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WINNER 2019 JEFF AWARD
WINNER 2019 JEFF AWARD

Miracle wins Jeff Award as "Best New Musical" of 2019

"Debutantes", by Ryann Weir
"Debutantes", by Ryann Weir

A rising star in the NY theater scene, this talented actress is fast becoming equally well known for playwriting, Her first play, "The First Ladies Project" produced by Portofino's Nick Weir, won praise for Ryann's acting and writing when it debuted at NYTW's 4th Street Theater in 2012. Her recent comedy, "Debutante", executive produced by Nick Weir, was a critic's pick when it made its NY debut at the Bernie Wohl Theater in 2014.

Gary Sinise
Gary Sinise

Emmy Award winning actor, producer & musician Gary Sinise, founder of the acclaimed Steppenwolf Theater Company, has starred in several productions at the Apollo Theater, co-founded by Portofino Partner Jason Brett and Stuart Oken, including such landmark productions as "Balm in Gilead", "True West" and "Waiting for Lefty".

James Belushi
James Belushi

James Belushi, star of television, film & theater, starred in the David Mamet play, "Sexual Perversity in Chicago", produced by Portofino's Jason Brett and Stuart Oken, at Chicago's legendary Apollo Theater.

Megan Mullalley
Megan Mullalley

Emmy, Golden Globe and Tony Award winning actress Megan Mullalley, made her professional debut in the stage comedy "Album", produced by Portofino Partner Jason Brett and Stuart Oken, at Chicago's Apollo Theater.

Million Dollar Quartet
Million Dollar Quartet

The long running hit musical about an impromptu night in Memphis that brought together music legends Elvis Presley, Carl Perkins, Jerry Lee Lewis and Johnny Cash, is the longest running musical ever produced at the Apollo Theater.

John Malkovich
John Malkovich

Film and stage legend, and founding member of the Steppenwolf Theater Company, starred in several productions presented by Portofino's Jason Brett and Stuart Oken at the Apollo Theater, including "True West" and "Waiting for Lefty".

Steppenwolf Theater Company
Steppenwolf Theater Company

The world-renowned, Tony Award winning theater company founded by Gary Sinise, Terry Kinney and Jeff Perry, first launched on the Chicago stage at the Apollo Theater in productions "True West", "Balm in Gilead" and "Waiting for Lefty", produced by Portofino Partners' Jason Brett and Stuart Oken, at their Apollo Theater.

William Peterson
William Peterson

Star of stage, screen and television, William Peterson starred in "A Class C Trial in Yokohama", produced by Portofino Partner Jason Brett and Stuart Oken, in partnership with Paramount Pictures.

Joan Allen
Joan Allen

Tony Award winner and Academy Award nominee Joan Allen starred in numerous Steppenwolf Theater productions presented by Portofino's Jason Brett and Stuart Oken at the Apollo Theater, including "Waiting for Lefty", "And A Nightingale Sang" and "Balm in Gilead".

William H. Macy
William H. Macy

Emmy Award and Oscar nominated actor, writer, producer and director William H. Macy, made his Broadway debut in "The Man in 605", produced by Portofino Partner Jason Brett and Stuart Oken.