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Debbie Bisno

 
Bio:
Debbie Bisno is the Resident Producer at McCarter Theatre Center. Her producing experience spans Broadway, Off-Broadway, West End and nonprofit/regional theater. Broadway highlights include the recent revival of Terrence McNally’s Frankie and Johnny in the Clair de Lune starring Audra McDonald & ... (read complete bio)
 

Bio:
Debbie Bisno is the Resident Producer at McCarter Theatre Center. Her producing experience spans Broadway, Off-Broadway, West End and nonprofit/regional theater. Broadway highlights include the recent revival of Terrence McNally’s Frankie and Johnny in the Clair de Lune starring Audra McDonald & ... (read complete bio)

Stage Credits

Productions

 
[Regional (US), 2017]
Resident Producer
 
[Broadway, 2016]
Producer
 
[Broadway, 2014]
Producer
 
[Broadway, 2012]
Producer
 
[Broadway, 2012]
Producer
 
[Broadway, 2011]
Producer
 
[Off-Broadway, 2011]
Producer
 
[Broadway, 2011]
Producer
 
[Broadway, 2011]
Producer
 
[Broadway, 2010]
Producer
 
[Broadway, 2010]
Producer
 
[Broadway, 2010]
Producer
 
[Broadway, 2009]
Producer
 
[Broadway, 2009]
Producer
 
[Broadway, 2009]
Producer
 
[Broadway, 2008]
Associate Producer
 
[Broadway, 2003]
Associate Producer
 
[Broadway, 2002]
Associate Producer
She’s an Advisory Member of The Playwrights Realm and a Board Member of FASPE (Fellowships at Auschwitz for the Study of Professional Ethics.) She lives in Princeton with her husband David & Portuguese Water Dog, Bernice.

Photos

Debbie Bisno and Michael Shannon Photo

Debbie Bisno and Michael Shannon

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Date:
05/30/2019
Debbie Bisno, Guy Van Swearingen, Kamal Angelo Bolden and  Roberta Pereira Photo

Debbie Bisno, Guy Van Swearingen, Kamal Angelo Bolden and Roberta Pereira

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Date:
08/07/2014
Debbie Bisno, Michael Shannon, Brett Neveu, Guy Van Swearingen, Kamal Angelo Bolden,  Photo

Debbie Bisno, Michael Shannon, Brett Neveu, Guy Van Swearingen, Kamal Angelo Bolden, Karen Kessler and Roberta Pereira

From: 
Date:
08/07/2014

 

Stage

Productions

[Regional (US), 2017]
Resident Producer

[Broadway, 2016]
Producer

[Broadway, 2014]
Producer

[Broadway, 2012]
Producer

[Broadway, 2012]
Producer

[Broadway, 2011]
Producer

[Off-Broadway, 2011]
Producer

[Broadway, 2011]
Producer

[Broadway, 2011]
Producer

[Broadway, 2010]
Producer

[Broadway, 2010]
Producer

[Broadway, 2010]
Producer

[Broadway, 2009]
Producer

[Broadway, 2009]
Producer

[Broadway, 2009]
Producer

[Broadway, 2008]
Associate Producer

[Broadway, 2003]
Associate Producer

[Broadway, 2002]
Associate Producer

She’s an Advisory Member of The Playwrights Realm and a Board Member of FASPE (Fellowships at Auschwitz for the Study of Professional Ethics.) She lives in Princeton with her husband David & Portuguese Water Dog, Bernice.

Debbie Bisno Biography

Debbie Bisno is the Resident Producer at McCarter Theatre Center. Her producing experience spans Broadway, Off-Broadway, West End and nonprofit/regional theater. Broadway highlights include the recent revival of Terrence McNally’s Frankie and Johnny in the Clair de Lune starring Audra McDonald & Michael Shannon; Grace, Mothers and Sons, War Horse, HAIR, Merchant of Venice. Off-B’way & London: Through a Glass Darkly with Carey Mulligan, Passion Play, Merrily We Roll Along. Debbie was Co-Founder/Producing Director of Chicago’s Roadworks Productions producing over 20 Midwest & World Premieres. She’s an Advisory Member of The Playwrights Realm and a Board Member of FASPE (Fellowships at Auschwitz for the Study of Professional Ethics.) She lives in Princeton with her husband David & Portuguese Water Dog, Bernice.

