Lou Spisto is a producer involved on Broadway and London’s West End and has led some of the most recognizable artistic organizations in the United States.
As a creative leader, Lou is committed to engaging and entertaining today's audiences with captivating treatments of timeless stories.
Recent projects include the current Broadway revivals of Kaufman and Hart’s Pulitzer Prize winning play YOU CAN’T TAKE IT WITH YOU starring James Earl Jones and Rose Byrne and LOVE LETTERS with a rotating cast that included Mia Farrow, Carole Burnett, Candice Bergen, Alan Alda, Brian Dennehy, and Stacey Keach. He has represented on Broadway recently with the critically acclaimed hit revival of THE GLASS MENAGERIE directed by John Tiffany, and the musicals ROCKY and BIG FISH. His Broadway credits also include several productions transferred from the regional arena. On London’s West End, he has co-produced (with Barbara Broccoli) Strangers On A Train, which had a highly successful run at the Gielgud Theater and planned for Broadway.
Over his career in the profit and non-profit arenas, Lou Spisto has raised hundreds of millions of dollars for arts organizations and commercial ventures. This includes a $75 million campaign for The Old Globe, which he conceived, led, and closed all lead gifts.
Lou's current projects include the new critically acclaimed musical RECORDED IN HOLLYWOOD with a developmental production this summer in Los Angeles aiming at a national tour and beyond; and two television projects in partnership with THE WOLPER ORGANIZATION.
Lou wiith Jerry Mitchell and Troy Britton Johnson
He has partnered with theater intuitions such as The Shubert Organization, The Nederlander Organization, Jujamcyn Theaters, National Artist Management Company, and The Producing Office.
Lou is currently planning two plays for Broadway: CHANNEL by John Jiler, and TESTOSTERONE by Sabina Berman and Jerry Patch. He is also developing two television projects including WEAPONLESS which details the 1500-year history of the Eastern martial arts.