The showHive team is lead by Emmett Murphy, a prolific theatrical creator with a love for synthesizing experiences by integrating storytelling, technology, multimedia and live performance. Mr. Murphy is the founder of showHive, Inc.
For the past year, Mr. Murphy has served as the director for Modern Warrior LIVE, overseeing direction, multimedia design and the creative development of the initiative. Emmett has written and directed production shows for numerous companies, including, Norwegian Cruise Lines, Carnival Cruise Lines, Regent Seven Seas Cruises and Princess Cruise Lines. He was also the creative producer for the spectacular production of Illusions at Joyland Theme Park near Shanghai, China. Additionally, Mr. Murphy has also created and directed multimedia for theatrical productions around the world.
Prior to launching showHive, Mr. Murphy was an independent creative producer for industrial theater and special events in New York City. He then joined a leading entertainment production house servicing the cruise ship industry and was involved with creative development, casting and directing theatrical productions. Mr. Murphy went on to work for Cirque du Soleil® in conjunction with The Beatles LOVE at The Mirage Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas. He also directed and created multimedia for Sin City Comedy at Planet Hollywood in Las Vegas.
Mr. Murphy brings deep entertainment industry expertise and an understanding of his clients’ challenges, along with an ease of working with high level executives. He is known for his disruptive creative development process which results in truly unique production show experiences and for his ability to conceive and execute concepts that captivate audiences.
Mr. Murphy is a member of the Actors Equity Association, American Guild of Variety Artists, Stage Directors and Choreographers Society, Association of Performing Arts Professionals and is an avid collector of modern and contemporary art.