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Stage Credits

Productions

 
[Broadway, 2018]
Producer
 
[Broadway, 2016]
Associate Producer
 
[US Tour, 2015]
Producer
 
[Off-Broadway, 2013]
Producer
 
[Off-Broadway, 2011]
Producer
 
[Off-Broadway, 2011]
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[Off-Broadway, 2011]
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[Off-Broadway, 2011]
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[Off-Broadway, 2011]
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[Off-Broadway, 2010]
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[Off-Broadway, 2008]
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[Broadway, 2006]
Producer
 
[US Tour, 2006]
Producer
 
[Broadway, 2005]
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[Off-Broadway, 2005]
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[Broadway, 2004]
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[Off-Broadway, 2003]
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[Broadway, 2002]
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[Off-Broadway, 1981]
Producer

Photos

Reza Salazar, Kara Young, Director Kate Whoriskey, Second Stage Theatre Executive Dir Photo

Reza Salazar, Kara Young, Director Kate Whoriskey, Second Stage Theatre Executive Director Khady Kamara, Playwright Lynn Nottage, Second Stage President & Artistic Director Carole Rothman, Uzo Aduba, Ron Cephas Jones and Edmund Donovan

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10/20/2021
Kevin Conway attending the Opening Night Performance of THE LITTLE DOG LAUGHED at the Photo

Kevin Conway attending the Opening Night Performance of THE LITTLE DOG LAUGHED at the Second Stage Theatre with an after party at Planet Holllywood in New York City. December 9, 2006

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02/09/2020
Kevin Conway and Geraldine Newman attending the Opening Night Performance of THE LITT Photo

Kevin Conway and Geraldine Newman attending the Opening Night Performance of THE LITTLE DOG LAUGHED at the Second Stage Theatre with an after party at Planet Holllywood in New York City. December 9, 2006

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02/09/2020
Kevin Conaway attending the Opening Night Performance of THE LITTLE DOG LAUGHED at th Photo

Kevin Conaway attending the Opening Night Performance of THE LITTLE DOG LAUGHED at the Second Stage Theatre with an after party at Planet Holllywood in New York City. December 9, 2006

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02/09/2020
Back row: Brad Heberlee, Samantha Mathis, Susannah Flood, Kim Fischer Front row:  Har Photo

Back row: Brad Heberlee, Samantha Mathis, Susannah Flood, Kim Fischer Front row: Harrison Fox, Maren Heary, Casey Hilton, Ryan Foust during the Second Stage Theater's "Make Believe" cast photo call at the Second Stage Theatre on July 23, 2019 in New York City.

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07/23/2019

 

Stage

Productions

[Broadway, 2018]
Producer

[Broadway, 2016]
Associate Producer

[US Tour, 2015]
Producer

[Off-Broadway, 2013]
Producer

[Off-Broadway, 2011]
Producer

[Off-Broadway, 2011]
Producer

[Off-Broadway, 2011]
Producer

[Off-Broadway, 2011]
Producer

[Off-Broadway, 2011]
Producer

[Off-Broadway, 2010]
Producer

[Off-Broadway, 2008]
Producer

[Broadway, 2006]
Producer

[US Tour, 2006]
Producer

[Broadway, 2005]
Producer

[Off-Broadway, 2005]
Producer

[Broadway, 2004]
Producer

[Off-Broadway, 2003]
Producer

[Broadway, 2002]
Producer

[Off-Broadway, 1981]
Producer


Second Stage Theatre Awards and Nominations

 
The Lortels - 2010 - Outstanding Musical
Second Stage Theatre, Everyday Rapture
 
The Lortels - 2010 - Outstanding Solo Show
Second Stage Theatre, Let Me Down Easy
 
The Lortels - 2009 - Outstanding Play
Second Stage Theatre, Animals Out of Paper
 
The Lortels - 2009 - Outstanding Play
Second Stage Theatre, Becky Shaw
 
Tony Awards - 2009 - Best Musical
Second Stage Theatre, Next to Normal
 
The Lortels - 2008 - Outstanding Musical
Second Stage Theatre, Next to Normal
 
The Lortels - 2005 - Outstanding Musical Gold Star
Second Stage Theatre, The 25 Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee
 
Tony Awards - 2005 - Best Musical
Second Stage Theatre, The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee
 
The Lortels - 2002 - Outstanding Body of Work Gold Star
Second Stage Theatre
 
The Lortels - 2002 - Outstanding Play Gold Star
Second Stage Theatre, Metamorphoses
 
