Emily McGill is an expert entertainment, communications, and storytelling strategist with nearly a decade and a half of experience working in entertainment in New York City. Her passion is creating meaningful experiences while cultivating community.
Emily has represented the Tony Award-winning productions of A Raisin in the Sun starring Denzel Washington, Memphis, Billy Elliot, and Disney's The Lion King, Disney's Aladdin, Andrew Lloyd Webber’s School of Rock and CATS, George Takei’s Allegiance, This Is Our Youth, Rock of Ages, Ghost, Elf, and First Date. Since her theatrical start, she’s expanded out to other forms of entertainment, including music, film and television/streaming, and worked with companies large and small (from Disney, HBO, and Amazon Studios, to boutique talent agencies, internet startups, non-profits and string quartets. Plus male strippers. Yes, male strippers).
She has successfully navigated a variety of campaigns and holds key relationships with the press resulting in coverage from The New York Times, CBS Sunday Morning, the Associated Press, the Today Show, Wall Street Journal, The New Yorker, Forbes, Fast Company, USA Today, and People to name a few.
Kenny Leon winning a Tony Award
The Obamas attending A Raisin in the Sun and having a literal ‘stop the presses’ moment with People Magazine
Throwing an afternoon tea for Tony nominee LaTanya Richardson Jackson hosted by Julianne Moore (including the reading of a congratulatory letter from First Lady Michelle Obama)
Producing a concert of selections from Memphis for Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton at the State Department
Producing a concert to benefit Operation Smile to celebrate the cast album of First Date
The fifth anniversary press campaign for DIsney’s Aladdin on Broadway
Producing Disney on Broadway’s first Broadway in Bryant Park takeover featuring the stars of Aladdin, Frozen, and The Lion King