Tony-Award Winning Broadway Producer
Barbara Whitman is a theatrical producer who is represented on Broadway this season by Angels in America, starring Andrew Garfield and Nathan Lane. Barbara made her Broadway debut producing A Raisin in the Sun, starring Sean Combs. Other Broadway credits include The Glass Menagerie starring Sally Field, War Paint starring Patti Lupone and Christine Ebersole, Oh, Hello starring Nick Kroll and John Mulaney, Fully Committed starring Jesse Tyler Ferguson, The Humans (Tony Award, Best Play), Fun Home (Tony Award, Best Musical), Hedwig and the Angry Inch (Tony and Drama Desk Awards, Best Musical Revival), Of Mice and Men starring James Franco, If/Then starring Idina Menzel, Hands on a Hardbody, Red (Tony and Drama Desk Awards, Best Play), Next to Normal (Pulitzer Prize), Hamlet starring Jude Law, 33 Variations starring Jane Fonda, Mary Stuart, Legally Blonde – The Musical, The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee, and Dirty Rotten Scoundrels. National tours include The Humans, Fun Home, Hedwig and the Angry Inch, If/Then, Next to Normal, Legally Blonde – The Musical, …Spelling Bee, Dirty Rotten Scoundrels and Frost/Nixon. A native New Yorker, Barbara attended NYU’s Gallatin School and received an MFA in Theatre Management and Producing from Columbia University. She’s on the Board of the Tectonic Theater Project, the Dean’s Council of Columbia University’s School of the Arts, as well as Northwestern University’s School of Communications National Advisory Council. She’s also a member of the Broadway League where she serves on the Board of Governors and the Executive Committee. Her proudest productions are her two sons, Daniel and Will.