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Luigi Caiola

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Luigi Caiola is the Managing Member and CEO of B and L Management LLC, a real estate development company that focuses on multi-family residential projects. Founded by the late Benny Caiola in 1974, B and L owns and operates residential and commercial properties throughout New York City.

A five-time Tony Award® winning producer, Luigi made his debut as a Broadway producer in 2011 with the historic revival of Godspell by Stephen Schwartz. Since then, partnering with his sister Rose Caiola, Caiola Productions has won five Tony Awards® and two Drama Desk Awards – their award-winning productions include Once on this Island (Tony Award® for Best Revival of a Musical), Dear Evan Hansen (winner of 6 Tony Awards® including Best Musical), The Color Purple (winner of 2 Tony Awards® for Best Musical Revival and Best Leading Actress), All TheWay starring Bryan Cranston (winner of 2 Tony Awards® for Best Play and Best Leading Actor, Drama Desk Award Outstanding Play), Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf (winner of 3 Tony Awards® for Best Revival of a Play, Best Director, and Best Leading Actor). As a film producer, Luigi has executive produced Wakefield (2016) starring Bryan Cranston and Saturday Church (2017). He is on the Board of Directors of the New York City Center and The Bay Street Theater and Cultural Center in Sag Harbor. Luigi and his husband Sean McGill are devoted parents to Maria ‘24 and the twins William ‘26 and Adam ‘26, and Luigi is the proud son of Bettina Caiola and the late Benny Caiola. He has served as a Parent Association Class Parent, host of grade potlucks and Admissions events dedicated to the School’s Diversity & Inclusion efforts.

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Friends Seminary — the oldest continuously operated, coeducational school in NYC — serves college-bound day students in Kindergarten-Grade 12.

 
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