What We Do

Drew Desky and Dane Levens are the founders of Drew & Dane Productions. The focus of Drew & Dane is to collaborate with writers, composers, actors, directors, and creative teams to support and develop new theatrical works. The team has been involved as lead producers, executive producers, co-producers, investors, and consultants on a number of Broadway and off-Broadway shows, London shows, regional and touring productions, readings and television series.

Who We Are

Drew Desky and Dane Levins

Drew Desky & Dane Levens (Producers)

Drew Desky and Dane Levens are award-winning producers for theatre, web series, and film. Most recently Drew & Dane produced the New York premiere of Dracula, A Comedy of Terrors (Off Broadway Alliance nomination for Best New Play) at New World Stages. Drew & Dane has also produced the world premiere of Rain and Zoe Save the World in London at Jermyn Street Theatre. They are producers on the award-winning revival of Little Shop of Horrors (Drama Desk Award, Drama League Award and Outer Critics Circle Honor for Outstanding Revival of a Musical), Pageant (Drama Desk nomination), Application Pending (Drama Desk nomination), Who's Holiday! (Lortel nomination), The Other Josh Cohen (Off Broadway Alliance nomination), Fairycakes, Unexpected Joy, Bright Colors and Bold Patterns, and R.R.R.E.D. Currently supporting Merrily We Roll Along and Hadestown (Broadway and West End). They have produced and supported developmental presentations of several plays and musicals. Drew & Dane earned the Emmy® Award for Best Digital Drama Series as Executive Producers of After Forever in 2018. They are also producers on Liza: A Truly Terrific Absolutely True Story, which has its premiere as a Spotlight Film at the Tribeca Film Festival in June 2024. Drew is the Founding Co-Chair of the Leadership Council of Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS. Drew and Dane are also members of the Artists Circle of the Bucks County Playhouse, where they have the honor of being the only couple married on that historic stage.

Clayton Howe

Clayton Howe (Associate Producer / Director of Marketing)

Broadway: Here Lies Love & How To Dance In Ohio. London: Rain and Zoe Save the World. In addition to producing plays and musicals, Clayton is the host of the award winning podcast Entertainmentx getting to the heart, soul and drive of top performers in the entertainment industry. Previously, Clayton was seen in the Broadway National Tour of Waitress as Earl Hunterson. SUNY Fredonia. Disney Cruise Line. Matthew 7:7. Love to family & Lexi. entertainmentxpodcast.com

Sarah Nowak

Sarah Nowak (Chief Administrative Officer)

Sarah Nowak, Chief Administrator, has enjoyed an eclectic career as a comedian and admin throughout NYC. She is proud member of The Baldwins, the longest running improv team in the city and currently teaches improv and character work at The People's Improv Theater. She spent one season at sea as a cast member of The Second City Review on the Norwegian Epic and was honored as one of the Fresh Faces of Comedy at the Just for Laughs Festival in Montréal. In her downtime, she has supported her vices in a variety of administrative roles in architecture, finance, TV Production and education. She is so grateful to finally work in the arts as her day job, too. She loves horror movies, fancy cocktails and The Mets.

Michael Mills

Michael Mills (Creative Co-Producer)

Off-Broadway, Michael is a co-producer of the award-winning revival of Little Shop of Horrors (Drama Desk Award, Drama League Award and OuterCritics Circle Honor). He has co-produced the New York and London premier production of Unexpected Joy and The Other Josh Cohen at the Westside Theatre. He was co-producer of the world premiere of Kleptocracy at Arena Stage in Washington, DC and is executive producer of a new musical,Spandex.

He has supported theatrical and music performances including Be More Chill on Broadway, the Off-Broadway immersive piece, "Who Killed Edgar Allen Poe?" and Passing Through at Goodspeed Musicals.

Michael directed the world premiere production of Come Out, Come Out, shows at 54 Below, Green Room 42, Marvin Theatre in D.C. and the London Summer Music Theatre Academy.

He serves on the boards of NYC and regional theaters and volunteers with a number of community based organizations.

Current Shows

Little Shop of Horrors

Off-Broadway - Westside Theatre
(Winner Drama Desk Award Best Musical Revival)

Merrily We Roll Along

Broadway - Hudson Theatre

Hadestown

Broadway - Walter Kerr Theatre
(Winner 8 Tony Awards incl. Best Musical)

Hadestown

West End - Lyric Theatre

Liza: A Truly Terrific Absolutely True Story

Tribeca Film Festival 2024

After Forever

Web Series - Amazon Prime
(Winner 6 Emmy Awards incl. Best Digital Drama Series)

Upcoming Shows

Concrete Jungle

Dracula

EI8HT

Mary and Max

Mr. Holland's Opus

Rain and Zoe Save the World

Past Broadway

Dear Evan Hansen

Broadway - Music Box Theatre
(Winner 6 Tony Awards incl. Best Musical)

The Inheritance

Broadway - Ethel Berrymore Theatre
(Winner 4 Tony Awards incl. Best Play)

Be More Chill

Broadway - Lyceum Theatre

Allegiance

Broadway - Longacre Theatre

Catch Me If You Can

Broadway - Neil Simon Theatre

Past Off-Broadway

Dracula

Off-Broadway - New World Stages
(Nominated Off Broadway Alliance for Best New Play)

Til Death

Off-Broadway - Abingdon Theatre

A Sherlock Carol

Off-Broadway - New World Stages

Fairycakes

Off-Broadway - Greenwich House Theater

Who Killed Edgar Allan Poe? - The Cooping Theory 1969

Off-Broadway - RPM Underground

The Other Josh Cohen

Off-Broadway - Westside Theatre

R.R.R.E.D

Off-Broadway - DR2

Unexpected Joy

Off-Broadway - York Theatre

Who's Holiday

Off-Broadway - Westside Theatre

Bright Colors and Bold Patterns

Off-Broadway - Soho Playhouse

Application Pending

Off-Broadway - Westside Theatre

Pageant: The Musical

Off-Broadway - Davenport Theatre

Past Regional, Tour, International & Other Media

Rain and Zoe Save the World

Jermyn Street Theatre - London

Hadestown

US National Tour

Moulin Rouge

Australian Tour

Cambodian Rock Band

US Tour

Come From Away

Australia/New Zealand Tour

Dear Evan Hansen

London - Noel Coward Theatre
(Winner 3 Olivier Awards incl. Best New Musical)
US National Tour

Allegiance

West End - Charing Cross Theatre

Passing Through

Goodspeed's Terris Theatre

Unexpected Joy

Southwark Playhouse - London

Ensemble

Streaming - Broadway On Demand

Partner With Us

If you’re interested in discussing producing, co-producing or investment opportunities, please contact us.