Colin Callender is an award-winning theatre, film and television producer who founded New York and London-based Playground in 2012. Broadway productions include Nora Ephron’s Lucky Guy, Harvey Fierstein’s Casa Valentina and Tony winners Hedwig and the Angry Inch and Dear Evan Hansen. His multiple television credits include Emmy-winning adaptation of the RSC’s “The Life and Adventures of Nicholas Nickleby” and Golden Globe and BAFTA Award-winning miniseries “Wolf Hall” starring Mark Rylance. As long-time president of HBO Films, he was responsible for an unprecedented award-winning slate of movies and miniseries including Mike Nichols’ celebrated adaptation of Tony Kushner’s “Angels in America” starring Al Pacino, Meryl Streep and Emma Thompson. Callender began his career as stage manager at London’s Royal Court Theatre working with David Hare and Sam Shepard. He received a knighthood in the Queen’s 2016 New Year’s Honours list for services to British film, theatre and television in the U.S.