JEFFREY FINN – Producer
In 1992, Jeffrey Finn launched Hot On Broadway, the Corporate Entertainment Division of Jeffrey Finn Productions, with a mission to address the growing desire for Broadway-branded entertainment and team bonding experiences at corporate meetings, product launches, fundraisers & galas, and special events. In addition to his Broadway production company Jeffrey Finn Productions, Jeffrey is the Vice President of Theater Producing and Programming at The Kennedy Center. Jeffrey is a four-time Tony Award nominee and the recipient of the 2013 Robert Whitehead Award for Outstanding Achievement in Commercial Theatre Producing. His Broadway credits include Sunday in the Park with George, Hughie, An Act of God, The Elephant Man, The Realistic Joneses, I’ll Eat You Last, Dead Accounts, Scandalous, Seminar, American Idiot, A View from the Bridge, Oleanna, Blithe Spirit, and On Golden Pond. London: The Elephant Man. Upcoming: The Honeymooners, a new Broadway musical comedy based on the legendary CBS television series.
VALERIE NOVAKOFF – Assistant Producer
Broadway credits with Jeffrey Finn Productions include An Act of God, and the upcoming musical The Honeymooners. Valerie was most recently with 321 Theatrical Management, select productions include Wicked, Fun Home, If/Then, and The SpongeBob Musical. She was the Associate Producer of the first-ever app-enabled theatrical event Blank! The Musical Off-Broadway. Valerie has a BA in Dramatic Literature and Producing from NYU.
ABBEY O’BRIEN – Resident Director and Choreographer
Abbey O’Brien has had a career in the entertainment industry for over 15 years. Her experience spans from being a Tony Award-winning cast member, to dancing on a Emmy nominated TV show, to being on the choreography team of a Tony nominated Broadway show, to collaborating with major corporations. She has worked with such acclaimed directors as Mike Nichols, Diane Paulus, Casey Nicholaw, Des McAnuff, Jerry Mitchell, Joshua Bergasse, Ann Reinking, Joe Mantello, Lear DeBessonet, Michael Unger, Stafford Arima, Graciela Daniele, Gordon Greenberg, Hunter Foster, BT McNicholl, Lorin Latarro and many more. She is currently the associate choreographer for the hit Broadway show Waitress.