Craig Zadan & Neil Meron


Character: Executive Producers

Craig Zadan and Neil Meron are producers for stage and screen. Their feature films, television, and theater projects have garnered a total of six Academy Awards®, five Golden Globes®, 11 Emmy® Awards, two Peabody® Awards, a Grammy® Award, and two Tony® Awards.

Their motion pictures include: "Chicago", "Hairspray", "The Bucket List" and "Footloose." They are currently producing with Steven Spielberg the new NBC television drama, "Smash" for NBC. Their television projects, (which have accrued 73 Emmy nominations), include: "Gypsy", "Cinderella", "Annie", "The Music Man", "Life With Judy Garland", "Martin & Lewis", "Serving In Silence", "The Beach Boys", "Brian’s Song", "The Three Stooges", "The Reagans", "A Raisin In The Sun", the new African American version of "Steel Magnolias", plus the hit TV series "Drop Dead Diva." They will also be producing the 85th Academy Awards live telecast, airing in 2013.

On Broadway, they recently produced the Tony winning "How To Succeed in Business Without Really Trying" starring Daniel Radcliffe and John Larroquette and the Tony winning "Promises, Promises" starring Sean Hayes and Kristin Chenoweth.