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David Furnish

 

Stage Credits

Productions

 
[US Tour, 2010]
Executive Producer
 
[Broadway, 2010]
Producer
 
[Broadway, 2008]
Executive Producer
 
[West End, 2005]
Executive Producer

 

Stage

Productions

[US Tour, 2010]
Executive Producer

[Broadway, 2010]
Producer

[Broadway, 2008]
Executive Producer

[West End, 2005]
Executive Producer


David Furnish Awards and Nominations

 
Tony Awards - 2010 - Best Play
David Furnish, Next Fall

David Furnish News

Disney+ to Premiere New Elton John Documentary, GOODBYE YELLOW BRICK ROAD Photo Disney+ to Premiere New Elton John Documentary, GOODBYE YELLOW BRICK ROAD
by Michael Major - May 18, 2022

Disney+ announced today the feature documentary “Goodbye Yellow Brick Road: The Final Elton John Performances and The Years That Made His Legend.” From Academy Award-nominee R.J. Cutler and filmmaker David Furnish, the documentary will be comprised of unseen concert footage, hand-written journals and present-day footage of him and his family

Tickets On Sale For Beth Leavel, Taylor Iman Jones Led Pre-Broadway THE DEVIL WEARS P Photo Tickets On Sale For Beth Leavel, Taylor Iman Jones Led Pre-Broadway THE DEVIL WEARS PRADA In Chicago Tomorrow
by Alan Henry - Apr 27, 2022

The Pre-Broadway World Premiere will run for a limited five-week engagement, July 19 - August 21, 2022, at Broadway In Chicago’s James M. Nederlander Theatre. 

Elton John AIDS Foundation Academy Awards Viewing Party Raises $8.6 Million Photo Elton John AIDS Foundation Academy Awards Viewing Party Raises $8.6 Million
by Michael Major - Mar 28, 2022

The 30th annual Elton John AIDS Foundation Academy Awards Viewing Party was hosted by 12-time GRAMMY Award-winning singer/songwriter/actress Lady Gaga, Emmy, Tony, and GRAMMY Award-winner Billy Porter and Emmy Award-winning actor Eric McCormack, alongside CEO of Rocket Entertainment and chairman of the Elton John AIDS Foundation David Furnish.

Billy Porter, Lady Gaga & Eric McCormack to Co-host Elton John Aids Foundation Academ Photo Billy Porter, Lady Gaga & Eric McCormack to Co-host Elton John Aids Foundation Academy Awards Viewing Party
by Michael Major - Mar 2, 2022

Elton John AIDS Foundation has announced Academy Award® and 12-time GRAMMY® Award-winning singer/songwriter/actress Lady Gaga, Emmy®, Tony®, and GRAMMY Award-winning artist Billy Porter and Emmy® Award-winning actor Eric McCormack are set to co-host the 30th Annual Elton John AIDS Foundation Academy Awards Viewing Party alongside David Furnish

Brandi Carlile Set to Perform at Elton John AIDS Foundation Academy Awards Viewing Pa Photo Brandi Carlile Set to Perform at Elton John AIDS Foundation Academy Awards Viewing Party
by Michael Major - Feb 7, 2022

The 30th annual Elton John AIDS Foundation Academy Awards Viewing Party today announced six-time Grammy Award-winner Brandi Carlile will perform at the event. Additional names joining the event will be announced in the coming weeks. Carlile has also collaborated with Elton John, The Highwomen, Tanya Tucker, Alicia Keys, Dolly Parton, and more.

Billy Porter to be Honored at The Elizabeth Taylor Ball to End AIDS Photo Billy Porter to be Honored at The Elizabeth Taylor Ball to End AIDS
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 30, 2021

 The Elizabeth Taylor AIDS Foundation today announced actor, activist and fashion icon Billy Porter will be honored at The Elizabeth Taylor Ball to End AIDS fundraising gala on September 17, 2021, joining previously announced honorees Dr. Anthony Fauci, amfAR, The Foundation for AIDS Research, and Sandra Thurman.

Netflix Announces New Animated Series From Producer Meghan, Duchess of Sussex Photo Netflix Announces New Animated Series From Producer Meghan, Duchess of Sussex
by TV News Desk - Jul 14, 2021

In April, Archewell Productions announced its first Netflix project, Heart of Invictus, a docu-series that’s being produced in partnership with The Invictus Games Foundation and will showcase powerful stories of resilience and hope from competitors on their journey to Invictus Games The Hague 2020, now set to take place in 2022.

Apple Music Celebrates 300 Episodes of Elton John's Rocket Hour Radio Show Photo Apple Music Celebrates 300 Episodes of Elton John's Rocket Hour Radio Show
by TV News Desk - Jul 14, 2021

Apple Music 1 and Apple Music TV will also encore additional Rocket Hour episodes, and Apple Music Hits will play Elton’s biggest songs across Friday and Saturday, with an Elton John Essentials special airing just before Rocket Hour’s 300th.

Elton John Announced as Host for 'YouTube Pride 2021' Global Livestream Photo Elton John Announced as Host for 'YouTube Pride 2021' Global Livestream
by TV News Desk - Jun 14, 2021

Join celebrity emcees Elton John and David Furnish, Demi Lovato, Olly Alexander with Mawaan Rizwan, Trixie Mattel, and Daniel Howell.

