Dede Harris (President)


Broadway: Angels In America:Part 1 and Part 2 winner of the 2018 Tony Award for Best Revival of a Play, Dear Evan Hansen winner of the 2017 Tony Award for Best Musical , Something Rotten! , Hands on a Hardbody, Clybourne Park winner of the 2012 Tony Award for Best Play, One Man Two Guvnors, War Horse, winner of the 2011 Tony Award for Best Play, (Lincoln Center, Toronto and National Tour), Jerusalem (starring Mark Rylance), Elling, 9 to 5 the Musical (starring Allison Janney) , The Norman Conquests, winner of the 2009 Tony Award for Best Revival of a Play, You’re Welcome America:A Final Night With George W. Bush (starring Will Farrell); David Mamet's Speed-the-Plow (starring Jeremy Piven, William H. Macy, Norbert Leo Butz and Raul Esparza); The Seagull (starring Kristin Scott Thomas); The Lieutenant of Inishmore; The History Boys, winner of the 2007 Tony Award for Best Play; The Pillowman (starring Jeff Goldblum and Billy Crudup); Dirty Rotten Scoundrels (starring Jonathan Lithgow and Norbert Leo Butz); A Raisin in the Sun (starring Sean Combs a.k.a. P. Diddy); Golda’s Balcony (starring Tovah Feldshuh); Hairspray the Musical,winner of the 2003 Tony Award for Best Musical; Aurthur Miller's The Crucible (Starring Liam Neeson and Laura Linney); Mary Zimmerman’s Metamorphoses, winner of the Lucille Lortel, Drama Desk Award, and Drama League Award; Elaine Stritch at Liberty, winner of the 2002 Tony Award for Best Special Theatrical Event; Noises Off (starring Peter Gallagher and Patti LuPone); One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest (starring Gary Sinise), winner of the 2001 Tony Award for Best Revival of a Play; The Music Man; Swing!; and More to Love: A Big Fat Comedy.

Regional: Big Sky (June 2016- Geffen Playhouse)

Off-Broadway: Dear Evan Hansen (Second Stage), The Effect (Barrow Street), Dog Sees God: Confessions of a Teenage BlockheadThe Exonerated inner of the Lucille Lortel Award; Shockheaded Peter; Theatre de Complicite’s Mnemonic, winner of both the Drama Desk and Lucille Lortel Awards;  Jonathan Larsen’s tick, tick…Boom! (starring Raul Esparza);  Paul Rudnick’s The Most Fabulous Story Ever Told; and the national tour of The Sound of Music (starring Richard Chamberlain). 

London: People, Places and Things (The National Theatre), All About My Mother;  Dealer’s Choice;  On An Average Day (starring Woody Harrelson and Kyle MacLachlan);  David Mamet’s Boston Marriage; & A Servant of Two Masters.

Dede Harris’ shows have toured world-wide and her productions have been honored with numerous awards. Her productions have been nominated for 17 Tony Awards, winning 8 and 16 Drama Desk Awards, winning 6. She has also been nominated for 4 Lucille Lortel Awards, winning 2. She is a member of The Broadway League and a Tony voter. Ms. Harris is also very proud of the Jeslo Harris Theater, which she helped design, funded and donated to the Riverdale Country Day School.