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Colin Callender

 

Bio:
Colin Callender is an award-winning theatre, film and television producer who founded the New York and London based production company Playground in 2012. (read complete bio)

Stage Credits

Productions

 
[West End, 2021]
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[Broadway, 2018]
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[Broadway, 2014]
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[Broadway, 2014]
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[Broadway, 2014]
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[Broadway, 2013]
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Photos

The Broadway company of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child with director John Tiffany  Photo

The Broadway company of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child with director John Tiffany and producers Sonia Friedman and Colin Callender

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10/07/2021
Sonia Friedman, John Tiffany and Colin Callender Photo

Sonia Friedman, John Tiffany and Colin Callender

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Date:
10/07/2021
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Colin Callender

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06/05/2018
Colin Callender Photo

Colin Callender

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06/05/2018

 

Stage

Productions

[West End, 2021]
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[Broadway, 2018]
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[Broadway, 2014]
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[Broadway, 2014]
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[Broadway, 2014]
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[Broadway, 2013]
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Colin Callender Biography

Colin Callender is an award-winning theatre, film and television producer who founded the New York and London based production company Playground in 2012.

Colin Callender Awards and Nominations

 
Tony Awards - 2014 - Best Play
Colin Callender, Casa Valentina
 
Tony Awards - 2014 - Best Revival of a Musical Gold Star
Colin Callender, Hedwig and the Angry Inch
 
Tony Awards - 2013 - Best Play
Colin Callender, Lucky Guy

Colin Callender News

New Casting Announced For HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILD in the West End; Booking  Photo New Casting Announced For HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILD in the West End; Booking Extends
by Stephi Wild - Aug 15, 2022

The producers of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child have announced new casting for who begin performances at London's Palace Theatre on 13 October 2022.  In addition, the original two-part multi award-winning production is now extending booking to 30 July 2023.

$31 Lottery Tickets Announced for DEAR EVAN HANSEN Philadelphia Premiere at the Kimme Photo $31 Lottery Tickets Announced for DEAR EVAN HANSEN Philadelphia Premiere at the Kimmel Cultural Campus
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 11, 2022

A digital lottery has been announced a for the Philadelphia premiere of the Tony¬ģ¬†Award-winning musical. For the First North American Tour, the lottery will offer fans the chance to purchase a limited number of $31 tickets available for each performance through Telecharge.

Yankee Stadium Will Host HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILD On Broadway Night Next Wee Photo Yankee Stadium Will Host HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILD On Broadway Night Next Week
by Stephi Wild - Aug 8, 2022

Yankee Stadium is hosting Harry Potter and the Cursed Child on Broadway Night when the New York Yankees play the Tampa Bay Rays on Monday, August 15th at 7:05 PM. The first 18,000 guests to arrive will receive an exclusive Harry Potter and the Cursed Child / New York Yankees beach towel. 

HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILD in San Francisco to Close in September Photo HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILD in San Francisco to Close in September
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 28, 2022

The San Francisco production of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child at the Curran Theatre will close on September 11. The cast features John Skelley as Harry Potter, Steve O'Connell as Ron Weasley, Lily Mojekwu as Hermione Granger, Lucas Hall as Draco Malfoy, and more.

HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILD To Have Someone on Stage Continuously Over 24-Hour  Photo HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILD To Have Someone on Stage Continuously Over 24-Hour Period
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 23, 2022

With all seven productions now open, in six countries, on four continents, from Saturday, June 25, 2022, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child will have actors performing live on stage somewhere around the globe continuously. Find out how the magic is happening!

Photos: First Look at the Canadian Premiere of HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILD Photo Photos: First Look at the Canadian Premiere of HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILD
by Stephi Wild - Jun 17, 2022

All new photos have beenn released from the Canadian Premiere production of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child. Harry Potter and the Cursed Child began performances on Tuesday May 31st and officially opens on Sunday June 19th, 2022 at the CAA Ed Mirvish Theatre.

VIDEO: Go Inside HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILD's First Preview in Toronto Photo VIDEO: Go Inside HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILD's First Preview in Toronto
by Stage Tube - Jun 2, 2022

After many weeks of rehearsals in the studio, the all-Canadian cast of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child is now ensconced in the newly re-modelled CAA Ed Mirvish Theatre. Check out a video preview of the show here!

HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILD Golden Snitch Ticket Lottery Is Now Open Photo HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILD Golden Snitch Ticket Lottery Is Now Open
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 31, 2022

The Golden Snitch Ticket Lottery is your weekly chance to purchase tickets to Harry Potter and the Cursed Child at the CAA Ed Mirvish Theatre for only $40. A limited number of Golden Snitch tickets are available for each performance. 

Photos: First Look at Re-Imagined HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILD in Melbourne Photo Photos: First Look at Re-Imagined HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILD in Melbourne
by Stephi Wild - May 24, 2022

The new reimagined production of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child opened last Thursday at Melbourne’s Princess Theatre.

