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AMY GEWIRTZ

co-founder, executive director

Amy is proud to be an investor in the Broadway production of The Band’s Visit, winner of an extraordinary ten 2018 Tony Awards, including Best Musical and the 2019 Grammy Award for Best Musical Theatre Album. In the fall of 2018, Amy was a producer of an original musical version of Richard Brinsley Sheridan's The Rivals, starring Harriet Harris, which ran at the Bristol Riverside Theatre in Bucks County, PA. Currently, Amy is an investor in the Come From Away, Australian/Asia tour and a co-producer of the Broadway-bound musical Marie, Dancing Still (previously Little Dancer), written and composed by Lynn Ahrens and Stephen Flaherty and directed/choreographed by Susan Stroman. Previously, Amy invested in Deaf West Theatre’s Broadway production of Spring Awakening and the Wallis Annenberg production of Merrily We Roll Along, both directed by Michael Arden. Off-Broadway, Amy was a producer/investor in Money Talks and an investor in Endangered. She is a graduate of the Commercial Theater Institute 14-week Advanced Producing program and was a former member of a year-long Mastermind Group through Davenport Theatrical Enterprises. Amy is a member of the Board for the Abingdon Theatre Company, Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS Angels Circle, Vineyard Theatre’s Premier Cru, and Theater Resources Unlimited (TRU). Amy was honored to serve for 2 years as mentor to a fabulous high school student through Rosie’s Theater Kids. Her love of theatre, particularly musicals, began in her early childhood as she attended many Gilbert and Sullivan operettas at the Light Opera of Manhattan, where she later worked as an usher and property mistress while still in high school. In college, she served as President of the Barnard Gilbert and Sullivan Society and later was Theater Manager of Barnard’s Minor Latham Playhouse. In a prior life, Amy was an entertainment attorney working in theatre and film, and a law school career and admissions office professional for many years. She was the proud creator and Director of New Directions for Attorneys, an innovative program at Pace Law School that assisted over 270 attorneys with their return to the legal profession.