Meredith Lynsey Schade is a two-time Tony Award winning commercial and non-profit producer with two decades in the theatre industry. Recent credits include the Broadway productions of Hadestown, Network, The Glass Menagerie, Hello Dolly, The Front Page; Spring Awakening; Bridges of Madison County; and Vanya & Sonia & Masha & Spike (Tony Award). Off-Broadway: Nevermore: The Imaginary Life and Mysterious Death of Edgar Allan Poe. As one of the founders of the non-profit company The Vicious Circle, she has produced the international Gun Control Theatre Action Week; the two-year, international, 17-play cycle by Erik Ehn titled Soulographie (including its two week marathon of performances at La Mama); and the developed the devised play Unnatural Acts (Classic Stage Company). The former Executive Director of ArtWallah, she also founded the e-play periodical StageReads and has worked in various capacities with Classic Stage Company, Ars Nova, Dee Gee Theatricals (now Madison Wells Media), and on a number of independent films. She is the Producing Director at HERE Arts Center in New York City, and serves on the board of the ensemble-based devised theatre The Assembly. She has worked with a number of organizations in creating new strategic and board development plans.
2013 Tony Award, Best New Play - Vanya & Sonia & Masha & Spike
2019 Tony Award, Best New Musical - Hadestown