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Jim Kierstead

 
Bio:
Jim Kierstead is an Emmy, Olivier, and four-time Tony Award-winning producer of the Broadway, touring, Toronto, and London productions of Kinky Boots, the revival of Pippin, Hadestown and The Inheritance. He is currently represented on Broadway as a co-producer of Company, Hadestown, and The ... (read complete bio)
 

Bio:
Jim Kierstead is an Emmy, Olivier, and four-time Tony Award-winning producer of the Broadway, touring, Toronto, and London productions of Kinky Boots, the revival of Pippin, Hadestown and The Inheritance. He is currently represented on Broadway as a co-producer of Company, Hadestown, and The ... (read complete bio)

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[Broadway, 2019]
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[Broadway, 2018]
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[Broadway, 2017]
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[West End, 2017]
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[West End, 2017]
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[Broadway, 2016]
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[Broadway, 2016]
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[West End, 2015]
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[Broadway, 2014]
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[Broadway, 2014]
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[Broadway, 2013]
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[Off-Broadway, 2010]
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[Off-Broadway, 2005]
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[New York, 2003]
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Donna Trinkoff, N?Kenge, Rachel Klein and Jim Kierstead Photo

Donna Trinkoff, N?Kenge, Rachel Klein and Jim Kierstead

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Donna Trinkoff, Jim Kierstead, Paul Gordon, Rachel Klein, Jodie Moore Photo

Donna Trinkoff, Jim Kierstead, Paul Gordon, Rachel Klein, Jodie Moore

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Members of The Board of Directors of The York Theatre Company-Evans Haile, W. David M Photo

Members of The Board of Directors of The York Theatre Company-Evans Haile, W. David McCoy, Riki Kane Larimer, Joan Ross Sorkin, Katherine Huang and Jim Kierstead

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04/08/2022
Evans Haile, Cecilia Lin and Jim Kierstead Photo

Evans Haile, Cecilia Lin and Jim Kierstead

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04/08/2022
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Mark William and Jim Kierstead

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Productions

[Broadway, 2019]
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[Broadway, 2018]
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[Broadway, 2017]
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[West End, 2017]
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[West End, 2017]
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[Broadway, 2016]
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[Broadway, 2016]
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[West End, 2015]
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[Broadway, 2014]
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[Broadway, 2014]
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[Broadway, 2013]
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[Off-Broadway, 2010]
Co-Producer

[Off-Broadway, 2005]
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[New York, 2003]
Producer

Jim Kierstead Biography

Jim Kierstead is an Emmy, Olivier, and four-time Tony Award-winning producer of the Broadway, touring, Toronto, and London productions of Kinky Boots, the revival of Pippin, Hadestown and The Inheritance. He is currently represented on Broadway as a co-producer of Company, Hadestown, and The Minutes. In addition, he has been a co-producer of 20 Broadway productions including The Visit, You Can’t Take It With You, Indecent, The Great Comet (all Tony nominated), Be More Chill, Frankie and Johnny in the Clair de Lune, Pretty Woman, Side Show, It Shoulda Been You, M. Butterfly, Rocky, among others.

Off-Broadway projects include Unexpected Joy, Yank! (Drama Desk and Lucille Lortel Nominees), Bright Colors and Bold Patterns, and Thrill Me - The Leopold & Loeb Story (Drama Desk and Outer Critics Circle Nominees). He has produced London productions including Waitress, Dreamgirls, Unexpected Joy, Yank!, Thrill Me, Night of the Living Dead, and Aspects of Love.

Film/TV projects include the Emmy winning TV series The Bay, Indoor Boys, After Forever, Ace, Between Love and Goodbye, Kiss Me, Kill Me, and Wakefield starring Bryan Cranston and Jennifer Garner, and a new series Mulligan. Upcoming projects include Sparkler and Cover.

Jim is on the Board of Directors of The York Theatre Company, The Abingdon Theatre Company, and The New York Theatre Barn.




Jim Kierstead News

Photos: Inside the Two-Night Presentation Of THE SONGS OF DOROTHY DANDRIDGE! THE MUSI Photo Photos: Inside the Two-Night Presentation Of THE SONGS OF DOROTHY DANDRIDGE! THE MUSICAL at Carnegie Hall
by Stephi Wild - Aug 9, 2022

Producers Richard Bell, N’Kenge, Park Row Equity Partners, Tegan Summer, Sam Williams, Michael Loeb and Derow Enterprises, in association with Coalition for African Americans in the Performing Arts and LBlakes Partners, recently presented “The Songs of Dorothy Dandridge! The Musical,” at Zankel Hall in Carnegie Hall. Check out photos here!

VIDEO: KINKY BOOTS Fan Sweepstakes Winner Gets Special Moment With Cast Photo VIDEO: KINKY BOOTS Fan Sweepstakes Winner Gets Special Moment With Cast
by Stephi Wild - Aug 2, 2022

Kinky Boots released a video highlighting the winner of #TheBootsAreBackSweeps, a social promotion in which fans submitted videos about their excitement about the musical returning to NYC for a chance to win tickets to the first preview performance. Check out the video here!

KINKY BOOTS Launches Digital Lottery and Rush Photo KINKY BOOTS Launches Digital Lottery and Rush
by Stephi Wild - Aug 1, 2022

Kinky Boots at Stage 42 just launched their online lottery and in-person rush. The online lottery can be entered now online!

Video: Go Inside the First Performance of KINKY BOOTS Off-Broadway Photo Video: Go Inside the First Performance of KINKY BOOTS Off-Broadway
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 28, 2022

Kinky Boots at Stage 42 had their first preview on Tuesday, July 26th. Get an inside look at the first performance here!

VIDEO: KINKY BOOTS in Rehearsal For its Return Off-Broadway Photo VIDEO: KINKY BOOTS in Rehearsal For its Return Off-Broadway
by Stephi Wild - Jul 20, 2022

Kinky Boots released a sneak peek into their rehearsal room as they prepare to return to the stage beginning on July 26th at off-Broadway’s Stage 42. The video features a behind the scenes look as the company prepares to put the boots on once again, as well as interviews with select company members about the show’s impact and the journey of bringing the uplifting story back to NYC.   

Photos: Meet The Company Of THE GOSPEL ACCORDING TO HEATHER Starring Nancy Opel, Trav Photo Photos: Meet The Company Of THE GOSPEL ACCORDING TO HEATHER Starring Nancy Opel, Travis Artz & More
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 19, 2022

Amas Musical Theatre in association with Jim Kierstead and Broadway Factor, will present a two-week developmental lab of The Gospel According to Heather,  a new musical with a book, music and lyrics by Paul Gordon at the Alice Griffin Jewel Box Theatre at The Pershing Square Signature Center. Get a first look at the cast here!

THE GOSPEL ACCORDING TO HEATHER, New Musical By Paul Gordon, Will Receive Two-Week De Photo THE GOSPEL ACCORDING TO HEATHER, New Musical By Paul Gordon, Will Receive Two-Week Developmental Lab
by Stephi Wild - Jul 12, 2022

Amas Musical Theatre, in association with Jim Kierstead and Broadway Factor, will present a two-week developmental lab of The Gospel According to Heather, a new musical with a book, music and lyrics by Paul Gordon at the Alice Griffin Jewel Box Theatre at The Pershing Square Signature Center.

BORROWED Makes World Premiere at Miami Ironside Photo BORROWED Makes World Premiere at Miami Ironside
by Team BWW - Jun 17, 2022

Special Offer - Borrowed

Charlotte d'Amboise and Bianca Marroquín to Host the 2022 Chita Rivera Awards Photo Charlotte d'Amboise and Bianca Marroquín to Host the 2022 Chita Rivera Awards
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 15, 2022

Charlotte d’Amboise (Chicago; A Chorus Line) and Bianca Marroquín (Chicago; Fosse/Verdon) will host the 2022 Chita Rivera Awards, it was announced today.

Callum Francis, Christian Douglas, Danielle Hope, and More Will Lead KINKY BOOTS Off- Photo Callum Francis, Christian Douglas, Danielle Hope, and More Will Lead KINKY BOOTS Off-Broadway
by Stephi Wild - Jun 6, 2022

Casting has been announced for the upcoming Off-Broadway engagement of the Tony and Olivier Award-winning musical, Kinky Boots. Performances will begin on July 26th at Stage 42, with an opening night set for August 25th.

Jim Kierstead Videos

VIDEO: KINKY BOOTS in Rehearsal For its Return Off-Broadway VideoVIDEO: KINKY BOOTS in Rehearsal For its Return Off-Broadway
by Stephi Wild - Jul 20, 2022

Kinky Boots released a sneak peek into their rehearsal room as they prepare to return to the stage beginning on July 26th at off-Broadway’s Stage 42. The video features a behind the scenes look as the company prepares to put the boots on once again, as well as interviews with select company members about the show’s impact and the journey of bringing the uplifting story back to NYC.   

VIDEO: Watch the Cast of CAROLINE, OR CHANGE in the Recording Studio VideoVIDEO: Watch the Cast of CAROLINE, OR CHANGE in the Recording Studio
by BroadwayWorld TV - Dec 20, 2021

Roundabout Theatre Company has released the studio recording of Caroline, or Change (The New Broadway Cast Recording) from Broadway Records/Roundabout Records, with the physical release date set for January 14, 2022. 

BWW TV: Get A Sneak Peek At New Musical UNEXPECTED JOY VideoBWW TV: Get A Sneak Peek At New Musical UNEXPECTED JOY
by BroadwayWorld TV - Aug 31, 2018

The European premiere of Bill Russell and Janet Hood's new musical Unexpected Joy transfers from its Off-Broadway run, at the York Theatre Company, to London's Southwark Playhouse from 5 September 2018. Watch a video from rehearsals below!

BWW TV:  Meet The Creatives Behind New Musical UNEXPECTED JOY VideoBWW TV: Meet The Creatives Behind New Musical UNEXPECTED JOY
by BroadwayWorld TV - Aug 30, 2018

The European premiere of Bill Russell and Janet Hood's new musical Unexpected Joy transfers from its Off-Broadway run, at the York Theatre Company, to London's Southwark Playhouse from 5 September 2018. Watch a video interview below!

BWW TV: Meet the Cast of New Musical UNEXPECTED JOY VideoBWW TV: Meet the Cast of New Musical UNEXPECTED JOY
by BroadwayWorld TV - Aug 29, 2018

The European premiere of Bill Russell and Janet Hood's new musical Unexpected Joy transfers from its Off-Broadway run, at the York Theatre Company, to London's Southwark Playhouse from 5 September 2018.

VIDEO: Inside ASPECTS OF LOVE at Hope Mill Theatre VideoVIDEO: Inside ASPECTS OF LOVE at Hope Mill Theatre
by Stage Tube - Jul 20, 2018

Get a first look at the new trailer for the critically-acclaimed new production of Andrew Lloyd-Webber's Aspects of Love, at Hope Mill Theatre in Manchester which runs for 3 more weeks.

VIDEO: Cyndi Lauper & Harvey Fierstein Celebrate the Fifth Anniversary of KINKY BOOTS VideoVIDEO: Cyndi Lauper & Harvey Fierstein Celebrate the Fifth Anniversary of KINKY BOOTS On NBC's THE TODAY SHOW
by Macon Prickett - Apr 6, 2018

Megyn Kelly TODAY welcomes Cyndi Lauper and Harvey Fierstein, who talk about teaming up on the Tony-winning Broadway musical “Kinky Boots,” now marking five years on Broadway. Lauper reminisces about iconic hits like “Girls Just Want to Have Fun” and “True Colors,” which is now the name of her fund for LGBTQ youth experiencing homelessness.

STAGE TUBE: Watch The Toronto Cast of KINKY BOOTS Say Yeah!
by Stage Tube - Jun 23, 2015

Performances for the Canadian premiere production of Broadway's Kinky Boots, began June 16 at the Royal Alexandra Theatre! Media night is Sunday June 28 at 6:00pm (which also happens to be Pride Day). Check out a first look at the cast performing below!

VIDEO: SIDE SHOW's Erin Davie and Emily Padgett Perform 'I Will Never Leave You' on 'Today'
by Caryn Robbins - Dec 12, 2014

Below, watch SIDE SHOW's Erin Davie and Emily Padgett perform the number 'I Will Never Leave You,' from this morning's appearance.

STAGE TUBE: PIPPIN National Tour's Kyle Selig Shows Fans a Day in Life as Pippin in Anticipation of Denver Opening
by Stage Tube - Aug 23, 2014

Kyle Selig stars as Pippin in the new national touring production of PIPPIN that launches in Denver on Sept. 6. Kyle sent his selfie video series, JOIN US: A DAY IN THE LIFE OF PIPPIN that The Denver Center for the Performing Arts put together into a vlog to show fans a fun day in the life of Kyle and his show. In this video, he meets up with castmates (including Leading Player Sasha Allen), jugglers and even some comic sleight of video hand. Get a first look into rehearsals. Enjoy the view.