Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike - Broadway Creative Team

Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike Broadway

Production Staff

Christopher Durang Playwright
Catherine Adler Producer
Mark Bennett Composer & Sound Designer
Broadway (Composition and/or Sound Design): Driving Miss Daisy, A Steady Rain, The Coast of Utopia (2007 Drama Desk Award: Outstanding Music for a Play, Henry Hewes Award: Outstanding Sound Design), Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?, Henry IV, Golda's Balcony, The Goat, Lily Tomlin's "The Search...", The Lion in Winter, A View From the Bridge among others. BAM/OLD VIC: Original scores for all productions of The Bridge Project 2009-2012 including Richard III (Sam Mendes, dir.); Off-Broadway: An Illiad, Valhalla, Mad Forest, My Children! My Africa! (NYTW), Scores for eight Shakespeare productions for The Joseph Papp Public Theater. Other ... read more
Andre Bishop Producer
(Artistic Director, Lincoln Center Theater)
Andre Bishop is a prominent figure in the world of theater, known for his work as a producer and artistic director. He was born in New York City in 1944 and grew up with a love of theater, attending productions on Broadway and Off-Broadway as a teenager. After graduating from Harvard University in 1967, Bishop began his career in theater as an assistant to the legendary producer Joseph Papp at the New York Shakespeare Festival. Bishop quickly rose through the ranks at the New York Shakespeare Festival, becoming the company's associate producer in 1973. During his time there, he worked on ... read more
McCarter Theatre Center Producer
(In association with)
Mary Cossette Producer
Jamie deRoy Producer
Jamie Gruber, better known by her stage name Jamie deRoy, is an American producer of Broadway plays, and a cabaret, stage, film and TV performer. She has co-produced 60 Broadway shows and 46 off-Broadway shows. ... read more
David Elliott Producer
David Elliott is an award winning, independent theatrical producer and general manager. He is the co-director of Perry Street Theatricals, based in New York City, offering a full breadth of GM and Consulting services for plays and musicals and/or act as Executive Producers for other Producers. ... read more Radio Mouse Entertainment is the theater and media producing partnership of M. Kilburg Reedy and Jason E. Grossman. ... read more
Bernard Gersten Producer
(Executive Producer, Lincoln Center Theater)
Mark S. Golub Producer
Tony Winners: Porgy & Bess, Who's Afraid Of Virginia Woolf, Vanya and Sasha and Masha and Spike. Tony Nomination: The Best Man. Broadway: Glengarry Glen Ross, Bridges. Mark is also president of the Jewish Broadcasting Service (JBS), Optimum Channel 138. ... read more
David S. Golub Producer
Joshua Goodman Producer
Larry Hirschhorn Producer
Producer. ... read more
Hugh Hysell Producer
Hugh Hysell is a multi-talented performer, producer, and marketer who has made a name for himself in the entertainment industry. Born in North Carolina, Hysell grew up with a passion for the arts and a desire to perform. He attended the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, where he earned a degree in business administration before pursuing his dream of becoming an actor. Hysell made his Broadway debut in the 2000 revival of "The Best Man" alongside stars such as Charles Durning, Spalding Gray, and Elizabeth Ashley. He went on to perform in several other Broadway productions, including "Gypsy" with ... read more
Mara Isaacs Producer
(Producing Director, McCarter Theatre Center)
With over twenty years of producing experience at flagship theaters in the United States, Mara Isaacs is recognized as a field leader in new play and musical development and production as well as non-profit organizational leadership. She began her professional career at the Mark Taper Forum in Los Angeles, where she produced new play development programs and productions from 1990-1995. During that time, she developed a reputation as an advocate for artists and honed her ability to identify and nurture emerging plays and playwrights. In 1995, Mara joined the McCarter Theatre Center staff, first as Resident Producer and then as Producing ... read more
John Johnson Producer
Associate Producer at Joey Parnes Productions. Broadway: Associate Producer on HAIR, Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson, Lombardi, The Merchant of Venice. With Elizabeth I. McCann & Joey Parnes: The Play About the Baby, The Goat, or Who is Sylvia, Tuesdays with Morrie, Beckett/Albee, Edward Albee's Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf, Well, Butley, Passing Strange, Equus. Tony Award Productions from 2001 - 2008; served as Associate Producer in 2007 & 2008. Concerts: Working at The Zipper Theatre; Rated RSO at Joe's Pub; Launch Concert at Le Poisson Rouge, Live at The Canal Room, Morgan Karr at Joe's Pub, Drew Gasparini & Friends at Joe's ... read more
Richard Jordan Producer
David Korins Scenic Designer
Broadway: Mrs. Doubtfire, Beetlejuice (Tony nom, Drama Desk award), Hamilton (Tony nom), War Paint (Tony nom), Dear Evan Hansen, Bandstand, Misery, Motown, Vanya and Sonia, Bring It On, The Pee-Wee Herman Show, Lombardi, and Passing Strange. TV: "91st Annual Academy Awards," "Grease: Live!" (Emmy award). Concert: Bruno Mars, Lady Gaga, Kanye West, Mariah Carey, Andrea Boccelli. Extensive Off-Broadway/regional theatre, hospitality, and experience design. Dad: Stella and Vivian. ... read more
Emily Mann Producer
(Artistic Director, McCarter Theatre Center)
Multi-award-winning Director and Playwright Emily Mann is in her 22nd season as Artistic Director of McCarter Theatre. Under Ms. Mann's leadership, McCarter was honored with the 1994 Tony Award for Outstanding Regional Theater. McCarter directing credits include Nilo Cruz's Pulitzer Prize-winning Anna in the Tropics with Jimmy Smits (also on Broadway); the world premiere of Christopher Durang's Miss Witherspoon with Kristine Nielsen (also off-Broadway at Playwrights Horizons); Uncle Vanya with Amanda Plummer (also adapted); All Over with Rosemary Harris and Michael Learned (also off-Broadway at The Roundabout; 2003 Obie Award for Directing); The Cherry Orchard with Jane Alexander, John Glover, ... read more
John O'Boyle Producer
Michael Palitz Producer
Joey Parnes Producer
Martin Platt Producer
Martin Platt (Producer Director) A native of Beverly Hills, California. Graduate of Carnegie-Mellon University in Directing (1971). Founding Artistic Director Alabama Shakespeare Festival (1972-1989); General Director, Birmingham Opera Theatre (1989-90); Artistic Director New Mexico Repertory Theatre; Founder/Artistic director Santa Fe Stages International Performing Art Festival. Co-Director Fifth Amendment Ltd (UK) producing over 50 international tours and West End Productions (1991-2001); Directed productions throughout U.S., as well as at the Bienale de Flamenco in Sevilla; Vienna English Theatre; Barbican Center (London); Birmingham Repertory Theatre (UK); Riverside Studios (London); West Yorkshire Playhouse (UK). As a Producer in the West End: LEND ME ... read more
Joan Raffe Producer
Joan Raffe is a talented actress who has made a name for herself on Broadway and beyond. Born in New York City, Raffe began her career in the theater, performing in various productions throughout the city. She quickly gained recognition for her powerful voice and dynamic stage presence, and before long, she was being sought after by some of the biggest names in the industry. Raffe's Broadway debut came in 1970, when she appeared in the original production of Stephen Sondheim's "Company." She played the role of Marta, one of the many women in the life of the show's protagonist, Bobby. ... read more
Emily Rebholz Costume Designer
Broadway: Oh, Hello; If/Then; Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike; Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson. Recent Off-Broadway: Indecent (Vineyard Theatre), Dear Evan Hansen, The Way We Get By (Second Stage), The Robber Bridegroom (Roundabout Theatre), The Tempest, Into The Woods (Shakespeare in the Park), Pretty Filthy (The Civilians), Our Lady of Kibeho (Signature), and Yardbird (Apollo Theater). Recent Regional Theater and Opera: Don Giovanni (Santa Fe Opera), La Boheme (Opera Theater of Saint Louis), Another Word For Beauty (The Goodman Theater), and Othello (Shakespeare DC). In New York her additional designs have been seen at Playwrights Horizons, Second Stage, Lincoln ... read more
Megan Savage Producer
Meredith Lynsey Schade is a commercial and non-profit producer with two decades in the theatre industry. Recent credits include the Broadway productions of The Inheritance; Hadestown; Network; What the Constitution Means to Me; The Glass Menagerie; A Doll’s House Part 2; Hello Dolly; The Front Page; Spring Awakening; Bridges of Madison County; and Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike (Tony Award). Off-Broadway: Nevermore: The Imaginary Life and Mysterious Death of Edgar Allan Poe (New World Stages); Uncle Vanya with Maggie Gyllenhaal and Peter Saarsgaard, The Forest with Diane Wiest, and Venus in Fur (Classic Stage Company). As one ... read more
Timothy J. Shields Producer
(Managing Director, McCarter Theatre Center)
Ron Simons Producer
Simons had degrees in theater and computer science from Columbia University, and did not go to drama school until he was 39. He also received a degree from Columbia Business School. He had wanted to go into acting since high school, but was unable to due to his living circumstances. "[A]s the only member of my family to have graduated college with retired grandparents and a mom who had me at a slightly older age, I felt the need to become the family breadwinner." He finally quit corporate business to enter film business at the age of 47. He further ... read more
Jhett Tolentino Producer
Broadway credits include Children of a Lesser God, Tuck Everlasting, Hughie, Sylvia, Hand to God, A Delicate Balance, Side Show, This Is Our Youth, The Velocity of Autumn, A Raisin in the Sun, A Gentleman's Guide to Love & Murder, Macbeth, & Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike. ... read more
Justin Townsend Lighting Designer
Justin Townsend received a Drama Desk Award and an Outer Critics Circle Award Honour for his work on Moulin Rouge! The Musical. His Broadway credits include Jagged Little Pill, Saint Joan, Present Laughter, The Little Foxes, The Humans (Tony nomination), American Psycho (Tony nomination), Fool for Love, Casa Valentina, A Night with Janis Joplin, Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike, The Other Place, Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson. He served as Creative Director for Drake’s “Boy Meets World” European Tour and OVO Fest 2017. He previously worked with Alex Timbers on Here Lies Love. He is an associate professor at ... read more
S.D. Wagner Producer
Richard Winkler Producer

