Theater

Spring Awakening

The groundbreaking musical Spring Awakening, which electrified Broadway when it premiered in 2006, winning 8 Tony Awards® including Best Musical, returned to Broadway in fall 2015 for a limited engagement. Caiola Productions co-produced Deaf West Theatre’s powerful new production, which incorporated sign language into the staging by director Michael Arden and choreography by Spencer Liff. The 2015-16 revival was nominated for 3 Tony Awards® including Best Revival of a Musical.

Daddy Long Legs

Based on a classic novel that has charmed readers for over a century, the new two-person musical Daddy Long Legs has won the hearts of audiences from Los Angeles to London, and premiered in New York in September 2015. Caiola Productions co-produced this romantic Cinderella story about a witty and winsome young woman and her mysterious benefactor, written and directed by the Tony Award® winning director of Les Misérables, with a score by the composer/lyricist of Jane Eyre.

Straight

Caiola Productions is proud to be a co-producer of Straight, a bisexual romantic comedy playing Off-Broadway at the Acorn Theater that was hailed by The New York Times as “a smart, bracing production brimming with clever wisecracks and some thought-provoking observations on sexual identity.”  Straight was written by Scott Elmegreen and Drew Fornarola, and directed by Andy Sandberg.

China Doll

During the 2015-16 season, Al Pacino returned to Broadway for a limited engagement of China Doll, a new play by Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright David Mamet. The play is directed by Tony Award® winner Pam McKinnon and co-produced by Caiola Productions.

Sylvia

Starring one of America’s favorite actors, two-time Tony Award winner Matthew Broderick, A.R. Gurney’s enduring and endearing comedy arrived on Broadway for the first time in fall 2015.  Co-starring Annaleigh Ashford (2015 Tony Award, Best Featured Actress in a Play) and Julie White (2007 Tony Award, Best Actress in a Play), directed by Daniel Sullivan (2001 Tony Award, Best Director of a Play), and co-produced by Caiola Productions, Sylvia played a limited engagement.

An American In Paris

With a gorgeous and iconic Gershwin score and a romantic new book written by Broadway playwright Craig Lucas, An American In Paris arrived on Broadway in the spring of 2015, co-produced by Caiola Productions.  Directed and choreographed by Christopher Wheeldon, an internationally-acclaimed star of the dance world, An American In Paris stars Robert Fairchild and Leanne Cope.  The show was nominated for twelve Tony Awards, including Best Musical, and won in four categories including Best Choreography.

The Elephant Man

Two-time Academy Award® nominee Bradley Cooper (American Hustle, Silver Linings Playbook) returned to Broadway during the 2014-15 season starring in Bernard Pomerance’s Tony Award®-winning classic, The Elephant Man. Directed by Tony nominee Scott Ellis and co-produced by Caiola Productions, this limited engagement also starred Academy Award® nominee Patricia Clarkson and Alessandro Nivola. Based on the real life of Joseph Merrick, The Elephant Man tells the story of a 19th-century British man (Cooper) who became a star of the traveling freak show […]

It’s Only A Play

Terrence McNally’s It’s Only A Play returned to Broadway during the 2014-15 season, with an all-star cast including Nathan Lane and Matthew Broderick, directed by Jack O’Brien.  Caiola Productions co-produced this classic show biz comedy, newly revised and updated by its multi-Tony Award winning author, which was a box office smash.

You Can’t Take It With You

Caiola Productions was a co-producer of the acclaimed 2014-15 Broadway revival of the classic Pulitzer Prize winning comedy You Can’t Take It With You, one of the most popular and delightful American plays ever written. James Earl Jones led the cast as “Grandpa Vanderhof,” and the director was 6-time Tony nominee Scott Ellis. The production was nominated for five Tony Awards, including Best Revival of a Play.

Nevermore

Following sold-out runs in London and throughout North America, the internationally-acclaimed musical play Nevermore – The Imaginary Life and Mysterious Death of Edgar Allan Poe was co-produced on the New York stage by Caiola Productions in January-March 2015.  With haunting music and stunning stagecraft, Nevermore tells the moving story of the iconic American writer who has fascinated the world for more than a century. Nevermore is written, composed and directed by Jonathan Christenson and designed by Bretta Gerecke. Nevermore was nominated for […]

Cinderella

Rodgers & Hammerstein’s Cinderella opened on Broadway in March 2013, in a glorious production that was nominated for 9 Tony Awards® including Best Revival of a Musical and won 3 Drama Desk Awards and a Tony Award® for Best Costumes.  Co-produced by Luigi Caiola and Rose Caiola, directed by Mark Brokaw, and starring Laura Osnes as Cinderella, Santino Fontana as the Prince, Victoria Clark as the Fairy Godmother, and Harriet Harris as Cinderella’s Wicked Stepmother, the musical is a live stage adaptation […]

All The Way

Winner of the Tony®, Drama Desk, Drama League, Outer Critics Circle, and New York Drama Critics Circle Awards for Best Play of 2014, All The Way, is an epic play about the first year of LBJ’s presidency, beginning with JFK’s assassination and continuing through the historic passage of the Civil Rights Act and LBJ’s tumultuous 1964 campaign. Caiola Productions was a co-producer of All The Way, which was written by Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Robert Schenkkan.  Emmy-winning actor Bryan Cranston made his Broadway […]