producer | co-founder
Theatre operator and Producer, Russell Miller has over 25 years professional experience running large and prolific commercial theatres, sports and entertainment venues.
As a Senior Business Director, he has been responsible for 12 regional UK theatres and 10 West End Theatres in London – the largest group in London for the world’s largest theatre owner/operator.
Russell has overseen notable productions including the West End revival of “Guys & Dolls” with Ewan McGregor and Patrick Swayze, which broke box office records, recouping in only 12 weeks.
He also oversaw the opening of Cirque De Soleil’s Broadway debut hit musical, “Paramour” and Molière’s “Misanthrope” with Kiera Knightly in her West End debut with Damien Lewis, to name but a few.
Russell set up the business/commercial infrastructure to support the reopening after almost 50 years of the Hudson Theatre on Broadway, with Academy Award nominee, Jake Gyllenhaal starring in “Sunday in the Park with George”.
Russell also had responsibility for associated US theatres and concert venues in Brooklyn and four regional US venues in New Orleans and San Antonio.
In 2012, Russell directly lead 90 departments and over 1200 venue staff to oversee the planning and delivery of events for the London Organizing Committee for the Olympic Games, viewed at peak by an audience of over 3 billion.
Russell is currently a Producer on the forthcoming documentary “Defying Gravity” celebrating Stephen Schwartz, composer of hit Broadway shows “Wicked’, “Godspell”, “Pippin”. He is a consulting producer on films with Don McLean and his classic song, “American Pie;” hit Motown producer/writer Lamont Dozier; and Eddie Kramer, engineer for Jimi Hendrix, Led Zeppelin, The Rolling Stones and the Beatles.
He is a published author, an entertainment creative and business consultant and external advisor to Bain & Co.
New York • London