Arielle Tepper Madover
Arielle Tepper Madover ’94, a Tony Award-winning producer, has produced theater on and off Broadway since 1998. She will be presenting ANNIE in a Nederlander theater on Broadway in the Fall of 2012.
Madover’s Broadway credits include an impressive list of Tony Award-winning productions. Among them are Red, the six-time Tony winner and Best Play of 2010, starring Alfred Molina and directed by Michael Grandage; Hair; Frost/Nixon; Monty Python’s Spamalot; A Raisin in the Sun; James Joyce’s The Dead; and Hollywood Arms, written by Carol Burnett and her daughter, Carrie Hamilton, and directed by Harold Prince. Her other Broadway productions include: Hamlet, starring Tony-nominated Jude Law; Mary Stuart, directed by Phyllida Lloyd and starring Janet McTeer and Harriet Walter; Equus; The Pillowman by Martin McDonagh; Democracy; The Royal National Theater’s production of Tom Stoppard’s Jumpers; A Class Act; John Leguizamo’s Freak; and Sandra Bernhard’s I’m Still Here…Damn It.
An equally extensive list of West End and Off-Broadway credits includes productions like Piaf; Monty Python’s Spamalot; Frost/Nixon; Mary Stuart; A Voyage Round My Father; Sunday in the Park with George; Guys & Dolls, directed by Michael Grandage; the long-running De La Guarda “Villa Villa;” The Last Five Years, written by Jason Robert Brown and directed by Daisy Prince and Olivier; and the award-winning Goodnight Children Everywhere by Richard Nelson, originally produced at The Royal Shakespeare Company. Madover produced the US National Tour of Frost/Nixon and the US National tour and Vegas productions of Monty Python’s Spamalot. She also produced Bounce, by Stephen Sondheim and John Weidman, and directed by Harold Prince at The Kennedy Center in Washington, D.C.
A design/tech theatre graduate of Syracuse University’s College of Visual and Performing Arts (VPA), Madover is passionate about promoting theater education. In 2001 she created the Tepper Center for Careers in Theatre, a unique program of SU's VPA Department of Drama that connects undergraduate students in advanced levels of acting, musical theater, design, and stage management while providing the opportunity to network with industry professionals. Through The Tepper Semester in New York, the program provides enables college seniors to develop specific strategies for pursuing their career goals in the entertainment industry.
In 2005 Madover formed “The Living Room for Artists,” a not-for-profit organization to sustain and support the Summer Play Festival (SPF) which was first presented in 2004. SPF formed an alliance with The Public Theater and had a relationship with the Donmar Warehouse through its creation of the Playwright Residency Program. The same year, Madover initiated a theatre program for second and third graders at The Dalton School.
Madover is an executive committee member and the head of the commercial projects committee on the board of trustees at The Public Theater. She is a member emeritus of the Syracuse University Board of Trustees and a past board member of The Dalton School. Madover is also a member of the Juilliard Drama Council and The League of American Theaters and Producers. She has been listed in Crain’s 40 under 40 and was one of Cosmopolitan’s Fun Fearless Females.