Candy began her involvement on Broadway in the spring of 2010, co-producing her first Broadway musical, “Promises, Promises,” starring Sean Hayes and Kristin Chenoweth. The show was nominated for 4 Tony Awards with Katie Finneran winning for Outstanding Featured Actress in a Musical. Candy went on to produce her second Broadway show, “How To Succeed in Business Without Really Trying.” The Frank Loesser classic starred Daniel Radcliffe in the lead role for almost a year and then continued its great success with Nick Jonas as lead actor.
In 2012, Candy produced her third Broadway show, “Nice Work If You Can Get It,” a musical featuring iconic George Gershwin and Ira Gershwin songs. The show starred Matthew Broderick and Kelli O’Hara, was nominated for 10 Tony Awards and won for Featured Actor (Michael McGrath) and Featured Actress (Judy Kaye).
In 2014, Candy produced “After Midnight,” celebrating Duke Ellington’s years at the Cotton Club using his original arrangements and performed by a world-class big band of 17 musicians. It was nominated for 7 Tonys with Warren Carlyle winning for Outstanding Choreography.
She is currently a producer on “The Color Purple,” the musical revival adapted from the Pulitzer Prize-winning novel by Alice Walker. The show, which opened to rave reviews in December 2015, won the 2016 Tony Award for Best Revival of a Musical. It stars London-trained Cynthia Erivo, winner of the 2016 Tony Award for Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Musical, and Danielle Brooks from “Orange is the New Black”.