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Sonia Friedman

 
Bio:
Sonia Friedman Productions is a West End and Broadway theatre production company responsible for some of theatre's most successful productions of recent years. Sonia Friedman OBE and her company have initiated and produced more than 160 new productions. The company has won numerous Olivier and Tony ... (read complete bio)
 

Bio:
Sonia Friedman Productions is a West End and Broadway theatre production company responsible for some of theatre's most successful productions of recent years. Sonia Friedman OBE and her company have initiated and produced more than 160 new productions. The company has won numerous Olivier and Tony ... (read complete bio)

Stage Credits

Productions

 
[Broadway, 2018]
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[Broadway, 2017]
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[West End, 2017]
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[Broadway, 2016]
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[Broadway, 2016]
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[Broadway, 2015]
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[Broadway, 2015]
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[Broadway, 2015]
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[Broadway, 2014]
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[Broadway, 2014]
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[Broadway, 2013]
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[West End, 2012]
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[Broadway, 2012]
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[Broadway, 2011]
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Photos

Scott Landis, Sonia Friedman and David Babani Photo

Scott Landis, Sonia Friedman and David Babani

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04/25/2022
Sonia Friedman, John Tiffany and Colin Callender Photo

Sonia Friedman, John Tiffany and Colin Callender

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10/07/2021
The Broadway company of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child with director John Tiffany  Photo

The Broadway company of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child with director John Tiffany and producers Sonia Friedman and Colin Callender

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10/07/2021
Tom Kirdahy and Sonia Friedman Photo

Tom Kirdahy and Sonia Friedman

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11/17/2019
Joe Murphy and Sonia Friedman  Photo

Joe Murphy and Sonia Friedman

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11/17/2019

 

Stage

Productions

[Broadway, 2018]
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[Broadway, 2017]
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[West End, 2017]
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[Broadway, 2016]
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[Broadway, 2016]
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[Broadway, 2015]
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[Broadway, 2015]
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[Broadway, 2015]
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[Broadway, 2014]
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[Broadway, 2014]
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[Broadway, 2013]
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[West End, 2012]
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[Broadway, 2012]
Producer

[Broadway, 2011]
Producer

Sonia Friedman Biography

Sonia Friedman Productions is a West End and Broadway theatre production company responsible for some of theatre's most successful productions of recent years. Sonia Friedman OBE and her company have initiated and produced more than 160 new productions. The company has won numerous Olivier and Tony Awards including a record-breaking nine Olivier Awards for Harry Potter and the Cursed Child. Recent SFP productions include The Book of Mormon; Farinelli and the King (Mark Rylance); Dreamgirls; The Ferryman; The Birthday Party; Ink; Hamlet (Andrew Scott); 1984; Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?; King Charles III; Funny Girl; Hamlet (Benedict Cumberbatch); Sunny Afternoon; The River; Mojo; Twelfth Night/Richard III; La Cage aux Folles; Legally Blonde; Jerusalem; and The Mountaintop. Forthcoming productions include: Travesties (NY).

Sonia Friedman Awards and Nominations

 
Tony Awards - 2016 - Best Musical
Sonia FriedmanShuffle Along, Or the Making of the Musical Sensation of 1921 and All That Followed
 
Tony Awards - 2016 - Best Play Gold Star
Sonia FriedmanThe Humans
 
Tony Awards - 2016 - Best Revival of a Play Gold Star
Sonia FriedmanArthur Miller's A View from the Bridge
 
Tony Awards - 2016 - Best Revival of a Play
Sonia FriedmanArthur Miller's The Crucible
 
Tony Awards - 2015 - Best Revival of a Play
Sonia Friedman, This is Our Youth
 
Tony Awards - 2014 - Best Revival of a Play Gold Star
Sonia Friedman, A Raisin in the Sun

Sonia Friedman News

Tickets Go On Sale For MEAN GIRLS at PPAC This Week Photo Tickets Go On Sale For MEAN GIRLS at PPAC This Week
by Stephi Wild - Aug 9, 2022

Single tickets for the First National Tour of Mean Girls ‚ÄĒ the record-breaking new musical comedy produced by Lorne Michaels, Stuart Thompson, Sonia Friedman, and Paramount Pictures based on the hit film‚ÄĒwill go on sale on Thursday, August 11 at 10A for its engagement at the Providence Performing Arts Center (PPAC) October 4 ‚Äď 9, 2022.¬†

Tom Stoppard's LEOPOLDSTADT Begins Broadway Rehearsals Photo Tom Stoppard's LEOPOLDSTADT Begins Broadway Rehearsals
by Stephi Wild - Aug 8, 2022

Broadway rehearsals have begun for Leopoldstadt, Tom Stoppard's Olivier Award-winning Best New Play, directed by two-time Tony Award nominee Patrick Marber and produced by Sonia Friedman Productions, Roy Furman, and Lorne Michaels.