Jeremy Strong from SUCCESSION is Determined to Take the UK Stage Photo Jeremy Strong from SUCCESSION is Determined to Take the UK Stage
by Marissa Tomeo - May 22, 2022

Jeremy Strong, star of the hit HBO dark comedy series 'Succession,' has stated that he is determined to appear on the UK stage at some point in his career. The actor told Deadline at the Cannes Film Festival today that he missed his chance to appear in the upcoming stage adaptation of Stephen King's The Shining. Ben Stiller is set to star, while the show will be directed by Ivo van Hove. Sonia Friedman (Harry Potter and the Cursed Child) and Colin Callender will produce. 

Colin Callender Videos

VIDEO: Go Inside HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILD's First Preview in Toronto VideoVIDEO: Go Inside HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILD's First Preview in Toronto
by Stage Tube - Jun 2, 2022

After many weeks of rehearsals in the studio, the all-Canadian cast of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child is now ensconced in the newly re-modelled CAA Ed Mirvish Theatre. Check out a video preview of the show here!

VIDEO: HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILD Releases New Trailer VideoVIDEO: HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILD Releases New Trailer
by Stage Tube - Oct 9, 2019

Harry Potter and the Cursed Child continues its celebration of global expansion with the release of a brand new trailer, featuring never before seen footage of the award-winning international hit stage production.

Photos/Video: HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILD Takes Over Times Square For All New P VideoPhotos/Video: HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILD Takes Over Times Square For All New Promo
by BroadwayWorld TV - Sep 6, 2019

Harry Potter and the Cursed Child last night welcomed fans a?oeBack to Hogwartsa?? with the launch of a new worldwide campaign in the heart of Times Square.

Tony Talk: Best Play, HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILD VideoTony Talk: Best Play, HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILD
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jun 10, 2018

HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILD just won the 2018 Tony Award for Best Play.

Hillary Rodham-Clinton Stops by Broadway's DEAR EVAN HANSEN VideoHillary Rodham-Clinton Stops by Broadway's DEAR EVAN HANSEN
by A.A. Cristi - Nov 16, 2017

Hillary Rodham-Clinton dropped in on Broadway's Dear Evan Hansen tonight, and caught some face time with the cast and the show's Tony-winning star, Ben Platt, before he concludes his run the musical next musical.

VIDEO: J.K. Rowling Charms on CBS Sunday Morning Chatting Broadway Bound HARRY POTTER VideoVIDEO: J.K. Rowling Charms on CBS Sunday Morning Chatting Broadway Bound HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILD
by Julie Musbach - Sep 24, 2017

The highly anticipated Broadway transfer of HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILD is aboard its Firebolt and soaring across the pond at this very moment. J.K. Rowling sat down with CBS Sunday morning to chat about the cultural phenomenon that is Harry Potter and the theatrical experience thrilling audiences.

VIDEO: Magical Time Lapse! Watch the HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILD Poster Appear  VideoVIDEO: Magical Time Lapse! Watch the HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILD Poster Appear in Times Square
by BWW News Desk - Sep 11, 2017

The long-awaited Broadway production of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child has nearly arrived on Broadway, and the show poster just appeared in Times Square last week. Below, check out a magical time-lapse video of the poster going up!

VIDEO: HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILD is Up in Times Square VideoVIDEO: HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILD is Up in Times Square
by Julie Musbach - Sep 2, 2017

The long-awaited Broadway production of HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILD is hopping aboard its broomstick and has nearly arrived on Broadway. Check out the Times Square billboard!

VIDEO: HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILD Company Celebrates Epilogue's 'Back to Schoo VideoVIDEO: HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILD Company Celebrates Epilogue's 'Back to School' Date Today
by BWW News Desk - Sep 1, 2017

London's HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILD is celebrating the first day of school from J.K. Rowling's '19 Years Later' epilogue in the seventh Harry Potter book: today, September 1st, 2017. See how the company is celebrating the occasion in the video below!

VIDEO: Sneak Peek - 'Hearts and Minds' Episode of THE WHITE PRINCESS on Starz
by Caryn Robbins - Apr 17, 2017

In the next episode of THE WHITE PRINCESS titled  'Hearts and Minds', King Henry VII sets out on Royal Progress, in an attempt to establish himself as the new sovereign, but finds a dangerous, deeply divided kingdom.


Colin Callender Frequently Asked Questions

What awards has Colin Callender been nominated for?
Best Play (Tony Awards) for Casa Valentina Best Revival of a Musical (Tony Awards) for Hedwig and the Angry Inch and Best Play (Tony Awards) for Lucky Guy .

What awards has Colin Callender won?
Best Revival of a Musical (Tony Awards) for Hedwig and the Angry Inch.