Ben is a New York City based producer and content creator passionate about telling authentic stories that have to power to change the way we think. He is currently producing the new musical GUN & POWDER, which had its world premiere at the Signature Theatre in January of 2020. He also recently co-produced BE MORE CHILL both on and off Broadway.
Ben worked closely with Hal Prince from 2016 until his passing. With Hal, he worked on the 2017 production of CANDIDE at New York City Opera as well as PRINCE OF BROADWAY at Manhattan Theatre Club. Ben also worked with Hal on writing his memoir, ‘Sense of Occasion’, which was released in September of 2017. In December of 2019, Ben produced the memorial celebration for Hal at the Majestic Theatre directed by Susan Stroman.
Ben is the founder and executive producer of RANGE music. With RANGE, Ben has arranged and produced music videos for Nickelodeon, Sesame Street, Playbill, Billboard, and the E! Network’s 2015 Oscars Live from the Red Carpet. RANGE has over 60k subscribers on YouTube and their music videos have been viewed over 30 million times. Ben produced RANGE’s first studio album, RANGE volume one, which is available on iTunes and Spotify.
In 2017, Ben began his production company, Holtzman-Lopez Productions, with his longtime collaborator and and best friend Sammy Lopez. In addition to GUN & POWDER, current projects in development include HOW TO DANCE IN OHIO and BRADICAL.
Ben is the recipient of the 2019 T. Fellowship for Creative Producing in association with Columbia University School of the Arts. He serves on the advisory board for Jennifer Jancuska + The BringAbout and is a proud graduate of both Professional Performing Arts School and the Syracuse University School of Drama.