Jordan Roth
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United States
2019

Jujamcyn Theaters

Jordan
Roth

President

Roth, a star in his own right, is at least as colorful as the award-winning productions he presents at Jujamcyn’s five Broadway theaters. Last year, he hosted the subversive “kids show for adults” YouTube series “The Birds and the BS” as a sort of Mr. Rogers on acid, and this year his outré Met Gala look, created with designer Iris Van Herpen, earned him best-dressed accolades. But his true power comes from his theater work. In 2019, he was a producer of “Hadestown,” which won eight Tonys including best musical. He also opened “Moulin Rouge” at the venerable, newly renovated Al Hirschfeld Theater and was among the producers of the gender-flipped reimagining of Stephen Sondheim’s “Company” in London, which took home an Olivier for best revival.

Career

  • Jujamcyn Theaters
  • Springsteen on Broadway
  • Angels in America

Education

  • Princeton University (NJ, USA)
  • Columbia University (NY, USA)

Variety Honors

  • 2018 Variety500 Honoree
  • Dealmaker's Impact
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'Moulin Rouge' Opens on Broadway, Cast Talks Movie-to-Stage Adaptation

'Moulin Rouge' Opens on Broadway, Cast Talks Movie-to-Stage Adaptation

“It wasn’t a plan, but I always knew,” Baz Luhrmann, that great Australian muse of technicolor maximalism, said slyly on the red carpet of Broadway’s “Moulin Rouge! The Musical,” his 2001 cult-classic finally shepherded (or can-canned?) to the Broadway stage. Catherine Martin, his production designer (and wife) who put the rouge in the "Moulin Rouge" and won two Oscars for it, pushed a bit harder. “It’s been in his head for a long time,” she said.More than a peculiar, beloved...

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