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Howard Kagan

 

Stage Credits

Productions

 
[Broadway, 2016]
Producer
 
[Broadway, 2016]
Producer
 
[Broadway, 2014]
Producer
 
[Broadway, 2013]
Producer
 
[Broadway, 2013]
Producer
 
[Broadway, 2013]
Producer
 
[Broadway, 2011]
Producer

Photos

Stewart f. Lane, Bonnie Comley, Janet Kagan and Howard Kagan  Photo

Stewart f. Lane, Bonnie Comley, Janet Kagan and Howard Kagan

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05/16/2018
Stewart f. Lane, Bonnie Comley, Janet Kagan and Howard Kagan Photo

Stewart f. Lane, Bonnie Comley, Janet Kagan and Howard Kagan

From: 
Date:
05/16/2018

 

Stage

Productions

[Broadway, 2016]
Producer

[Broadway, 2016]
Producer

[Broadway, 2014]
Producer

[Broadway, 2013]
Producer

[Broadway, 2013]
Producer

[Broadway, 2013]
Producer

[Broadway, 2011]
Producer


Howard Kagan Awards and Nominations

 
Tony Awards - 2015 - Best Revival of a Musical
Howard Kagan, On the Town
 
Tony Awards - 2012 - Best Revival of a Musical Gold Star
Howard Kagan, The Gershwins' Porgy and Bess
 
Tony Awards - 2012 - Best Revival of a Musical Gold Star
Howard Kagan, The Gershwins' Porgy and Bess

Howard Kagan News

Special Offer: Charlotte d'Amboise, Mark Evans and Alex Newell Star in World Premiere Photo Special Offer: Charlotte d'Amboise, Mark Evans and Alex Newell Star in World Premiere Musical Comedy
by BWW Special Offer - Jul 18, 2022

Special Offer: Charlotte d’Amboise, Mark Evans and Alex Newell Star in World Premiere Musical Comedy

Industry Pro Newsletter: Tony Awards Calendar Shifts, A Brooklyn Theater Tries a Netf Photo Industry Pro Newsletter: Tony Awards Calendar Shifts, A Brooklyn Theater Tries a Netflix Model
by Alex Freeman - Apr 25, 2022

The rising costs of production are putting a squeeze on many theatres - from Long Wharf to the Edinburgh fringe. While some of these costs are inflation related and are sure to come back down in the long term, it does leave the question of what theatres and producers can do as they try and recover from the past two years of challenges.

Dave Malloy Takes Legal Action Against GREAT COMET Producers for Unpaid Royalties Photo Dave Malloy Takes Legal Action Against GREAT COMET Producers for Unpaid Royalties
by Nicole Rosky - Apr 22, 2022

Dave Malloy, whose work was last seen on Broadway in Natasha, Pierre & the Great Comet of 1812, is taking legal action against the show's producers. The composer claims that he is owed 'hundreds of thousands of dollars' from producer Howard Kagan for recent productions in Japan and Korea.

Diane Warren & Susan Stroman's THE RIGHT GIRL to Have World Premiere at Proctors Thea Photo Diane Warren & Susan Stroman's THE RIGHT GIRL to Have World Premiere at Proctors Theatre This October
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 26, 2021

The Right Girl, featuring music and lyrics by 11-time Academy Award nominee and Grammy, Emmy and Golden Globe Award-winning songwriter Diane Warren, and direction and choreography by five-time Tony Award winner Susan Stroman, will have its world premiere this October 13, 2021 at Proctors Theatre in Schenectady, New York.

Robyn Hurder, Jenna Ushkowitz, Tony Yazbeck & More Set for THE RIGHT GIRL, New Musica Photo Robyn Hurder, Jenna Ushkowitz, Tony Yazbeck & More Set for THE RIGHT GIRL, New Musical Co-Written by Weinstein Accuser
by Stephi Wild - Oct 19, 2020

Barrington Stage Company will premiere a filmed presentation of new musical, The Right Girl, on November 1. The musical was co-written by Louisette Geiss, who accused Harvey Weinstein of sexual harassment.

