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Tara Smith

 

Stage Credits

Productions

 
[Broadway, 2008]
Producer
Producer
 
[Broadway, 2007]
Producer

Writing

Bookwriter

Photos

Emilio Estefan, Gloria Estefan, Tara Smith Swibel, Karolina Kurkova, Katherine Soll,  Photo

Emilio Estefan, Gloria Estefan, Tara Smith Swibel, Karolina Kurkova, Katherine Soll, Iris Smith, Michael Smith photo by Rob Rich/SocietyAllure.com √ā¬©2018 robrich101@gmail.com 516-676-3939

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11/06/2018
Tara Smith Swibel (Chair - Board of Directors) Photo

Tara Smith Swibel (Chair - Board of Directors)

From: 
Date:
11/06/2018

 

Stage

Productions

[Broadway, 2008]
Producer

Producer

[Broadway, 2007]
Producer

Writing
Bookwriter

Tara Smith Awards and Nominations

 
Tony Awards - 2009 - Best Special Theatrical Event
Tara Smith, You're Welcome America. A Final Night with George W. Bush
 
Tony Awards - 2008 - Best Musical
Tara Smith, Xanadu

Tara Smith News

Jennifer Lawrence, Zooey Deschanel & More Join UNITED TO SAVE THE VOTE Nonpartisan Vi Photo Jennifer Lawrence, Zooey Deschanel & More Join UNITED TO SAVE THE VOTE Nonpartisan Virtual Gala
by Sarah Jae Leiber - Aug 25, 2020

What does it take for Oscar-winner Jennifer Lawrence, Ed Helms, Zooey Deschanel, SIA, Dave Matthews, Nick Kroll, Comedy Central’s Drunk History, Property Brothers’ Jonathan Scott, George Lopez, Jake Johnson, Kenny G, Ben Harper, and former United States Secretary of Homeland Security Tom Ridge to get on one big Zoom call?

Scotiabank CONTACT Photography Festival Announces Public Installation Artists of 2020 Photo Scotiabank CONTACT Photography Festival Announces Public Installation Artists of 2020
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 10, 2020

Today Scotiabank CONTACT Photography Festival, the esteemed annual presentation of lens-based art, today announced its curated program of Public Installations for the 24th edition of the city-wide event. Throughout the month of May 2020, a number of this year's Public Installations will address the artists' roles in building awareness, stimulating dialogue, and fostering engagement concerning a range of environmental issues. Other installations feature artists exploring the interconnectedness and implications of body, identity, site, and history.

VIDEO: Watch Live THEatre ACCELERATOR Pitch Sessions Photo VIDEO: Watch Live THEatre ACCELERATOR Pitch Sessions
by Alan Henry - May 17, 2019

The first phase of #THEatreACCELERATOR program culminates in a live Shark-Tank-style pitch session where participants present their shows to theatre and tech industry veterans including Broadway Producers Deborah Taylor Barrera and Tom Polum, Tech Entrepreneur Helen Situ, Broadway Choreographer Michele Lynch, Investor and Producer Frank Kavanaugh and Investor Jonathan Ledden.

Photo Coverage: Broadway Producers Jamie deRoy & Tara Smith Swibel Honored at 65th Sp Photo Photo Coverage: Broadway Producers Jamie deRoy & Tara Smith Swibel Honored at 65th Spirit of Achievement Awards
by Stephen Sorokoff - May 15, 2019

Since it's inception in 1954 as a mother-daughter luncheon honoring Marlene Dietrich and her daughter Maria Riva the organization has raised more than $100 million and has established: a Wing for Prenatal Sutdies and Research in Birth Defects, a Clinical Research Institute for Child Development, and funded major research in immunodiagnosis and immunotherapy in cancer.

