Monday, March 25, 2019

Episode 183 – The Lead Producer of the Phenomenon that is Be More Chill, Jen Tepper

https://www.buzzsprout.com/123341/1003737-183-jennifer-tepper.mp3 I’ve now been in the business long enough to know that people who used to work for me are going to go on to do great thing…

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Episode 183 – The Lead Producer of the Phenomenon that is Be More Chill, Jen Tepper

I’ve now been in the business long enough to know that people who used to work for me are going to go on to do great things. I met Jen Tepper back in 2008 when she was an intern for an ol…

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Thursday, March 21, 2019

Just Who is Seeing Shows on the Road? Broadway National Tour Demographics REVEALED!

Here is a quick, two-step process to grow a business . . . any business . . . and save money. Find out who your current customers are. Increase your advertising and marketing initiatives on…

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Tuesday, March 19, 2019

Broadway Grosses w/e 3/17/2019: Some Luck From the Irish

The following are the Broadway grosses for the week ending March 18, 2018. The Broadway grosses are courtesy of The Broadway League Read more here:

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Monday, March 18, 2019

Podcast Episode 182 – Tony Award Winner and Star of Seinfeld, Jason Alexander

https://www.buzzsprout.com/123341/995157-182-jason-alexander.mp3 Everybody knows Jason Alexander from Seinfeld. His “George Costanza” will go down in TV history as one of the most memo…

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Podcast Episode 182 – Tony Award Winner and Star of Seinfeld, Jason Alexander

Everybody knows Jason Alexander from Seinfeld. His “George Costanza” will go down in TV history as one of the most memorable characters ever created. But not everyone knows that Jason h…

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Thursday, March 14, 2019

How To Involve More Kids In Your High School Musical (No, not through a bigger cast.)

  It’s common knowledge that the plays and musicals that are produced most often in the high school markets are the ones with the biggest casts.  Why?  The educators want to involve as …

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Tuesday, March 12, 2019

Broadway Grosses w/e 3/10/2019: A Lil’ Spring Pick-Me-Up

The following are the Broadway grosses for the week ending March 11, 2018. The Broadway grosses are courtesy of The Broadway League Read more here:

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Monday, March 11, 2019

Yes, we’re producing a brand new theater festival, here’s why!

A few weeks ago, I tweet-leaked the news that we were launching a brand new theater festival this (!) summer. Now, my publicity muzzle has officially been removed, and I’m able to announ…

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Podcast Episode 181 — Production Manager of 100+ Productions, Hillary Blanken

Ever wonder how Spiderman landed on your seat in the balcony?  Or how the heck they got that King Kong puppet to run across the stage?  Or where we got the sand for Once On This Island?…

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Podcast Episode 181 — Production Manager of 100+ Productions, Hillary Blanken

https://www.buzzsprout.com/123341/989062-podcast-episode-181-production-manager-of-100-productions-hillary-blanken.mp3   Ever wonder how Spiderman landed on your seat in the balcony?  Or…

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Thursday, March 7, 2019

Survey Results Revealed! Why do people line up for shows so early? by Ken Davenport

I’ve been working on Broadway for 2.5 decades now, and a lot of things have changed over those years . . . from the types of lights we use, to how our customers order our tickets . . . and…

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Tuesday, March 5, 2019

Broadway Grosses w/e 3/3/2019: Droppin’ Like It’s Hot (but it’s snowing!)

The following are the Broadway grosses for the week ending March 4, 2018. The Broadway grosses are courtesy of The Broadway League Read more here:

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Monday, March 4, 2019

Podcast Episode 180 — Two Time Tony Award Winning, Multi-Faceted Musical Guru, Stephen Oremus

https://www.buzzsprout.com/123341/976374-episode-180-stephen-oremus.mp3   Which ONE of these things would mean that you’ve “made it” in our biz? You’re from the theater and you’re…

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Podcast Episode 180 — Two Time Tony Award Winning, Multi-Faceted Musical Guru, Stephen Oremus

Which ONE of these things would mean that you’ve “made it” in our biz? You’re from the theater and you’re asked to work on The Academy Awards. You win not one, but two Tonys. Lady …

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Thursday, February 28, 2019

Should There Be A Ratings System for Broadway?