Photo Coverage: Meet The Drama League Directing Fellows, Hosted By Stewart F. Lane &  Photo Photo Coverage: Meet The Drama League Directing Fellows, Hosted By Stewart F. Lane & Bonnie Comley
by Walter McBride - May 18, 2018

Every spring the new crop of Drama League Directing Fellows come to New York City for a week of immersion with theater professionals. Bonnie Comley, Vice President of the Board for the Drama League and her husband six time Tony Winner, Stewart F. Lane hosted a dinner at the new Bond45 for a pre-theater meal and conversation about commercial producing. Also, at the table to share their expertise was another multi Tony Award winning couple, Janet Kagan (also a Drama League Board member) and Howard Kagan and the Drama League's Executive Artistic Director, Gabriel Stelian-Shanks and Program Director, Sherri Eden Barber.

Broadway Producer Howard Kagan Places Bid on Weinstein Company Assets Photo Broadway Producer Howard Kagan Places Bid on Weinstein Company Assets
by Nicole Rosky - May 1, 2018

According to Deadline, Inclusion Media, a company founded by Tony-winning Broadway producer Howard Kagan, has just bid on the now bankrupt Weinstein Company

Plans Emerge for NATASHA, PIERRE, AND THE GREAT COMET OF 1812 to Gain a New Life in C Photo Plans Emerge for NATASHA, PIERRE, AND THE GREAT COMET OF 1812 to Gain a New Life in Countries Across the World
by Stephi Wild - Feb 20, 2018

Natasha, Pierre, and the Great Comet of 1812, while very well loved, had a run that many believed to be far too short. But the producers aren't ready to give up on this show yet. What do we know about what's next for Great Comet?

THE GREAT COMET's Sumayya Ali Shares Thoughts on Show's Untimely Closing, Diversity a Photo THE GREAT COMET's Sumayya Ali Shares Thoughts on Show's Untimely Closing, Diversity and Controversy
by Robert Diamond - Oct 7, 2017

Today on social media, cast member Sumayya Ali shared her thoughts, writing 'I cannot BELIEVE articles are still being published about our show. At this point, I feel obligated to add my voice. Here it goes.....'

Go Behind the Scenes of THE GREAT COMET with 'Broadway Backstory' Podcast Photo Go Behind the Scenes of THE GREAT COMET with 'Broadway Backstory' Podcast
by Theater People Podcast - Oct 3, 2017

On Tuesday, October 3rd Broadway Backstory podcast podcast presents their episode on NATASHA, PIERRE, & THE GREAT COMET OF 1812. Broadway Backstory is a documentary-style podcast which, through conversations with writers, composers, producers, actors, directors and more, finds out how shows develop from and idea to a full Broadway production.

Howard Kagan Videos

Mandy Patinkin Withdraws From Broadway's GREAT COMET Following Casting Controversy VideoMandy Patinkin Withdraws From Broadway's GREAT COMET Following Casting Controversy
by Alan Henry - Jul 28, 2017

As BroadwayWorld reported earlier this week, Tony and Emmy Award winner Mandy Patinkin will make his long-awaited return to Broadway in NATASHA, PIERRE & THE GREAT COMET OF 1812, starring as 'Pierre' from August 15 - September 3 only. Okieriete 'Oak' Onaodowan, currently playing the role, will play his final performance as 'Pierre' on August 13.

Dave Malloy Reveals GREAT COMET Was 'On Brink of Closing' and Apologizes for 'Racial  VideoDave Malloy Reveals GREAT COMET Was 'On Brink of Closing' and Apologizes for 'Racial Optics'
by Alan Henry - Jul 28, 2017

As BroadwayWorld reported earlier this week, Tony and Emmy Award winner Mandy Patinkin will make his long-awaited return to Broadway in NATASHA, PIERRE & THE GREAT COMET OF 1812, starring as 'Pierre' from August 15 - September 3 only. Okieriete 'Oak' Onaodowan, currently playing the role, will play his final performance as 'Pierre' on August 13.

