Organization: Maltz Jupiter Theatre
Name: Andrew Kato
Andrew Kato is celebrating his seventeenth season at the Maltz Jupiter Theatre as producing artistic director/chief executive. During his tenure, he has produced more than 70 productions, and the theater has grown to be one of the most successful regional theaters in the Southeast.
For 13 years, Kato was the creative consultant/ coordinating producer on the Tony Awards. He was a producer on the Broadway productions of Jelly’s Last Jam and Angels in America as well as the Off- Broadway production of Cryptogram.
Kato received the 2012 Council’s Choice Muse Award from the Cultural Council for Palm Beach County, the 2013 Silver Palm Award from the South Florida Theatre League for Outstanding Contribution, and the 2019 Richard G. Fallon Award for Excellence in Professional Theatre. Kato also has been honored as a Leader of Distinction by Florida Weekly and nominated as one of Palm Beach County’s 100 Most Influential Business Leaders by Palm Beach Illustrated three years in a row. He is a proud graduate of Florida State University and member of the Society of Directors and Choreographers.
He is excited to bring live performances back to the main stage this fall and celebrate the completion of the theater’s $40 million expansion.
1001 E. Indiantown Road • Jupiter
561-743-2666 • jupitertheatre.org