Monday, October 21, 2019

Podcast Episode 198: The Creator of Freestyle Love Supreme, Anthony Veneziale

Usually, these intros are all about giving you a tease of information to get you to listen to the podcast: Somewhere in this episode, I beatbox. For reals. Yep, this son-of-an-Indian immigra…

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Sunday, October 20, 2019

Podcast Episode 198: The Creator of Freestyle Love Supreme, Anthony Veneziale

https://www.buzzsprout.com/123341/1900928-198-anthony-veneziale.mp3 Usually, these intros are all about giving you a tease of information to get you to listen to the podcast: Somewhere in th…

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Thursday, October 17, 2019

BOOK PRESALE ALERT: This one answers the question I’m asked the most.

Last spring we released the only book on the subject Broadway Investing . . . and now we’re releasing a brand new book about the subject I’m asked about more than anything else . . . Ea…

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Wednesday, October 16, 2019

Broadway Grosses w/e 10/13/2019: Leaves aren’t the only thing piling up . . .

A three-day weekend juiced overall box office figures by 17% last week bringing in $35M. A welcome boost coming off a typically quiet September. Standouts last week included record-breaking …

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Thursday, October 10, 2019

They locked my phone up. Twice! And I loved it.

If you follow me on Facebook, then you know last week I was a lucky attendee at the musical improv Freestyle Love Supreme, the brainchild of upcoming Podcast guest, Anthony “Two-Touch”…

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Tuesday, October 8, 2019

Broadway Grosses w/e 10/6/2019: Gray skies are gonna clear up

There was barely a change in grosses last week as the fall season chugged along. With no new shows on the boards, overall grosses ticked up by just 1% to $30,098,714. American Utopia had a …

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Monday, October 7, 2019

Podcast Episode 197: No “Ordinary” Composer/Lyricist, Mr. Adam Gwon

https://www.buzzsprout.com/123341/1816210-197-adam-gwon.mp3 One of the super fun parts about being in this biz for a bit is that you get to watch the careers of folks you admire go from some…

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Podcast Episode 197: No “Ordinary” Composer/Lyricist, Mr. Adam Gwon

One of the super fun parts about being in this biz for a bit is that you get to watch the careers of folks you admire go from someone that no one is talking about to someone that everyone is…

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Thursday, October 3, 2019

What “Google Glass” has to do with the launch of your show.

Do you remember Google Glass? It’s ok if you don’t.  Glass didn’t last long, even though Google itself thought it was going to be the next iPhone and would revolutionize how people …

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Tuesday, October 1, 2019

Broadway Grosses w/e 9/29/2019: Leaves are falling, but sales are not!

The following are the Broadway grosses for the week ending September 30, 2019. The Broadway grosses are courtesy of The Broadway League Read more here:

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Monday, September 30, 2019

Podcast Episode 196: Actor, Writer, and all-around Awesome Inspiration, Susan Blackwell

  https://www.buzzsprout.com/123341/1784014-196-susan-blackwell.mp3 Seeing [Title of Show] in its early days is one of the top 10 theater-going experiences of my life.  It was so obvious …

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Podcast Episode 196: Actor, Writer, and all around Awesome Inspiration, Susan Blackwell

  Seeing [Title of Show] in its early days is one of the top 10 theater-going experiences of my life.  It was so obvious that those four funny folks were living their best lives on that …

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Thursday, September 26, 2019

Three reasons why NOT to start that show, project, or business.

I’m either the best person to write this blog . . . or the worst. Because, look, I have a lot of ideas . . . and I like to launch. 🙂 And while that has paid off for me more often than n…

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Tuesday, September 24, 2019

Broadway Grosses w/e 9/22/2019: Falling into Fall

The following are the Broadway grosses for the week ending September 23, 2019. The Broadway grosses are courtesy of The Broadway League Read more here:

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Monday, September 23, 2019

Podcast Episode 195 – Broadway Group Sales Agent Stephanie Lee

https://www.buzzsprout.com/123341/1742308-195-stephanie-lee.mp3 Don’t get me wrong, I love talking to Pulitzer Prize Winners, Tony Award Winners and all of the marquis names we’ve had on…

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Podcast Episode 195 – Broadway Group Sales Agent Stephanie Lee

Don’t get me wrong, I love talking to Pulitzer Prize Winners, Tony Award Winners and all of the marquis names we’ve had on the almost 200 (!) episodes of this podcast. But some of the mo…

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Friday, September 20, 2019

Last minute alert: A Panel about Theater Festivals 2Morrow and more and I’m on it!

