Episode 139 – Mike Rafael

10 years ago, Mike Rafael’s job didn’t exist. And now, it could be one of the most important jobs on Broadway. Since the arrival of variable pricing on Broadway, Producers have been scrambling to assign the role of determining not only what to charge per ticket, but more importantly, when to charge what per ticket. Is it the GM’s …

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Podcast Episode 138- Kwame Kwei-Armah

  From singer to songwriter to actor to award-winning playwright to Artistic Director, Kwame Kwei-Armah has done just about everything an artist can do in the theater already.  And, given the accolades already bestowed on him (he’s been produced at the National, and in short order, he’ll assume the reins of the Young Vic in London), he’s …

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Podcast Episode 137 – Trip Cullman

  Any Director that gets one show on the NY boards a season is a success. Last spring, Trip Cullman hit a triple . . . with two shows on Broadway (Six Degrees and Significant Other) and yet another Off Broadway (Yen). . . in one effin’ season!  (The time management of all that makes my head spin.) …

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Podcast Episode 136 – Carl Pasbjerg

  There’s no doubt that the right General Manager can mean the difference between recoupment or not. Now, no General Manager can take a show that was destined for the wall at Joe Allen and turn the ship around.  But a show that is close to profitability, can be driven to the end zone with …

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Podcast Episode 135 – Kyle Jarrow

  Kyle Jarrow is the ultimate interdisciplinary writer. He has written films that have been screened at Sundance.  He has a new TV show on the CW right now.  And this fall he’ll make his Broadway debut as a bookwriter with SpongeBob The Musical. Pretty cool, right? Oh, I forgot to mention . . . he also leads the …

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