Debbie Bisno Awards and Nominations

 
Tony Awards - 2014 - Best Play
Debbie Bisno, Mothers and Sons
 
Tony Awards - 2013 - Best Revival of a Musical
Debbie Bisno, Annie

Debbie Bisno News

Paula Vogel's BARD AT THE GATE Announces 2021-2022 and 2022-2023 Seasons Photo Paula Vogel's BARD AT THE GATE Announces 2021-2022 and 2022-2023 Seasons
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 20, 2021

BARD AT THE GATE will return for an additional two seasons starting this fall when Paula Vogel's virtual start-up partners with McCarter Theatre Center. Plays by Zakiyyah Alexander (HOW TO RAISE A FREEMAN), Jose Rivera (SONNETS FOR AN OLD CENTURY) and Christina Anderson (GOOD GOODS) will be featured during the 2021-22 season.

Princeton Public Library Teams with McCarter Theatre Center To Present Mental Health  Photo Princeton Public Library Teams with McCarter Theatre Center To Present Mental Health Awareness Panel
by A.A. Cristi - May 4, 2021

The library is joining with McCarter Theatre Center to present “Mental Health 2021: Telling Our Stories, Coping with COVID, and How to Reach Out,” a virtual panel discussion, Thursday, May 6, at 7 p.m. as part of Mental Health Awareness Month.

McCarter Theatre Presents THE MANIC MONOLOGUES Photo McCarter Theatre Presents THE MANIC MONOLOGUES
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 4, 2021

McCarter Theatre Center, Princeton University Health Services, The 24 Hour Plays and Innovations in Socially Distant Performance, a project of the Lewis Center for the Arts at Princeton, will launch The Manic Monologues, a digital theatrical experience to disrupt stigma around mental illness and spotlight a conversation about mental health.

VIDEO: MOULIN ROUGE! Tops List of Outer Critics Circle Honorees! Photo VIDEO: MOULIN ROUGE! Tops List of Outer Critics Circle Honorees!
by Nicole Rosky - May 11, 2020

The Outer Critics Circle (OCC), the official organization of writers on New York theatre for out-of-town newspapers and national publications, today announced its plans for honoring the 2019-2020 season of Broadway and Off-Broadway productions.

Michael Shannon to Appear on McCarter Theatre's SOCIAL DISTANCE IN 60 MINUTES Photo Michael Shannon to Appear on McCarter Theatre's SOCIAL DISTANCE IN 60 MINUTES
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 28, 2020

While theaters wait for the time when audiences can gather again, McCarter Theatre Center in Princeton, NJ has been encouraging patrons to connect through McCarter@HOME, an online hub for classes, conversations, archival content, curated playlists and recommended programming from its network of connected and commissioned artists.

McCarter Theatre Center Presents GOODNIGHT NOBODY by Rachel Bonds Photo McCarter Theatre Center Presents GOODNIGHT NOBODY by Rachel Bonds
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 12, 2019

The Big Chill meets This is Us in Rachel Bonds' play Goodnight Nobody. In this deeply moving and funny world premiere, a group of old friends reconnect after years apart. They reminisce with wild abandon, until the things they aren't telling each other come hurtling to the surface. The production runs January 10 through February 9 in McCarter's Berlind Theatre. More about the production at mccarter.org.

Breaking: FRANKIE & JOHNNY IN THE CLAIR DE LUNE Will Conclude Broadway this Month Photo Breaking: FRANKIE & JOHNNY IN THE CLAIR DE LUNE Will Conclude Broadway this Month
by Nicole Rosky - Jul 8, 2019

Producers Hunter Arnold, Debbie Bisno and Tom Kirdahy announce today that Terrence McNally's Frankie and Johnny in the Clair de Lune will play its final performance on Sunday, July 28, 2019 at the Broadhurst Theatre (235 West 44th Street) on Broadway.

Photo Coverage: FRANKIE & JOHNNY IN THE CLAIR DE LUNE Celebrates Opening Night Early! Photo Photo Coverage: FRANKIE & JOHNNY IN THE CLAIR DE LUNE Celebrates Opening Night Early!
by Linda Lenzi - May 30, 2019

Last night, Frankie and Johnny in the Clair de Lune celebrated opening night, ahead of tonight's official opening. BroadwayWorld was there for the big night and we're taking you inside the celebration below!

FRANKIE & JOHNNY Celebrates Broadway Opening With $25 Tickets Photo FRANKIE & JOHNNY Celebrates Broadway Opening With $25 Tickets
by A.A. Cristi - May 24, 2019

Twenty-five $25 tickets will be available for the general public to join the opening celebration of the new Broadway production of Terrence McNally's Frankie and Johnny in the Clair de Lune on Wednesday, May 29 at 6:30pm in honor of Terrence McNally's 25 productions on Broadway.