Elton John, Years & Years Unveil New Single 'It's a Sin' Photo Elton John, Years & Years Unveil New Single 'It's a Sin'
by Sarah Jae Leiber - May 12, 2021

To run alongside tonight's performance, Elton John and Years & Years also announce the release of a brand new recorded version of 'It's a sin', which is available now.

David Furnish Videos

Video: Get A First Look At Goodspeed Musicals' BILLY ELLIOT VideoVideo: Get A First Look At Goodspeed Musicals' BILLY ELLIOT
by Alan Henry - Sep 17, 2019

Sometimes being brave means being yourself! This fall Goodspeed Musicals' production of Billy Elliot The Musical will spark with infectious energy. This tour-de-force of dance based on the British movie of the same name, will run September 13 a?' November 24 at The Goodspeed in East Haddam, Conn. [Official Press Opening will be October 2, 2019].

VIDEO: Elton John & Taron Egerton Perform TINY DANCER 27th annual Elton John AIDS Fou VideoVIDEO: Elton John & Taron Egerton Perform TINY DANCER 27th annual Elton John AIDS Foundation Academy Awards Viewing Party
by Stage Tube - Feb 25, 2019

During the auction lot for ROCKETMAN: an epic musical fantasy about the incredible human story of Elton John, Alexander Gilkes welcomed to the stage actor Taron Egerton, star of the upcoming motion picture film. Following a short preview of the trailer and a round of bidding on a trip to the London premiere of the film, the audience was taken by surprise when Gilkes asked Taron to sing one of Elton John's songs. Only agreeing to the performance if Elton played the piano, guests were brought to their feet as they watched Elton John take his position on the keys while Taron belted out the lyrics to one of his most beloved ballads, "Tiny Dancer."

VIDEO: Live the Fantasy in the Official Trailer for ROCKETMAN VideoVIDEO: Live the Fantasy in the Official Trailer for ROCKETMAN
by Stage Tube - Feb 21, 2019

Paramount Pictures has released the official trailer for Rocketman, an epic musical fantasy that tells the story of Sir Elton John's breakthrough years, starring Taron Egerton, Jamie Bell, Richard Madden and Bryce Dallas Howard.

VIDEO: Taron Egerton Sings 'Tiny Dancer' in New ROCKETMAN Film Teaser VideoVIDEO: Taron Egerton Sings 'Tiny Dancer' in New ROCKETMAN Film Teaser
by Stage Tube - Feb 19, 2019

A new teaser has been released for ROCKETMAN, an epic musical fantasy that tells the story of Sir Elton John's breakthrough years, starring Taron Egerton, Jamie Bell, Richard Madden and Bryce Dallas Howard. In the new trailer, get a clip of Egerton singing the iconic song, Tiny Dancer. Watch the video below!

VIDEO: Taron Egerton Stars as Elton John in the Trailer for ROCKETMAN VideoVIDEO: Taron Egerton Stars as Elton John in the Trailer for ROCKETMAN
by Stage Tube - Oct 1, 2018

Paramount Pictures has released the first teaser trailer for ROCKETMAN, an epic musical fantasy about the uncensored human story of Sir Elton John's breakthrough years, starring Taron Egerton, Jamie Bell, Richard Madden and Bryce Dallas Howard.

BWW TV: Berry Gordy, Charles Randolph-Wright, Beverley Knight and More Chat West End's MOTOWN on the Red Carpet
by BroadwayWorld TV - Mar 9, 2016

Last night (8 March 2016) marked the opening of the West End production of MOTOWN THE MUSICAL. With music and lyrics from the legendary Motown catalogue and book by Motown founder Berry Gordy, MOTOWN THE MUSICAL is directed by Charles Randolph-Wright. Last month, due to public demand, a further 200,000 tickets were released for sale taking bookings at the Shaftesbury Theatre to 18 February 2017. Click below to watch the stars strut the red carpet, including Gordy, director Randolph-Wright, Beverley Knight and more!

STAGE TUBE: Meet 10-Year-Old Thomas Hazelby, UK's Newest 'Billy Elliot'
by Stage Tube - Mar 11, 2015

Thomas Hazelby, 10 years old from Doncaster, today (11 March 2015) joins the cast of Billy Elliot the Musical to play the title role. He becomes the fortieth boy to play the role in London, where in May the internationally award-winning musical celebrates its tenth anniversary. Also joining the cast today to play Billy's best friend Michael is 11 years old Nathan Jones from Prudhoe, Northumberland. Check out the video below!

SOUND OFF World Premiere Exclusive: David Furnish On BILLY ELLIOT Fathom Event
by Pat Cerasaro - Nov 4, 2014

Today, BroadwayWorld is thrilled to present a world premiere exclusive clip featuring producer David Furnish discussing the upcoming Fathom Events presentation of BILLY ELLIOT: THE MUSICAL in movie theaters nationwide.

VIDEO: Elton John Says He Believes Jesus Would Support Gay Marriage
by Caryn Robbins - Jun 30, 2014

Legendary singer-songwriter Elton John, who next year will marry long-time partner David Furnish, appeared on yesterday's UK's Sky News and shared his belief that Jesus would support gay marriage.

BWW TV: First Look at New Trailer for BILLY ELLIOT THE MUSICAL LIVE!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jun 13, 2014

On Sunday 28 September 2014, Billy Elliot the Musical is set to bring cinema goers to their feet when the global stage phenomenon is broadcast live from the West End to cinemas across the UK and around the world. Check out a first look at the trailer below!


David Furnish Frequently Asked Questions

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Best Play (Tony Awards) for Next Fall .