Bonnie Comley '81 is the founder and CEO of BroadwayHD.com, an online streaming service on a mission to promote and preserve live theater by extending the reach of Broadway and Broadway-caliber shows to anyone, anywhere. On June 30, 2016, Bonnie and BroadwayHD made history with the first livestream of a Broadway show. "She Loves Me" was livestreamed to over 60 countries, trending on both Facebook and Twitter. BroadwayHD currently has over 150 titles of stage-to-screen content, accompanied by educational features, subtitles, captions and audio descriptions.
Bonnie is a three-time Tony Award-winning producer. She has also received an Olivier Award and two Drama Desk Awards for her stage productions. She is a longstanding member of The Broadway League and has produced 24 shows on Broadway. She is currently producing "On Your Feet!" the Gloria and Emilio Estefan story, and "Sunset Boulevard," with Glenn Close.
Bonnie has received numerous awards for her philanthropic work, including The Actors Fund Medal of Honor, The Drama League Special Contribution to the Theater Award, The Paul Newman Award from Arts Horizons and The Theater Museum Distinguished Service Award. Comley's educational honors include the Distinguished Alumni Awards from Emerson College and the University of Massachusetts Lowell, and she is a member of the business honor society Beta Gamma Sigma. The Music Theater Program is named in her honor at Boston University, The Musical Theater Society Room bears her name at Emerson College and the Comley-Lane Theatre in Mahoney Hall at UMass Lowell also is named for her.