Ms. Wendy Federman
Theatre & Film Producer, CEO Foolish Mortals Productions
Wendy Federman is an eleven-time Tony Award winning theatre and film producer. She has also received two Olivier Awards, ten Drama Desk Awards, eighteen Outer Critics Circle Awards, sixteen Drama League Awards, and a GLADD Media Award for many of her over ninety co-productions. Her current and upcoming shows on and off Broadway, on US National Tour, and in London & Australia include: Dear Evan Hansen, Hadestown, To Kill a Mockingbird, Ain’t Too Proud-The Life and Times of the Temptations, Beetlejuice, Moulin Rouge!, Tina: The Tina Turner Musical, Jagged Little Pill, The Minutes, Company, Sing Street, The Lehman Trilogy, Thoughts of a Colored Man, Get Up, Stand Up! The Bob Marley Musical, Funny Girl, The Play That Goes Wrong, Little Shop of Horrors, and FairyCakes. Wendy is also a film producer and served as Producer of Wakefield, starring Bryan Cranston, Co-Executive Producer of The God Committee, starring Kelsey Grammar, and is an Executive Producer on the upcoming film, LILLY, based on the life of fair pay advocate Lilly Ledbetter. Wendy founded an annual fund-raising event, “Broadway’s Got Guts,” is the chair of the Nominating Committee of the annual Chita Rivera Awards, and serves as Advisor for unique works of entertainment. In addition. Wendy received the 2020 Award of Excellence from the Capital Speakers Club of Washington, D.C. and was also a 2019 recipient of the Ellis Island Medal of Honor. Wendy has also served as trustee on several significant boards including the John F. Kennedy Center’s National Committee for the Performing Arts, The Foundation for Gender Equality, Bergen Performing Arts Center, MCC Theater, Gilda’s Club and Penguin Repertory Theater.