Marshall Purdy

MARSHALL B. PURDY is presently General Manager for Little House On The Prairie National Tour. Future projects with Global Broadway include the upcoming West End and Broadway productions of Rebecca by Michael Kunze and Sylvester Levay, adapted by Christopher Hampton and with Michael Blakemore as Director and The Exorcist by John Pielmeier. Mr. Purdy joined Global Broadway LP following a 13 year tenure as Associate Producer with Disney Theatrical Productions where his assignments included a concert presentation of Alan Menken and Tim Rice’s King David, which opened Disney’s renovated New Amsterdam Theater in May 1997; Elton John and Tim Rice’s Aida with productions on Broadway, a US National Tour, The Netherlands, Germany and Japan; a National Tour of On The Record in 1994; Phil Collins Tarzan on Broadway, in the Netherlands and in Germany; and the National Tour of High School Musical. Prior to joining Disney, Mr. Purdy general managed the Broadway engagement of August Wilson’s Seven Guitars and, Off Broadway, Below The Belt starring Judd Hirsch and Robert Sean Leonard, the award winning play Camping with Henry and Tom written by Mark St. Germain and John Leguizamo’s Mambo Mouth, among others. Mr. Purdy also co-produced and general managed John Leguizamo’s Spic-O-Rama at the Westside Theatre. He has worked as a company manager on such hits as Alfred Uhry’s Pulitzer Prize winning play Driving Miss Daisy, the original production of the Tony Award winning musical Nine and the Drama Desk and Obie Award winning Cloud 9 by Caryl Churchill. Mr. Purdy is a graduate of Amherst College. He currently resides in New Jersey with his wife and three children.