2017 BROADWAY GLOBAL PRODUCER OF THE YEAR
"You don’t know passion until you talk to
Catherine Schreiber about The Scottsboro Boys"
Matthew Amer Official London Theatre.uk.co
“Passion. That's what it takes to be a great producer. Passion for the art. Passion to share that art with the most people possible. And that's exactly what Catherine Schreiber has. What's more, she has imagination. She is always thinking about how to make something happen. How to bring people together, share ideas & share her passion. Catherine is unstoppable.” David Thompson (Author The Scottsboro Boys, Chicago)
“Catherine Schreiber is the most passionate, thoughtful & generous producer in the business. Broadway needs more of her." (Colman Domingo, Star of stage, Film TV)
"Catherine's great spirit, devotion & determination were of enormous help in making the production of ‘The Scottsboro Boys’ a reality.” John Kander (The Scottsboro Boys, Chicago, Cabaret)
Proud winner of the Evening Standard Award and London Critics' Circle as Lead Producer of The Scottsboro Boys, Catherine is also a Tony winner for Clybourne Park. A five time Tony nominee, she is also a Four Time Olivier Award Nominee: Dreamgirls (2017), Show Boat (2017), People Places & Things (2016) and The Scottsboro Boys at Young Vic. (2013)
Her five Tony nominations include Fiddler on the Roof (2016), Clybourne Park (2012), Peter and the Starcatcher (2012), The Scottsboro Boys (2011) and Next Fall (2010).
CURRENTLY ON BROADWAY: London's Olivier Award-winning, Megahit, The Play that Goes Wrong, Lyceum Theatre. She joins Kevin McCollum, J.J. Abrams, Kenny Wax and Stage Presence as a Lead Producer.
Current London production: Olivier Award-Winning Smash Hit production, Dreamgirls, starring Amber Riley, directed by Book of Mormon's Casey Nicholaw.
UPCOMING UK PRODUCTIONS: Heisenberg directed by Curious Incident's Marianne Elliott, Company directed by Marianne Elliot, The Lion, Witch and the Wardrobe, directed by Sally Cookson.
RECENT PRODUCTIONS: Broadway: Fiddler on the Roof,
(Off Broadway) The Effect,
RECENT UK PRODUCTIONS: The Life, directed by original Broadway director, Michael Blakemore and the UK Tour of Gabriel by Moira Buffini starring Paul McGann.
A Member of the Broadway League and League of Professional Theatre Women, she produced Desperate Writers, a play she co-wrote, Off Broadway at the Union Square Theatre. Honored for her work with the Scottsboro Boys Museum, she received the Key to the City of Scottsboro and gave the keynote address at the signing of the Scottsboro Boys Act, 2013. A contributing writer to the Huffington Post, Catherine studied at Yale College (B.A. English, Phi Beta Kappa) and is also a film/television writer and actress. She is happily married to Nationally renowned Attorney and Latham and Watkins Senior Partner, Miles N. Ruthberg and they have two beautiful children, Stephanie and Jeremy. Catherine now lives in New York City, with London becoming a second home.