Arielle Tepper Madover ’94
Excellence in Theater Producing and Arts Leadership
Arielle Tepper Madover is founder and CEO of the new technology company WhatShouldWeDo.com and the board chair at The Public Theater in New York City, and has been a film and Tony Award-winning theater producer for more than 20 years.
Madover has had a longstanding relationship with The Donmar Warehouse since 2005. She worked from 2005 to 2012 with artistic director Michael Grandage, and has worked with Josie Rourke since 2012. Madover is executive producer of the film Genius by John Logan, directed by Michael Grandage, starring Colin Firth, Nicole Kidman, Jude Law, and Laura Linney.
Madover’s theatrical credits on Broadway include Les Liaisons Dangereuses, starring Liev Schreiber and Janet McTeer, directed by Josie Rourke (upcoming); The Elephant Man; The Cripple of Inishmaan; Annie; Lucky Guy; I’ll Eat You Last: A Chat With Sue Mengers; Red; Hamlet; Hair; Mary Stuart; Equus; Monty Python’s Spamalot; Frost/Nixon; The Pillowman; A Raisin in the Sun; and John Leguizamo’s Freak. West End credits include My Night with Reg, Piaf, Monty Python’s Spamalot, Frost/Nixon, Guys and Dolls, and Mary Stuart. Her Off-Broadway productions are De La Guarda, and The Last Five Years.
Madover is on the board of governors for The Broadway League. She is an emerita member of the Syracuse University Board of Trustees, and a past board member of The Dalton School. She founded the Summer Play Festival and the Tepper Center for Careers in Theatre. She is also a member of the Juilliard Drama Council, has been listed in Crain’s 40 under 40, and was one of Cosmopolitan’s Fun Fearless Females.