Drew Desky & Dane Levens and Michael Mills are the founders of DDM Productions. The focus of DDM is to collaborate with writers, composers, actors, directors, and creative teams to support and develop new theatrical works. The team has co-produced or supported Broadway and Off-Broadway shows, regional productions, readings and television series. They are involved as lead producers, executive producers and consultants on a number of upcoming Broadway and touring productions.
Drew and Dane are award-winning and -nominated producers for theatre and web series. They have produced Pageant (Drama Desk nomination), Application Pending (Drama Desk nomination), Who’s Holiday! (Lortel nomination), Unexpected Joy, Bright Colors and Bold Patterns, and R.R.R.E.D. They are currently supporting Hadestown, Dear Evan Hansen (including the North American Tour and West End), Come from Away (Australia/NZ tour), and Be More Chill. They have produced developmental presentations of musicals and are supporting the current production of Passing Through at Goodspeed Musicals. They earned the Emmy® Award for Best Digital Drama Series as Executive Producers of After Forever in 2018. Drew is the Founding Co-Chair of the Leadership Council of Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS. Drew and Dane are also members of the Artists Circle of the Bucks County Playhouse.
Michael is a theatre producer, investor, director and administrator. Off-Broadway, he co-produced the New York premiere production of Unexpected Joy at the York Theatre and The Other Josh Cohen at the Westside Theatre. He was a co-producer of Unexpected Joy in London and the world premiere of Kleptocracy at Arena Stage in Washington, DC. He is currently supporting Be More Chill on Broadway and the production of Passing Through at Goodspeed Musicals' Terris Theatre. Michael has served on the boards of regional and community theaters and currently has three productions optioned and in development.
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