Andrew Asnes (Producer) is an entrepreneur and theatrical producer. As a producer he has a unique perspective having been a principal dancer with The Paul Taylor Dance Company and Twyla Tharp Dance as well as performing in several Broadway productions (Dirty Rotten Scoundrels, Jumpers, Contact). He has an ardent interest in projects with both commercial appeal and artistic viability that attract audiences on various levels from emotional power to cultural commentary to pure entertainment.
For Broadway he has been a producer of Superior Donuts, The Color Purple Musical, Legally Blonde the Musical and, All My Sons, as well producing tours of The Color Purple Musical and Legally Blonde the Musical. Currently, he is putting together a revival of the Pulitzer Prize winning play The Great White Hope to be directed by Kenny Leon (The Mountaintop, Fences, A Raisin in the Sun) and developing projects for the stage with the directors Doug Liman (FAIR GAME, MR. AND MRS. SMITH, THE BOURNE IDENTITY) and Charles Randolph-Wright (The Berry Gordy Story/Motown Musical – Yet to be titled, Sophisticated Ladies, Blue).
His production company financed the Original Cast Album of Legally Blonde the Musical and has placed profitable investments in productions of Noel Coward’s Blithe Spirit and Dr. Seuss’ How the Grinch Stole Christmas. He is the Founder of TheaterAdvisor.com, a website and technology tool for theatergoers to share their opinions of plays and musical and leverage the power of word-of–mouth.