Rodger Hess founded in 1973, Rodger Hess Productions Inc. which produces Broadway, Off –Broadway and touring shows; House of Blue Leaves and Enron, Six Dance Lessons in Six Weeks, Wait Until Dark, 1776, Annie 20th Anniversary Production, Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat, Jelly's Last Jam, Leader of the Pack, The Five O'Clock Girl.
OFF BROADWAY; My Old Lady, Water Coolers, Cowgirls, Fallen Angels, Potholes, Blame it on the Movies, How I Got That Story. TOURING; Tin Pan Alley Rag, Six Dance Lessons in Six Weeks, Swing, Finian's Rainbow, Annie, A Chorus Line, Evita, Elvis, A Musical Celebration, Run for Your Wife, Nintendo World Championships. Created and produced the worldwide touring shows starring the Warner Bros. and DC Comics Inc. cartoon characters; Bugs Bunny Follies, Bugs Bunny Meets The Superheroes, Bugs Bunny In Space, Bugs Bunny Sports Spectacular, Bugs Bunny Circus. WRITER; Articles in the New York Times, New York Magazine, contributing author Applause Theatre Publication Producing for the Commercial Theatre, Fall 2005, How About a Little Action: Golf's Most Popular Betting Games distributed by the Booklegger. He is also the author of “No Biz Like It – From Gofer to Producer in just 57 Years” Mr. Hess served on the Boards of Manhattan Theatre Club, Advisory Board of Theatreworks USA, and is past governor of the League of American Theatres and Producers. Mr. Hess is on the advisory board of SCAN-NY an inner city settlement house provider and was past co-chairman of The Associates, Mt. Sinai Hospital, NY and the Contemporary Action Committee of the American Jewish Committee. He also served on the board of Dreyfoos School of the Arts Foundation and was past Governor of the Broadway League.