Jeffrey Finn

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Jeffrey Finn
Born (1970-06-03)June 3, 1970
Boston, Massachusetts
Occupation Theatrical Producer

Jeffrey Finn is a three-time Tony Award nominated theatrical producer. He received the Commercial Theater Institute's 2013 Robert Whitehead Award for outstanding achievement in commercial theatre producing.[1] Jeffrey is the President of Jeffrey Finn Productions and Hot On Broadway.

Broadway[edit]

Jeffrey has produced ten Broadway shows:[2]

On July 17, 2007, Jeffrey Finn Productions announced plans for a theatrical play version of Guess Who's Coming to Dinner, directed by Kenny Leon and adapted for the stage by Todd Kreidler. Broadway plans are forthcoming.[13]

National Tours and Regional Productions[edit]

Between 1996 and 1999, Jeffrey produced a series of five new concerts titled Broadway Songbooks. These national tours starred Melba Moore, Carol Lawrence, Mimi Hines, Diahann Carroll, Marilyn McCoo, and Billy Davis, Jr. and celebrated the songbooks of Irving Berlin, Cole Porter, Rodgers and Hart, and Duke Ellington. Additional national and international tours include The Who's Tommy, A Few Good Men...DANCIN', Leader of the Pack starring Mary Wilson, Promises, Promises, Company, and Chess.

Jeffrey has produced many shows at the Kennedy Center, including Andrew Lloyd Webber's Tell Me on a Sunday starring Alice Ripley (2003), The Music of Andrew Lloyd Webber (2005, 2008) and a revival of the Pulitzer Prize-winning drama The Subject Was Roses starring Bill Pullman and Judith Ivey (2006).

By special arrangement with the Really Useful Group, Jeffrey produced a revised version of The Music of Andrew Lloyd Webber at other locations including the Hummingbird Centre, The Bushnell Center for the Performing Arts and the Civic Center of Greater Des Moines in 2006.

In 2006, he also produced a national tour of On Golden Pond starring Tom Bosley and Michael Learned, which premiered at the Ordway Center for the Performing Arts. [1]

Game Show[edit]

Jeffrey is co-author of Game Show, which he produced off-Broadway at the 45 Bleecker Theatre. It opened on October 25, 2000. [2] A production at Harrah's Showboat Casino opened on July 6, 2002. The play was translated into French for a Canadian production outside Montreal, as well as a Toronto sit-down engagement.

Corporate Entertainment[edit]

In 1998, Jeffrey Finn Productions launched a Corporate Division entitled Hot On Broadway, which presents customized entertainment with stars from current Broadway productions for corporate clients. [3] The client list includes General Motors, Bristol-Myers Squibb, Harrah's, Ritz-Carlton, Disney, H&R Block, MPI, Jack Morton, and Fidelity Investments.

Jeffrey Finn is a member of Meeting Professionals International.

Awards and Nominations[edit]

  • 2013 Robert Whitehead Award Winner for Excellence in Commercial Theatre Producing - Commercial Theatre Institute
  • 2013 Outer Critics Circle Award nomination for Outstanding Production of a Play for I'll Eat You Last
  • 2010 Tony Award nomination for Best Revival of a Play for A View From the Bridge
  • 2010 Tony Award nomination for Best Musical for American Idiot
  • 2010 Drama Desk nomination for Best Revival of a Play for A View From the Bridge
  • 2010 Drama Desk nomination for Best Musical for American Idiot
  • 2009 Drama Desk nomination for Best Revival of a Play for Blithe Spirit
  • 2005 Tony Award nomination for Best Revival of a Play for On Golden Pond

Education[edit]

Jeffrey Finn attended Connecticut College, where he received his bachelor's degree in 1992. He attended Beaver Country Day School from 1984 to 1988.

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