  Back in 1968, our sister industry, the cinema, came out with a film ratings system to give parents some at-a-glance guidance as to whether or not a film was appropriate for the whol…

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Tuesday, February 26, 2019

We wrote the book on Broadway Investing. Literally.

Let me take you back in time . . . to when I was a young pup, looking to get into the game of producing and investing in Broadway shows. I looked everywhere for a guide on how to get involve…

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Broadway Grosses w/e 2/24/2019: Steady Box Office as Spring Openings Line Up.

The following are the Broadway grosses for the week ending February 25, 2018. The Broadway grosses are courtesy of The Broadway League Read more here:

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Monday, February 25, 2019

Podcast Episode 179 — A view of Broadway through the lens of Tony Winner Joan Marcus

Here’s the thing . . . If you’re a photographer and you get a Tony Award for your work in the theater, then you know you’re a @#$%ing good photographer. That photographer …

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Podcast Episode 179 — A view of Broadway through the lens of Tony Winner Joan Marcus

https://www.buzzsprout.com/123341/969960-episode-179-joan-marcus.mp3   Here’s the thing . . . If you’re a photographer and you get a Tony Award for your work in the theater,…

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Thursday, February 21, 2019

How Theater Can Save The Malls . . . of America.

I spent my teenage years either at the mall, going to the mall, or coming from the mall.  Give me an Orange Julius, a Chess King, and a Spencer Gifts and I might as well have been at Di…

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Wednesday, February 20, 2019

How to get yourself out there and Promote Urself (even if you don’t want to) and why you must.

If you follow the blog, then you know that last year I set a pretty ambitious of a goal, to help get 5000 shows produced by the year 2025 (#5000By2025). Things are going along swimmingly wit…

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Broadway Grosses w/e 2/17/2019: More Chill, More Money.

The following are the Broadway grosses for the week ending February 18, 2018. The Broadway grosses are courtesy of The Broadway League Read more here:

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Monday, February 18, 2019

Podcast Episode 178 — Broadway Licensing President, Sean Cercone

If you listen to this podcast, in the midst of Sean’s passion for our art form, you’ll hear a lot of data and stats roll off his tongue like he was a baseball nerd talking about …

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Podcast Episode 178 — Broadway Licensing President, Sean Cercone by Reilly Hickey

https://www.buzzsprout.com/123341/958349-episode-178-sean-cercone.mp3   If you listen to this podcast, in the midst of Sean’s passion for our art form, you’ll hear a lot of …

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Thursday, February 14, 2019

The Broadway Producer Pick List for 2018!

It’s that time of year, readers!  It’s Producer Pick List time! Don’t have a @#$%ing clue what I’m talking about? Ok, let me recap. We get a ton of scripts submitted…

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Wednesday, February 13, 2019

My Whiteboard Workshop Episode #14: The 3 Keys to a Super Demo

Watch this episode of the White Board Workshop for my “3 Keys to a Super Demo” for your musical! I hope you enjoy and if you do, share it.  And if you want to see the past thirt…

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Tuesday, February 12, 2019

Broadway Grosses w/e 2/10/2019: A Slight Uptick in Grosses Sets the Stage for the Spring Season

Grosses this week were up by about 4% and attendance was just slightly higher improving by 5%. Overall, most shows posted increases. The biggest jumps came from Phantom of the Opera, Kink…

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Monday, February 11, 2019

Podcast Episode 177 – A Tony Award-Winning Broadway Producer Who Also Trains Broadway Producers.

https://www.buzzsprout.com/123341/950748-episode-177-tom-viertel.mp3 Tom Viertel has produced some of the biggest hits that Broadway has seen, including The Producers, Hairspray and more.…

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Podcast Episode 177 – A Tony Award-Winning Broadway Producer Who Also Trains Broadway Producers.

Tom Viertel has produced some of the biggest hits that Broadway has seen, including The Producers, Hairspray and more.    But what I love about his trajectory is that he got his start p…

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Thursday, February 7, 2019

What Marie Kondo can teach you about rewriting your script.

If you don’t know who Marie Kondo is, then you’re probably living under a very untidy rock. Marie Kondo is the author of the bestselling The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up an…

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