What awards has Bonnie Comley won?
Outstanding Musical (Drama Desk Awards) for A Gentleman's Guide to Love & Murder, Best Musical (Tony Awards) for A Gentleman's Guide to Love & Murder Unique Theatrical Experience (Drama Desk Awards) for The 39 Stepsand Best Theatrical Event (Tony Awards) for Jay Johnson: The Two and Only.