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Stroman Presents!
A Conversation on Broadway’s The Producers

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Friday, August 27
8PM
$100 / $75 Members / $30 Under 30
158 Main Street
East Hampton, NY 11937 United States
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STROMAN PRESENTS! A WEEKEND CELEBRATION WITH BROADWAY’S CELEBRATED DIRECTOR SUSAN STROMAN
A Conversation on Broadway’s The Producers
Featuring Matthew Broderick, Nathan Lane, Brad Oscar and more special guests TBA!
Musical Direction by Greg Jarrett

Susan Stroman joins us live to reminisce about the 20th anniversary of Broadway’s record breaking smash, The Producers – the musical which at the time broke box office records and won the most Tony Awards ever in one year.  Susan will be joined in person by Matthew Broderick, Nathan Lane, Brad Oscar and more special guests to be announced.

Concessions are available at our new eAT Coffee Bar.

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  • Matthew Broderick

    Matthew Broderick performed in 11 Broadway show that garnished him two Tony Awards, one for Best Featured Actor in a Play for Brighton Beach Memoirs,  and one  for Best Actor in a Musical for How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying.  Other Broadway shows include  The Producers (Tony Nomination), Biloxi Blues, The Odd Couple, It’s Only a Play and the  upcoming : Plaza Suite opposite Sarah Jessica Parker  in 2021.

  • Nathan Lane

    Nathan Lane has had a celebrated career on stage, film and television spanning over forty years.

    He has performed in 23 Broadway shows and has received six Tony award nominations and won three awards for his work as Pseudolus in the 1996 revival of A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum, Max Bialystock in The Producers, and Roy Cohn in the acclaimed 2018 revival of Angels in America.

    He has also received six Drama Desk awards, six Outer Critics Circle awards, two Obies, the Lucille Lortel award, the Drama League Distinguished Performance award, the Eugene O’Neill Monte Cristo award, the Theater World John Willis Lifetime Achievement award and the Olivier award in London. In 2010 the New York Times described Lane as “the greatest stage entertainer of the decade”.

    In television he has received six Primetime Emmy nominations, two Daytime Emmy awards, and the People’s Choice award.

    He has guest starred on numerous shows and had recurring roles on The Good Wife as Clarke Hayden, Modern Family as Pepper Saltzman, American Crime Story: The People vs. O.J. as F. Lee Bailey, and starred in Penny Dreadful: City of Angels on Showtime as Detective Lewis Michener.

    He will soon be seen in Hulu’s Only Murders in the Building starring Steve Martin, Martin Short and Selena Gomez and HBO’s The Gilded Age written by Julian Fellowes.

    He has appeared in over thirty films including Ironweed, Frankie and Johnny, The Birdcage, The Lion King, Mouse Hunt, Stuart Little, Nicholas Nickleby, The Producers, Swing Vote, Mirror, Mirror, and Carrie Pilby.

    He has received two Golden Globe nominations, a Screen Actors Guild award, an American Comedy award, the National Board of Review Ensemble award, and the Sir Peter Ustinov Comedy award from the Banff Media Festival.

    He has just completed filming Disappointment Boulevard written and directed by Ari Aster and starring Joaquin Phoenix.

    In 2006 he received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame and in 2010 he was inducted into the American Theater Hall of Fame.

    He and his husband, Devlin Elliott, are also the authors of the children’s books, Naughty Mabel and Naughty Mabel Sees It All.

     

     

  • Brad Oscar

    Brad Oscar is a two time Tony nominee for Something Rotten! and The Producers and will return to Broadway in October in the new musical Doubtfire. Other Broadway credits include Big FishNice Work If You Can Get ItThe Addams FamilySpamalotJekyll & Hyde, and Aspects of Love. His national tour credits include The Phantom of the OperaYoung Frankenstein, and Jekyll & Hyde, and he has appeared on the West End in London as Max Bialystock in The Producers. His Off Broadway credits include Broadway Bounty HunterNassimSweeney Todd, and Forbidden Broadway. He has appeared regionally at Arena Stage, The Old Globe, the La Jolla Playhouse, the Barrington Stage Company and the McCarter Theater amongst others. His film and television credits include Ghost TownThe Producers, “Madam Secretary,” “Smash,” “The Good Wife,” and three “Law & Orders”.

