Westfield Corporation Acquires Scott Sanders Productions

9/2/2016 11:21am

Westfield Corporation has announced that Broadway, Film, and Television producer Scott Sanders has been appointed as Westfield’s first-ever Creative Head of Global Entertainment. His company, Scott Sanders Theatrical Productions, will be wholly acquired by Westfield. Sanders will be charged with creating immersive entertainment and experiential events destined for Westfield properties around the globe, while continuing to develop and produce a targeted group of first-class Broadway shows, live entertainment and other media productions. Joining Sanders will be his long-time collaborator, Carol Fineman, who will assume the role of Vice President, Theatrical Productions and Producer, and whose primary responsibilities will include continued oversight of their current and upcoming stage projects. Sandy Block is leaving the company to seek new opportunities, while continuing in his capacity as Producer and Marketing Director of The Color Purple. Under the Westfield banner, Sanders and his team will continue to oversee development and production of their current slate of Broadway-bound productions including Tootsie, Coal Miner’s Daughter and Up Here as well as the motion picture adaptation of Lin-Manuel Miranda’s In the Heights. Additional stage titles will be announced. Press contact: Emily McGill/DKC (212/981-5128)...