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Lisa McNulty (she/her/hers) is an award-winning Broadway, off-Broadway and regional theater producer in her sixth season as the Producing Artistic Director of WP Theater. Lisa comes to WP from Manhattan Theatre Club, where she served as Artistic Line Producer for eight seasons, working on more than 30 productions both on and off Broadway, including plays by Lynn Nottage, Sarah Treem, Harvey Fierstein, and Tarell Alvin McCraney, among many, many others. Lisa has a long history with WP Theater. She was originally hired by the company’s founder, Julia Miles, as the Literary Manager from 1997-2000, where she dramaturged work by María Irene Fornés, Julie Hébert, and Karen Hartman, among others, and in 2004, she returned to WP as its Associate Artistic Director, working on projects with artists including Diane Paulus and Dierdre Murray, Rinne Groff, and Lisa D’Amour. From 2000-2004 she was McCarter Theater’s Producing Associate, and her independent producing career includes projects with Sarah Ruhl, Todd Almond, Lucy Thurber and Lear Debessonet. Lisa’s leadership is underwritten by the BOLD Theater Women’s Leadership Circle, an initiative to support and promote women’s theater leadership funded by The Pussycat Foundation.

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Lisa McNulty Productions

[Broadway, 2013]
MTC Artistic Line Producer
[Broadway, 2013]
[Broadway, 2013]
[Broadway, 2012]
MTC Artistic Line Producer
[Broadway, 2010]
MTC Artistic Line Producer
[Off-Broadway, 2006]
Associate Artistic Director
[Off-Broadway, 2005]

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Colt Coeur Reveals New Executive Producer and Fall Benefit Honorees

On the cusp of an exciting double world-premiere season, Colt Coeur is thrilled to announce their new Executive Producer, Heather Cohn. Heather brings rich experience in the NYC theatre landscape - having served at institutions ranging from Flux Ensemble to En Garde Arts, New York Theatre Workshop, Disney Theatrical and TCG.

David Garelik & Malika Samuel to Star in BITE ME World Premiere at WP Theater

Get the scoop on the highly anticipated world premiere of BITE ME at WP Theater, featuring David Garelik and Malika Samuel. Find out when and where you can catch this thrilling new production. Don't miss your chance to see these talented actors in action.

WP Theater Welcomes Ayana Parker Morrison as 'BOLD' Associate Artistic Director

Discover the exciting news as Ayana Parker Morrison is appointed as the new 'BOLD' Associate Artistic Director at WP Theater. Learn more about her role and the impact she will have on the theater's artistic direction.

Jordan E. Cooper, Michael R. Jackson, Christine Toy Johnson & More Named to 2023-2024 Tony Awards Nominating Committee

The Tony Awards Administration Committee has revealed the Nominating Committee for the 2023-2024 Broadway season.

World Premieres of BITE ME & MUNICH MEDEA: HAPPY FAMILY Set for WP Theater 2023-24 Season

WP Theater has announced its 2023-24 Season, which will feature two world premieres – Bite Me by Eliana Pipes, and munich medea: HAPPY FAMILY by Corinne Jaber – at WP Theater.

Photos: Go Inside the ChaShaMa Gala Kick-Off To Celebrate Broadway Industry Innovator, BroadwayHD

ChaShaMa held a kick-off party celebrating BroadwayHD, the premiere theater streaming service, at Anita's Way in Times Square.

Photos: ChaShaMa Celebrates BroadwayHD at Art Soiree in Times Square

ChaShaMa’s founder Anita Durst hosted an Art Soiree kick-off event celebrating BroadwayHD, the premiere theater streaming service.

Photos: Ariana DeBose, Lauren Reid, and More Honored at the WP Women of Achievement Awards

WP Theater’s 2023 Gala, Celebrating Extraordinary Achievement By Women+ Artists and Industry Leaders, was held last night, May 8. BroadwayWorld was there and you can check out photos here!

Playwrights Horizons Announces Accessibility Super Nights For THE TREES and REGRETFULLY, SO THE BIRDS ARE

Playwrights Horizons has announced a schedule of performances of its next two productions—Agnes Borinsky's The Trees, directed by Tina Satter and co-produced with Page 73 Productions, and Julia Izumi's Regretfully, So the Birds Are, directed by Jenny Koons and co-produced with WP Theater—for which it will provide various accessibility services.

Pearl Sun, Kristine Nielsen & More to Star in REGRETFULLY, SO THE BIRDS ARE World Premiere at Playwrights Horizons

Playwrights Horizons and WP Theater will present the world premiere of Julia Izumi’s Regretfully, So the Birds Are, directed by Jenny Koons. See who is starring in the production, performance dates, and how to purchase tickets!

Photos: Celia Keenan Bolger, Sara Bareilles, and More Attend Opening Night of THE APPOINTMENT

Lightning Rod Special presents a return engagement of their critically acclaimed musical The Appointment. The production had its opening night recently, and stars attended include Celia Keenan Bolger, Sara Bareilles, and more. Check out photos here!

WP Theater Celebrates with Theatermakers and Friends at Holiday Party!

On December 16, 2022, Lisa McNulty, Michael Sag, and Rebecca Martinez, welcomed theater artists and friends for a holiday party and celebration of WP Theater's 44th season.

Latinx Playwrights Circle Announces Off-Broadway Co-Production And HOLA Award For Excellence In Theater

The Latinx Playwrights Circle has announced the Off-Broadway Premiere of Christin Eve Cato's Sancocho directed by Rebecca Martinez, in partnership with WP Theater and The Sol Project.

SANCOCHO To Have Off-Broadway Premiere This Spring at WP Theater

Sancocho, a new play by Christin Eve Cato (The Good Cop, DUAF 2022) directed by Rebecca Martinez (Miss You Like Hell; Theatre for One: Here We Are) will have its Off-Broadway premiere at WP Theater in Spring 2023.

Fifteen Artists Selected for WP Theater 2022-2024 'PIPELINE' Lab

WP THEATER has announced the fifteen artists selected for the 2022-2024 WP Lab. The two-year residency begins now, and culminates with the biennial WP Pipeline Festival in 2024.


Founding Artistic Director George Strus has announced the complete cast and additional creative team members for the inaugural Breaking the Binary Theatre Festival. Curated by Strus, Dominique Rider and Josephine Kearns, Breaking the Binary Theatre Festival will feature seven evenings of work created and developed by TNB2S+ theatermakers.

WP Theater Launches 'The Space Program,' Offering Discounted Off-Broadway Space to Mission-Aligned Artists

WP Theater is launching “The Space Program,” a new initiative offering discounted space at their home at 76th & Broadway — to provide affordable producing options to mission-aligned individual artists and small budget not-for-profit companies, who might otherwise not be able to produce because of financial constraints.

Five Playwrights Receive Prestigious Helen Merrill Awards

Five playwrights are the 2022 recipients of The New York Community Trust’s prestigious Helen Merrill Award for Playwriting.

Indie Rock Musical WEIGHTLESS to Play Limited Off-Broadway Engagement at WP Theater in September

Weightless will play a limited engagement from September 17–October 16, 2022 at WP Theater, with support from piece by piece productions. The off-Broadway stage premiere of this soaring and dynamic indie rock musical follows the smash success of Weightless on screen, which was reconceived for film and live-streamed by WP in a limited run in 2021.

Photos: Vanessa Williams, Schele Williams, and More Honored at the WP Women of Achievement Awards

Last night, the WP Theater’s Gala – The Women Of Achievement Awards honored Grammy, Emmy, and Tony Award nominee Vanessa Williams, award-winning director Schele Williams, and Tony Award-winning producer Mara Isaacs.

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