My Shows

I am proud to announce my co-productions for the 2018-2019 season!

Productions Currently Playing on Broadway

Dear Evan Hansen, Broadway Musical, Wendy Federman, Broadway Producer

BROADWAY

Dear Evan Hansen

A letter that was never meant to be seen, a lie that was never meant to be told, a life he never dreamed he could have. Evan Hansen is about to get the one thing he’s always wanted: a chance to fit in.

Tony Awards including Best Musical (2017) 
2 Drama League Awards (2017) 
2 Lucille Lortel Awards (2017) 
8 Audience Choice Awards (2017) 

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"To Kill a Mockingbird", Jeff Daniels, Wendy Federman, Broadway Producer, Foolish Mortals Productions

BROADWAY

To Kill A Mockingbird

“To Kill a Mockingbird” was penned by Aaron Sorkin and adapted from the novel of the same name by Harper Lee about racial injustice and set in 1930s Alabama. The drama is structured as a memory play, with Scout remembering the events of one summer when her father Atticus defended a black man during a local trial. Jeff Daniel stars as Atticus Finch.

TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD has received the following award nominations:
  • 9 TONY AWARD NOMINATIONS
  • 1 DRAMA DESK AWARD NOMINATION
 
TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD has received the following award:
  • OUTER CRITICS CIRCLE AWARD for Outstanding Featured Actress in a Play – Celia Keenan-Bolger
 

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Bryan Cranston stars in Network on Broadway, Wendy Federman, Foolish Mortals Productions, Broadway Producer

BROADWAY

Network

Bryan Cranston stars as Howard Beale in the stage version of “Network” as the TV news anchor who mentally unravels on-air and the manipulative executives who seek to use him for their advantage.

NETWORK has received the following award nominations:
  • 5 TONY AWARD NOMINATIONS
NETWORK has received the following awards:
  • DRAMA LEAGUE AWARD – Distinguished Performance Award – Bryan Cranston
  • OUTER CRITICS CIRCLE AWARD For Outstanding Actor in a Play – Bryan Cranston

 

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Ain't Too Proud - The Life and Times of the Temptations

Broadway

Ain’t Too Proud – The Life and Times of the Temptations

Ain’t Too Proud is an electrifying new musical about the life and times of The Temptations, “the greatest R&B group of all time” (Billboard Magazine).

AIN’T TOO PROUD has received the following award nominations:
  • 12 TONY AWARD NOMINATIONS
  • 1 DRAMA DESK AWARD NOMINATION
AIN’T TOO PROUD has received the following award:
  • CHITA RIVERA AWARD for Outstanding Male Dancer in a Broadway Show – 
    Ephraim Sykes

 

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BROADWAY

Be More Chill

Discover BE MORE CHILL for yourself, and give your life an upgrade. What if popularity came in a pill? Would you take it, no questions asked? In BE MORE CHILL, achieving that elusive “perfect life” is now possible thanks to some mysterious new technology – but it comes at a cost that’s not as easy to swallow.

BE MORE CHILL has received the following award nominations:
  • 1 TONY AWARD NOMINATION
  • 8 DRAMA DESK AWARD NOMINATIONS
BE MORE CHILL has received the following award:
  • LUCILLE LORTEL AWARD – Outstanding Featured Actor in a Musical – George Salazar
 

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BROADWAY

King Lear

Glenda Jackson is King Lear. The Tony and two-time Academy Award winner plays Lear for 19 weeks only in an all new production directed by Tony winner Sam Gold (A Doll’s House Part 2, Fun Home).  

KING LEAR has received the following award nomination:
  • 1 TONY AWARD NOMINATION
 

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Hadestown on Broadway

BROADWAY

Hadestown

Hadestown follows songwriter Orpheus and his mythical quest to overcome Hades and regain the favor of his one true love, Eurydice. Celebrated singer-songwriter Anaïs Mitchell’s mesmerizing melodies and poetic imagination pit nature against industry, faith against doubt, and love against fear in this genre-defying new work that blends modern American folk music with vintage New Orleans jazz to reimagine a sweeping ancient tale.

