Episode 10 of the Podcast Pulls Back the Curtain on the Life and Career of Tony Award-Winning Broadway Producer Kevin McCollum
Kevin McCollum is an American theatrical booking executive and producer of musical theater and plays, many on Broadway. During a producing career spanning over twenty-five years, McCollum has received three Tony Awards for Best Musical for “In the Heights,” “Avenue Q,” and “Rent.” He produced “Motown: The Musical” (Broadway & National Tour), “The Drowsy Chaperone” in 2006, which won five Tony Awards, Baz Luhrmann’s production of Puccini’s “La Boheme” in 2002, the touring and Broadway productions of “Irving Berlin’s White Christmas,” the off Broadway hit “De La Guarda,” the recent hit revival of “West Side Story,” and “Bengal Tiger at the Baghdad Zoo.” In 1995 Mr. McCollum co-founded the Producing Office, and has since created Alchemation, a theatrical and media producing company committed to new work. Mr. McCollum was trained at the University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music, and earned his Master’s degree in film producing from the Peter Stark Program at the University of Southern California. In 1995, he received the Robert Whitehead Award for Outstanding Commercial Theatre Producing.