Kevin McCollum

Kevin McCollum has received the Tony Award for Best Musical for In the Heights (2008), Avenue Q (2004), and Rent (1996), which also won the Pulitzer Prize. He is currently represented Off-Broadway and on tour with the Olivier Award-winning The Play That Goes Wrong. He produced Mike Birbiglia’s The New One, Broadway; Something Rotten!, Broadway, National Tour; Hand to God, Broadway, West End; Motown: The Musical, Broadway, West End, National Tour, UK Tour; The Drowsy Chaperone (2006, five Tony Awards), Baz Luhrmann’s production of Puccini’s La Bohème (2002), [title of show] (2008), the touring and Broadway productions of Irving Berlin’s White Christmas, the Off-Broadway hit De La Guarda, and the recent hit revival of West Side Story. Upcoming projects include the West Side Story film (directed by Steven Spielberg); The Notebook (music and lyrics by Ingrid Michaelson, book by Bekah Brunstetter); and, through his joint venture with Fox Stage, adaptations of Mrs. Doubtfire and The Devil Wears Prada. In 1995 Mr. McCollum co-founded the Producing Office, and has since created Alchemation, a theatrical and media producing company committed to new work. Awards: Robert Whitehead Award for Outstanding Commercial Theatre Producing (1995). Education/Training: University of Cincinnati College Conservatory of Music; MFA, film producing, Peter Stark Program at the University of Southern California.