Sonia Friedman named Broadway Briefing's 2018 Broadway Showperson of the Year
17 December 2018
Broadway Briefing has named Sonia Friedman the 2018 Broadway Showperson of the Year. Broadway Showperson of the Year is awarded to "the person or persons who most influenced Broadway this year."
Previous winners include Bette Middler and Lin Manuel Miranda.
Noma Dumezweni, currently starring in Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, said: ‘She doesn't write shows. She doesn't direct them. She doesn't design them. She makes them happen. (That's a proper super power, sheathed in a fabulously shaggy coat, with a touch of glitter thrown in, in lieu of a cape.)
Sonia Friedman is a true teller of stories. Because she trusts and follows her gut, when the right stories call, she helps and makes them live. It's a feeling she has.’ Read the full piece here.