HADESTOWN has received the following award nominations:
  • 14 TONY AWARD NOMINATIONS
  • 7 DRAMA DESK AWARD NOMINATIONS
HADESTOWN has received the following awards:
  • DRAMA LEAGUE AWARD – Outstanding Production of a Musical
  • CHITA RIVERA AWARD – Outstanding Choreography in a Broadway Show
  • 6 OUTER CRITICS CIRCLE AWARDS:
    • Outstanding New Broadway Musical
    • Outstanding New Score (The Marjorie Gunner Award)
    • Outstanding Director of a Musical
    • Outstanding Lighting Design
    • Outstanding Featured Actor in a Musical – André De Shields
    • Outstanding Featured Actress in a Musical – Amber Gray
Nathan Lane, Gary on Broadway, Wendy Federman Broadway Producer, Foolish Mortals Productions

BROADWAY

Gary: A Sequel to Titus Andronicus

Three-time Tony Award® winner Nathan Lane and two-time Tony Award winner Andrea Martin star in the world premiere of Gary: A Sequel to Titus Andronicus, the new comedy by Pulitzer Prize finalist and MacArthur Fellow, Taylor Mac. Directed by five-time Tony Award winner George C. Wolfe, Gary is set just after the blood-soaked conclusion of William Shakespeare’s first tragedy, Titus Andronicus. 

GARY: A SEQUEL TO TITUS ANDRONICUS has received the following award nominations:
  • 7 TONY AWARD NOMINATIONS
  • 1 DRAMA DESK AWARD NOMINATION
GARY: A SEQUEL TO TITUS ANDRONICUS has received the following award :
  • DRAMA LEAGUE AWARD – Unique Contribution to the Theatre – Taylor Mac

 

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Tootsie, A new comedy musical, Wendy Federman, Broadway Producer

BROADWAY

Tootsie

Tootsie, the new comedy musical stars the talented Santino Fontana. It’s the story of a talented, but difficult-to-work-with actor who will do anything to land the role of a lifetime—including adopting a new persona as Dorothy Michaels.

TOOTSIE has received the following award nominations:
  • 11 TONY AWARD NOMINATIONS
  • 11 DRAMA DESK AWARD  NOMINATIONS
TOOTSIE has received the following awards: 
  • 2 OUTER CRITICS CIRCLE AWARDS
    • Outstanding Book of a Musical
    • Outstanding Actor in a Musical – Santino Fontana

 

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Beetlejuice, Broadway musical, Wendy Federman, Foolish Mortals Productions, Broadway Producer

BROADWAY

Beetlejuice

It’s showtime, folks! The ghost-with-the-most comes to the stage in this edgy and irreverent musical comedy based on Tim Burton’s dearly beloved film. 

 
BEETLEJUICE has received the following nominations:
  • 8 TONY AWARD NOMINATIONS
  • 7 DRAMA DESK AWARD NOMINATIONS
BEETLEJUICE has received the following awards:
  • DRAMA LEAGUE AWARD – Founders Award for Excellence in Directing – Alex Timbers
  • OUTER CRITICS CIRCLE AWARD for Outstanding Scenic Design

 

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New Production in Previews

Michael Shannon, Audra McDonald, Wendy Federman, Broadway & Film Producer

BROADWAY

Frankie & Johnny in the Clair de Lune 

In this new Broadway production of Frankie and Johnny in the Clair de Lune, Audra McDonald and Michael Shannon, two of the most acclaimed actors of their generation, will bring the bruised dreamers of Terrence McNally’s classic romance to new life.

 

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New Production Now Playing

NEW IMMERSIVE NIGHTCLUB MUSICAL – BUSHWICK, BROOKLYN

Oscar at the Crown 

Set in a dystopian future, OSCAR at The Crown invites audiences into a secret bunker that has become home to queer castaways in the midst of a fascist regime. With limited connections to the culture they crave, the group routinely tells the story of queer icon Oscar Wilde, infusing their ritual with remnants of the art they once cherished above-ground—namely, The Real Housewives. With the arrival of a new addition to the bunker, however, the exiles’ blind faith in a genius but deeply flawed man is challenged.