Awards and Nominations

2013 BroadwayWorld Awards
Best Play: Christopher Durang won.

2013 Drama Desk Awards
Outstanding Play: Christopher Durang was nominated but did not win.

2013 Drama League Awards
Distinguished Performance Award: Kristine Nielsen was nominated but did not win.
Distinguished Performance Award: David Hyde Pierce was nominated but did not win.
Distinguished Production of a Broadway or Off-Broadway Play: 0 was nominated but did not win.

2013 Outer Critics Circle Awards
Outstanding Director of a Play: Nicholas Martin was nominated but did not win.
Outstanding New Broadway Play: 0 was nominated but did not win.

2013 Theatre World Awards
Theatre World Award: Shalita Grant won.

2013 Tony Awards
Best Direction of a Play: Nicholas Martin was nominated but did not win.
Best Play : Joan Raffe & Jhett Tolentino won.
Best Play : Joey Parnes won.
Best Play : Ron Simons won.
Best Play : Richard Jordan won.
Best Play : Lincoln Center Theater won.
Best Play : McCarter Theatre Center won.
Best Play : John Johnson won.
Best Play : S.D. Wagner won.
Best Play : Cheryl Wiesenfeld won.
Best Play : Hugh Hysell won.
Best Play : Michael Palitz won.
Best Play : Barbara Manocherian won.
Best Play : Meredith Lynsey Schade won.
Best Play : Megan Savage won.
Best Play : Mary Cossette won.
Best Play : ShadowCatcher Entertainment won.
Best Play : Radio Mouse Entertainment won.
Best Play : Mark S. Golub & David S. Golub won.
Best Play : Cricket Hooper Jiranek won.
Best Play : Richard Winkler won.
Best Play : David Elliott won.
Best Play : Jamie deRoy won.
Best Play : Joshua Goodman won.
Best Play : John O'Boyle won.
Best Play : Catherine Adler won.
Best Play : Pat Flicker Addiss won.
Best Play : Martin Platt won.
Best Play : Larry Hirschhorn won.
Best Play: Christopher Durang was nominated but did not win.

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