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Carolyn Rossi Copeland

 
Bio:
Carolyn Rossi Copeland has spent her career discovering and nurturing talent and fostering artistic collaborations. Her work has taken her through out the world. She has served as Producing Artistic Director of The Lamb’s Theatre Company in New York City and as Vice President of Creative ... (read complete bio)
 

Bio:
Carolyn Rossi Copeland has spent her career discovering and nurturing talent and fostering artistic collaborations. Her work has taken her through out the world. She has served as Producing Artistic Director of The Lamb’s Theatre Company in New York City and as Vice President of Creative ... (read complete bio)

Stage Credits

Productions

 
[Broadway, 2015]
Producer
 
[Chicago, 2014]
Producer
 
[Off-Broadway, 2011]
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[Off-Broadway, 2010]
Producer
 
[Off-Broadway, 2009]
Producer
 
[Off-Broadway, 2008]
Producer
 
[Off-Broadway, 2008]
Executive Producer
 
[Off-Broadway, 2006]
Producer
 
[Off-Broadway, 2004]
Producer
 
[Off-Broadway, 2004]
Producer
 
[Off-Broadway, 2003]
Producer
 
[Off-Broadway, 2002]
Producer
 
[Off-Broadway, 2002]
Executive Producer
 
[Off-Broadway, 1998]
Producer
 
[Off-Broadway, 1995]
Producer
 
[Off-Broadway, 1993]
Producing Artistic Director
 
[Off-Broadway, 1992]
Producing Director
 
[Off-Broadway, 1990]
Producer
 
[Off-Broadway, 1989]
Producing Director
 
[Off-Broadway, 1988]
Producing Director
 
[Off-Broadway, 1988]
Producing Director
 
[Off-Off-Broadway, 1986]
Director

Photos

Dan Sharkey with Kate Shindle, Carolyn Rossi Copeland Photo

Dan Sharkey with Kate Shindle, Carolyn Rossi Copeland

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07/20/2015
Carolyn Rossi Copeland with cast Photo

Carolyn Rossi Copeland with cast

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07/20/2015
Charles Strouse and Carolyn Rossi Copeland Photo

Charles Strouse and Carolyn Rossi Copeland

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07/17/2015
Carolyn Rossi Copeland Photo

Carolyn Rossi Copeland

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07/17/2015
Producer Carolyn Rossi Copeland, Josh Young and Erin Mackey Photo

Producer Carolyn Rossi Copeland, Josh Young and Erin Mackey

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07/17/2015

 

Stage

Productions

[Broadway, 2015]
Producer

[Chicago, 2014]
Producer

[Off-Broadway, 2011]
Producer

[Off-Broadway, 2010]
Producer

[Off-Broadway, 2009]
Producer

[Off-Broadway, 2008]
Producer

[Off-Broadway, 2008]
Executive Producer

[Off-Broadway, 2006]
Producer

[Off-Broadway, 2004]
Producer

[Off-Broadway, 2004]
Producer

[Off-Broadway, 2003]
Producer

[Off-Broadway, 2002]
Producer

[Off-Broadway, 2002]
Executive Producer

[Off-Broadway, 1998]
Producer

[Off-Broadway, 1995]
Producer

[Off-Broadway, 1993]
Producing Artistic Director

[Off-Broadway, 1992]
Producing Director

[Off-Broadway, 1990]
Producer

[Off-Broadway, 1989]
Producing Director

[Off-Broadway, 1988]
Producing Director

[Off-Broadway, 1988]
Producing Director

[Off-Off-Broadway, 1986]
Director

Carolyn Rossi Copeland Biography




Carolyn Rossi Copeland has spent her career discovering and nurturing talent and fostering artistic collaborations. Her work has taken her through out the world. She has served as Producing Artistic Director of The Lamb’s Theatre Company in New York City and as Vice President of Creative Affairs for Radio City Entertainment and Madison Square Garden Productions. She is an Independent Producer who also serves the Executive Producer of Strouse IP, the company that produces and licenses the works of the award winning composer Charles Strouse. She oversees the negotiations and licensing of Broadway Productions, National Tours and International Tours and special events.

She is an honors graduate from Tulane University. She was employed by the Honorable Peter W. Rodino, Jr. as a Congressional Assistant on Capitol Hill, Washington D.C. Ms. Rossi Copeland left Congressman Rodino’s office to embark on a new venture in New York City, the creation The Lamb’s Theatre Company.

She built the company into a multimillion-dollar business. Her creative vision propelled the company into the New York City cultural scene as a major not for profit arts institution. Carolyn served as artistic director of several national and international tours (Russia, Belarus, Japan, and South Korea).

Ms. Rossi Copeland was selected by Madison Square Garden/Radio City Entertainment to oversee the unique and sensitive task of the re-opening of The Scarlet Pimpernel on Broadway. This production made Broadway history as the first musical to be re-written and re-cast while still running on Broadway. She also oversaw the national tour and a third move on Broadway. She was promoted to Vice-President of Creative Affairs for Radio City Entertainment and oversaw the development of new theatrical projects and all star casting for: A Christmas Carol , The Wizard of Oz .She created and conducted a national publicity star search for the role of Dorothy and created a program for the development of young dancers as potential talent for The Rockettes. She was also a Creative Consultant to The Gaylord Group, which owns and operated The Grand Ole Opry and The historic Ryman Auditorium.

Ms. Rossi Copeland is also a special events producer. She produced and directed the Governor and First Lady’s Inaugural Family Celebration. She volunteered her time to create and produce the first youth Christmas Celebration in the Republic of Belarus and directed the international tour of KRINCHKA a Belarusian Children’s Choir, which toured the U.S. in memory of the Chernobyl explosion.

Carolyn is the recipient of Drama Desk and Obie nominations and awards and is a member of several professional organizations.

She has been an active Board Member of The New Harmony Project- a developmental writers conference, The Cherry Lane Theatre Mentor Project and The Hudson Valley Shakespeare Festival. She also served a four year term as a publicly elected trustee on the Garrison Union Free School Board. She is married to architect James Masson Copeland, a principal of the firm Hudson Design. She and her husband are the parents of four fantastic girls: Margaret, an actress and comedian, Beatrice, a budding film producer, and twins Marion and Eugenia both in college.





Carolyn Rossi Copeland News

Memorial for Playwright Arthur Giron to Take Place at the    Cherry Lane Theatre Photo Memorial for Playwright Arthur Giron to Take Place at the Cherry Lane Theatre
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 20, 2022

Arthur Giron, playwright, passed away February 2, 2022. A memorial for Giron will be taking place at the Cherry Lane Theatre, Thursday, May 26 at noon, open to the public. 

One-Act Version Of AMAZING GRACE To Be Installed Into Washington, DC's Museum Of The  Photo One-Act Version Of AMAZING GRACE To Be Installed Into Washington, DC's Museum Of The Bible
by Julie Musbach - Feb 26, 2019

The Broadway musical AMAZING GRACE, which launched its successful national tour last year with an eight-week run at The Museum of the Bible, will return with its inspirational message as the Museum's newest installation in its Pure Flix World Stages.  It will begin performances on March 16 and run through August 18, 2019.

Samantha Massell & More Will Star in Updated RAGS Photo Samantha Massell & More Will Star in Updated RAGS
by Julie Musbach - Oct 31, 2018

Known for its illustrious Central Chamber Series, Central Presbyterian Church (593 Park Avenue) is proud to announce the addition of its Central Theatrical Series. The series will present material that explores the reality of the human condition and offers hope to a complex and challenging world.   Carolyn Rossi Copeland will serve as Artistic Producing Director and Breezy Wynn and Vance Thompson will serve as Executive Producers.

AMAZING GRACE Tours to the Harris Center Photo AMAZING GRACE Tours to the Harris Center
by Julie Musbach - Mar 5, 2018

The Harris Center is committed to bringing new theatrical work to the Sacramento area, like Amazing Grace - the Broadway musical based on the true story behind one of the world's most beloved songs; a story that is not well-known.

Broadway's AMAZING GRACE Launches National Tour Tonight in Washington, D.C. Photo Broadway's AMAZING GRACE Launches National Tour Tonight in Washington, D.C.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 17, 2017

The Broadway musical AMAZING GRACE will take its inspirational message on the road as it launches a 23-week national tour, kicking off with an eight-week run at the Museum of the Bible in Washington, DC, as it inaugurates the new museum's state-of-the-art, 472 seat theatre. The DC run begins tonight, November 17, for a run through January 8, 2018, opening on November 20.

How Sweet the Sound! Broadway's AMAZING GRACE to Launch National Tour in Washington,  Photo How Sweet the Sound! Broadway's AMAZING GRACE to Launch National Tour in Washington, D.C.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 24, 2017

The Broadway musical AMAZING GRACE will take its inspirational message on the road as it launches a 23-week national tour, kicking off with an eight-week run at the Museum of the Bible in Washington, DC, as it inaugurates the new museum's state-of-the-art, 472 seat theatre. The DC run will begin on November 17 through January 8, 2018, opening on November 20.

At Last! AMAZING GRACE Cast Album Will Arrive on 2/26
by Nicole Rosky - Feb 10, 2016

DMI Soundtracks announced today that the Broadway cast album of Amazing Grace will be released on February 26; with digital download pre-orders available on February 12. Amazing Grace will be available to purchase on all digital download and streaming services, as well as in-store. The recording was co-produced and engineered by six-time Grammy Award winner Frank Filipetti and co-produced and arranged by Joseph Church.

