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Holly-Anne Devlin

 
Bio:
HOLLY-ANNE DEVLIN is an award-winning director, writer and producer based in New York City. She has been a part of the creative teams for mega-hit Broadway shows including Jersey Boys and Billy Crystal’s 700 Sundays, as well as dozens of National and International productions and tours. She ... (read complete bio)
 

Bio:
HOLLY-ANNE DEVLIN is an award-winning director, writer and producer based in New York City. She has been a part of the creative teams for mega-hit Broadway shows including Jersey Boys and Billy Crystal’s 700 Sundays, as well as dozens of National and International productions and tours. She ... (read complete bio)

Stage Credits

Productions

 
[Broadway, 2005]
Assistant Director
 
[Broadway, 2004]
Assistant to the Director
 
[Broadway, 2004]
Second Assistant Director

 

Stage

Productions

[Broadway, 2005]
Assistant Director

[Broadway, 2004]
Assistant to the Director

[Broadway, 2004]
Second Assistant Director

Holly-Anne Devlin Biography

HOLLY-ANNE DEVLIN is an award-winning director, writer and producer based in New York City. She has been a part of the creative teams for mega-hit Broadway shows including Jersey Boys and Billy Crystal’s 700 Sundays, as well as dozens of National and International productions and tours. She specializes in developing musicals from inception and bringing them to a global audience as both a creative and a producer.

Recent projects include global hits Wine Lovers The Musical, the world’s first wine tasting musical seen by over two million people after opening Off Broadway in New York in 2005, and still running globally after fifteen years; PROHIBITION, which she created, wrote, directed and designed, currently on Tour in the United States and consistently ranked at the top of global entertainment offerings for Norwegian Cruise Line; and a newly envisioned production of Jersey Boys at the Ogunquit Playhouse, the first licensed long-running regional production since the completion of the production’s Broadway run. After a successful nine week run in 2018, TRW and the Four Seasons invited the Playhouse to produce a second run of the show in the Spring of 2019, both which opened to rave reviews and sold out houses.

Her production companies Kaleidoscope Entertainment, Happy Hour Entertainment and Wine Lovers LLC are currently operating 13 companies of Wine Lovers The Musical and Prohibition globally and have eleven new shows in development including Bottoms Up Brunch! – I Love the 90s – a brunch boozical, first presented in New York in August 2019.

Upcoming projects include Cookin’ With The King, an immersive food and beverage experience featuring the music of Elvis Presley, developed in partnership with his estate; Redlight, an immersive burlesque aerial experience, Battle League Royale, a new Esports arena experience being developed for Asian markets, Wanderlust, a immersive theatrical event featuring Michelin star level food and wine pairings, being developed alongside a high end travel partner, Uncorked! From vine to wine on Tour and for the high seas, The Storm, a new roots musical featuring the work of Australian Hall of Fame Singer-Songwriter Kasey Chambers and Two If By Sea, a rock musical featuring music from New England artists.

Selected Credits – Broadway/National Tour/West End: Jersey Boys (Broadway, National Tours); Bring It On – The Musical (Broadway, Tokyo, National Tour), Billy Crystal’s 700 Sundays (Broadway); Walking With Dinosaurs (North American Tour); Dracula; Zhivago; As You Like It; Much Ado About Nothing; Cover Girls. Selected Regional – Jersey Boys (Ogunquit Playhouse), Soul Doctor (Le Petit Theatre), Dirty Pictures (NY), Oklahoma (Reagle Players), All Shook Up (Ogunquit Playhouse – Starring Sally Struthers); Steel Magnolias (Starring Loni Ackerman), The Wedding Singer (LPT). New York: Marilyn! A new musical based on the life of Marilyn Monroe, Gentleman’s Wish; Will Success Spoil Rock Hunter? (Barrow Group, NY); For the Love Of Christ, The Musical! (Cherry Lane Theatre), Platforms (Theatre at St. Clements); Dancing With Abandon; Inventing Avi Aviv (Abingdon Theatre); Morgan Karr: An Awfully Big Adventure (Joe’s Pub); City of Light (Book/Director). Journey to Jersey Boys; The American Dream; Autophobia; Broadway Spotlight 2005-2007; Where are you going, Where have you been?; A Happy Goy In The Shiva House; The Transfiguration of Benno Blimpie; Secrets of A Soccer Mom (Associate).

As an educator, Holly-Anne has taught students of all ages at New York University, Pace University, Columbia University, Yale University, Boston University, Hunter College and theatre companies all over the world. A short list of recent awards include – 40 Under 40 – New Orleans Gambit; Top 30 Under 30/Greater Boston Arts; Best Director – MITF, New York City; Best Book – MITF, New York City.

In addition to her theatrical and live event work, Holly-Anne is a notable arts and leadership philanthropist and spent a great deal of time working with New Orleans production companies after Hurricane Katrina. She served on the Kohlmeyer Circle young arts board member for the Ogden Museum of Contemporary Art in New Orleans, a Producer-Level donor for the New Orleans Film Society and has been awarded “Best Live Event Producer” two years in a row from Meetings Professional International, a group made up of thousands of Destination Management Companies, Travel Partners and Live Event Producers. In 2016 and 2017, she was awarded Gold Leadership status from the Boy Scouts of America’s national office for her work in re-invigorating scout and community growth in under-served communities.

