Emily McGill is an expert strategist with a decade of experience working in entertainment in New York City. She 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).
Emily has successfully navigated relationships with the press on behalf of clients 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 Entertainment Weekly to name a few. Career highlights include client 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 for the exclusive photo; throwing an afternoon tea for Tony nominee LaTanya Richardson Jackson hosted by Julianne Moore (and included the reading of a congratulatory letter from First Lady Michelle Obama); producing a concert at the State Department for Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton starring cast members of Memphis and the show’s composer David Bryan (of Bon Jovi); and producing a benefit concert of Operation Smile to celebrate the cast album of First Date.