The Lortels - 2002 - Outstanding Revival
Second Stage Theatre, Crimes of the Heart
 
Tony Awards - 2002 - Best Play
Second Stage Theatre, Metamorphoses
 
Tony Awards - 2002 - Best Play
Second Stage Theatre, Metamorphoses
 
The Lortels - 2001 - Outstanding Play
Second Stage Theatre, Jitney
 
The Lortels - 2001 - Outstanding Revival Gold Star
Second Stage Theatre, Tiny Alice

Second Stage Theatre News

New York Premiere of Bruce Norris' DOWNSTATE to be Presented at Playwrights Horizons  Photo New York Premiere of Bruce Norris' DOWNSTATE to be Presented at Playwrights Horizons in October
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 16, 2022

Playwrights Horizons will present the New York premiere of¬†Bruce Norris‚Äôs Downstate, directed by¬†Pam MacKinnon,¬†October 28‚ÄďDecember 11 (opening November 15). This provocative work surrounds a registered address in downstate Illinois, where four men convicted of sex crimes share a group home, living out their days post-incarceration.

Victor Almanzar, Elizabeth Canavan, Rosal Colon & More to Star in BETWEEN RIVERSIDE A Photo Victor Almanzar, Elizabeth Canavan, Rosal Colon & More to Star in BETWEEN RIVERSIDE AND CRAZY on Broadway
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 9, 2022

Second Stage Theater has announced casting for the Broadway debut production of Stephen Adly Guirgis’ Pulitzer Prize-winning play, BETWEEN RIVERSIDE AND CRAZY, directed by Austin Pendleton. The production will star Victor Almanzar, Elizabeth Canavan, Rosal Colon and more.

OC Premiere Of THE ELABORATE ENTRANCE OF CHAD DEITY Starts Next Month at Chance Theat Photo OC Premiere Of THE ELABORATE ENTRANCE OF CHAD DEITY Starts Next Month at Chance Theater
by Stephi Wild - Aug 26, 2022

Chance Theater, Anaheim's official resident theater company, announces the Orange County premiere of ‚ÄúThe Elaborate Entrance of Chad Deity,‚ÄĚ a dramatic comedy by Kristoffer Diaz that was one of the final nominees for the Pulitzer Prize for Drama and snagged numerous ‚ÄúBest Play‚ÄĚ Awards. Directed by Jeremy Aluma, ‚ÄúThe Elaborate Entrance of Chad Deity‚ÄĚ previews from September 23rd through September 30th, with regular performances running October 1st to October 23rd on the Cripe Stage at the Bette Aitken theater arts Center.

Jennifer Ashley Tepper Is Answering Your Theatre Questions with New Series, Broadway  Photo Jennifer Ashley Tepper Is Answering Your Theatre Questions with New Series, Broadway Deep Dive
by Team BWW - Aug 12, 2022

Do you have a burning Broadway question? Dying to know more about an obscure Broadway fact? Broadway historian and self-proclaimed theatre nerd Jennifer Ashley Tepper is here to help with her new series, Broadway Deep Dive.

$31 Lottery Tickets Announced for DEAR EVAN HANSEN Philadelphia Premiere at the Kimme Photo $31 Lottery Tickets Announced for DEAR EVAN HANSEN Philadelphia Premiere at the Kimmel Cultural Campus
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 11, 2022

A digital lottery has been announced a for the Philadelphia premiere of the Tony¬ģ¬†Award-winning musical. For the First North American Tour, the lottery will offer fans the chance to purchase a limited number of $31 tickets available for each performance through Telecharge.

Jonathan Larson's TICK, TICK...BOOM! Comes to Portland Center Stage Next Month Photo Jonathan Larson's TICK, TICK...BOOM! Comes to Portland Center Stage Next Month
by Stephi Wild - Jul 29, 2022

The work of Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award-winning composer Jonathan Larson returns to Portland Center Stage after a 7-week run of his blockbuster musical Rent. Larson's autobiographical musical tick, tick … BOOM! was written before Rent and is in many ways its origin story. Featuring a similarly rocking score, it offers a backstage tour of the love and sweat Larson put into making his Broadway musical dreams a reality. 

