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Tuesday, January 18, 2022

What’s Entering The Public Domain in 2022? by Ken Davenport

Every January a handful of previously “hands-off” works become public... The post What’s Entering The Public Domain in 2022? first appeared on Ken Davenport.

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Sunday, January 16, 2022

A TheaterMaker To The Very Unfortunate and Very Early End. by Ken Davenport

A week ago I got an email from Michael Brennan. ... The post A TheaterMaker To The Very Unfortunate and Very Early End. first appeared on Ken Davenport.

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Thursday, January 13, 2022

3 Things To Learn From The Squid Game. by Ken Davenport

In case you’ve been too busy playing “Red Light Green... The post 3 Things To Learn From The Squid Game. first appeared on Ken Davenport.

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Tuesday, January 11, 2022

The one place that answers all of your questions. by Ken Davenport

I get asked a lot of questions. But there’s one... The post The one place that answers all of your questions. first appeared on Ken Davenport.

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[GUEST BLOG] A Juilliard professor defines “Art” and NOT the way you think. by Ken Davenport

When I was twenty, I was afraid to meet new... The post [GUEST BLOG] A Juilliard professor defines “Art” and NOT the way you think. first appeared on Ken Davenport.

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Thursday, January 6, 2022

Get ready, he’s going to do it again. by Ken Davenport

One year ago, Ryan Scott Oliver took us all to... The post Get ready, he’s going to do it again. first appeared on Ken Davenport.

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Monday, January 3, 2022

The Most Produced High School Shows of 2021. by Ken Davenport

Like most TheaterMakers, I got started in “the biz” early... The post The Most Produced High School Shows of 2021. first appeared on Ken Davenport.

SOURCE: kendavenport.com at 03:58PM
Friday, December 31, 2021

The Top 10 Most Read Blogs of 2021. by Ken Davenport

This is one of my favorite posts of the year. ... The post The Top 10 Most Read Blogs of 2021. first appeared on Ken Davenport.

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Thursday, December 30, 2021

My Top 10 Broadway Moments of 2021. by Ken Davenport

And we thought 2020 was weird. 2021 turned out to... The post My Top 10 Broadway Moments of 2021. first appeared on Ken Davenport.

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Thursday, December 23, 2021

The Rising Credibility of the 90-Minute Musical by Ken Davenport

I was wrong. It happens.  A lot.   I enjoy it... The post The Rising Credibility of the 90-Minute Musical first appeared on Ken Davenport.

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Tuesday, December 21, 2021

Open only if you are writing a musical. by Ken Davenport

Why hello there, musical Writer!  Thanks for opening.  And thanks... The post Open only if you are writing a musical. first appeared on Ken Davenport.

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Thursday, December 16, 2021

3 Reasons Why The Lehman Trilogy Is Such Great TheaterMaking by Ken Davenport

If you follow me on instagram, then you know I saw The... The post 3 Reasons Why The Lehman Trilogy Is Such Great TheaterMaking first appeared on Ken Davenport.

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Monday, December 13, 2021

I work on Broadway because of you. by Ken Davenport

A few days before our industry lost Stephen Sondheim, we... The post I work on Broadway because of you. first appeared on Ken Davenport.

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Thursday, December 9, 2021

What Movies Do That Theater Should Do More Of. by Ken Davenport

When a Producer raises money for a movie, a big... The post What Movies Do That Theater Should Do More Of. first appeared on Ken Davenport.

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Thursday, December 2, 2021

3 Things TheaterMakers Can Learn From Tick, Tick… Boom by Ken Davenport

If you haven’t seen Tick, Tick… Boom! yet, get thee... The post 3 Things TheaterMakers Can Learn From Tick, Tick… Boom first appeared on Ken Davenport.

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Tuesday, November 30, 2021

Consider this today. by Ken Davenport

Black Friday has passed.  Cyber Monday is over.  And that... The post Consider this today. first appeared on Ken Davenport.

