Michael Dorsey is a temperamental actor who has burned one too many bridges, so the only way he can get a job is in disguise – as a woman, Dorothy Michaels. But when Dorothy’s career takes off, Michael’s personal life as a man collides with his professional life as a woman, with hilarious consequences. Caiola Productions is a co-producer of Tootsie, “Broadway’s funniest musical!” (New York Post), which opened in spring 2019 and has been nominated for 11 Tony Awards […]

Frankie and Johnny

Broadway legend Audra McDonald and award-wining actor Michael Shannon star in Frankie and Johnny in the Clair de Lune, Terence McNally’s classic play about two lonely people whose explosive one-night stand opens their hearts to a deeper kind of intimacy. Caiola Productions co-produces this exciting revival during the 2019-20 Broadway season.

Dear Evan Hansen

Caiola Productions is a proud co-producer of Dear Evan Hansen, winner of 6 Tony Awards® including Best Musical.  From the Tony-winning director of Rent and Next To Normal, and writers Benj Pasek and Justin Paul (score) and Steven Levenson (book), Dear Evan Hansen is a heartrending story about a teenage boy at a crossroads in his life trying to do the right thing. Ben Platt (Pitch Perfect) created the title role, for which he won a Tony Award for Best Leading Actor […]

Be More Chill

Be More Chill is a new musical about a high school student seeking to boost his popularity.  He swallows a computer chip that coaches him on how to be cool and confident, leading to changes in his relationships with his family, friends and classmates.  Written by Joe Iconis and Joe Tracz, and co-produced by Caiola Productions, Be More Chill transferred to Broadway in February 2019, following a sold-out Off-Broadway run.

Pretty Woman The Musical

Based on the blockbuster classic film, Pretty Woman the Musical arrived on the Broadway stage in July 2018, co-produced by Caiola Productions.  This beloved Cinderella love story between the beautiful and spirited Vivien (Samantha Barks) and her handsome prince, Edward (Andy Karl) is directed and choreographed by multiple Tony Award winner Jerry Mitchell, who leads a creative team including the original screenwriter of the film and songwriters Bryan Adams and Jim Vallance.


With a score from the blockbuster, multi-Grammy-winning album by Alanis Morissette, and a story about a modern family in crisis, Jagged Little Pill will be opening on Broadway in fall 2019 following a sold-out 2018 engagement at A.R.T. in Cambridge. Caiola Productions is a co-producer of this remarkable new musical directed by Tony Award-winner Diane Paulus, written by Academy Award-winner Diablo Cody, and orchestrated and arranged by Pulitzer and Tony Award winning composer Tom Kitt.


Caiola Productions was a co-producer of the Broadway premiere The Lifespan of a Fact starring Daniel Radcliffe, Cherry Jones, and Bobby Cannavale. Directed by Leigh Silverman, this new play about a young fact-checker for a prestigious national magazine who discovers how blurry the line can be between fact and fiction, played a highly successful 16-week engagement at Studio 54 from September 2018-January 2019.


Caiola Productions was a co-producer of the Tony Award nominated 2018-19 Broadway season revival of Harvey Fierstein’s Torch Song starring Michael Urie and Mercedes Ruehl.  Directed by Moisés Kaufman, this revival premiered Off-Broadway at Second Stage in 2017 and transferred to Broadway in Fall 2018 for a limited engagement.

Once On This Island

Caiola Productions was a co-producer of the 2018 Tony Award-winning Broadway revival of Once On This Island, written by the Tony Award-winning team of Lynn Ahrens and Steven Flaherty, and directed by Tony Award-nominated director Michael Arden. Buoyed by a fantastic score full of Caribbean sounds and rhythms, it is a musical with a beautiful message for all time.


Caiola Productions was a co-producer of the 2018 Broadway revival of Eugene O’Neill’s The Iceman Cometh starring Denzel Washington in the titanic role of “Hickey.” This stunning production was directed by Tony Award-winning director George C. Wolfe and was nominated for eight Tony Awards including Best Revival of a Play.

The Color Purple

Winner of the 2016 Tony Award® for Best Revival of a Musical, The Color Purple returned to Broadway in fall 2015 as a gorgeous, intimate reimaging of the beloved musical, directed by John Doyle.  Caiola Productions joined Oprah Winfrey on the producing team for the Broadway and National Tour.  The Broadway engagement, received rapturously by critics and audiences alike, also won a Tony Award® for its star, Cynthia Erivo, as Celie.  

Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?

Luigi Caiola and Rose Caiola co-produced the Tony Award® winning 2012-2013 Broadway engagement of Steppenwolf Theatre Company’s revival of Edward Albee’s Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf.  Winner of 3 Tony Awards® including Best Revival of a Play and 3 Drama Desk Awards including Outstanding Revival of a Play, this historic production was directed by Pam MacKinnon (Tony Award® Best Director), and featured the original Steppenwolf cast, led by Tracy Letts (Tony Award® for Best Leading Actor) and Amy Morton.  Time Magazine named this sizzling […]