Lily M. Fan

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Lily M. Fan (born December 26, 1979) is a theatre and documentary film producer. She is the founder of Scandobean Productions LLC [1]and a member of the Guild of America and a member of the Television Academy.


Lily is an Executive Producer of Weiner, a documentary feature about Anthony Weiner's 2013 campaign for New York City Mayor, which received the U.S. Documentary Grand Jury Prize at the 2016 Sundance Film Festival[2].


She founded Scandobean Productions LLC in 2010 because of her belief that the entertainment sphere is the best medium to inspire thinking, educate and forge differences by changing the way people understand the world and view one another.


Life: Lily was born in Hong Kong and speaks fluent Cantonese. She is a graduate of Yale College and Yale Law School. Lily Fan married Anthony Paul Arnold on August 8, 2015. They have a son, Augustine Henry Arnold, born May 12, 2016.


Career: Currently, Lily is supporting the Broadway productions of Indecent by Paula Vogel and Sweat by Lynn Nottage, and also the London and National Tour productions of An American In Paris. Lily was last represented on Broadway in 2015 by the Tony-nominated dark comedy Hand To God, which transferred to the West End in 2016. The play was nominated for 4 Tony Awards and a Olivier Award. Lily's other Broadway credits include: the Tony-nominated revival of Andrew Lloyd Weber’s Jesus Christ Superstar, David Henry Hwang’s Chinglish on Broadway and its first international tour, and the 2014 revival of Love Letters by A.R. Gurney. Her Off-Broadway credits include; The Other Josh Cohen, Here Lies Love, and Miss Abigail's Guide to Dating and Mating. She has also supported the productions of Tony-winner Beautiful,Tony winner The Mountaintop, The Addams Family (The International Tour), Something Rotten (Broadway & National Tour), If/Then, The Last Ship, and more. In the upcoming year, she is supporting the Broadway production of [[The_Band's_Visit_(musical)|The Band's Visit] and the National Tour of [[On_Your_Feet!|On Your Feet].


Lily was previously a lawyer specializing in white collar criminal litigation and securities class actions. In 2010, she served as Legislative Counsel in the [[New_York_State_Senate|New York State Senate].


Lily's first feature film, The Standbys, a documentary about lives as Broadway understudies and standby actors, premiered at the 2012 Tony Award Film Series and made it to theaters around the country[3].


Besides producing, Lily also has a real estate business and mediates family, entertainment, and other contract disputes. In 2010, she served as Legislative Counsel in the New York State Senate.


Lily was appointed a member of Community Board 4 in Manhattan in 2015. She currently serves as the Board's Secretary. She is the Chair of the Board of Directors of Gouverneur Families, a 501(c)(3) that works to support and enhance the direct services of Gouverneur Health, a 130-year old full-service nursing facility and outpatient clinic on the Lower East Side of Manhattan. She serves as Secretary to the Board of Trustees of the Lark Play Development Center, an organization which supports playwrights in developing their work in this world in progress. She is a Board Member of The Lilly Awards, an advocacy organization intended to increase and support the presence of women in the theatre industry. She is a member of the New York City Bar Association Alternate Dispute Resolution Committee. She is also a member of the National Committee on United States-China Relations. Perhaps most importantly, Lily serves as a trustee to both her parents' charitable foundations, both of which contribute generously each year to educational and social causes.
  1. ^ http://www.womanaroundtown.com/sections/woman-around-town/lily-fan-a-producer-focuses-on-the-story-of-the-underdog
  2. ^ http://www.vanityfair.com/hollywood/2016/01/anthony-weiner-documentary-sundance
  3. ^ https://www.nytimes.com/2014/02/21/movies/the-standbys-a-documentary-about-broadway-actors.html