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Thursday, November 25, 2021

5 Theatrical Things I’m Thankful for THANKS To The Pandemic. by Ken Davenport

Yes, you got that right. On this Thanksgiving, I’m going... The post 5 Theatrical Things I’m Thankful for THANKS To The Pandemic. first appeared on Ken Davenport.

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Thursday, November 18, 2021

The Top 10 Broadway Gifts this Holiday Season (Our Holiday Gift Guide for 2021) by Ken Davenport

If you’ve been in a Starbucks over the last two... The post The Top 10 Broadway Gifts this Holiday Season (Our Holiday Gift Guide for 2021) first appeared on Ken Davenport.

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Friday, November 12, 2021

November 12, 2021: What TheaterMakers Are Talking About This Week by Ken Davenport

November 12, 2021: What TheaterMakers Are Talking About This Week... The post November 12, 2021: What TheaterMakers Are Talking About This Week first appeared on Ken Davenport.

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Thursday, November 11, 2021

10 Takeaways from The 5th Annual TheaterMakers Summit! by Ken Davenport

What a weekend. Sometimes I don’t know how our Summit... The post 10 Takeaways from The 5th Annual TheaterMakers Summit! first appeared on Ken Davenport.

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Friday, November 5, 2021

November 5, 2021: What TheaterMakers Are Talking About This Week by Ken Davenport

November 5, 2021: What TheaterMakers Are Talking About This Week... The post November 5, 2021: What TheaterMakers Are Talking About This Week first appeared on Ken Davenport.

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Wednesday, November 3, 2021

Andrew. Lloyd. Webber. by Ken Davenport

Andrew Lloyd Webber is the most successful theatermaker ever. No... The post Andrew. Lloyd. Webber. first appeared on Ken Davenport.

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Tuesday, November 2, 2021

I fixed my plumbing (AKA I got a new website). by Ken Davenport

When Broadway shut down, I called every guru I knew... The post I fixed my plumbing (AKA I got a new website). first appeared on Ken Davenport.

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Friday, October 22, 2021

October 22, 2021: What TheaterMakers Are Talking About This Week by Ken Davenport

Here’s what TheaterMakers were talking about this week . . .   1 – How to be an Antiracist TheaterMaker As we move into this theatrical renaissance, it’s up to each and every one of u…

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Thursday, October 21, 2021

“Places, Please” Challenge Podcast Part 2 by Ken Davenport

Thank you, Places! That’s right, I’m back with the next set of theatermakers for the second episode of my “Places, Please” podcast series. In this episode you’ll hear from T. Olive…

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Why We Have a Broadway Labor Shortage Right now.. by Ken Davenport

Broadway is a risky business. For everyone.   Not just authors and actors who are waiting for their big break or Producers and Investors hoping to find a hit, but for our vendors too. It c…

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Tuesday, October 19, 2021

“Places, Please” Challenge Podcast Part 1 by Ken Davenport

One of the most fun and most productive events we had this year was our “Take Charge of Your ’21” Challenge in January. Over 500 TheaterMakers joined us to hear tips and strategies on …

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Saturday, October 16, 2021

These folks are so boss. by Ken Davenport

I want to give a shout out to all of the boss’s I’ve had throughout my life who taught me so much. From my Boss at Domino’s Pizza in the 80s, to my Boss at Cutco in the 90s (Yep, I sol…

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Friday, October 15, 2021

October 15, 2021: What TheaterMakers Are Talking About This Week by Ken Davenport

Here’s what TheaterMakers were talking about this week . . .   1 – Variety’s Broadway Comeback What an honor to be part of such an exciting event to celebrate our industry’s return!…

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Thursday, October 14, 2021

I turned 14 years old. TODAY. by Ken Davenport

  14 years ago, I sat in my much smaller office and said, “I’m going to start a blog.” So I did.   And oh, what a ride this blog has been. It’s where I announced the crowdfunding …

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Friday, October 8, 2021

October 8, 2021: What TheaterMakers Are Talking About This Week by Ken Davenport

Here’s what TheaterMakers were talking about this week . . .   1 – Broadway Extends Vax Requirement Even though it may not come as a surprise, our new normal is here to stay. . . at lea…

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