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Ben Finn

About Ben

Ben Finn is Executive Producer for Rodney Rigby at Newtheatricals (current: Australian tour of ‘Come From Away’ and managing the reimagined 150 seat Newtown venue ‘5 Eliza’).

Ben has broad international experience, previously working with The Really Useful Group (International tour of ‘The Phantom of the Opera’), Cameron Mackintosh (Broadway revival of ‘Miss Saigon’), and many other Broadway productions/developments with Foresight Theatrical in New York. In Australia, Ben previously worked with Newtheatricals (‘Jersey Boys’, ‘Rock of Ages’, and ‘The Addams Family’), Arts Asia Pacific, Adelaide Festival Centre, Urban Myth Theatre, and company managed the Sydney season/Australian tour of ‘The Book of Mormon’.

Ben was Executive Director with Adelaide Youth Orchestras (Best Music Educator at the 2022 South Australian Music Awards) and steered the organisation through the pandemic.

Pronouns: he/him