Eric Schaeffer is the co-founder and artistic director of Signature Theatre. His Broadway credits include Putting It Together, big (first national tour) and Sweet Adeline, City Center Encore! Great American Musicals in Concert. In London, he made his West End debut with The Witches of Eastwick at the Theatre Royal Drury Lane Prince of Wales theatres. He has won four Helen Hayes Awards for Outstanding Direction along with twelve additional nominations. His musical productions have received five Helen Hayes Awards for Outstanding Musical. He also served as the artistic director for the highly acclaimed Sondheim Celebration at The Kennedy Center in 2002.