Jeffrey Finn Receives Whitehead Award!
March 7, 2013
Jeffrey Finn, Tony Award nominated Broadway producer, was just presented The Commercial Theater Institute’s Robert Whitehead Award for “outstanding achievement in commercial theatre producing” at a reception at Sardi’s Restaurant yesterday, March 6. Check out photos from the ceremony below!
Jeffrey Finn is a three-time Tony Award nominated producer with Broadway credits including: Dead Accounts, Scandalous, Seminar, American Idiot, A View from the Bridge, Oleanna, Blithe Spirit, On Golden Pond. Off-Broadway: Game Show. Regional Productions: Seminar at the Ahmanson Theatre, Poor Behavior and Oleanna at the Mark Taper Forum, Saving Aimee at The 5th Avenue Theatre, The Subject Was Roses at The Kennedy Center. National Tours: The Music of Andrew Lloyd Webber; On Golden Pond; The Who’s Tommy; Leader of the Pack; Tell Me on a Sunday; Promises, Promises; Company; Chess; and numerous Broadway Songbooks concert tours. In 1992, Jeffrey Finn Productions launched a corporate events company, Hot On Broadway, to produce customized corporate entertainment exclusively featuring current Broadway performers. Current projects include the new play I’ll Eat You Last starring Bette Midler and the new musical The Honeymooners.
The Commercial Theater Institute administers the Robert Whitehead Awards for outstanding achievement in commercial theatre producing by graduates of the CTI 14-week program. First presented in 1993, the awards are named for legendary Broadway producer Robert Whitehead, who won Tony Awards for producing A Man for All Seasons, Death of a Salesman (1984 revival), and Master Class. He also received a special Tony Award for lifetime achievement in the theatre in 2002.