4052 Gulf of Mexico Drive
Hermitage Artists and Thinkers Series
“The Art of Producing”
with Tony and Olivier Award-winning Producer Tom Kirdahy
Presented in partnership with the Town of Longboat Key and Asolo Repertory Theatre
Friday, February 3 at 5pm
Longboat Key’s Bayfront Park (entrance at 4052 Gulf of Mexico Drive, Longboat Key, FL 34228)
Registration is required. $5 per person.
Tony and Olivier Award-winning producer Tom Kirdahy is a champion of new work as well as reimagining classics to make them vital for today’s audience. Immersed in the world of Broadway, Off-Broadway, London’s West End, and the touring market, Kirdahy is also immersed in Sarasota where he finds inspiration from the beach between projects. Join Hermitage Artistic Director and fellow Tony winner Andy Sandberg for the next installment of this candid conversation series that takes an in-depth look at the forces shaping the theater as we know it.
Tom Kirdahy is a Tony and Olivier Award-winning producer whose projects have spanned Broadway, Off-Broadway, and the West End, as well as national and international tours. Select New York and London credits include: Hadestown (8 Tony Awards, including Best New Musical), The Inheritance (Tony Award for Best Play; 11 Tony nominations), The Piano Lesson, Little Shop of Horrors (Drama Desk Award, Best Musical Revival), Terrence McNally’s Frankie and Johnny in the Clair de Lune (2 Tony nominations, including Best Revival). Additional Tony nominations: The Visit, Mothers and Sons, After Midnight, Ragtime, and Master Class. He is the recipient of the Robert Whitehead Award for Outstanding Achievement in Commercial Theater Producing. Kirdahy serves on the Broadway League Board of Governors and the Board of Trustees of Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS. As an attorney, he spent nearly two decades providing free legal services to people living with HIV/AIDS and served for many years on the Executive Committee of the NYC LGBT Center. Graduate Studies: New York University School of Law, NYU CAS. For more information: TomKirdahyProductions.com