Yankee Stadium Will Host HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILD On Broadway Night Next Wee Photo Yankee Stadium Will Host HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILD On Broadway Night Next Week
by Stephi Wild - Aug 8, 2022

Yankee Stadium is hosting Harry Potter and the Cursed Child on Broadway Night when the New York Yankees play the Tampa Bay Rays on Monday, August 15th at 7:05 PM. The first 18,000 guests to arrive will receive an exclusive Harry Potter and the Cursed Child / New York Yankees beach towel. 

Dates Announced For 2022 Hartford Engagement of MEAN GIRLS Photo Dates Announced For 2022 Hartford Engagement of MEAN GIRLS
by Stephi Wild - Aug 4, 2022

The Bushnell announced that single tickets for¬†the First National Tour of¬†Mean Girls‚ÄĒ the record-breaking new musical comedy produced by¬†Lorne Michaels,¬†Stuart Thompson,¬†Sonia Friedman, and¬†Paramount Pictures¬†based on the hit film‚ÄĒare on sale now!

Soho Theatre's Verity Bargate Award 40th Anniversary Longlist Announced Photo Soho Theatre's Verity Bargate Award 40th Anniversary Longlist Announced
by Stephi Wild - Aug 2, 2022

From modern day inequities to porn addiction, betting shops, spiritual and sexual liberation and an octopus taught to believe in God, 17 new plays have been longlisted for the 40th anniversary of Soho Theatre's Character 7 sponsored Verity Bargate Award.

Complete Cast and Creative Team Announced For THE PIANO LESSON, Starring Samuel L Jac Photo Complete Cast and Creative Team Announced For THE PIANO LESSON, Starring Samuel L Jackson, Danielle Brooks and More
by Stephi Wild - Aug 2, 2022

The complete cast and creative team have been announced for the first Broadway revival of August Wilson's The Piano Lesson at the Ethel Barrymore Theatre. Joining the cast are Nadia Daniel and Jurnee Elizabeth Swan, who will alternate the role of Maretha. Rounding out the company are Shirine Babb, Charles Browning, Peter Jay Fernandez, Sharina Martin, Warner Miller, Doron JePaul Mitchell and Kim Sullivan.

Cast Announced To Join Helen Hunt in EUREKA DAY at the Old Vic Photo Cast Announced To Join Helen Hunt in EUREKA DAY at the Old Vic
by Stephi Wild - Jul 29, 2022

The Old Vic and Sonia Friedman Productions have announced the cast and creative team for Jonathan Spector's multi award-winning Eureka Day, which has its European premiere at The Old Vic this September, directed by Katy Rudd (The Ocean at the End of the Lane, Camp Siegfried).

HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILD in San Francisco to Close in September Photo HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILD in San Francisco to Close in September
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 28, 2022

The San Francisco production of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child at the Curran Theatre will close on September 11. The cast features John Skelley as Harry Potter, Steve O'Connell as Ron Weasley, Lily Mojekwu as Hermione Granger, Lucas Hall as Draco Malfoy, and more.

MEAN GIRLS Announces Digital Lottery At Performing Arts Fort Worth Photo MEAN GIRLS Announces Digital Lottery At Performing Arts Fort Worth
by A.A. Cristi - Jul 25, 2022

Performing Arts Fort Worth, the non-profit owner and operator of Bass Performance Hall, has announced that MEAN GIRLS will host a digital ticket lottery powered by Broadway Direct, offering fans the chance to purchase a limited number of $31 tickets available for select performances.

Portsmouth Road Productions Launches Pathways Programme Summer 2022 Photo Portsmouth Road Productions Launches Pathways Programme Summer 2022
by Stephi Wild - Jul 21, 2022

Portsmouth Road Productions announced their line-up for their series of workshops by some of the most exciting talent in British theatre. The series is aimed at providing high quality workshops across a range of disciplines at an affordable rate as well as providing a number of bursary places to those from underrepresented backgrounds.

Sonia Friedman Videos

VIDEO: Go Inside HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILD's First Preview in Toronto VideoVIDEO: Go Inside HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILD's First Preview in Toronto
by Stage Tube - Jun 2, 2022

After many weeks of rehearsals in the studio, the all-Canadian cast of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child is now ensconced in the newly re-modelled CAA Ed Mirvish Theatre. Check out a video preview of the show here!

