Joey Parnes

Lecturer in Theater Management

With over 35 years’ experience, Joey Parnes is a Tony Award-winning producer and manager of plays and musicals for Broadway and the road. Joey Parnes Productions also provides executive producer and general management services for a wide range of theatrical ventures, including non-profit theater consulting and working with non-profits on Broadway transfers. Joey is represented on Broadway this season with the Tony Award-winning A Gentleman's Guide to Love & Murder, This Is Our Youth, and A Delicate Balance. Past credits include the Tony Award-winning revival of A Raisin in the SunBetrayal (2013); the Tony Award-winning Vanya and Sonia and Masha and SpikeEnd of the RainbowThe Merchant of Venice (2010); Bloody Bloody Andrew JacksonEquus (2008); the Tony Award-winning revival of HAIRPassing Strange; ButleyWho's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? (2005); The Goat, or Who is Sylvia?CopenhagenThe Tempest (1995); Bring in ‘da Noise, Bring in ‘da FunkGrand Hotel; Passion; Legs Diamond; RagsThe Floating Light BulbCamelot and the original production of Dreamgirls. Parnes was the Executive Producer of The Public Theater from 1994 through 1996 and then returned in 2011 to serve as its Interim Executive Director. He also served as the Coordinating Producer of the Tony Awards from 2001 to 2008 and has produced the Drama Desk Awards since 2012. Joey is a graduate of Yale College and a past president of the Yale Dramat.