AMAZING GRACE Plays Final Performance on Broadway Today
by Sally Henry Fuller - Oct 25, 2015

Amazing Grace, the new musical playing at Broadway's Nederlander Theatre (208 West 41st Street), will play its final performance on Sunday, October 25. On that date, the show will have played 24 preview performances and 114 regular performances.

AMAZING GRACE Cast Will Reunite in November to Record Cast Album; Hits Shelves in January
by Nicole Rosky - Oct 23, 2015

The producers of Amazing Grace just announced that DMI Soundtracks will record the Broadway cast album of Amazing Grace on Monday, November 2nd. The album will be available in January, 2016. The recording will be produced and engineered by six-time Grammy Award winner Frank Filipetti. The tracklist for the digital album and CD is as follows:

STAGE TUBE: SHARE A Moment Of Grace With AMAZING GRACE's Princess Peyai, Harriet D. Foy
by Michael Dale - Oct 22, 2015

AMAZING GRACE is Harriet D. Foy's fourth Broadway production, but the first in which she has created a role. 

Carolyn Rossi Copeland Videos

BWW TV: First Look at Josh Young, Erin Mackey and More in Highlights of the World Premiere of AMAZING GRACE in Chicago
by BroadwayWorld TV - Oct 20, 2014

Broadway In Chicago presents the the world premiere of AMAZING GRACE, the new musical with music and lyrics by Christopher Smith and a book by Christopher Smith and Arthur Giron, directed by Gabriel Barre (Andrew Lippas' The Wild Party) and choreographed by Tony Award winner Christopher Gattelli (Newsies). Check out a first look at highlights below!

STAGE TUBE: Josh Young in World Premiere of AMAZING GRACE
by Stage Tube - Oct 17, 2014

Broadway star and Tony Award nominee Josh Young speaks about his role as John Newton in the upcoming world premiere of Amazing Grace. Recorded at Scott Lehrer Studios, NYC. All content Copyright © 2014 Christopher Smith. Check it out below!

STAGE TUBE: Watch a Timelapse of AMAZING GRACE's Chicago Load-In
by Stage Tube - Oct 9, 2014

Broadway In Chicago presents the the world premiere of AMAZING GRACE, the new musical with music and lyrics by Christopher Smith and a book by Christopher Smith andArthur Giron, directed by Gabriel Barre (Andrew Lippas' The Wild Party) and choreographed by Tony Award winner Christopher Gattelli (Newsies). In honor of the show's first performance tonight, check out a GoPro timelapse of the musical's load-in at the Bank of America Theatre!

Sneak Peek At Rehearsals For New Musical AMAZING GRACE
by Robert Diamond - Sep 9, 2014

A sneak peek of rehearsals for the upcoming brand new biomusical AMAZING GRACE is now available to view.

Josh Young & Erin Mackey Perform AMAZING GRACE Medley Live
by Pat Cerasaro - Aug 19, 2014

New historically based biomusical AMAZING GRACE is set for a tryout production in Chicago later this year and the talented twosome leading the show, Josh Young and Erin Mackey, impress with a stunning medley of musical material from the new show in a live clip captured this weekend now available to view.

First Promotional Spot For New Musical AMAZING GRACE
by Robert Diamond - Aug 4, 2014

A flashy new TV promo for the upcoming biomusical AMAZING GRACE is now available to view.

STAGE TUBE: FREUD'S LAST SESSION Releases New Commercial
by Stage Tube - Mar 22, 2012

The international hit play FREUD'S LAST SESSION has a new TV commercial which is set to begin airing next week. Check out a sneak peek below!

STAGE TUBE: Dr. Ruth Has a Session With Freud
by Stage Tube - Jan 10, 2012

Sex therapist, Dr. Ruth, recently taped an onstage interview for her newly launched YouTube channel with Sigmund Freud (as played by Martin Rayner) at FREUD'S LAST SESSION. View it below!

STAGE TUBE: NY1 Reviews FREUD'S LAST SESSION
by BroadwayWorld TV - Feb 12, 2011

FREUD'S LAST SESSION centers on legendary psychoanalyst Dr. Sigmund Freud, who invites the young, rising academic star C.S. Lewis to his home in London. Lewis, expecting to be called on the carpet for satirizing Freud in a recent book, soon realizes Freud has a much more significant agenda. On the day England enters World War II, Freud and Lewis clash on the existence of God, love, sex, and the meaning of life - just two weeks before Freud chooses to take his own. NY1 reviewed the show, which can be viewed by clicking below.