Okieriete 'Oak' Onaodowan Opens Up About GREAT COMET Exit - 'I Will Not Be Returning' VideoOkieriete 'Oak' Onaodowan Opens Up About GREAT COMET Exit - 'I Will Not Be Returning'
by Nicole Rosky - Jul 28, 2017

As BroadwayWorld reported earlier this week, Tony and Emmy Award winner Mandy Patinkin will make his long-awaited return to Broadway in NATASHA, PIERRE & THE GREAT COMET OF 1812, starring as 'Pierre' from August 15 - September 3 only. Okieriete 'Oak' Onaodowan, currently playing the role, will play his final performance as 'Pierre' on August 13.

BWW TV Exclusive: Meet the Nominees- ON THE TOWN's Howard Kagan
by BroadwayWorld TV - May 12, 2015

We are yet another day closer to the biggest night on every theatre-lover's calendar- the 69th Annual Tony Awards, which will be co-hosted by Kristin Chenoweth and Alan Cumming on Sunday, June 7 (8PM on CBS). Earlier this month, the 2015 Tony nominees gathered to meet the press and BroadwayWorld was on hand for the big day. Below, we bring you an exclusive interview with Howard Kagan, Best Revival of a Musical nominee for On The Town.

STAGE TUBE: What is STICK FLY? The Cast Explains!
by Stage Tube - Feb 10, 2012

STICK FLY, the hit Broadway play by Lydia R. Diamond and directed by Kenny Leon, will play its final performance at Broadway's Cort Theatre (138 W. 48th Street) on Sunday, February 26, 2012 after 24 previews and 92 regular performances. In the video below, the cast chats about what the show is about. Click below to check it out!

BWW TV EXCLUSIVE: Inside BONNIE & CLYDE Cast Recording; Jordan Confirms 'Safe to Say' On Board for NEWSIES
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jan 4, 2012

BONNIE & CLYDE played its final performance this past weekend at the Gerald Schoenfeld Theatre on Broadway but the cast got back together to record the official cast album on January 2, 2012. On a break from recording, the show's cast talked to BroadwayWorld.com and we couldn't resist asking the question that's been on everyone's minds -- will Jeremy Jordan star in NEWSIES on Broadway? For the answer & more - click play below!

BWW TV Flashback: BONNIE & CLYDE Plays Final Performance Today
by Robert Diamond - Dec 30, 2011

BONNIE & CLYDE plays its final performance today at the Gerald Schoenfeld Theatre on Broadway. Take a look back at the production through this video montage!

STAGE TUBE: Alicia Keys Talks STICK FLY on GMA
by BroadwayWorld TV - Dec 13, 2011

STICK FLY, written by Lydia R. Diamond, directed by Kenny Leon, and produced and with original music by Grammy Award-winning singer/songwriter Alicia Keys, was featured this morning on ABC's 'Good Morning America.' Host Robin Roberts visited Alicia Keys and the cast at the Cort Theatre (138 W. 48th Street) to talk about this exciting new production that opened last week. Click here to watch the full interview. STICK FLY producers also announced today that a new block of tickets has been made available for purchase. The show is now on sale through February 28th.


Howard Kagan Frequently Asked Questions

What awards has Howard Kagan been nominated for?
Best Revival of a Musical (Tony Awards) for On the Town Best Revival of a Musical (Tony Awards) for The Gershwins' Porgy and Bess and Best Revival of a Musical (Tony Awards) for The Gershwins' Porgy and Bess .

What awards has Howard Kagan won?
Best Revival of a Musical (Tony Awards) for The Gershwins' Porgy and Bessand Best Revival of a Musical (Tony Awards) for The Gershwins' Porgy and Bess.