Hey Producer’sPerspectivePro readers! If you’re in the NY area tomorrow, Saturday, September 20th, and are interested in hearing the dos and don’ts of writing, producing or directing a…

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Thursday, September 19, 2019

Did you know Broadway has a loyalty program? And why you should have one too.

One of my favorite theater reporters wrote an article for the Associated Press recently and with the headline alone, he nailed something that I had been thinking for years: A Broadway Secret…

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Tuesday, September 17, 2019

Broadway Grosses w/e 9/15/2019: No More September Slump

The following are the Broadway grosses for the week ending September 15, 2019. The Broadway grosses are courtesy of The Broadway League Read more here:

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Monday, September 16, 2019

Podcast Episode 194 – Broadway Super Attorney to the Stars and More Mark Sendroff

I’ve been negotiating with Mark Sendroff for over two decades.  And I’ve always known he was a good rep for his clients. But it wasn’t until a few years into our relationship that I …

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Podcast Episode 194 – Broadway Super Attorney to the Stars Mark Sendroff

https://www.buzzsprout.com/123341/1704148-194-mark-sendroff.mp3 I’ve been negotiating with Mark Sendroff for over two decades.  And I’ve always known he was a good rep for his clients. …

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Thursday, September 12, 2019

What I loved about the Harry Potter Times Square Takeover.

In case you missed it, on September 5th, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child did cast a spell over all the digital billboards in Times Square. As you can see in this clip,  it was the large…

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Tuesday, September 10, 2019

Broadway Grosses w/e 9/8/2019: “Fall”-ing Flat

The following are the Broadway grosses for the week ending September 1, 2019. The Broadway grosses are courtesy of The Broadway League.

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Monday, September 9, 2019

Podcast Episode 193 – Broadway Funny Girl Julie Halston

https://www.buzzsprout.com/123341/1661347-193-julie-halston.mp3 And we’re baaaaaack! Welcome to the start of the new ProducersPerspectivePodcast season, everybody!  Did you miss us?  Did…

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Podcast Episode 193 – Broadway Funny Girl Julie Halston

And we’re baaaaaack! Welcome to the start of the new ProducersPerspectivePodcast season, everybody!  Did you miss us?  Did you even know we were gone? Well, even if you didn’t, we’re…

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Thursday, September 5, 2019

We ask again: Why Do Some Broadway Ticket Buyers Show Up At The Theater So Early?

Broadway Producers and Marketers are constantly wondering what makes our audiences member tick . . .and buy tick-ets. What we often forget is that something like 40,000 of our customers walk…

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Wednesday, September 4, 2019

Broadway Grosses w/e 9/3/2019: Moulin Rouge! is taking over the box office!

The following are the Broadway grosses for the week ending September 1, 2019. The Broadway grosses are courtesy of The Broadway League.

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Thursday, August 29, 2019

What this Tracy Chapman song has to do with your show.

I wrote a letter to singer/songwriter Tracy Chapman in the mid-90s.  It was early in my career and I was looking for popular artists who might have an idea for a musical.  And her 1988 hi…

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Tuesday, August 27, 2019

Broadway Grosses w/e 8/25/2019: The Ups and Downs of Summer

The following are the Broadway grosses for the week ending August 25, 2019. The Broadway grosses are courtesy of The Broadway League.

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Monday, August 26, 2019

It was all a Rave.

And just like that . . . we’ve wrapped up our first year of Rave. Our brand new theater festival had its last performance of its inaugural year last night. And I couldn’t be happier with…

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Friday, August 23, 2019

Here’s something to take to the beach . . . and a lesson too.

I got an email from a reader recently saying, “Ken!  Where’s your podcast?!?!?  What happened?” In case you’ve been wondering the same, fear not, dear podcast-listeners, we’re ju…

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