Current Broadway Shows
Candy's current Broadway production, Moulin Rouge! The Musical, is the winner of 10 Tony Awards in 2021, including Best Musical. Baz Luhrmann's revolutionary film comes to life onstage remixed in a new musical mash-up extravaganza. Directed by Tony Award winner Alex Timbers, Moulin Rouge! The Musical is a theatrical celebration of Truth, Beauty, Freedom, and – above all – Love.
Moulin Rouge! The Musical
MJ THE MUSICAL
Candy's fourteenth Broadway production,
MJ The Musical, is the winner of 4 Tony Awards in 2022, including Myles Frost for Best Actor in a Musical.
The show takes audiences inside the creative process of one of the greatest entertainers in history and features over 25 of Michael Jackson’s biggest hits. MJ is an explosion of
music and theatricality as unforgettable as the
MJ The Musical
Broadway Beginnings and More
Candy began her involvement on Broadway in the spring of 2010, co-producing her first musical, "Promises, Promises," starring Sean Hayes and Kristin Chenoweth. Nominated for four Tony Awards, Katie Finneran won Outstanding Featured Actress in a Musical for her performance. Candy went on to produce her second Broadway show, "How To Succeed in Business Without Really Trying." The Frank Loesser classic starred Daniel Radcliffe in the lead role for almost a year and then continued its great success with Nick Jonas as the lead actor.
In 2012, Candy produced her third Broadway show, the award-winning "Nice Work If You Can Get It," a musical that starred Matthew Broderick and Kelli O'Hara. It was nominated for 10 Tony Awards and won for Featured Actor (Michael McGrath) and Featured Actress (Judy Kaye).
In 2014, Candy produced "After Midnight," which celebrated Duke Ellington's years at the Cotton Club. Jazz Legend Wynton Marsalis made selections from Ellington's original arrangements, which were then performed by 17 world-class musicians, giving new life to Ellington's big band jazz style. The show received seven Tony Award nominations, with Warren Carlyle winning for Outstanding Choreography.
Candy produced "The Color Purple," the 2016 Tony Award winner for Best Revival of a Musical. The show was adapted from the Pulitzer Prize-winning novel by Alice Walker and opened to rave reviews in December 2015. Cynthia Erivo received a Tony Award for Best Actress in a Leading Role in a Musical, for her portrayal of Celie.
In 2018, Candy produced three highly successful and critically acclaimed shows. They included "The Iceman Cometh," a revival of the Eugene O'Neill classic, starring Denzel Washington, which received eight Tony Award nominations, and "Carousel," the Rogers and Hammerstein musical, which received Tony Awards for Best Featured Actress in a Musical (Lindsay Mendez) and Best Choreography (Justin Peck). She also produced the Edward Albee classic "Three Tall Women," which earned Tony Awards for Laurie Metcalf (Featured Actress) and Glenda Jackson (Lead Actress).
In 2019, Candy produced the Tony-nominated "King Lear" starring Glenda Jackson, "Hillary and Clinton" starring Laurie Metcalf and John Lithgow, and “Tootsie," for which Santino Fontana won the Tony Award for Leading Actor in a Musical. She also produced the smash hit "Tina: The Tina Turner Musical," which was nominated for 12 Tony Awards in 2020 with Adrienne Warren winning for Best Performance by a Leading Actress in a Musical.
In 2022, also Candy produced "Mr. Saturday Night" starring Billy Crystal, which received 5 Tony nominations including Best Musical.