The Shubert Organization (Producer)
has been in the forefront of the American Theatre since the start of the 20th century. It is under the direction of Gerald Schoenfeld, Chairman and Bernard B. Jacobs, President. They are responsible for the management and operation of 17 theatres in N.Y. as well as theatres in Chicago, Boston, Philadelphia, L.A. and Washington, D.C. Under their leadership, the Shubert firm has also become an active force in the presentation of distinguished new theatrical productions such as the Royal Shakespeare Company's production of The Life and Adventures of Nicholas Nickleby.
Some other recent Shubert productions are Amadeus, Children of a Lesser God, Dancin', Ain't Misbehavin', Sly Fox, Richard III, The Gin Game, Your Arm's Too Short To Box With God.
The Shubert Organization has dedicated its energies and resources to a continuing campaign for the revitalization of the American Theatre. Its many levels of activity include refurbishment of all Shubert playhouses; participation in civic and community affairs; the introduction of phone and charge ticket sales; and a computerized ticket system. This wide range of operation has proven highly effective in N.Y., and throughout the country. The Shubert Organization is committed to its continuance.
One of the active giants of the Broadway and theatre community. The Shuberts have had their hand in almost 30% of the Broadway shows produced in recent memory. In the 2001-2002 season alone, the Shuberts had their name on A Thousand Clowns, If you ever leave me...I'm going with you!, Hedda Gabler, Dance of Death, Mamma Mia!, Thou Shalt Not, Sexaholix, Bea Arthur on Broadway, One Mo' Time, The Goat, or Who is Sylvia?, Fortune's Fool, The Graduate, Topdog/Underdog, The Elephant Man, Morning's At Seven, The Mystery of Charles Dickens, and Into The Woods. Their recent projects include Amour and Baz Luhrmann's La Bohéme.