One month ago, almost to the day, several hundred passionate people converged on New World Stages for the first ever TEDxBroadway conference.

It was a very exciting day, with great speakers from our industry like Jordan Roth, Greg Mosher, Randy Weiner, Damian Bazadona and many more.  And it also featured great speakers from outside our industry like Patricia Martin, Barry Kahn, Steve Gullans, Juan Enriquez and, you guessed it, many more.  (You can read some takeaways here.)

And I was fortunate to have been given a few minutes to speak as well.

Part of the TEDx mission is to make sure that people who were interested in attending, but couldn’t make it, get a chance to watch/hear what happened through online videos.

And I’m thrilled to say that our videos went live yesterday!

You can check them all out here.

Listen to Randy Weiner talk about producing a show with no marketing budget. Listen to Barry Kahn talk about a central box office for all of Broadway.  And hear performers Matt Sax and Joe Iconis blow the roof off the joint with their incredible music that we’ll all be hearing more of in the next twenty years, I’m sure.

Oh, and maybe, just maybe, if you watch mine, you’ll see my first ever headshot.

Watch them all here:  TEDxBroadway Talks on YouTube

And get ready, because we’re going to announce a save-the-date for TEDxBroadway II.  And unlike most sequels, this one promises to be even better than the original.

 

 

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FUN STUFF:

- Win 2 tickets to see Russian Transport at The New Group!  Click here!

- Join me at the NY Cares Soiree!  Get tix here.

- Take the Musical Boot Camp!  Click here for info and an application.

- Broadway Road Trip from DC on 4/28.  Click here.

 

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3 Responses to TEDx Broadway videos are live.

  1. Perfect! I bookmarked you site!

  2. Michael H says:

    Thanks so much for putting these up… next best thing to being there live!

  3. Josie Bray says:

    Thank you for posting these.
    I enjoyed watching them, but was disappointed by the representation of women speakers. As an aspiring female producer, when I look into the future, I see a world where there are more professional women like me, and it can be frustrating when programming labeled as “innovative” sticks to the same old status quo of mostly men in charge.
    I appreciate your gathering together people who are forward thinking about our industry, and would like to encourage you to actively seek female voices. The world is about half split between men and women, and it’s time that our industry reflect that as well.
    Thank you for doing what you do.

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