Bonnie Comley is a three-time Tony Award-winning producer.
She has won an Olivier Award and two Drama Desk Awards for
her stage productions. She is a member of The Broadway League
and serves on their Audience Engagement and Education
Comley has produced over 40 films, winning four Telly Awards
and one W3 Award. She is the founder and CEO of BroadwayHD,
the world’s premier online streaming platform delivering over 300
premium live productions to theatre fans globally.
The theatre community has honored Comley for her philanthropic
work; she is the recipient of The Actors Fund Medal of Honor, The
Drama League Special Contribution to the Theater Award, The
Paul Newman Award from Arts Horizons and The Theater
Museum Distinguished Service Award. Comley’s educational
honors include The Distinguished Alumni Award from Emerson
College and The Distinguished Alumni Award from the University
of Massachusetts and the business honor society Beta Gamma
Sigma. The Music Theatre Program at Boston University is named
in her honor, The Musical Theatre Society Room at Emerson
College bears her name, the 500-seat theater at the University of
Massachusetts Lowell is known as the Comley-Lane Theatre, and
The Stewart F. Lane and Bonnie Comley Stage is housed within
the Booth Arts Complex in Boston.
Comley has been a keynote speaker or panelist at BroadwayCon,
C2E2 (Chicago ComicCon), SXSW, Theatre Resources Unlimited
(TRU), Crain’s New York Arts and Culture Webcast and City
National Bank Women Entrepreneurs, and taught masterclasses or
guest lectured at Columbia University, New York University, Emerson College, NYFA, Five Towns College and UMass, among others.