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Eric Cornell Productions

Eric Cornell has worked in the entertainment field for over 15 years. 


During that time, Eric has worked on the producing and management teams of various original Broadway, Off-Broadway, National Touring, and Regional shows. He began his career in box offices and operations departments in Oklahoma, Michigan, and Boston, and at Richard Frankel Productions in New York City. He worked for over six years at 321 Theatrical Management as a company manager, and then for four years at Stage Entertainment USA as their Vice President of Production and Executive Producer. In 2016, Eric Cornell Productions was incorporated to further Eric's producing interests in theatre, television, and digital media. One recent highlight was serving as associate producer of Nickelodeon's televised The Spongebob Musical: Live on Stage! In 2018, he cofounded (with Jack Sennott) Cornice Productions to manage theatrical investment funds and produce new shows.

Eric is a Tony Award-winning producer and has also been nominated for Drama Desk, Outer Critics Circle, Drama League, Audience Choice, and Off-Broadway Alliance Awards. For his work in digital media, Eric has received a Davey Award and an Hermes Creative Award. 

Eric supports various non-profit organizations, including the Musical Theatre Factory, where he was a Board Member for three years, and the Miss America Organization, where he has served as a State Judge for Miss Florida, Miss Colorado and Miss Pennsylvania. 

Eric has also served as a finalist judge for the International Association of Amusement Parks and Attractions Brass Ring Awards, honoring the top attractions around the globe, and, for three years as a semi-finalist judge for the Ziegfeld Club's Billie Burke Award, recognizing an emerging female music theatre composer with  $10,000 grant to continue her pursuits. He was on the Reading Committee for selections for the 2017 New York Musical Theatre Festival and a judge for the 2017 EVVY Awards.

Utilizing his production and management experience, Eric works on various special events around New York City, including the Obie Awards, New York New Works Theatre Festival, and Diner en Blanc. He also works with various private clients and their developmental projects and consulting.


Eric is a member of The Broadway League, the Television Academy, and the Recording Academy. He has been a guest lecturer/speaker, presenter, or panelist for the American Theatre Wing, New York University, New York Technical Institute, Fordham College, Michigan State University, University of Connecticut, and his alma mater Emerson College, where he received his Bachelor of Arts, focused in Theatre Management.


Eric is an Assistant Professor at The Boston Conservatory, teaching The Business of Theatre, a course he self-developed to empower younger performers in their careers. He received his HBX CORe credential from Harvard Business School Online and his Master's Degree in Management from Harvard University, specializing in both Strategic Management and Innovation and Entrepreneurship. 


Feel free to contact Eric for further information or questions. Complete credits are listed below or you can navigate through this site for additional details.



A Christmas Carol - Co-Producer

Oklahoma! (Revival) - Co-Producer

What the Constitution Means to Me - Co-Producer

To Kill A Mockingbird - Co-Producer

Head Over Heels - Co-Producer

Anastasia - Executive Producer

Rocky - Executive Producer

Big Fish - Associate Producer for Stage Entertainment

Sister Act - Company Manager

Next to Normal - Company Manager

Wicked - Associate Company Manager

The Producers - Management Assistant

Hairspray - Management Assistant



Small Mouth Sounds - Co-Producer

I Love You, You're Perfect, Now Change - Company Manager

single black female - General Manager


National Tours / Sit Down Productions

What the Constitution Means to Me - Co-Producer

Hello, Dolly! - 1st National Tour - Co-Producer

Small Mouth Sounds - US National Tour - Co-Producer

Sister Act - 2nd National Tour & Tokyo - Executive Producer

Sister Act - 1st National Tour - Associate Producer

Wicked - 2nd National Tour - Original Associate Company Manager

Wicked - Chicago Company - Assistant Company Manager



Anne of Green Gables - Goodspeed Musicals

Anastasia - Hartford Stage

Zorro - Alliance Theatre - Associate Producer



Spongebob Squarepants: Live On Stage (Nickelodeon) - Associate Producer

Ctrl Alt Delete - Season 2 (Vimeo webseries) - Executive Producer

Over and Out - Scripted Series (in development) - Producer

Nurse Kelley TV - Daytime Talk (in development) - Producer

The Feed - Game Show (distributed by CBS) - Format Owner


Project Sing Out! - Digital Fundraiser for the Educational Theatre Association - Producer

Many Candles, One World - Virtual Chanukah Celebration for WUPJ - Producer

2020 Obie Awards (American Theatre Wing) - Producer

Dance 360 Project - Series (in development) - Producer



Anne of Green Gables - Original Concept Recording (Broadway Records) - Producer

Anastasia - Original Broadway Cast Album (Broadway Records) - Co-Producer

Broadway Lullabies (Broadway Babysitters) - Co-Producer

Rocky - Original Broadway Cast Album (UMe) - Executive Producer


2020 Obie Awards (American Theatre Wing) - Producer

2019, 2018, 2017 Obie Awards (American Theatre Wing) - Line Producer

2019, 2018 Diner en Blanc New York City - Head Leader

2018 New York New Works Theatre Festival - Senior General Manager

2017 International Thespian Festival - Executive Producer, Festival Opening

2014, 2015, 2016, 2017 Diner en Blanc New York City - Group Leader

2012, 2013 Diner en Blanc New York City - Table Leader

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