GREG SCHAFFERT PRODUCTIONS LLC
Greg is a Tony Award winning producer with 30 plus years of experience working in every facet of the theatre.
His expertise as a creative producer developing new works in New York City and regionally has lead him to work with the top talent in the business. Greg has long-term relationships with a wide range of Industry Professionals. His integrity, drive and loyalty, and his motivation to ensure that every production reaches its full potential, is his ultimate goal.
Greg’s reputation as an unstoppable force that makes things happen is respected throughout the Industry.
Greg lead the production of Rick Elice’s PETER AND THE STAR CATCHER, based on the Dave Barry and Ridley Pearson best-selling novel, with co-directors Roger Rees and Alex Timbers. The play received nine Tony Award nominations, the most ever for an American play. It won five Tony Awards, making it the only play ever to win Tony Awards for the complete design team.
Greg is currently a member of the producing team bringing the revival of BAT BOY The Musical to Broadway with director Alex Timbers and Joe Tracz's and Rob Rokicki's THE LIGHTNING THIEF. Greg was an original producer of the Broadway productions ALL SHOOK UP and BURN THE FLOOR. He also supported the Tony Award and Pulitzer Prize winning musical NEXT TO NORMAL.
Greg was on the producing teams of the off-Broadway, award-winning musicals, BAT BOY and STRIKING 12 and the longest running American play in history SHEAR MADNESS. More than twenty other productions, mostly new works, fill his roster of shows he has produced.
Greg is developing several new musicals including: Matthew Lee Robinson, Ken Cerniglia and Scott Morris' ATLANTIS about the final days of the mythical island; SOMETHING IN THE GAME, based on, Knute Rockne, the most winning coach in college football history, with director/writer/lyricist David H. Bell and composer Michael Mahler; LOOKING FOR CHRISTMAS: The Clint Black holiday musical; SINGING RIVER based on the famous songs recorded in Muscle Shoals, Alabama and William Donnelly’s and Michael Mahler’s PAINTED ALICE.
Greg has Executive and Line Produced a number of developing musicals and plays in Festivals and Regional Theatres around the country.
Greg has written three screenplays that make up the trilogy, I-80, GRAND JUNCTION and GREAT DIVIDE.
Greg’s works have teamed him with: Rick Elice, Roger Rees, Alex Timbers, David Henry Hwang, Andrew Lippa, Walter Marks, Jason Moore, Charles Grodin, Charles Randolph Wright, Mark St Germaine, Bruce Jordan, Marilyn Abrams and many others.
In his former life, besides continuing to have his hand in producing, Greg was a successful actor in the commercial and voiceover market in NYC.