Brian Zeilinger is a two-time Tony Award-winning, eight-time Olivier Award and Emmy Award-nominated American producer based in London. He holds the distinction of having been the youngest ever Broadway and West End producer when he produced his first shows at age 19.
Through his company Zeilinger Productions, Brian's independent work in the West End includes: Queen Anne (Theatre Royal Haymarket), Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? (Harold Pinter Theatre), The Glass Menagerie (Duke of York’s Theatre), Nice Fish (Harold Pinter Theatre), Dreamgirls (Savoy Theatre), 1984 (Playhouse Theatre), Oresteia (Trafalgar Studios), Bend It Like Beckham (Phoenix Theatre), The Elephant Man (Theatre Royal Haymarket), The Nether (Duke of York’s Theatre), The Sunshine Boys (Savoy Theatre), Master Class (Vaudeville Theatre), Top Girls (Trafalgar Studios), Betrayal (Comedy Theatre) and Hair (Gielgud Theatre).
On Broadway his credits include: Network (Belasco Theatre), 1984 (Hudson Theater), Dear Evan Hansen (Music Box Theatre), King Charles III (Music Box Theatre), The Elephant Man (Booth Theatre), The Cripple of Inishmaan (Cort Theater), I’ll Eat You Last: A Chat with Sue Mengers (Booth Theatre), Lucky Guy (Broadhurst Theatre), Cat on a Hot Tin Roof (Richard Rodgers Theatre), Death of a Salesman (Ethel Barrymore Theatre), Catch Me If You Can (Neil Simon Theatre), Bengal Tiger at the Baghdad Zoo (Richard Rodgers Theatre), The Pee-Wee Herman Show (Stephen Sondheim Theatre) and Lend Me A Tenor (Music Box Theatre).
Brian is also a principle of Take Two Theatricals, co-founded with fellow producer Jack Maple. Take Two's theatre credits include: Nuclear War / Buried / Graceland (Old Red Lion Theatre), Instructions for a Teenage Armageddon (Old Red Lion Theatre), Sitting (ArtisTree Theatre, Hong Kong), The View Upstairs (Soho Theatre), Rundertisch (Tristan Bates Theatre), The Rink (Southwark Playhouse). Productions in concert include: Zorro The Musical (Cadogan Hall), Cinderella (Cadogan Hall), and Carousel (Cadogan Hall). They have also produced concerts for: Sierra Boggess, Kelli O'Hara, Caissie Levy, Laura Benanti, Andy Mientus, Keala Settle, and Laura Michelle Kelly.
Also a television and film producer, his television work includes Gossip Girl, Teen Wolf, HBO’s The Pee-Wee Herman Show on Broadway; and for film: Martha Marcy May Marlene, Geek Charming, and Very Good Girls.
In addition to his independent producing work, Brian currently serves as Executive Producer of Live Entertainment for Studio POW, a London-based film and television production company, and sits on the Development and Education Board of the Donmar Warehouse. He is also the Co-Founding Producing Artistic Director of the international TheatreBites Festival at ArtisTree in Hong Kong. Brian is an alumnus of the Kanbar Institute of Film and Television at New York University’s Tisch School of the Arts, and holds an MFA in Creative Producing from Royal Central School of Speech and Drama.