 

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Productions Coming to Broadway in 2019

BROADWAY

Moulin Rouge 

Set in the Montmartre Quarter of Paris, France at the turn of the century is a world of indulgent beauty, splendor and romance, of eye-popping excess, of glitz, grandeur and glory! A world where Bohemians and aristocrats rub elbows and revel in electrifying enchantment. Pop the champagne and prepare for the spectacular spectacular…

Baz Luhrmann’s revolutionary film comes to life onstage, remixed in a new musical mash-up extravaganza. A theatrical celebration of truth, beauty, freedom and — above all — love, Moulin Rouge! is more than a musical; it is a state of mind.

 

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Jagged Little Pill Musical, Alanis Morissette

BROADWAY

Jagged Little Pill 

Inspired by the themes and emotions laid bare in Alanis Morissette’s Grammy Award-winning album, Jagged Little Pill is an original story about pain, healing, and empowerment.

 

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Now Playing Off-Broadway

OFF-BROADWAY

The Play That Goes Wrong

The Cornley Polytechnic Drama Society are putting on a 1920s murder mystery, but as the title suggests, everything that can go wrong… does! The accident-prone thespians battle against all odds to make it through to their final curtain call, with hilarious consequences!

Tony Award (2017) 
2017 Drama Desk Award (2017)
2017 Audience Choice Award (2017)

The Play That Goes Wrong received two 2019 Lucille Lortel Award Nominations including:

  1. Outstanding Feature Actor in a Play – Matt Walker
  2. Outstanding Scenic Design – Nigel Hook

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Current London Production

Company, Patti LuPone and Rosalie Craig, Marianne Elliott, Stephen Sondheim and George Furth’s musical comedy about life, love and marriage.

LONDON

Company

COMPANY IS A FOUR-TIME OLIVIER AWARD WINNER FOR: 
  1. Best Musical Revival 
  2. Best Actress in a Supporting Role: Patti Lupone
  3. Best Actor in a Supporting Role: Jonathan Bailey
  4. Best Set Design: Bunny Christie

West End theatregoers lined up Side By Side to see Patti LuPone and Rosalie Craig in this new gender-bending version of Stephen Sondheim’s marital musical comedy, Company.

 

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Current National Tours

NATIONAL

On Your Feet!

ON YOUR FEET!, fresh from its Broadway run, is the musical about the life story of GLORIA and EMILIO ESTEFAN. ON YOUR FEET! is a true audience pleaser – a love story about two people who believed in their talent, their music and in each other, and fighting against all odds became an INTERNATIONAL sensation.

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Dear Evan Hansen, Broadway Musical, Wendy Federman, Broadway Producer

NATIONAL

Dear Evan Hansen

Dear Evan Hansen, the Tony-Award winning Best Musical, is going on a 60-city National Tour starting September 2018.

2017 Winner of:
6 Tony Awards
2 Drama League Awards
2 Lucille Lortel Awards
8 Audience Choice Awards

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The Play That Goes Wrong

NATIONAL

The Play That Goes Wrong

The Play That Goes Wrong, the hilarious award-winning show, is going on a multi-city National Tour starting September 2018.

2017 Winner of a:
Tony Award
Drama Desk Award
Audience Choice Award
 

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Hello, Dolly! National Tour, Wendy Federman, Broadwy Producer, Foolish Mortals Productions

NATIONAL

Hello, Dolly!

2017 Winner of:

  • Four Tony Awards 
  • Three Drama Desk Awards 
  • Five Outer Critics Circle Awards (2016-2017)
  • One Drama League Award
  • Two Audience Choice Awards

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Upcoming National Tour

BROADWAY

The Band’s Visit

THE BAND’S VISIT, starts a North American National Tour in the Spring of 2019. 

The Band’s Visit is based on Eran Kolirin’s 2007 film about an Egyptian Police Band that arrives in Israel to play a concert. Under the spell of the desert sky, their lives become intertwined with the locals in the most unexpected ways.

Winner of:

10 Tony Awards including Best Musical (2018)
1 Drama Desk Award (2018)
1 Drama League Award (2018)

Time Magazine ranked The Band’s Visit among “The Top Plays and Musicals of 2017!” See the article by clicking here

Check out FOX 5: Lori Stokes Talks The Band’s Visit in the 8am Hour

Check out FOX 5: Lori Stokes Talks The Band’s Visit in the 9am Hour

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Additional Credits

I have also had financial involvement with the following productions: