2014 and 2017 CONFERENCE GUEST SPEAKER
Tom Kirdahy is currently producing the musicals Anastasia and Bandstand on Broadway and the revival of Edward Albee's The Goat, or Who Is Sylvia? on London's West End. He was the lead producer of the 2015 Broadway hit It's Only A Play, the five-time Tony Nominated Broadway premiere of The Visit and the off-Broadway smash White Rabbit Red Rabbit. Additional Tony nominations for Mothers and Sons, After Midnight, Ragtime and Master Class. Additional Credits include Deuce (marking Angela Lansbury's return to the stage), American Fiesta (Vineyard Theatre), Unusual Acts of Devotion (Philadelphia Theatre Company/La Jolla Playhouse), Corpus Christi (Rattlestick Playwrights Theater), Afraid of the Dark (London's West End), and Some Men at Second Stage Theatre (Drama Desk nomination, Best Play). He is a founding director of Berwin Lee London New York Playwrights, Inc. and currently serves as Chair of the Broadway League Government Relations Committee. He studied politics and dramatic literature at New York University and is a graduate of NYU School of Law. As an attorney, Kirdahy spent nearly two decades providing free legal services to people living with HIV/AIDS and served for many years on the Executive Board of the NYC LGBT Center, where he played a critical role in expanding its cultural programs.