Podcast Episode 11 – Richard LaGravenese

  There have been a ton of Broadway musical to movie adaptations over the years . . . from Chicago to Hairspray to Rent to Into the Woods. But there have been hardly any Off Broadway musical to movie adaptations. And then all of a sudden, here comes a film version of The Last 5 Years starring A-lister Anna Kendrick and soon-to-be-an A-lister, Jeremy Jordan. …

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Podcast Episode 10 – Damian Bazadona

  It wasn’t too long ago that the most buzzed phrase around the biz was “The future of advertising is online.”  Broadway (and the rest of the world) got swept up in the digital marketing revolution so fast that our head is still spinning. (I can remember exactly where I was when I first heard about …

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Podcast Episode 9 – Jordan Roth

  You probably think you know what theater owners do. It’s in their moniker – they just own theaters, right?  So all they do is sit atop their perch and decide what shows to let occupy their landmarked buildings and then have lunch at Sardi’s as the rent rolls in. Right? I guess they could …

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Podcast Episode 8 – Hal Luftig

  Yes, my blog and subsequent podcast is called The Producer’s Perspective. And yes, as crazy as it sounds, I haven’t had a Broadway Producer on the podcast! Until now! And how fitting that our first Producer on the podcast is the first Producer I worked for as a Broadway Company Manager . . . none …

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Podcast Episode 7 – Todd Haimes

  Everyone on the commercial side of the industry thinks the non-profits have it so easy.  They can take donations, stars will work for scale, and so on.  I had a feeling there was another side to this story, which is why for Episode #7, I went to the King of all Non-Profits, Mr. Todd …

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