HMS Media biography
At Writers Theatre: The Last Match, Two Scrooges: A Christmas Carol, Two Ways
HMS Media is a critically acclaimed, 20-time Emmy Award® winning media production company which creates broadcast and digital content for, with and about arts, education and social service organizations, whose subjects and clients include Broadway shows, national tours and resident performing companies and not-for-profit institutions.
Broadcast projects include Great Performances: Chicago Voices, The Hip Hop Nutcracker, Get Happy: Angela Ingersoll Sings Judy Garland, First You Dream: The Music of Kander & Ebb, Dance For Life, A Christmas Carol: The Concert, Through The Night, Steppenwolf Theatre: 25 Years on the Edge, Second To None, Celtic Woman: Emerald, Songs On The Road To Freedom, Dance From The Heart, Just Passing Through, Why Am I Hiding, Jump Rhythm Jazz Project: Getting There, Billy Sunday, Our City Our Shakespeare and three specials each with Under The Streetlamp and River North Dance Chicago.
HMS’ Broadway show and tour clients include Hamilton, Mean Girls, Jagged Little Pill, Dear Evan Hanson, Waitress, The Band’s Visit, Anastasia, Wicked, Jersey Boys, Beautiful, The Book of Mormon, Fun Home, Hugh Jackman: Back on Broadway, Kinky Boots, On The Town, Ragtime, Motown: The Musical, Billy Elliot, West Side Story, Mamma Mia!, Hairspray, Dreamgirls, The Producers, Les Misérables, Phantom of the Opera, Oklahoma!, Cats, August: Osage Country and more. HMS also captured Allegiance and Bandstand for Fathom Events.
Regional arts clients include Lyric Opera of Chicago, Lookingglass Theatre, Hubbard Street Dance Chicago, Steppenwolf Theatre, Writers Theatre, Goodspeed Opera House, Giordano Dance Chicago, Chicago Shakespeare Theater, Marriott Theatre in Lincolnshire, Drury Lane Theatre, Court Theatre, The Broadway League, Porchlight Theatre, The Goodman Theatre, Lucky Plush Productions, Deeply Rooted Productions, SeeChicagoDance, Milwaukee Repertory Theatre, The House Theatre and The League of Chicago Theaters.
In direct response to COVID-19, HMS pivoted to create innovative production plans to create virtual galas, livestreams, new performance captures and zoom events for Lyric Opera of Chicago, Broadway in Chicago, The League of Chicago Theatres, WTTW, The Harris Theater For Music and Dance, The Chicago Blues Institute, Lookingglass, Chicago Shakespeare, Shalva, Dance For Life, Writers Theatre, Ballet San Antonio, University of Michigan, The Actor’s Fund, Arts For Illinois Relief Fund, the Smash/Bombshell reunion, the Grant Park Music Festival, Music of the Baroque, the Ruth Page Foundation, the Jewish Federation of North America, the City of Chicago Dept of Cultural Affairs and Special Events and the online musical A Killer Party.
HMS’ creative team serve as board, advisory board and committee members for Arts Alliance Illinois, The Broadway League, Giordano Dance Chicago, Lucky Plush, Lookingglass, The House Theatre, The Gift Theatre and Mordine & Company.
[Bio as of December 2020]