Adrian Salpeter

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Born1978 (age 42–43)
Edmonton, Canada
NationalityCanadian, British and American
EducationBachelor of Arts Degree in sociology
Alma mater
  • Appleby College
  • Queen's University at Kingston
Occupation
  • Television producer
  • Creative director
  • Film producer
Years active2000-present
Parents
  • Arthur Salpeter (father)
  • Ann Salpeter (mother)
Awards
  • Tony Award for Best Musical (2019)
  • Grammy Award for Best Musical Theater Album(2019)

Adrian Salpeter (born 1978) is a Tony Award winning Canadian, British and American theatre, film, television producer and senior creative director. Adrian is a member of the Producers Guild Of America (PGA), a Sundance Catalyst alum, a Canadian Film Centre alum[1], a Creative Capital fellow, member of ReBoot and was selected by OUT MAGAZINE as an OUT 100 honoree in 2018.[2]

Career

Theatre

Salpeter’s Broadway credits[3] include Hadestown (2019 Tony Award for Best Musical[4], 2019 Grammy Award for Best Musical Theater Album[5], Mean Girls written by Tina Fey, and Beetlejuice (both Tony nominated). His past theatrical co-productions include Three Tall Women (2018 Tony Nominee) starring Glenda Jackson, Alison Pill, and Laurie Metcalf; The Iceman Cometh (2018 Tony Nominee) starring Denzel Washington; Sunday in the Park with George (2017) starring Jake Gyllenhaal; A Doll’s House, Part 2 (2017 Tony Nominee) starring Laurie Metcalf; Six Degrees of Separation (2017 Tony Nominee) starring Alison Janney; and The Glass Menagerie (2017) starring Sally Field. Salpeter co-produced the Diamond Jubilee Anniversary[6] production of My Fair Lady presented by Opera Australia and John Frost, directed by Julie Andrews. [7]

Film and television

Salpeter started his film and television career in Vancouver, BC, in 2000 as a producer’s assistant working for Raymond Massey, David Shore on HOUSE M.D (Fox), Ilene Chaiken on THE L WORD, Jenny Bicks on MEN IN TREES (ABC), Laurence Mark on I, ROBOT (20th Century Fox) and on other productions including X-MEN II (20th Century Fox) and MASTERS OF HORROR (Showtime Networks).Adrian has produced a number of feature films including Kyra Sedgwick’s directorial debut STORY OF A GIRL (2017) starring Kevin Bacon, Jason Banker’s TOAD ROAD (2012) and ACROSS MY LAND (2017) starring Summer Phoenix (an Official Selection in competition at Cannes 2017[8]). [9]

In 2009, he co-founded Random Bench Productions with longtime friend and producing partner Liz Levine. The company has film and television projects in development at SonyTV, CBStv, TBS and elsewhere.

Personal details

Salpeter is a first generation Canadian born in Edmonton, Canada to Ann Salpeter, born and raised in Edinburgh, Scotland and Arthur Salpeter, a Holocaust survivor born in Czernovicz, Romania and raised in Prague, Czech Republic. Salpeter was raised in Edmonton, Alberta, Calgary, Alberta and Oakville, ON where he attended high school at Appleby College and obtained his Bachelor of Arts Degree in sociology from Queens University at Kingston, Ontario. In 2000 Adrian moved to Vancouver, British Columbia to start his professional career with an internship through the Canadian Media Producers Association.

He currently resides in Los Angeles and New York.

In the media

References

  1. "CFC Alum". Canadian Film Centre.
  2. "Out 100 2018".
  3. "Internet Broadway Database".
  4. "2019 Tony Winners". NPR.
  5. "Grammy Winners 2019". Grammy Awards.
  6. "Theatre Review, My Fair Lady". The AU Review.
  7. "Salpeter Bio". Playbill.
  8. "Cannes Film Festival 2017: Full List of Films". The Guardian.
  9. "IMDB: Adrian Salpeter". IMDB.

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