Jamie deRoy and Tara Smith Swibel to Be Honored at Spirit of Achievement Luncheon Photo Jamie deRoy and Tara Smith Swibel to Be Honored at Spirit of Achievement Luncheon
by Julie Musbach - May 10, 2019

Albert Einstein College of Medicine's Women's Division will hold its 65thSpirit of Achievement Luncheon on Wednesday, May 15, 2019 at The Rainbow Room in New York City to recognize notable achievements in theatre, writing, philanthropy and medicine. This year's luncheon will raise funds for comprehensive health care for women through cutting-edge research, discovery and teaching, as well as providing specialty care for all women.

Scotiabank Photography Festival Announces 2nd Edition Of Contact Photobook Fair Photo Scotiabank Photography Festival Announces 2nd Edition Of Contact Photobook Fair
by Stephi Wild - Mar 3, 2019

Scotiabank CONTACT Photography Festival today announced the 2nd edition of the CONTACT Photobook Fair will take place on Sunday, May 5, 2019, at Stephen Bulger Gallery. The event is free and open to the public. In conjunction with the Fair, CONTACT is organizing a dynamic series of public programs and initiatives on photobooks throughout the month-long CONTACT Festival in May, including a conference titled Women and Photobooks (May 4) an exhibition of the 2018 Paris Photo-Aperture Foundation PhotoBook Awards Shortlist (May 1-31), the Book Dummy Reviews (May 6), and the announcement of the annual Burtynsky Grant (June 6).

Photo Flash: Inside the Teens for Food Justice Gala Photo Photo Flash: Inside the Teens for Food Justice Gala
by Nicole Rosky - Nov 6, 2018

On Tuesday, October 30, Teens for Food Justice(TFFJ) held its annual gala, "Feast 2018 with Chef David Laris," an immersive dinner theatre experience honoring international superstars Emilio and GloriaEstefan, model and actress Karolina Kurkovaand her husband Archie Drury at Tribeca Rooftop. The event, attended by over 250 guests, supports TFFJ's mission to galvanize a youth-led movement to eradicate food insecurity in one generation.

TFFJ Announces Immersive Dinner Theatre Gala Based On Original Works Photo TFFJ Announces Immersive Dinner Theatre Gala Based On Original Works
by A.A. Cristi - Oct 25, 2018

On Tuesday, October 30, Teens for Food Justice (TFFJ) will hold its annual gala, "Feast 2018 with Chef David Laris," an immersive dinner theatre experience honoring international superstars Emilio and Gloria Estefan, model and actress Karolina Kurkova and her husband Archie Drury at Tribeca Rooftop. The event will support TFFJ's mission to galvanize a youth-led movement to eradicate food insecurity in one generation.

Just Ask Marlene Announces The 'No Bullying On Broadway' 2018 Summer Scholarship Oppo Photo Just Ask Marlene Announces The 'No Bullying On Broadway' 2018 Summer Scholarship Opportunity
by Julie Musbach - Apr 3, 2018

Just Ask Marlene (JAM), a lifestyle brand engaged in empowering teens, will be offering a special 'No Bullying on Broadway' Scholarship for students ages 14-18. This scholarship, created in partnership with the National Theatre for Student Artists, will provide a young actor or director with the chance to participate in one of NTSA's three-week residential summer programs.

Jennifer Lawrence, Tig Notaro, Nikki Glaser to Host Variety Show UNRIGGED LIVE in New Photo Jennifer Lawrence, Tig Notaro, Nikki Glaser to Host Variety Show UNRIGGED LIVE in New Orleans, Event to Be Live Streamed
by Julie Musbach - Feb 1, 2018

The Tony Award nominated producer Triptyk Studios (An American in Paris; Oh, Hello; You're Welcome America) will present Unrigged Live!, a variety show event celebrating the courage of progressive political activism and the fight to 'unrig the system' hosted by Academy Award winner Jennifer Lawrence (Silver Linings Playbook), Emmy Award nominee Tig Notaro ('One Mississippi,' 'Transparent,' 'In a World,' Off Broadway's #nastywomen), Nikki Glaser (Trainwreck), National Medal of Arts recipients, The Preservation Hall All-Stars, former Ohio Senator and President of Our Revolution, Nina Turner and many more on Saturday, February 3.

