Theater

Prima Facie

London’s sold out sensation Prima Facie, starring Jodie Comer, arrives on Broadway in Spring 2023, co-produced by Caiola Productions.  In a tour-de-force solo performance, the Emmy and BAFTA Award-winning star of TV’s Killing Eve stars as a brilliant London barrister whose life takes a harrowing turn.

Rock & Roll Man

Caiola Productions is the lead producer of Rock & Roll Man, a new musical about the early days of rock ‘n’ roll and Alan Freed, the American DJ and music promoter who recognized an exciting new sound and unleashed it on the world. Along the way, he became an icon to the nation’s youth—and a target for the nation’s establishment. Starring Constantine Maroulis as Alan Freed and featuring Joe Pantoliano, Rock & Roll Man opens at New World Stages in June […]

Parade

Winner of the 2023 Tony Award for Best Revival of a Musical, Ben Platt stars in Jason Robert Brown and Alfred Uhry’s musical Parade, about the trial of Leo Frank for the 1913 murder of Mary Phagan. Caiola Productions is a co-producer of this important and timely musical about anti-Semitism based on the true story of a miscarriage of justice that destroyed innocent lives in the post-Civil War American South.

The Piano Lesson

Starring Samuel L. Jackson, John David Washington, and Danielle Brooks, The Piano Lesson returned to Broadway in 2022, co-produced by Caiola Productions.  The August Wilson masterpiece was given fresh urgency in this landmark revival directed by Latanya Richardson Jackson.

A Beautiful Noise

The story of legendary songwriter and performer Neil Diamond comes to thrilling life on the Broadway stage in A Beautiful Noise.  Caiola Productions is a co-producer of this uplifting new musical featuring all of Diamond’s hit songs, including “Sweet Caroline,” “America,” and “Cracklin’ Rosie.”

Company

Following its triumphant London engagement, the Olivier Award-winning revival of the 1970 Sondheim musical Company arrived on Broadway in December 2021, co-produced by Caiola Productions. The production, notable for its gender-switched “Bobby” (newly “Bobbie,” played by Katrina Lenk) and “Amy” (newly “Jamie”), was directed by Marianne Elliott and also featured Patti LuPone as “Joanne.” The production earned eight 2022 Tony Award nominations, including Best Revival of a Musical and Best Director of a Musical, and seven 2022 Drama Desk nominations, including Outstanding […]

Mr. Saturday Night

Billy Crystal’s 1992 film arrived on the Broadway musical stage in 2022, co-produced by Caiola Productions, where it earned five 2022 Tony Award nominations including Best Musical and Best Leading Actor in a Musical (Mr. Crystal) as well as three 2022 Drama Desk nominations.

For Colored Girls…

In 2022, the groundbreaking theatrical choreopoem For Colored Girls Who Have Considered Suicide When the Rainbow is Enuf written by the late Ntozake Shange returned triumphantly to Broadway. The revival was co-produced by Caiola Productions and earned seven 2022 Tony Award nominations, including Best Revival of a Play, Best Director, and Best Choreographer, as well as two 2022 Drama Desk nominations including Outstanding Revival of a Play.

Caroline, or Change

Following its triumphant London engagement, Caiola Productions co-produced the first Broadway revival of Tony Kushner and Jeanine Tesori’s musical Caroline, or Change, nominated for three 2022 Tony Awards including Best Revival of a Musical and Best Leading Actress in a Musical (Sharon D. Clarke).

American Buffalo

In Spring 2022, David Mamet’s landmark play American Buffalo returned to Broadway in a new revival co-produced by Caiola Productions, starring Laurence J. Fishburne as “Donny,” Sam Rockwell as “Teach,” and Darren Criss as “Bobby.”  It earned four 2022 Tony Award nominations including Best Revival of a Play and Best Leading Actor in a Play (Mr. Rockwell).”

Tina

Following its triumphant London premiere, Tina: The Tina Turner Musical arrived on Broadway in Fall 2019, starring Olivier and Tony Award winner Adrienne Warren in the title role.  Caiola Productions co-produced the story of Tina Turner’s rise to worldwide fame, beginning with her humble Tennessee childhood, her turbulent relationship with creative collaborator and husband Ike Turner, and her ultimate triumph as an artist in her own right.  The score included smash hits such as “River Deep, Mountain High,” “Proud Mary,” “Private Dancer,” and […]

Jagged Little Pill

Winner of two 2021 Tony Awards, Jagged Little Pill is a new musical about a modern family in crisis written by Academy Award-winner Diablo Cody, with a score from the blockbuster, multi-Grammy-winning album by Alanis Morissette.  Caiola Productions was a co-producer of the Broadway premiere and U.S. tour of directed by Tony Award-winner Diane Paulus, and orchestrated and arranged by Pulitzer and Tony Award winning composer Tom Kitt.

Luigi Caiola (1959-2023)

 

IN MEMORIAM

 

Caiola Productions mourns the heartbreaking loss of its co-founder and co-leader, Luigi Caiola, on November 26, 2023.

 

"Sometimes people leave you, halfway through the wood...."

- Stephen Sondheim, INTO THE WOODS

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