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5 Ways to sell tickets on a Snow Day.

You’ve worked so hard advertising your show, and then wham-bam-thank-you-sir-may-I-have-another, in comes Mother Nature to remind you who’s the boss. As you probably know, Broadway is under a sloth of snow, and since the majority of our audiences don’t live within a block of our theaters, a lot of shows will have seats to sell.  This blizzard is going to take a huge bite out of business this week, both in the lack of “walk-up” and in the number of exchanges that will be requested from all those folks in New Jersey, Long Island and the environs that won’t be …

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Podcast Episode #4 – Tony Award winning playwright Terrence McNally explains it all.

I first met Terrence McNally when I was the Associate Company Manager on Ragtime, although I felt like I had known him for years before.  There’s just something about his work . . . the characters, the language, the intimacy, the comedy infused with the tragedy . . . that feels like a friend who holds your hand and says, “Come, I want to show you something . . . and you won’t be the same after you see it.” Since then I’ve been honored to produce two McNally works; last season’s Mothers and Sons and this season’s big fat Broadway hit, It’s …

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The Sunday Giveaway: One seat at my Somewhere in Time Workshop!

My goal of this blog is to give you an inside look at producing shows on Broadway.  The Producer’s Perspective, if you will. So when we were coming up for ideas for this week’s giveaway, and my assistant suggested, “Ken, you’re in the middle of rehearsals for a private, industry-only workshop of a new musical – something that so few people ever get to see . . . you should give away a ticket to that,” I was like . . . duh.  Why didn’t I come up with that first? It doesn’t matter where great ideas come from, it …

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Who won the tickets to see Honeymoon in Vegas?

Hehe.  You guys make me laugh. Here are just a few of the entries to this week’s Sunday Giveaway: Paris Hilton will play Ado Annie in Oklahoma! . . . in Vegas. You finally win a pair of free tix . . . in Vegas. Ken Davenport will do The Full Monty . . . in Vegas. I think that last one actually happened at my bachelor party last year.  Hey yo!  I kid, I kid.  I don’t remember what happened.   Okey dok, enough Vegas digressions . . . the winner of the free tickets to Honeymoon in Vegas is . . . Christina …

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