VIDEO: Beanie Feldstein, Ramin Karimloo, and More in Rehearsal For FUNNY GIRL VideoVIDEO: Beanie Feldstein, Ramin Karimloo, and More in Rehearsal For FUNNY GIRL
by BroadwayWorld TV - Mar 9, 2022

The highly anticipated Broadway revival of Funny Girl is beginning performances this month! Check out all new footage from rehearsals!

BWW TV: The Pin Duo Chat THE COMEBACK At No√ęl Coward Theatre VideoBWW TV: The Pin Duo Chat THE COMEBACK At No√ęl Coward Theatre
by BroadwayWorld TV - Dec 11, 2020

Tom Hayden Millward (@WestEndReporter) had a chat with The Pin Duo, made up of Ben Ashenden and Alex Owen. The pair recently premiered¬†their debut play¬†The Comeback¬†at the No√ęl Coward Theatre.

VIDEO: Watch the Trailer For UNCLE VANYA, the Filmed Production Coming to Cinemas Thi VideoVIDEO: Watch the Trailer For UNCLE VANYA, the Filmed Production Coming to Cinemas This Month
by Stage Tube - Oct 7, 2020

Uncle Vanya is coming soon to select cinemas in the UK.

VIDEO: Watch the Trailer for UNCLE VANYA, Coming to Theaters Oct. 27 VideoVIDEO: Watch the Trailer for UNCLE VANYA, Coming to Theaters Oct. 27
by Stage Tube - Oct 6, 2020

Following its critically acclaimed opening in London earlier this year, Sonia Friedman Productionsa?? stunning 5-star production Uncle Vanya, a new adaptation of the Anton Chekhov masterpiece by Conor McPherson

VIDEO: MEAN GIRLS On Broadway's Plastics Perform 'Jingle Bell Rock' At The Rockefelle VideoVIDEO: MEAN GIRLS On Broadway's Plastics Perform 'Jingle Bell Rock' At The Rockefeller Center Tree Lighting
by Stage Tube - Dec 4, 2019

The Broadway cast of Mean Girls performed a rendition of the classic holiday song, 'Jingle Bell Rock' on NBC's broadcast of the '87th Annual Christmas in Rockefeller Center' this evening. 

VIDEO: MEAN GIRLS Performs for the CBS Thanksgiving Day Parade VideoVIDEO: MEAN GIRLS Performs for the CBS Thanksgiving Day Parade
by Stage Tube - Nov 28, 2019

Erika Henningsen, Barrett Wilbert Weed, Grey Henson and the company of Mean Girls perform a?oeWhere Do You Belong?a?? from the August Wilson Theatre for the CBS Thanksgiving Day Parade. Watch below!

VIDEO: HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILD Releases New Trailer VideoVIDEO: HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILD Releases New Trailer
by Stage Tube - Oct 9, 2019

Harry Potter and the Cursed Child continues its celebration of global expansion with the release of a brand new trailer, featuring never before seen footage of the award-winning international hit stage production.

Photos/Video: HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILD Takes Over Times Square For All New P VideoPhotos/Video: HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILD Takes Over Times Square For All New Promo
by BroadwayWorld TV - Sep 6, 2019

Harry Potter and the Cursed Child last night welcomed fans a?oeBack to Hogwartsa?? with the launch of a new worldwide campaign in the heart of Times Square.

Full Cast Announced For MEAN GIRLS on Tour VideoFull Cast Announced For MEAN GIRLS on Tour
by Alan Henry - Aug 15, 2019

Mean Girls, the record-breaking new musical comedy produced by Lorne Michaels, Stuart Thompson, Sonia Friedman, and Paramount Pictures based on the hit film, is pleased to announce full casting for the First National Tour. The Mean Girls National Tour launches on September 21 in Buffalo, NY. Click here for the full tour route.


Sonia Friedman Frequently Asked Questions

What awards has Sonia Friedman been nominated for?
Best Musical (Tony Awards) for Shuffle Along, Or the Making of the Musical Sensation of 1921 and All That Followed , Best Play (Tony Awards) for The Humans , Best Revival of a Play (Tony Awards) for Arthur Miller's A View from the Bridge , Best Revival of a Play (Tony Awards) for Arthur Miller's The Crucible Best Revival of a Play (Tony Awards) for This is Our Youth and Best Revival of a Play (Tony Awards) for A Raisin in the Sun .

What awards has Sonia Friedman won?
Best Play (Tony Awards) for The Humans Best Revival of a Play (Tony Awards) for Arthur Miller's A View from the Bridgeand Best Revival of a Play (Tony Awards) for A Raisin in the Sun.