Lookingglass Theatre Company Announces 2022-23 Season Featuring Two World Premieres & Photo Lookingglass Theatre Company Announces 2022-23 Season Featuring Two World Premieres & More
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 29, 2022

Lookingglass Theatre Company has announced its 35th Season! A partnership with one of this city‚Äôs leading Black theatre companies. A homegrown holiday‚ÄĮhearth-warmer. Two original CHI-made works each featuring unconventional central characters. A twirl around five extraordinary homespun districts, and more.

Jade King Carroll Appointed as Producing Artistic Director of Chautauqua Theater Comp Photo Jade King Carroll Appointed as Producing Artistic Director of Chautauqua Theater Company
by Stephi Wild - Jun 15, 2022

Chautauqua Institution today announced the appointment of the celebrated director Jade King Carroll as Producing Artistic Director of its resident Chautauqua Theater Company (CTC) following an extensive national search.

Wake Up With BWW 6/9: DRAMA DESK AWARD Winners, COME FROM AWAY Sets Closing, and More Photo Wake Up With BWW 6/9: DRAMA DESK AWARD Winners, COME FROM AWAY Sets Closing, and More
by - Jun 9, 2022

Today's top stories include the winners of the 66th annual Drama Desk Awards, which were won by Company, Six, and more! Check out the full list below! Plus, Come From Away has set its closing date, additional casting announced for the Broadway transfer of Into The Woods, and more!

Photos: Inside Look at TheatreWorks' Production of RAGTIME Photo Photos: Inside Look at TheatreWorks' Production of RAGTIME
by Marissa Tomeo - Jun 4, 2022

TheatreWorks Silicon Valley¬†continues its 51st season with the hit musical¬†Ragtime. This sweeping and stirring musical masterpiece paints a portrait of America at the dawn of the twentieth century, interweaving the lives of three families‚ÄĒan African American family, a Jewish Immigrant family, and a wealthy white family‚ÄĒfinding their places and pursuing the American Dream in a rapidly changing world. Featuring a Tony Award-winning book by Pulitzer Prize finalist Terrence McNally (Master Class,¬†Kiss of the Spider Woman,¬†The Rink) and a Tony Award-winning score by Stephen Flaherty and Lynn Ahrens (Once on This Island,¬†Anastasia,¬†Seussical The Musical), this musical is based on E. L. Doctorow‚Äôs best-selling novel of the same name.¬†Ragtime¬†will be presented¬†June 1-26, 2022¬†(press opening: June 4) at the Mountain View Center for the Performing Arts. For tickets (starting at $30) and more information the public may visit¬†TheatreWorks.org¬†or call¬†(877)-662-8978.

Second Stage Theatre Videos

Broadway Rewind: DOGFIGHT Has Some Kinda Time Off-Broadway VideoBroadway Rewind: DOGFIGHT Has Some Kinda Time Off-Broadway
by BroadwayWorld TV - Aug 10, 2020

Today we rewind to 2012, when Dogfight opened off-Broadway. Dogfight is a musical with music and lyrics by Pasek & Paul and a book by Peter Duchan. It is an adaptation of Nancy Savoca's 1991 film Dogfight. The Second Stage Theatre production was directed by Joe Mantello, choreographed by Christopher Gattelli, and starred Derek Klena, Lindsay Mendez, Annaleigh Ashford, Josh Segarra and more.

BWW TV Exclusive: The Great Facts of THE GREAT SOCIETY- Bryce Pinkham on Robert F. Ke VideoBWW TV Exclusive: The Great Facts of THE GREAT SOCIETY- Bryce Pinkham on Robert F. Kennedy
by BroadwayWorld TV - Nov 5, 2019

BroadwayWorld is checking in with the cast to uncover some little known facts about the political giants they play onstage. Today, watch as Bryce Pinkham gives us a lesson on Robert F. Kennedy.

VIDEO: On This Day, September 15 - Henry Miller's Theater Renamed For Stephen Sondhei VideoVIDEO: On This Day, September 15 - Henry Miller's Theater Renamed For Stephen Sondheim
by Stage Tube - Sep 15, 2019

The renaming of the theatre was dedicated to Stephen Sondheim, the greatest and best known artist in American musical theatre on his 80th birthday. 

VIDEO: Taye Diggs Proves He Can Turn Anything Into a Catchy Song VideoVIDEO: Taye Diggs Proves He Can Turn Anything Into a Catchy Song
by Stage Tube - Mar 20, 2019

Taye Diggs stopped by 'Busy Tonight' on Tuesday to talk about his CW series 'All American.' During the interview, Diggs proved he can improvise a catchy song about anything! 

