M. Kilburg Reedy
M. KILBURG REEDY is an award-winning theatrical producer and writer. Current productions include the New York premiere of Shear Madness and the upcoming Broadway premiere of Come From Away (opening March 2017). Recent productions include Nevermore — The Imaginary Life and Mysterious Death of Edgar Allan Poe (nominated for three 2015 Lortel Awards including Outstanding Musical) and Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike (winner of the 2013 Tony, Drama Desk, NY Drama Critics, Drama League, and Outer Critics Circle Awards for Best Play). Other producing credits include the Broadway and National Tour engagements of Peter and the Starcatcher (nominated for 9 Tony Awards including Best Play; winner of 5 Tony Awards), The Pee-wee Herman Show and Bill Maher: Victory Begins At Home (Tony nomination, Best Special Theatrical Event), the Olivier Award-nominated West End production of Lend Me A Tenor The Musical, and the Off-Broadway productions of Langston Hughes’s Little Ham, Richard Dresser’s Rounding Third, and Toxic Audio (winner of the 2004 Drama Desk Award for Unique Theatrical Experience). Kilburg is also a playwright and songwriter whose best-known play, Second Lady, has been produced throughout the United States, including off-Broadway starring Judith Ivey and in an award-winning Los Angeles production (L.A. Drama Critics Circle Award for outstanding lead performance, 3 Drama-Logue Awards including Best Writer) as well as internationally at the Edinburgh Fringe, in tours of Mexico and Australia, and in Warsaw, Poland. She is the author of a pop-rock musical, Spin: A Musical Myth, based on the myth of Arachne the weaver, which was developed at the York Theatre and Amas Musical Theater in New York, and has received productions throughout the U.S. and Canada, including a production at the Cleveland Play House in May 2009. Both Second Lady and Spin are published and licensed by Samuel French. A partner in the New York law firm of Feldman, Golinski, Reedy + Ben-Zvi, PLLC, Kilburg has an active legal practice in all aspects of the entertainment business, with a focus on theatre transactions and securities.