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Gina Vernaci

Borderlight Festival


A resident of Lakewood, Gina Vernaci is a theatrical and performing arts Executive Advisor.

She is appointed to serve through March 31, 2025.

While serving as President and Chief Executive Officer of Playhouse Square, Gina Vernaci was responsible for all operations of the not-for-profit performing arts center. She launched initiatives that positioned Playhouse Square as an nationally renowned cultural, tourist, and entertainment destination, as well as the country’s largest performing arts center outside of New York City.

Presently, Gina is co-producing the tour and New York engagement of The Wiz.  Widely recognized as a strategist  to executives in the Broadway and performing arts industries, she is a lifetime voter for the Tony Awards.