Join award-winning producer Barbara Whitman (BA ’88) for a discussion on her extensive background in Broadway, including her current work with the sensational new show Hands on a Hardbody, as well as her time as a Gallatin student. This will be a great opportunity to speak with an esteemed professional in the world of theater!
Seats are limited.
Lunch will be served.
About Barbara Whitman Barbara Whitman is a Tony and Drama Desk award winning theatrical producer, currently represented on Broadway by Hands on a Hardbody. She made her Broadway debut producing A Raisin in the Sun, starring Sean Combs. Other Broadway credits include Red (Tony and Drama Desk Awards, Best Play), Next to Normal (Pulitzer Prize), Hamlet starring Jude Law, 33 Variations starring Jane Fonda, Mary Stuart, Legally Blonde - The Musical, The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee, and Dirty Rotten Scoundrels. In the West End, she produced Piaf, starring Elena Roger. National tours include Next to Normal, Legally Blonde – The Musical, …Spelling Bee, Dirty Rotten Scoundrels and Frost/Nixon. Upcoming projects include Murder for Two, a murder mystery musical comedy, and a musical version of Little Miss Sunshine.
A native New Yorker, Barbara attended NYU Gallatin and received an MFA in Theatre Management and Producing from Columbia University. She is a board member of the Tectonic Theater Project and chair emeritus of Play Group Theatre, a Westchester based theater for children and teens. She is a member of the Broadway League, as well as Actors’ Equity Association, the Screen Actors Guild and the American Federation of Television and Radio Artists. Her proudest productions are her two sons, Daniel and Will.