ALCHEMATION is a theatrical and media producing company committed to the development and presentation of new work. Founded in 2011 by Kevin McCollum, Alchemation productions can be seen on Broadway with Something Rotten! and Hand to God, across America with the touring production of Motown: The Musical, and soon in London with the West End premieres of Hand to God and Motown in winter 2016. Since 2013, Alchemation has also continued its collaboration with 20th Century Fox in developing titles in Fox's extensive catalogue.
Kevin McCollum is one of the most prolific and successful Broadway producers with a career spanning 25 years in the theatre industry.
Kevin has received the Tony Award for Best Musical for In the Heights (2008), Avenue Q (2004), and Rent (1996), which also won the Pulitzer Prize. He produced Motown: The Musical (Broadway & National Tour), The Drowsy Chaperone in 2006, which won five Tony Awards, Baz Luhrmann’s production of Puccini’s La Boheme in 2002, [title of show] in 2008, the touring and Broadway productions of Irving Berlin’s White Christmas, the off Broadway hit De La Guarda, the recent hit revival of West Side Story, and Bengal Tiger at the Baghdad Zoo. In 1995 Mr. McCollum co-founded the Producing Office, and has since created Alchemation, a theatrical and media producing company committed to new work. Mr. McCollum was trained at the University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music, and earned his Master’s degree in film producing from the Peter Stark Program at the University of Southern California. In 1995, he received the Robert Whitehead Award for Outstanding Commercial Theatre Producing.