"You don’t know passion until you talk to
Catherine Schreiber about The Scottsboro Boys"
Matthew Amer Official London Theatre.uk.co
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).
Upcoming New York production: London's Olivier Award-winning, Megahit, The Play that Goes Wrong, opening at the Lyceum Theatre. She joins Kevin McCollum, J.J. Abrams, Kenny Wax and Stage Presence as a Lead Producer on the show opening April 2, 2017. Current London productions include the Five-time Olivier Nominated, Smash Hit production of Dreamgirls starring Amber Riley directed by Book of Mormon's Casey Nicholaw. Upcoming London production: The Life, directed by original Broadway director, Michael Blakemore and the UK Tour of Gabriel by Moira Buffini starring Paul McGann.
Other recent productions: Broadway: Fiddler on the Roof, (Off Broadway) The Effect, Broadway: China Doll starring Al Pacino, The King’s Speech (UK), El Chico de Oz (Peru), The Anarchist and Stick Fly (Broadway).
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 Yale graduate 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.