Holly-Anne holds a degree in Theatre – (Directing, Performance) from Fordham University at Lincoln Center in Manhattan and a Certificate in Theatre from Balliol College at Oxford University.





Holly-Anne Devlin News

SPEAKEASY Arrives To National Harbor Next Month Photo SPEAKEASY Arrives To National Harbor Next Month
by Stephi Wild - Jun 23, 2022

The National Harbor's Waterfront District premiere restaurant, Bond 45 and New York Producer Holly-Anne Devlin announced today that SPEAKEASY At The Sunset Room, an all-in-one immersive mixology experience that combines the worlds of cirque, illusion, burlesque and musical theatre with an upscale cocktail flight will open at the Sunset Room in National Harbor for a limited engagement this summer following a sold out run in New York City.

MSA Agency Produces ONE NIGHT ONLY: MSA IN PARADISE Photo MSA Agency Produces ONE NIGHT ONLY: MSA IN PARADISE
by Stephi Wild - May 23, 2022

McDonald/Selznick Associates' groundbreaking New York City production features exclusively MSA artists, from the Direction and Choreography of MSA's Creative Department, to the Actors, Singers, Dancers, and Specialty Acts of MSA's Talent Department- all together, in one immersive party!

HAMILTON's Hannah Cruz Appears As Special Guest On The Talk Show 'Live With Rye & Fri Photo HAMILTON's Hannah Cruz Appears As Special Guest On The Talk Show 'Live With Rye & Friends On Broadway!' This Thursday
by Stephi Wild - Feb 1, 2022

The new Broadway talk show Live with Rye & Friends on Broadway hosted by talk show Host & Producer Rye Myers at BAR 9 (807 9th Ave) welcomes singer, actress, and model Hannah Cruz on Thursday, February 3 at 7:30. 

Ben Cameron to Join LIVE WITH RYE & FRIENDS ON BROADWAY! Photo Ben Cameron to Join LIVE WITH RYE & FRIENDS ON BROADWAY!
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 17, 2022

The new Broadway talk show Live with Rye & Friends on Broadway hosted by talk show Host & Producer Rye Myers at BAR 9 (807 9th Ave) will welcome Broadway’s favorite person, and Host/Creator of  Broadway Sessions, Ben Cameron as a special guest on Thursday, January 20th at 7:30pm!

Ashley Kate Adams to Join LIVE WITH RYE & FRIENDS ON BROADWAY! Photo Ashley Kate Adams to Join LIVE WITH RYE & FRIENDS ON BROADWAY!
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 3, 2022

The new Broadway talk show Live with Rye & Friends on Broadway hosted by talk show Host & Producer Rye Myers at BAR 9 (807 9th Ave) will welcomes Broadway actress (La Cage Aux Folles), Producer, Top Selling Author, and Multi-Hyphenate Ashley Kate Adams.

Alyssa Wray to Join LIVE WITH RYE & FRIENDS ON BROADWAY Photo Alyssa Wray to Join LIVE WITH RYE & FRIENDS ON BROADWAY
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 29, 2021

The new Broadway talk show Live with Rye & Friends on Broadway hosted by talk show Host & Producer Rye Myers at BAR 9 (807 9th Ave) welcome’s this week’s special guest ABC’s American Idol contestant Alyssa Wray at 7:30 pm.

SPEAKEASY to Return to Bond 45 in November Photo SPEAKEASY to Return to Bond 45 in November
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 28, 2021

Speakeasy - Times Square, an all-in-one immersive mixology experience that combines the worlds of burlesque, cirque, illusionists, and musical theater with a decadent cocktail, dining, and nightclub experience, will return by popular demand after a sold-out summer engagement.

Photos: NEW YORK, NEW YORK Now Playing at the Brooklyn Diner Photo Photos: NEW YORK, NEW YORK Now Playing at the Brooklyn Diner
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 27, 2021

New York, New York is where the party never stops!  Join Broadway’s brightest talent as they belt out your favorite tunes, get you up on your feet, and make you feel like the star that you are! 

Holly-Anne Devlin Joins Forces With Fireman Hospitality Group Photo Holly-Anne Devlin Joins Forces With Fireman Hospitality Group
by Stephi Wild - Sep 21, 2021

Acclaimed producer and director, Holly-Anne Devlin has joined forces with the Fireman Hospitality Group to present a variety of new immersive productions curated specifically for multiple Fireman properties, including Speakeasy at Bond 45 at the Edison Hotel (221 W 46th Street), New York, New York at Brooklyn Diner (155 W 43rd Street), and Wine Lovers The Musical at Redeye Grill (890 7th Avenue). 

Holly-Anne Devlin Joins Forces With Fireman Hospitality Group To Present SPEAKEASY Photo Holly-Anne Devlin Joins Forces With Fireman Hospitality Group To Present SPEAKEASY
by A.A. Cristi - Sep 20, 2021

Acclaimed producer and director, Holly-Anne Devlin has joined forces with the Fireman Hospitality Group to present a variety of new immersive productions curated specifically for multiple Fireman properties, including Speakeasy at Bond 45 at the Edison Hotel (221 W 46th Street), New York, New York at Brooklyn Diner (155 W 43rd Street), and Wine Lovers The Musical at Redeye Grill (890 7th Avenue).