Playwright Terrence McNally Receives Honorary Doctorate From NYU Photo Playwright Terrence McNally Receives Honorary Doctorate From NYU
by A.A. Cristi - May 22, 2019

This morning at New York University's 187th Commencement Exercises at Yankee Stadium, playwright Terrence McNally was honored with a Doctor of Fine Arts degree, honoris causa.

Debbie Bisno Videos

VIDEO: Audra McDonald is Excited to Return to Broadway in FRANKIE AND JOHNNY IN THE C VideoVIDEO: Audra McDonald is Excited to Return to Broadway in FRANKIE AND JOHNNY IN THE CLAIR DE LUNE
by Stage Tube - Mar 11, 2019

On this morning's episode of TODAY on NBC, Audra McDonald stopped by to talk about the latest season of the CBS All Access series she stars in, 'The Good Fight.' During the interview, she talked about how she'd love to have a musical episode of the series, but that she's gotten to sing on the series. Al Roker then went to ask McDonald about her upcoming return to Broadway in FRANKIE AND JOHNNY IN THE CLAIR DE LUNE. McDonald tells TODAY that she is 'very excited to do that.'

STAGE TUBE: Trailer - West End's MERRILY WE ROLL ALONG, Set to Screen Across the Country in October
by Stage Tube - Sep 23, 2013

A new trailer for Maria Friedman's award-winning production of Stephen Sondheim and George Furth's 'Merrily We Roll Along' has been released. The production is set to screen in 460 select movie theaters around the country on October 23rd. Get a sneak peek below!

VIDEO: Julie Taymor, SPIDER-MAN to Be Featured on CNBC's Betting on Broadway, 2/4
by Caryn Robbins - Feb 1, 2013

Betting Big on Broadway takes viewers backstage with the mega-producers behind the biggest bet ever made in Broadway history, Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark. Maria Bartiromo speaks candidly about all the money and drama surrounding Spider-Man with original Director Julie Taymor and the show's lead producers Jeremiah Harris and Michael Cohl. Get a sneak peek at the program below!

STAGE TUBE: New Promo Released for Broadway-Bound GRACE!
by Stage Tube - Sep 10, 2012

The Broadway premiere of Grace, the acclaimed dark comedy written by award-winning writer Craig Wright (Mistakes Were Made, Recent Tragic Events, "Six Feet Under") and directed by Dexter Bullard (Tracy Letts' BUG), begins performances on Thursday, September 13th, with an official opening night set for Thursday, October 4, 2012. Grace is produced by Debbie Bisno, Fox Theatricals, Paula Wagner, Jessica Genick, Jed Bernstein, Christian Chadd Taylor, William Berlind/Amanda Dubois, Bruce Bendell/Scott Prisand, LaRue-Noy/Peter May. For more info, visit www.graceonbroadway.com. Check out a just-released promo for the show below!

STAGE TUBE: 'Today' Show Unveils Lilla Crawford as Broadway's Newest ANNIE!
by Stage Tube - Apr 27, 2012

After a multi-city coast-to-coast search that spanned nine months and over 5,000 auditions, ANNIE has found its Annie! Eleven-year-old Lilla Crawford will play the title role in the new production of the classic Tony Award®-winning Broadway musical, opening Fall, 2012 at a Nederlander theatre to be announced. The announcement was made on this morning's TODAY show on NBC.

STAGE TUBE: Lapine & Blankenbuehler Talk ANNIE!
by Stage Tube - Feb 18, 2012

Director James Lapine and Choreographer Andy Blankenbuehler talk about the return of ANNIE, which is headed to Broadway in the Fall. See audition footage and hear what the have to say about the new revival below!

STAGE TUBE: HAIR Featured on CURTAIN UP!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Aug 29, 2011

Watch a behind-the-scenes look at Broadway's HAIR. PIX 11 (WPIX-TV, Channel 11)'s Laurie Dhue recently went backstage for their 'Curtain Up' Broadway Week series to talk with Paris Remillard who stars as Claude. Click below to check it out!

BWW TV: Sneak Peek of A LIFE IN THE THEATRE Opening Night
by Craig Brockman - Oct 13, 2010

The Broadway premiere of David Mamet's A Life in the Theatre, starring Patrick Stewart and T.R. Knight opened last night October 12th at the Gerald Schoenfeld Theatre (236 W. 45th St.). Its limited engagement will play through January 2nd, 2011. Broadway Beat and BroadwayWorld were on hand for the opening night and bring you interviews with Patrick Stewart, T.R. Knight and Neil Pepe along with highlights from the show!


Debbie Bisno Frequently Asked Questions

What awards has Debbie Bisno been nominated for?
Best Play (Tony Awards) for Mothers and Sons and Best Revival of a Musical (Tony Awards) for Annie .