Tara Smith Videos

VIDEO: Watch Live THEatre ACCELERATOR Pitch Sessions VideoVIDEO: Watch Live THEatre ACCELERATOR Pitch Sessions
by Alan Henry - May 17, 2019

The first phase of #THEatreACCELERATOR program culminates in a live Shark-Tank-style pitch session where participants present their shows to theatre and tech industry veterans including Broadway Producers Deborah Taylor Barrera and Tom Polum, Tech Entrepreneur Helen Situ, Broadway Choreographer Michele Lynch, Investor and Producer Frank Kavanaugh and Investor Jonathan Ledden.

STAGE TUBE: Pasadena Playhouse's DANGEROUS BEAUTY
by BroadwayWorld TV - Feb 15, 2011

Pasadena Playhouse, the State Theatre of California, and Tony-nominated directorSheryl Kaller(Broadway's Next Fall and Off-Broadway's Adrift in Macao) present DANGEROUS BEAUTY, starringJenny Powers(Broadway's Grease as Rizzo and Little Women as Meg) as Veronica Franco. The world premiere musical features book and verse byJeannine Dominy(Warner Bros' Dangerous Beauty and Fox's The Ghost and Mrs. Muir), lyrics byAmanda McBroom(Pasadena Playhouse's Heartbeats and 'The Rose'/Bette Midler) and music byMichele Brourman(TV's The Land Before Time andUniversal Studios' The Little Engine that Could) and will be presented in association withSusan DietzandTara Smith. The production opens on February 13, 2011, atPasadena Playhouse(39 South El Molino Avenue). For production photos, see below!

BWW TV: Cooking with GOD OF CARNAGE!
by Robert Diamond - Mar 3, 2010

This week on March 2, 2010, the new cast of Broadway's Tony Award-winning Best Play, God of Carnage, including Tony nominee Dylan Baker (Alan), original Broadway cast member and Tony nominee Jeff Daniels (Michael), Emmy nominee Lucy Liu (Annette), and Tony winner for the West End production of God of Carnage Janet McTeer (Veronica), took the stage at the Bernard Jacobs Theatre.

STAGE TUBE: ElizaBeth Stanley and Max Von Essen Talk XANADU Tour
by BroadwayWorld TV - Dec 18, 2009

The national tour of the musical adventure XANADU opens at the Orange County Performing Arts Center on December 15 and runs through December 27. This engagement is the only Southern California appearance scheduled on the national tour. XANADU is based on Universal Pictures' cult classic movie of the same title, which starred Olivia Newton-John and Gene Kelly. XANADU is being presented by producers Robert Ahrens, Dan Vickery, Mickey Liddell, Tara Smith/B. Swibel in association with Latitude Link.

BWW TV STAGE TUBE: Will Ferrell: Thank You America HBO Preview
by Eddie Varley - Mar 12, 2009

Will Ferrell stars in his first HBO special, a live, 90-minute performance of his current limited-run hit Broadway show, You're Welcome America. A Final Night with George W Bush. The program premieres Saturday March 14th at 9pm.

BWW TV On The Spot: XANADU!
by Craig Brockman - May 9, 2007

Xanadu will be the first Broadway musical to open in the new season on Tuesday, June 26th, 2007 (with previews beginning May 23rd) at the Helen Hayes Theatre. Want to 'Find Your Xanadu' early? BroadwayWorld has this first look video sneak peek at the new musical inspired by the movie of the same name. Click to watch highlights from the press preview and interviews with the cast and creative now!


Tara Smith Frequently Asked Questions

How many shows has Tara Smith written?
Tara Smith has written 1 shows including Piece (Bookwriter).

What awards has Tara Smith been nominated for?
Best Special Theatrical Event (Tony Awards) for You're Welcome America. A Final Night with George W. Bush and Best Musical (Tony Awards) for Xanadu .