CM STAGE PRODUCTIONS
is a production company that creates, develops, and produces new musicals for the stage. Under the leadership of producer Christopher Maring, the company collaborates with writers, composers, directors, and other theater artists to conceive new projects, shepherd them through the creative development process, and launch successful productions. CM Stage Productions cultivates new musicals with compelling stories, that entertain and challenge, and that feel vital and relevant to the modern theatergoer.
founded CM Stage Productions in 2016 with over a decade of professional experience developing and producing new work. Christopher was the 2016 recipient of the T. Fellowship, co-founded by Hal Prince and awarded annually to a talented creative producer. For nine years, Christopher worked in the offices of award-winning Producers Tom Hulce and Ira Pittelman. As Producing Associate, Christopher was engaged in all aspects of developing, producing, and managing major Broadway productions and tours, including the original Tony Award-winning production of Spring Awakening, the critically acclaimed Green Day's American Idiot, and the re-imagined On A Clear Day You Can See Forever staring Harry Connick Jr., as well as numerous readings and workshops. Independently, Christopher helped develop and produce Futurity, a new musical by César Alvarez (ART, Cambridge, MA and Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, MN) and was part of the early development of Hadestown, based on the album by singer-songwriter Anais Mitchell.