  • Susan Stroman

    A five-time Tony Award winning director and choreographer most known for Crazy For You, Contact, The Scottsboro Boys, and The Producers. Her work has been honored with Olivier, Drama Desk, Outer Critics Circle, Lucille Lortel and a record six Astaire Awards.

    She directed and choreographed The Producers, winner of a record-making 12 Tony Awards including Best Direction and Best Choreography.

    She co-created, directed and choreographed the Tony Award winning musical Contact for Lincoln Center Theater, which was honored with a 2003 Emmy Award for “Live from Lincoln Center”.

    She directed and choreographed the critically acclaimed musical The Scottsboro Boys on Broadway and in the West End, where it was honored with the 2014 Evening Standard Award for Best Musical.

    Other Broadway credits include Oklahoma!, Show Boat, Prince of Broadway, Bullets Over Broadway, Big Fish, Young Frankenstein, Thou Shalt Not, The Music Man, The Frogs, Big, Steel Pier, Picnic, and Crazy for You.

    Off-Broadway credits include: The Beast in the Jungle, Dot, Flora the Red Menace, And the World Goes ’Round, Happiness and The Last Two People on Earth: An Apocalyptic Vaudeville starring Mandy Patinkin and Taylor Mac.

    For ten years she choreographed Madison Square Garden’s annual spectacular A Christmas Carol. She made her Metropolitan Opera debut directing and choreographing The Merry Widow, starring Renée Fleming.

    Her London West End productions include Crazy For You, Oklahoma!, Show Boat, Contact, The Producers, and Young Frankenstein.

    For New York City Ballet, she created Double Feature, a full-length ballet featuring the music of Irving Berlin and Walter Donaldson, and For the Love of Duke, featuring the music of Duke Ellington. 

    Other ballet credits include But Not For Me for the Martha Graham Company and Take Five…More or Less for Pacific Northwest Ballet. Her choreography received an Emmy Award nomination for the HBO presentation Liza – Live from Radio City Music Hall, starring Liza Minnelli. She received the American Choreography Award for her work in Columbia Pictures feature film Center Stage. She directed and choreographed The Producers: The Movie Musical, nominated for 4 Golden Globes. 

    She directed and choreographed the Broadway bound Ahrens/Flaherty musical Marie for The 5th Avenue Theater in Seattle. In collaboration with the Williamstown Theatre Festival, she directed the play Photograph 51 for Audible. 

    She is an Associate Director for Lincoln Center Theater and a member of the Board of Directors for the Ronald O. Perelman Center for the Performing Arts located at the World Trade Center.

    She is the recipient of the George Abbott Award for Lifetime Achievement in the American Theater and an inductee of the Theater Hall of Fame in New York City.

    Learn more at susanstroman.com

  • Greg Jarrett

    Greg Jarrett is a composer, conductor, and pianist. On Broadway, he served as Music Director/Conductor for the revival of Gigi, Music Supervisor for Les Liaisons Dangereuses, and conducted performances Side Show, Fun Home, Dames at Sea, and The Nance. Off-Broadway, he will serve as Orchestrator/Music Director for the upcoming Classic Stage Company production of Assassins, and has music directed and conducted Pacific Overtures and The Cradle Will Rock (both at at Classic Stage,) The Beast in the Jungle at the Vineyard, Anything Can Happen In The Theatre: The Musical World of Maury Yeston at the York. In addition, he supervised the recent revival of Timon of Athens at Theatre For A New Audience and The Shakespeare Theatre Company in D.C. He regularly works at Encores! and Encores! Off-Center, and music directed and conducted 2019's Promenade. Regionally, he served as Music Director/Conductor for the world premiere of August Rush at the Paramount Theatre. His cast albums include Anything Can Happen..., Beast In The Jungle, Gigi, Red Eye Of Love, Side Show and Side Show: Added Attractions. Currently, he works at a music and technology startup where he explores the intersection of composition, arrangement, and AI-technology. Education: The University of Michigan.

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