BWW TV: What's CARDINAL All About? Anna Chlumsky, Adam Pally & Company Explain! VideoBWW TV: What's CARDINAL All About? Anna Chlumsky, Adam Pally & Company Explain!
by TV - Press Previews - Dec 19, 2017

Second Stage Theatre will soon present the world premiere production of Greg Pierce's play, Cardinal, directed by Kate Whoriskey. Cardinal will begin previews Tuesday, January 9, 2018 at the Tony Kiser Theater (305 West 43rd Street) and will officially open on Tuesday, January 30, 2018.

Happy Birthday! Billy Porter Re-Releases First Album to Celebrate 20th Anniversary VideoHappy Birthday! Billy Porter Re-Releases First Album to Celebrate 20th Anniversary
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2017

Today is Billy Porter's birthday and also the 20th Anniversary of his first album, BILLY PORTER: UNTITLED (on A&M Records). To celebrate both, he's re-releasing the album today, in a special 20th Anniversary Edition available for free on SoundCloud.

VIDEO: On This Day, September 21- Happy Birthday, Billy Porter! VideoVIDEO: On This Day, September 21- Happy Birthday, Billy Porter!
by Stage Tube - Sep 21, 2017

Billy Porter won a Tony Award for his performance as Lola in Kinky Boots. His other Broadway credits include Shuffle Along, Miss Saigon, Five Guys Named Moe, Grease, and Smokey Joe's Caf . Off-Broadway,

VIDEO: Watch Highlights of Will Roland, Jason Gotay, Jo Lampert and More in THE SONGS VideoVIDEO: Watch Highlights of Will Roland, Jason Gotay, Jo Lampert and More in THE SONGS OF SAM SALMOND at Feinstein's/54 Below
by BWW News Desk - Aug 29, 2017

Stars of Dear Evan Hansen, Great Comet, Great Comet, Waitress, Hamilton and more came together to sing the songs up of up and coming composer/ lyricist, Sam Salmond at Feinstein's/54 Below. They performed excerpts from Salmond's exciting new musicals, in various stages of development. Check out highlights from the evening below!

Tony Talk: Best Score, Benj Pasek & Justin Paul!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jun 11, 2017

Justin Paul and Benj Pasek have won the 2017 Tony Award for Best Original Score (Music and/or Lyrics) Written for the Theatre for Dear Evan Hansen. They were previously nominated for the original score of 2013's A CHRISTMAS STORY: THE MUSICAL. Earlier this year, the duo won an Academy Award for Best Original Song for LA LA LAND's 'City of Stars' They were also nominated for the song 'Audition' from the film.

Tony Awards Close-Up: How Do You Make a Mega-Hit? Michael Greif Explains the Magic of DEAR EVAN HANSEN
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jun 7, 2017

An emotionally harrowing journey, DEAR EVAN HANSEN is a story that's hits home for a lot of its audience members. At the helm of this production is Michael Greif, who earned a Tony nomination for Best Director of a Musical for his part in bringing this story to life. Below, watch as he tries to remember when he first realized he wanted to be a director, and explain what it's like to constantly live in the world of DEAR EVAN HANSEN! 


Second Stage Theatre Frequently Asked Questions

What awards has Second Stage Theatre been nominated for?
Outstanding Musical (The Lortels) for Everyday Rapture , Outstanding Solo Show (The Lortels) for Let Me Down Easy , Outstanding Play (The Lortels) for Animals Out of Paper , Outstanding Play (The Lortels) for Becky Shaw , Best Musical (Tony Awards) for Next to Normal , Outstanding Musical (The Lortels) for Next to Normal , Outstanding Musical (The Lortels) for The 25 Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee , Best Musical (Tony Awards) for The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee , Outstanding Body of Work (The Lortels) , Outstanding Play (The Lortels) for Metamorphoses , Outstanding Revival (The Lortels) for Crimes of the Heart , Best Play (Tony Awards) for Metamorphoses , Best Play (Tony Awards) for Metamorphoses Outstanding Play (The Lortels) for Jitney and Outstanding Revival (The Lortels) for Tiny Alice .

What awards has Second Stage Theatre won?
Outstanding Musical (The Lortels) for The 25 Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee, Outstanding Body of Work (The Lortels) Outstanding Play (The Lortels) for Metamorphosesand Outstanding Revival (The Lortels) for Tiny Alice.